Trondheim

Trondheim in Norway
Trondheim in Norway
Nidaros Cathedral in Trondheim

Founded over a thousand years ago by Viking King Olav Trygvasson, Trondheim was Norway’s first capital city. Its colourful warehouses, charming waterways and wooded hills makes Trondheim one of Norway's most photogenic towns. Sat on the impressive Trondheim Fjord, the city is packed with interesting sights which are easy to navigate on foot, as most of the attractions are located on a small island accessible via a series of walkable bridges.

The pride of Trondheim is Nidarosdomen, the world’s northernmost medieval cathedral. The majestic church towers above the city centre and is erected on the site of St. Olav’s grave where medieval pilgrims flocked to worship.[ReadMoreMob] Nearby is the Archbishop’s Palace, now a museum displaying artefacts, sculpture and gargoyles, while the Nordenfjeldske Kunstindustrimuseum has stunning collections of furniture, textiles and jewellery.

Ringve Museum is a fascinating music museum in a former manor house and barn. Other museums worth a look include Sverresborg Trøndelag Folk Museum and the unique Sverresborg Ski Museum, which traces the history of skiing in Norway from the 17th century to modern times.

Trondheim’s wide streets and semi-pedestrianised heart has some great cafés and restaurants, while Kristiansten Fortress, located on high to the east of the centre, is one of the most popular recreational areas.

Cruises to Trondheim

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In Search of the Aurora Borealis • S2126

 Liverpool
Borealis
Tue 16 Nov 2021
16 nights
  • Revel in the early winter wonders of Northern Norway
  • Arctic Norway is one of the best places to see the Northern Lights
  • Enjoy an overnight stay in attraction-packed Tromso
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Borealis Searches for the Northern Lights • S2301

 Liverpool
Borealis
Thu 05 Jan 2023
15 nights
  • Search for the Northern Lights in Alta & Tromso
  • Spend time with traditional Sami people in the wilderness
  • Sail across the Arctic Circle
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In Search of the Northern Lights • T2202A

 Southampton
Bolette
Sun 30 Jan 2022
14 nights
  • See dramatic landscapes on this Arctic discovery
  • Join in the celebrations of Sami National Day
  • Visit the iceberg-shaped Arctic Cathedral in Tromso
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In Search of the Northern Lights in Nine Nights • T2306

 Newcastle
Bolette
Sat 18 Mar 2023
9 nights
  • Spend time with the fascinating Sami people in Alta
  • Take the cable car up Mount Storsteinen in Tromsø 
  • Revel in the stunning scenery in Bodø
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In Search of the Northern Lights • S2204A

 Liverpool
Borealis
Fri 11 Feb 2022
16 nights
  • Visit remote and dramatic lands of Norway
  • Unmissable sights of the regions scenic beauty
  • A chance to witness the remarkable Northern Lights