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Trondheim, Norway's third largest city, has a rich selection of hotels, meeting and exhibition centres - Photo: Terje Rakke/Nordic Life/Innovation Norway
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Trondheim, Norway's third largest city, has a rich selection of hotels, meeting and exhibition centres Photo: Terje Rakke/Nordic Life/Innovation Norway

Key facts about Trondheim

Norway's third largest city is home to over 180,000 inhabitants. Trondheim Airport Værnes is located only a 30-minute drive from the city centre.

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Trondheim is the ideal city for congresses and conferences. It has a rich selection of hotels, meeting and exhibition centres. Trondheim is also host to a large number of national and international conferences affiliated with the city's thriving technology sector.

History and culture

Trondheim was founded by Viking King Olav Tryggvason in 997. It was the first capital of Norway and is still the city where new kings receive their ceremonial blessings. It has been, and still is, a popular pilgrimage site. Today, Trondheim is Norway’s third largest city. It is a regional capital and last but not least, a city of education and research. Both Microsoft and Yahoo have development departments located in Trondheim.

Mild climate

Situated in the county of Sør-Trøndelag, Trondheim is pretty far north. In fact it is only 500 kilometres from the Arctic Circle, but the warm Gulf Stream blesses Trondheim with a fairly mild climate.

Facts

  • Number of inhabitants: 180,000 (2013)
  • Trondheim is Norway’s third largest city
  • It has 20 hotels with a total of 3,500 rooms
  • It has hotel conference facilities for up to 1,800 delegates
  • Trondheim is a compact city, with the longest walking distance between hotels a mere 10 minutes.
Last updated:  2013-11-19

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Meeting venues in Trondheim

Trondheim has one large conference centre that can house up to 3,000 people. Alternative venues include conference hotels and concert halls.

Incentive programmes in Trondheim

Trondheim has a rich history, a lively cultural life and pristine nature. Explore our incentive programme suggestions and relax the Nordic way.

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