Photo of the old wharves viewed from Gamle bybro (Old town bridge)
Photo: Kjell T. Næsgaard/NTNU

Trondheim is a city on the Trondheim Fjord, in central Norway. With a population of 210,000, Trondheim is not a big city on a European scale. However, it is the third largest in Norway. More than 30.000 students contribute to making Trondheim a vibrant city. Key words for Trondheim are history, technology and local food. Trondheim has an exciting and rich restaurant scene with several Michelin restaurants. Trondheim and the Trøndelag region was awarded European Region of Gastronomy 2022 by IGCAT (International Institute of Gastronomy, Culture, Arts and Tourism).

Photo of Nidaros Cathedrals ornamented west wall.
Photo: Kjell T. Næsgaard/NTNU

Nidaros Cathedral, built over the grave of St. Olav, is the national sanctuary of Norway. It is also one of the most popular sights in Trondheim. Dating back to the 11th century, Gothic Nidaros Cathedral features an ornate rose window and a detailed west facade.

See cathedral website.

Tourist information

Trondheim tourist information centre:

"We will give you the best tips of what to see, do, taste and hear during your time in Trondheim and Trøndelag. You can buy tickets to big and small cultural events, buy a Midtbykortet gift voucher or loan a city bike card so you can explore Trondheim by bike. You can also buy tickets for guided city walks and sightseeing tours by bus. In addition to a range of traditional souvenirs, we have a range of local products focusing on crafts, design and Norwegian traditions."

Visit Trondheim AS
Nordre gate 11
7011 Trondheim

Phone: +47 73 80 76 60

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