Trondheim is an eventful city with an adventurous atmosphere. Lose yourself in the far north of Norway as you explore this large town and see all the main sights. Trondheim is an easy destination to navigate on your own, and you can see some incredible landmarks you won’t find elsewhere, such as wooden houses lifted up on stilts. Trondheim features iconic landmarks (such as the wooden Old Town Bridge), amazing museums, medieval palaces, beautiful churches, and more! Plus, you can discover gourmet local cuisine in a number of eateries, from upscale Michelin-starred restaurants to burger joints and cafes. You could even take your own culinary walking tour!
A great time to visit Trondheim for ideal weather is between mid-June and early-September.
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The following cruise destinations can be visited on a cruise that includes Trondheim. Select a destination to view the upcoming cruises that are available:
The following cruise lines offer cruises sailing to Trondheim. Select a cruise line to view the upcoming cruises that visit Trondheim:
These cruise lines fit (quality and, usually, price-wise) somewhere in between Premium and Luxury cruise lines.
A country club casual atmosphere can be expected on these lines, as can be elegant accommodations and gourmet cuisine. These cruise lines are a great option for adults looking for a upscale, yet laid back, vacation.
Unique itineraries are often available on these cruise lines, as their small-to-mid-sized ships can visit ports of call that large ones can't get to.
The pricing on Azamara Club Cruises includes select beverages and pre-paid gratuities, while the pricing of Viking Ocean Cruises includes shore excursions and select beverages.
These cruise lines enhance what mainstream cruise lines typically offer, by providing their guests with higher quality service and cuisine, along with more spacious public spaces and accommodations.
Depending on the cruise line, the ships in this class range in size from small to very large.
These cruise lines appeal to a more discerning traveler, and are typically more expensive than mainstream cruise lines, but more affordable than the luxury lines.
Value is a key feature of these popular cruise lines, as they offer lots of activities, entertainment and dining options, along with a variety of stateroom types. Some of the cruise lines in this category have ships with unique innovations like water slides, rock-climbing walls, ice-skating rinks, surfing simulators, bowling alleys, and boardwalks.
Their ships are usually anywhere from mid-sized to very large "mega" ships, accommodating thousands of guests. These ships give the feel of being in a large resort.
Mainstream cruise lines are a great option for just about everyone (including multi-generation families, and first-time cruisers), and typically have great youth programs.
During the cruise, entertainment may include Broadway productions, Vegas-style shows, comedians, and music. Some of these lines have select formal nights during the cruise. Specialty restaurants are becoming more and more common (some which have a cover charge for this type enhanced dining experience). Buffets are usually available throughout the day, besides room service, and the main dining room(s).
These cruise lines offer a truly unique vacation experience, with a wide range of possible amenities and itineraries. Some are expedition cruise lines, others have sailing yachts or are coastal ships.
On these types of cruise lines, there's usually a focus on a specific destination or theme. Itineraries are usually very destination intensive, aided by the fact that they're able to reach many ports of call that larger ships can't.
Expedition cruise lines are a great fit for adventure-seeking travelers, featuring exciting destinations like the Galapagos Islands, Antarctica, and the Norwegian coast. During the cruise, there will usually be plenty of interesting lectures given by experts on the destination being visited. Often, shore excursions are included in the cost of the cruise. In fact, some of these cruise lines have all-inclusive pricing. There's a definite focus on the ship's surrounding scenery, as well as opportunities to view wildlife in their natural habitat. Small, but comfortable, ships are commonplace here, with anywhere from basic to very luxurious public spaces, cuisine, and accommodations (depending on the cruise line and ship).
Sailing Yachts, sail-assisted motor ships, offer a really unique vacation experience. Accommodations and cuisine on these intimate vessels can be anywhere from good to fantastic, depending on the cruise line. Destinations offered by these cruise lines may include the Caribbean, Europe, Panama Canal, Tahiti, and Costa Rica.
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On a luxury cruise line, guests experience highly personalized service, a more intimate (and usually formal) onboard experience, gourmet cuisine, well-appointed accommodations, and fantastic amenities. Many of these brands have smaller ships, allowing them to reach ports of call that the larger ships can't, which results in unique itineraries.
All of these brands feature a version of all-inclusive pricing, and some of them have ships with all-suite accommodations. Although these cruise lines are usually more expensive than the rest, they also provide their guests with so much more, resulting in a fantastic value when considering all that's included.
These are just a few of the more popular tourist attractions in Trondheim, along with a brief description:
♦ Nidaros Cathedral
Nidaros Cathedral is Trondheim’s most magnificent cathedral! This impressive attraction features incredible architecture and a rich history, which you can learn more about during a guided tour. Unlike traditional Norwegian design, this building features a European medieval façade. As you tour the inside, you are certain to take note of the incredible craftsmanship that went into building this church. There is a small entrance fee to check out this cathedral, but it is well worth your time and money.
♦ Trondelag Folk Museum
A wonderful way to learn more about local history in Trondheim is by paying a visit to the Trondelag Folk Museum. This beautiful museum features original buildings and houses (which you can tour during the summertime), and gives you a deeper understanding of how locals once lived, hundreds of years ago! Walk through history as you absorb historic scenery, old-world architecture, and even an original stave church. The information provided includes English translations so you can wander at your own pace. Guided tours are also an option!
Beach-lovers rejoice – you can enjoy the tranquility of the ocean, even all the way up in Northern Europe. Korsvika is a fantastic beach area that features seaside hiking, fantastic views, and swimming opportunities. It’s even a great vantage point for experiencing the Northern Lights (depending on what time of year you’re traveling). Plus, the sunsets are spectacular! It’s the perfect place for a nice hike and sunbathing on a nice, sunny day.
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