Trondheim

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Trondheim which includes general coastal views, landscape views and mountains

This university city with historic wooden houses, museums, islets and snow-capped mountains still attracts pilgrims to its medieval cathedral.

Trondheim is a historic Norwegian city at the mouth of the Nidelva River. Visit the city’s historical sites, cultural displays and lively bars. Surrounded by mountains and islets, Trondheim is also a great place to swim, hike or ski in an idyllic natural setting.

The city’s landmark Nidaros Cathedral has been a pilgrimage destination since the 11th century. Worshippers still walk here all the way from Oslo, a 400-mile (640-kilometer) journey, to visit the grave of Norway’s patron saint Olav Haraldsson. Visit in late July for the cultural St. Olav Festival with a medieval-themed market, shows, concerts and exhibitions.

Across the churchyard, visit the old mint in the Archbishop's Palace to see royal regalia. The museum also showcases archeological finds.

Take your camera and cross the river at the Old Town Bridge and walk under the Lykkens portal (Gate of Happiness) to Bakklandet. This picturesque neighborhood with colorful wooden houses, shops and restaurants is one of Trondheim’s most visited spots.

Trondheim’s many museums highlight the city’s maritime, artistic, religious and medieval past. If you love music, don’t miss the global instruments in the Ringve Museum and the Rock ’n’ Roll experience in the Rockheim museum.

In summer, jump on a boat from the fish markets at Ravnkloa to nearby Monks’ Island. This tiny island was used for executions during the Viking Age and also housed a fort and monastery, but is now a pleasant place to sit in the café or relax on the beach.

Discover Trondheim on foot or by bike, or make use of the bus and tram system. The Trampe Cyclocable, a bicycle lift, helps you to get up the steep Brubakken Hill. At the top, explore the 17th-century Kristiansten Fortress. Another, more modern, vantage point is the city’s 400-foot (120-meter) high Tyholt Tower.

Public transport also services the mountains where you can hike or ski in Trondheim’s beautiful scenery. Perhaps you will spot elk and reindeer!

Radisson Blu Royal Garden Hotel
Radisson Blu Royal Garden Hotel
4 out of 5
Kjopmannsgata 73, Trondheim
The price is NZ$163 per night from 26 Dec. to 26 Dec.
Located in Trondheim City Centre, this eco-friendly hotel is steps away from Olavshallen Concert Hall and Trondheim Maritime Museum. Brattøra and Trondheim Science ...
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Britannia Hotel
Britannia Hotel
5 out of 5
Dronningens gate 5, Trondheim
The price is NZ$492 per night from 31 Dec. to 31 Dec.
Located in Trondheim City Centre, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Stiftsgarden Royal Residence, Olavshallen Concert Hall and Museum of Decorative ...
4.8/5 Exceptional! (663 reviews)
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Quality Hotel Augustin
Quality Hotel Augustin
4 out of 5
Kongensgate 26, Trondheim
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The price is NZ$169 per night from 24 Dec. to 24 Dec.
Located in Trondheim City Centre, this hotel is steps away from Torget Square and Stiftsgarden Royal Residence. Museum of Decorative Arts and Trondheim Art Museum ...
3.9/5 Very Good! (966 reviews)
"Bathroom was not properly clean."

Reviewed on 21 Sep. 2020

Quality Hotel Augustin
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Pensjonat Jarlen
Pensjonat Jarlen
3 out of 5
Kongens gate 40, Trondheim
The price is NZ$152 per night from 17 Dec. to 17 Dec.
Located in Trondheim City Centre, this apartment building is within a 5-minute walk of NTNU Science Museum, Torget Square and Stiftsgarden Royal Residence. Museum ...
3.5/5 Good! (145 reviews)
"Would love thicker curtains or window blinds."

Reviewed on 8 Nov. 2021

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Ranheim Apartments AS
Ranheim Apartments AS
4 out of 5
Martin Barstads veg 3, Trondheim
The price is NZ$194 per night from 10 Dec. to 10 Dec.
Situated in Trondheim, this apartment building is within 3 miles (5 km) of Hansbakkfjæra, Leangen Horseracing Track and Leangen Ishall. Ringvebukta and Ringve ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (24 reviews)
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Trondheim Leilighetshotell
Trondheim Leilighetshotell
3.5 out of 5
Gardemoens gate 1, Trondheim
Situated in Trondheim, this apartment building is within 1 mile (2 km) of Brattøra, Korsvika and Ringve Botanical Gardens. Ringve Museum and Trondheim Maritime ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (27 reviews)
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Reviewed on 27 Aug. 2020

Trondheim Leilighetshotell
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