Central Norway is known as Trøndelag, an area of history and heritage, salmon rivers and friendly people.
Follow the Pilgrims’ Route between Stiklestad and Munkeby, hike to Norway's geographical centre or explore the Trollheimen or Sylan mountains on foot.
The Kystriksveien route offers 650 kilometres of unique coastal landscape. The Vega island is on UNESCO's World Heritage List.
The area of Innherred, with the municipalities Levanger, Verdal, Inderøy and Steinkjer, is situated 90 kilometres north of Trondheim.
Travel to the islands of Hitra and Frøya for a genuine coastal heritage experience. Go fishing and stay in a fishermen's cabin or a lighthouse.
Norway's capital of technology is a lively and historical university town, and home to the famous Nidaros Cathedral.
The former mining town of Røros is simply unique - a modern community, in which people live and work right in the middle of an UNESCO Heritage Site.
Enjoy both nature and culture experiences hiking in Central Norway. Trøndelag boasts seven national parks as well as Norway’s famous Pilgrims’ Route.
You will find many places offering good food along Kystriksveien, from fine dining restaurants to corner shops selling local produce.
You will find artists, craftsmen and farmers selling things as varied as Sami-inspired handicrafts and local food along Kystriksveien.
It is recommended to spend at least five days when driving from Steinkjer to Bodø.
Most people explore Kystriksveien by car, but there are plenty of options for those who prefer public transport.
Stay in a historic hotel or a remote fishermen's cabin when you visit Kystriksveien. Just make sure you book your accommodation well in advance.
The tourist information centre in Steinkjer will help you book accommodation and plan a tailor-made itinerary for your trip along Kystriksveien.
The best place for fishing along Kystriksveien is Saltstraumen. Hiking and biking are other popular activities.
Within a distance of 40 kilometres you will find the towns of Levanger, Verdal and Steinkjer. Steinkjer is the largest town in Nord-Trøndelag.
The less travelled roads in Innherred take you to the places that are most worth seeing, like the Golden Route or the Trondheimfjord.
Join a historical guided hike and stay at Lågvassbua Cabin and Brandheia Wilderness Camp. Or what about following the pilgrim trail to Stikelstad?
Innherred can be reached by car, train and bus. The airport in Trondheim is only 50 kilometres south of Innherred.
The rock carvings at Bøla and the Stiklestad National Cultural Centre are among the attractions you should visit in Innherred.
The tourist office in Steinkjer is open year round, while offices in Verdal, Levanger and Inderøy are open in the summer season only.
Try the local dish called "Inderøy sodd". Along the tourist route "Den Gyldne Omvei" you can buy and taste farm products based on local recipes.
Stay in a hotel or camp by the Trondheimsfjord, spend a few days on a farm, or stop at Munkeby Herberge along the pilgrim path to Trondheim.
Ice fishing and cross-country skiing are popular winter activities in Innherred.
Historical places, local food, galleries and fishing are some of the activities that can be experienced during your stay in Innherred.
There is a large range of overnight accommodation sites in the Hitra and Frøya region. Hotels, camp sites and fishermen's cabins and lighthouses.
The nature, coastal heritage and rich history form the basis for the attractions on the islands of Hitra and Frøya.
There are 8,000 inhabitants on the islands of Hitra and Frøya. Hitra is the seventh biggest island in Norway.
The landscapes of the islands Hitra and Frøya are perfect for hiking and biking. There are also possibilities for various boat trips.
The islands of Hitra and Frøya are situated about 130 kilometres southwest of Trondheim.
The main tourist information for the islands of Hitra and Frøya, is found at the Coastal Museum at Fillan on Hitra.
Experience eagle, seal and archipelago safaris, hunting, scuba diving, deep-sea fishing, historical wanderings, riding and kayaking.
Witness stunning scenery with Hurtigruten along the Norwegian coast. Travel the entire voyage from Bergen to Kirkenes, or hop on and off as you wish.
The Gaula River is a part of the huge Trondheimfjord-basin. It is regarded as one of the best sport fishing salmon rivers in Europe.
Walking one of the pilgrim ways lets you discover Norway’s rich religious and cultural heritage as well as the spectacular landscape.
The old Pilgrims' Route between Oslo and Nidaros Cathedral in Trondheim was reopened the summer of 1997.
Nidaros Cathedral, Munkholmen island and Stiftsgården are the most important of the many historical attractions in Trondheim. Rockheim is the recent.
Nidaros Cathedral is Norway's national sanctuary, and was built over the grave of St. Olav, Norway's patron saint.
