– Trøndelag is a region full of tasty flavours, captivating history and unlimited adventures to experience!
In the middle of Norway you can find a quiet, but blooming area that boasts high-quality fresh food, exciting cultural attractions and plenty of nature for outdoor activities, and is home to Nobel Prize winning scientists and many Olympic ski stars. Experience the Norwegian history and culture or go on a nature-based adventure, like hiking, skiing, cycling, fishing or wildlife safaris. Whenever you go during the year, Trøndelag offers the perfect combination of outdoor fun, natural highlights and great food to enjoy.
Trondheim, the capital of the region, is a real foodie destination with many great restaurants. As the Home of Nordic flavours, you can find a number of gastronomic gems within a small area. The exclusive restaurant scene offers Michelin star venues and Scandinavia’s most luxurious 5-star hotel Britannia. Trondheim also has a fast-developing scene of modern tech start-ups, which it merges effortlessly with its historic and cultural heritage. In the middle of the city, by the beautiful river Nidelva, you find the world´s most Northern cathedral: Nidarosdomen – a popular pilgrimage destination.
You can leave the city behind and hit the countryside for the nature experiences near the coast or in the mountains. Taste the real arctic mountain life and go to the UNESCO World Heritage city of Røros. Here awaits a wonderful and cold winter landscape with great adventures for skiing, sleighing with reindeers, horses or dogs, or exceptional hotel experiences in a unique historical setting. Make sure not to miss the magical "blue hour"! Røros has also been the winterly backdrop in the famous Disney animated movie “Frozen”.
Take a short boat trip on the fjord to the coastline, where a rural lifestyle and the rythm of small cosy fishing villages is combined with modern Scandinavian architecture. Here you can find the best seafood in the world, served fresh from the ocean. Get close encounters with eagles, birds and other unique arctic animals like the musk ox, during a guided safari trip. Go fishing for wild salmon in one of our great rivers, or taste the region's delicious, local food from producers and providers on the countryside along The Golden Road.
Regardless of what you choose to do, you will create lifelong memories in Trøndelag. Come and visit, we will warmly welcome you to our wonderful part of the world!
With its varied landscape, the Trøndelag region can offer activities from fishing and boating, to skiing and hiking in the mountains. It all depends on where you choose to go, and what you feel like doing. The region has several national parks, and if getting close to nature is your thing, this is the place to do it. Just don’t get too close – the musk oxen are not to be trifled with and are faster than you are, even if they don’t look it.
With countless producers of local food and a major focus on local food, Trøndelag is Norway’s leading food region. Scallops from Frøya are served at the best restaurants from Dubai to Tokyo, crabs from Hitra are sent to the seafood buffets in Paris and a variety of other products have won awards in Norway and abroad. Did you know that the tradition of “line aquavit” – barrels of aquavit being transported across the equator before being bottled – originates from Trondheim, and that the first written record of aquavit can be traced to Trøndelag? When in Trøndelag – eat and drink local.
Coming to Trøndelag is a bit like coming home. Whether you choose to stay at a modern city hotel or a traditional rorbu (fisherman’s cottage) on the coast, you will be greeted on arrival by friendly and welcoming locals of Trøndelag. Perhaps you could imagine sleeping among wolves at a zoological park.