Presentation of TrondheimVISIT TRONDHEIM AS - NORWAY
TRONDHEIM - NORWAYVISIT TRONDHEIM AS offers assistance in arranging conferences andcongresses. Trade fairs, annual meetings and courses in Trondheim.We are happy to help with presentations, guided tours, and assessment ofvenues.We can recommend the locations best suited to each event.In short – together we will make sure that your gathering is in the best hands,and that participants have a positive experience that they will never forget!
TRONDHEIM– NORWAY’S CAPITAL OF TECHNOLOGY AND HISTORY• Trondheim was founded in 997 by the Viking King Olav Tryggvason, and holds a special place in Norwegian history and culture.• Trondheim, Norway’s first capital, is situated in the county of Sør-Trøndelag. We are far north, but the warm Gulf Stream blesses us with a fairly mild climate.• Trondheim is home to around 170 000 inhabitants. But if we count the large number of students (every sixth inhabitant is a student) the population swells to more than 195 000. The students add a youthful atmosphere to this thousand-year old city.
TRONDHEIM – A CITY WITH HIGHLIGHTS!• Trondheim have more than 1000 years of experience by getting worldwide visitors.• The city is located in the heart of Norway. And the citizens is characterized by having a warm heart for all visitors.• Historical and beautiful charming sights. You will certainly let you get excited!• A city with a great variety of restaurants.• A city with creative solutions for indoor and outdoor activities.• Ideal for small and large conferences/conventions with hotels within walking distance.• Short distance to the airport. It takes only 30 min by bus.• Our city and our knowledge makes us the perfect hosts!
Nidaros Cathedral- the Norwegian national sanctuary Nidaros Cathedral is the world´s northernmost cathedral and Norway´s national shrine. It was started in the year 1070 and is build above the tomb of St. Olav. The architectural style of the cathedral is Romanesque and Gothic. Historically it was an important destination for pilgrims coming from all of Northern Europe.
The Archbishop’s PalaceThe Archbishop´s Palace was the Archbishop´s main seat from the middle of the 12th Century.Today it houses several exhibitions: Norway Crown Regalia and the Archbishop´s Palace museum containingoriginal sculptures from Nidaros Cathedral.
The Royal Regalia The crown jewels, or The Royal regalia, of Norway include nine items: the kings crown, the sword of the realm, the kings scepter, the kings orb, the queens crown, the queens scepter, the queens orb, the crown of the crown prince and the anointing horn.
The Royal Residence - StiftsgårdenStiftsgården is the royal residence in Trondheim, Norway. It is centrally situated on the city’s mostimportant thoroughfare, Munkegaten. At 140 rooms constituting 4000 m² (43000 ft²), it is possibly thelargest wooden building in Northern Europe, and it has been used by royals and their guests since 1800
Munkholmen (The Monk’s Island) Munkholmen The Monks Island This was Trondheim´s execution ground in ancient times. Benedictine monks build a monastery on the isand very early in the 11th century, proably one of the first two monasteries in Scandinavia. In 1658 it was converted into a prison and fortress, later becoming a customs house. The most famous prisoner was the Danish Count Peter Griffenfeld, who spent 18 years as a prisoner on the island. Today this is a popular recreational area.
Kristiansten Fortress Kristiansten Fortress. This fort was build after the great city fire in 1681, and still proudly stands guard over the city centre. It gives a spectacular view over Trondheim and it´s surroundings, the fjord and the mouintains. From the strategic high ground the fortress played an important role in repelling invading Swedish forces in 1718.
Sverresborg Folk Museum Around the ruins of King Sverre´s medieval castle is one of Norway´s largest open-air museums. Sverresborg folk museum shows scenes from Trondheim and Trøndelag, amongst others a stave church, a dentist´s clinic, a school-room and a shop selling groceries and farm produce. The exhibition «images of life» – showing life in the region over the last 150 years.
Ringve- the national museum of music and musical instrumentsRingve is Norway´s nationalmuseum for music andmusical instruments, exhibitingcollections from all over theworld.The historic interiors create anunique backdrop, making theguided tour a completely uniqueexperience.Guided tours in Norwegian,English, German and French.
Gamle bybro- The Old Town Bridge”The gate of fortune” Gamle Bybro (The Old Town Bridge) crosses the Nidelva river from the south end of the main street Kjøpmannsgata connecting to the Trondheim neighborhood of Bakklandet. Gamle Bybro was constructed by Johan Caspar von Cicignon in 1681.
The wharvesThe oldest of The Wharvesalong the River Nidelvenis dated from the 18thcentury.The wharves on theseaward side by the canalare more recent, datingfrom the 19th and 20thcenturies.
Bakklandet – the old town Bakklandet is a neighborhood of Trondheim, Norway. It lies on the east side of the river Nidelva between Bakke bridge and the old town bridge. The area is dominated by small, wooden houses and narrow streets.
Rockheim- the national live pop and rock centreROCKHEIM is ourNational Center of Popand Rock Cultureopened at the Pier inAugust 2010.It is located inside anold building, butcharacterized by aneasily recognizable roofthe shape of a box."The box" is decoratedby thousands of tinylights that changes in avariety of colours andpatterns, and is alandmark in thecityscape - especially indark winter evenings.
Local food both for tourists and conferance delegates:• The region is well known for it’s high number of quality, local food producers, and many of the city’s restaurants use the seasonal local products in their dishes. So, the menu depends of which products came in this morning!• Trondheim is the city in Norway with most restaurants and cafés per inhabitant.
Trondheim as a Congress city• Facilities and hotels• 24 hotels with all together 3200 rooms• Largest conference hall at a hotel takes about 1800 persons in plenary• Direct flights from: Copenhagen, Amsterdam, Frankfurt, London, Tallin, Riga, Berlin, Helsinki, Stockholm, Reykjavik....• 30 flights every day: Oslo – Trondheim.
Trondheim - the intimate and compact cityEverything within walking distance Hotels Olavshallen (concert hall) The Nidaros Cathedral Trondheim Spektrum
Welcome to Trondheim!A big village – or a small city.A city where the past and the present meet.Visit MY Trondheim!www.visittrondheim.no