Trondheim is the oldest and 3rd largest city of Norway. It is also the 2nd largest cathedral of northern Europe. Around thousand years ago, it was the first capital of Norway.
The ancient city has many attractive places to see which includes many historic wooden houses, museums, fjords, mountains which are major tourist attractions. Here are tips to explore the historic Trondheim city.
Best Places to Visit
1. Have a Picnic at Kristiansten Fortress
9:00 to 21:00
2. Explore Trondheim by Boat or Kayak
Exploring Trondheim through water is most unique and amazing experience. You can either choose a boat ride or authentic kayak on the Nidelva River to have the best view of the harbor. There are many guided tours for both boat and kayak and is one of the major trondheim tourism attraction.
3. Enjoy at Rockheim
Rockheim is a place for pop and rock music lovers. It has a huge collection of videos, recordings and interactive exhibits. You can enjoy and hit the dance floor listening to your favorite rock bands. The museum also has a restaurant to enjoy the music with food. This make us understand that trondheim is to do is not not limited to kayak and skiing.
For more information, visit rockheim
4. Bird’s Eye View from Tyholttarnet
1. Explore the Historic Bakklandet and Gamle Bybro (Old Town Bridge)
2. Visit Nidaros Cathedral
Monday to Saturday: 9:00 to 14:00
Sunday: 9:00 to 17:00
Adult: NOK 80
Students: NOK 50
Senior Citizen: NOK 50
Children: NOK 30
Tower Ticket: NOK 40
For more information, visit nidarosdomen
3. Ringve Museum for Music Lovers
Tuesday to Sunday: 11:00 to 16:00
Closed on Monday
Adult: NOK 110
Senior Citizen: NOK 90
Student: NOK 90
For more information, visit ringve.
4. Historic Archbishop’s Palace Museum
11:00 to 14:00
5. Stroll around Sverresborg Trondelag Folk Museum
10:00 to 15:00
For more information, visit sverresborg.
Buy Travel Essentials before you start yours:
Fretex is a place for shopping thrift items.
Visit Husfliden to buy some beautiful artifacts of Norway. It has huge collection of both traditional and modern crafts and arts of Norway. It is the best souvenir shop where you can buy amazing gifts for your loved ones.
If you are looking for budget friendly hostels, then Trondheim Vandrehjem is a best budget friendly hostel. It offers clean and comfort dorms having 4 beds and is very near to the main railway station.
If you are looking for mid-range hotel, then visit Nidaros Pilgrimsgard, which is next to Nidaros Cathedral. The rooms are very comfortable and you get amazing breakfast and lunch buffet in this hotel.
If you are looking for a luxurious hotel, then Britannia Hotel is the best luxurious hotel in Trondheim. It is one of the oldest hotel which was opened in 1870 and had hosted many royal guests. To have the royal dining, do visit this hotel.
- Skiing at Fjellseter Grakallen
Fjellseter is a great place for skiing during winter. It is located 5 miles west of the city which has a ski area with a ski jump. Plan a day tour to this place and enjoy skiing in trondheim during winter and can have the hiking experience to the summit of Grakallen, which is 555 m above the sea level. You can have the picturesque view of Trondheim from the peak.
- Ferry to Munkholmen
Visiting Munkholmen or Monk’s Island through ferry or long boat is an amazing experience in Trondheim. This island has a huge history and along the years it was an execution site for Vikings, monastery, prison and now is the major tourist attraction. Enjoy trondheim nature in this day tour of ferry ride on the Nidelva River. The ferries depart from Ravnkloa fish market an you can buy tickets on board.
Trondheim is a place for foodies, and is a must to do. It has numerous cafes, restaurants and street food stalls having varieties of both traditional and modern cuisines. Here are few best selected restaurants and cafes that you must try in Trondheim.
If you want to taste some best seafood and beer, then visit Kafe Skuret which is on the harbor. You can enjoy riverside eating experience in this café.
Kalas & Canasta is a restaurant in Bakklandet, where you must try a traditional Bakklandet style meal.
The best restaurant for vegan is Troll. You can have the best Norwegian and Scandinavian cuisines which are gluten free and you get various vegan friendly options here.
Enjoy coffee or a drink at Antikvariatet. During summer, you can sit outside the café and during winter, you can sit inside cozy and enjoy drink.
If you want to have a best buffet, then head to Baklandet Skydsstation. You can enjoy your buffet lunch here with their delicious cuisines.
Visit Taveran for traditional Norwegian dishes which is located next to Folk Museum. You can taste many authentic dishes here.
Enjoy street food at Solsiden, which is a shopping center having many restaurants serving varieties of street foods.
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