Go to content Go to navigation
Trondheim

The Monks' Island

The Monks' Island Photo: Nova The Monks' Island Photo: Visit Trondheim The Monks' Island Photo: Nova The Monks' Island Photo: Nova
The Monks' Island Photo: Nova
The Monks' Island Photo: Visit Trondheim
The Monks' Island Photo: Nova
The Monks' Island Photo: Nova

Contact information

Description

"The Monks Island". This was Trondheim's execution ground in ancient times and the Benedictine monks built a monastery on the island very early in the 11th century. In 1658 it was converted into a prison and fort, later becoming a custom house.

Today this is a popular recreational area, with good bathing and restaurant.

The boats leaves every hour on the hour, but runs continuously in good weather. Return is 15 minutes past the hour every hour.

Trips can be arranged for groups between May and September.

Categories

  • Cafés & Diners Cafés & Diners
  • Restaurants Restaurants
Close
Embed this article

Copy and paste this code into your blog/website

Preview

The Monks' Island - Photo: Nova

The Monks' Island

"The Monks Island". This was Trondheim's execution ground in ancient times and the Benedictine monks built a monastery on the island very early in the...

The Monks' Island

Source: Visitnorway

Disclaimer

This site includes information about products and services provided by third parties. Whilst Innovation Norway endeavours to ensure that all information on the site is accurate, we cannot be held responsible or liable for any claims caused by information supplied on this website. Prices and availability are subject to change without notice. You should always check the accuracy of the information provided with the relevant supplier. Innovation Norway is under no circumstances responsible for the contents of external web pages linking to its website. Legal disclaimer.

Ad
Ad

More about this area

Attractions in Trondheim

Nidaros Cathedral is the most important of the many historical attractions in Trondheim.

Trondheim

Norway's capital of technology is a lively and historical university town, and home to the famous Nidaros Cathedral.

The wharfs in Trondheim

Along the mouth of the river Nidelven in Trondheim you will find the traditional fishermen wharfs with storage space, quays and docking facilities.

Where to stay

Trondheim has about 20 hotels with approximately 2,500 rooms.

Skansen railway bridge

Trains from Røros and Oslo cross the preserved Skansen railway bridge just before arriving at Trondheim Central Station.

Guide service

Get to know the historical and cultural heritage of Trondheim and visit some of the less known attractions Trondheim has to offer. Join a guided tour.
TEXT ADS
  • Ad
  • Ad
  • Ad
  • Ad
Ad
Ad

Subscribe to newsletter