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Trondheim, Norway

Trondheim is a city and municipality in Sør-Trøndelag county, Norway. It is the oldest of Norway’s major cities, and boasts a rich cultural heritage. The magnificient Nidaros Cathedral, the largest church of Northern Europe, towers over the city centre, which is near the beautiful Nidelva river.

The city boasts many fine estaurants and bars and offers a small and intimate city centre with designer shops and large department stores. Attractions include the Archbishop’s Palance, Ringve museum, Stiftsgården the Royal Residence and Sverresborg – Trøndelag Folk Museum.

The boat trip to the historical island of Munkholmen is a good opportunity to view Trondheim from the sea.

Things to See & Do

* Nidaros Cathedral
* Wood mansions
* Munkholmen – ancient fortress island
* Museum of Musical instruments
* Nidelva river views

General information

Cruise Season – Feb – Dec
Currency – Norwegian krone (NOK)
Language – Norwegian
Land Area – 784 km²
Population – 166,710 approx
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time – GMT plus one hour
International Country Telephone Code – + 47

Port Location – The Port of Trondheim is located approximately 2km from the city centre.

Transport Links – Trondheim Airport Værnes is no more than 30 kilometres away from the city centre. In addition to frequent domestic departures and arrivals, there are also direct flights from Stockholm, Copenhagen, Amsterdam, London (Stansted), Prague, Murcia, Alicante, Dubrovnik, Riga and Salzburg.

The Norwegian State Railways (NSB) has trains from Bodø in the north to Kristiansand in the south. “Nabotåget” departs twice a day from Östersund in Sweden to Trondheim.

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