Trondheim, Norway

According to, Trondheim is a vibrant university city and the technology capital of Norway. Thanks to the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), as well as numerous research centers, Trondheim is rightly considered a city of innovation, science and business.

Trondheim is also the only city in the world that has a special lift for cyclists.

How to get to Trondheim

Trondheim Airport Værnes is located 30 km from the city centre. Domestic flights are quite regular, in addition, there are direct flights from Stockholm, Copenhagen, Amsterdam, London (Stansted Airport), Prague, Murcia, Alicante, Dubrovnik, Riga and Salzburg.

Cuisine and restaurants

Trondheim has many restaurants, pubs and bars. Most of them are located in the city center, in the districts of Bakklande and Sulsiden.

The restaurant on the Tycholt Tower (74 meters) offers a stunning panorama of the city and its surroundings.

Shopping: shops

Here you can buy good leather goods, jewelry and accessories. And in the Bakklande area there are old houses that house cafes and galleries, antique shops and shops of local designers.

Trondheim is also the only city in the world that has a special lift for cyclists. This lift takes you up the steep Brubakken mountain near the Gamle Bubro Bridge.
To climb you need to buy a ticket and have a bicycle with you. Tickets can be bought at the tourist information office or directly at the lift at the Sykkelbua bike shop and Dromedar Kaffebar.

Trondheim Hotels

The city has a huge choice of places to stay: hotels, motels, private houses and campsites. There are more than 20 hotels in Trondheim with about 2500 rooms.

Entertainment and attractions of Trondheim

Nidaros Cathedral is the national sanctuary of Norway. The residence of the Archbishop is one of the best preserved complexes of its kind in Europe. The western wing of the Residence is given over to an exhibition of royal regalia, a military museum and a museum of the Resistance. The museum of the residence of the Archbishop is located in the southern wing.

The Ringwe Museum is the national museum of music and musical instruments. This museum has two permanent exhibitions: “Museum in the Manor” (open from April to October), “Museum in the Barn” (open all year round) is a new exhibition, opened in 1999, which tells about modern sound and light technologies.

The royal residence of Stifsgården is the largest wooden palace in Scandinavia. Sverresborg – Trøndelag Folk Museum – a museum of cultural history, spread around the ruins of the medieval castle of King Sverre.

Sightseeing tour
Program: Haltdalen wooden church in the Trøndelag local history museum, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Kristiansten Fort, Stiftsgården Royal Residence and Nidaros Cathedral. Short stops at viewing platforms. Tour languages: Norwegian, English and German. Tickets can be purchased at the tourist information office or on the bus. Immediately after the sightseeing tour, the bus will head to the Ringve Music History Museum. Cost: NOK 120 per person, seniors NOK 100, children under 15 free. Tours are organized from May 26 to August 24. Starting at 11:00 daily. Duration – 2 hours.

Holidays and events

From the end of July to the beginning of August each year, the city is immersed in the atmosphere of the St. Olaf Festival, Norway’s biggest religious and cultural festival.

Other festivals: Trondheim Jazz Festival, Kosmorama International Film Festival, Trondheim Chamber Music Festival and Nidaros Blues Festival are annual international festivals.

Trondheim, Norway