Plan a sporty holiday on historic ground by combining your favourites among the region’s highlights.
When you arrive in a new area, you are curious about the best it has to offer. This is exactly what Petra Sestak, managing director at the Trøndelag Tourist Board, intended to find out when she recently moved to the region.
Still euphoric about the surroundings, her conclusion is that “Trøndelag is a real gem".
With a little bit of help from the local tourist office, her five tips can easily be combined into a rewarding roundtrip.
Photo: Trøndelag Reiseliv
Combine sightseeing and fine dining along the Golden Road. In addition to admiring the idyllic landscape, you can enjoy a number of local farms and restaurants, fishmongers and cheese makers, breweries and distilleries.
Read more about the Golden Road.
Travelling from island to island might be something you associate with more southerly latitudes, however island hopping in Trøndelag is an equally liberating experience.
Bring or rent a bike and explore the genuine coastal culture with fishermen’s cabins, archipelago cruises and fishing trips.
Read more about island hopping in Trøndelag.
Dovrefjell National Park is the only place in Norway, and one of few places in the world, where you can get close to the musk ox. Join a safari through the Dovrefjell National Park with guides who know where to find these majestic animals.
See the oxen in their natural habitat, assured that the guides will safeguard both you and the animals.
Find out for yourself by renting a bike and set off to explore the old mining town on two wheels.
Trøndelag is well known for its hiking routes. An ever-increasing number of people have discovered the Pilgrim Path that leads to the medieval Nidarosdomen Cathedral in Trondheim. The path has the same European Cultural Route status as the pilgrim paths to Rome and Santiago de Compostela.
There are several walks to choose from.
See all the alternative routes and find your own favourite.
The natural hub of the region is Trondheim, which was Norway's capital from 1030 to 1217.
The city is characterised by historical wooden warehouses along the river, intimate cafés and cosy streets, culture and sporting events, and of course the mighty Nidarosdomen Cathedral.
Get a unique perspective of this historic city on a kayak trip down the Nidelva river.