The northern Norwegian city of Trondheim has something on offer for everyone. The third largest city in the nation, it was founded in the year 997 and served as the national capital in the Viking Age. During the Middle Ages, it became known as the religious center of Norway which is one of the principal reasons history buffs would want to have this place on their itinerary during a Norway travel.
Home to the world’s northernmost Medieval Cathedral, the Nidaros Cathedral and a 12th-century castle that has undergone restoration, Sverresborg, the city has an abundance of remnants that reflect its glorious past.
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Quick information and Trondheim travel tips
- Currency? Norwegian Krona
- Languages? Norwegian and English
- Where is this place? Located in Southern Norway
- What is Trondheim and Norway famous for? Skiing, The Royals, and architecture.
- Best time to visit Trondheim and Norway? All year round. But if you’re not a fan of winter, come in summer, spring, or autumn. The weather won’t be extreme but mind that spring and autumn might be wet from the rain. Just make sure to bring a good winter jacket and travel shoes with you!
- How to get there? You can take the plane if you’re coming abroad or other big cities in Norway. Otherwise, you can also come by cruise or train (from other big cities).
- Other famous places in Norway? Oslo,Tromsø, Åleslund, Svalbard, Stavanger, Lofoten Islands, Bergen, West Fjords, Bodø, Fredrikstad, Alta, Røros, Helgeland, and Jotunheimen National Park. You can check all the top places to visit in Norway, click this to read the post.
- Famous neighboring countries? Sweden, Denmark, Iceland, and Finland
Do you need a visa for Norway?
Norway is part of the Schengen area and citizens of EU group of countries can freely enter this Baltic state while citizens of USA, Canada, New Zealand, and Australia can enter the country just with their passports and stay for 90 days.
You can check our guide on how to get a Schengen visa and as well to see if you’re eligible to enter the country with just your passports or if you’ll need to apply for a visa prior entry – read it here.
Where to book your flights to Trondheim?
Check our handy-dandy guide on how to find the cheapest flights around the world – read it here.
Do you need insurance?
Remember this: anything can happen! Read our take on why you need travel insurance and how it can save you money when things go unplanned – read it here.