Oppdal Ski Resort is located south of Trondheim in Central Norway, and offers 18 lifts and 39 pistes spread over four mountains.
Enjoy the local culture at the Olavsfestdagene Festival or other festivals, or take part in outdoor activities like fishing, hiking, cycling or golf.
The Norwegian Snowboard Association recommends the top 10 snowboard parks in Norway. Tryvann Winter Park in Oslo is among their favourites.
The Forollhogna and Femundsmarka National Parks form a framework around one of Norway’s most exciting areas of natural and cultural history.
Visit the area around Røros and try dog sledding in the wilderness with Alaskan Husky Tours. An Alaskan meal will be served after your trip.
Experience Norwegian Christmas traditions by visiting a Christmas market, enjoying a holiday concert, or catching a glimpse of the northern lights.
These two arms of the Sognefjord are both beautiful and dramatic. The Nærøyfjord is included on UNESCO's World Heritage List.
Røros is proud to offer you an exciting adventure with the very first certified ecotourism business in Norway, Alaskan Husky Tours.
There are several tourist information offices in the Røros area.
Hegra Fortress is located east of Trondheim. The museum contains picture gallery, uniforms, weapons and objects used during World War II.
Go on a two-day safari in the national park where wild reindeer roam or dog sled across the beautiful open mountain plateaus surrounding Røros.
Winter in Røros is a sparkling winter dream.
The tourist information office in central Trondheim is easy to find in the market square. Here you will also find a guide service.
The Stjørdal River, with its tributaries Forra and Sona, offers 85 kilometres of high quality fishing. It has many similarities with the River Tweed.
Situated in the middle of Norway, Røros is easily reached from Oslo and Trondheim. Røros Airport is in walking distance from the centre of Røros.
Trondheim is situated in Central Norway and is easily accessible from all parts of the country.
Kristiansten Fortress towers above Trondheim city centre, and is one of the most popular recreational areas in town. The view from here is great.
Austrått Fort outside Trondheim was erected by the occupational forces during World War II. Have a guided tour and learn about the war.
The Fortifications of Værdal in Trøndelag were built after the dissolution of the Union with Sweden in 1905. Try a guided tour.
There are many restaurants, pubs and bars in Trondheim. Most are located in the city centre, in Bakklandet or in Solsiden.
Stay in unique buildings which are protected as parts of the UNESCO World Heritage Site Røros.
The Røros region has been leading in Norway on developing local food and you may find locally produced meat and fish, as well as herbs and cheeses.
The village centre hosts a thriving arts and crafts community, workshops with outlets, quaint, little boutiques and good cafés and restaurants.
Experience the national parks of Jotunheimen and Hardangervidda, and the old mining town of Røros.
Eating out in the big cities.
The town itself is the main attraction. By opening up your senses and curiosity, you may find yourself being carried back to life in a different age.
Trondheim has a small and intimate city centre with designer shops and large department stores.
Trondheim has a long hospitality tradition and can offer a wide range of accommodation options, from small bed and breakfasts to larger hotels.
Trondheim is the third largest city in Norway, with 176,000 inhabitants. It is a lively university city and Norway's capital of technology.
Trøndelag in Central Norway is a great destination for anglers, whether you want to go fishing along the coast or in one of several top salmon rivers.
- The reindeer usually walk against the wind, so they can smell the predators, explains the safari guide as we start looking for animals.
Rica Hotels is the largest hotel chain in Norway, and it covers most of the country.
A journey with the iconic Hurtigruten offers the best views at a gentle pace – it is the ideal way to discover Norway’s varied coastal landscape.
Hurtigruten’s extensive programme of excursions takes advantage of local guides and benefits from calling at ports that larger ships cannot reach.
A Hurtigruten voyage is arguably the best way to experience Norway. Discover fjords, waterways and ports that other ships cannot reach.
Best Western Hotels Norway is part of Best Western International, the world’s largest hotel brand with more than 4,000 hotels in 80 countries.
The Classic Round Voyage with Hurtigruten is a 12 day journey, but there are also shorter options available.
- Rent the Vingleia Lighthouse and get the whole island for yourself, says the local guide as he turns the scallops on the barbecue.
Every season has its charm; the northern lights in winter, the Arctic awakening in spring, the midnight sun in summer and the vivid colours in autumn.
Choose the pilgrim's route you want to walk, and plan your stay at the Nidaros Pilgrim Centre in Trondheim.
Vertshuset Røros is located in the Rammgården building in the centre of the World Heritage town of Røros.
Fly Norwegian – the easy, pleasant and affordable way to visit Trondheim.