Trondheim is beautifully situated by the Trondheimsfjord. The river Nid meanders through the city center, helping surround it by water on all sides. The characteristic low and colorful wooden architecture adds to the unique atmosphere.
Enjoy a guided tour through the historic capital of Norway. The history of the city has played an important role in the development of the country from the Viking age and medieval times, which many of the popular attractions bear witness to. The original name of Trondheim was Nidaros. The Norwegian Viking king Olav Tryggvason established the city in 997. You will get to know Trondheim’s streets, boroughs and highlights, including a short stop at Utsikten (The View) to admire the city from a high elevation.
Discover Trondheim’s most unique and popular attraction.
The Nidaros Cathedral towers over the town, and is built over the burial place of St. Olav, the patron saint of Norway. The building of Norway’s national sanctuary began in 1070. Nidaros Cathedral features beautiful stained glass from the 19th and the 20th centuries, and the west front, with its impressive display of statues and ornaments, is an attraction in itself.