Trondheim hotels offer comfort and convenience
A hotel in Trondheim places you in a stunning city on the southern shore of Trondheimsfjord in the middle of Norway. Founded in 997 at the mouth of the river Nidelva, Trondheim has developed into a centre of technology and education. Today it is a bright and busy student city, full of unique independent shops and businesses both old and new. Trondheim houses the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, and the Foundation for Scientific and Industrial Research, demonstrating the business value of the third most populous municipality in Norway.
What has made Trondheim such an important Norwegian city?
Trondheim actually served as the capital of Norway during the Viking Age, and there is a lot of evidence this period visible today. During the Middle Ages, it was the most important Christian pilgrimage site in Northern Europe, the magnificent Nidaros Cathedral and Archbishop's Palace marking the end point. This spectacular cathedral in the most important Gothic monument in Norway, and it is not to be missed. Not only this, but Trondheim is home to Kristiansten Fortress (17th century) and the royal residence of Stiftsgården.
What does Trondheim have to offer business travellers?
A hotel in Trondheim allows you to be near a true centre of science and industry, putting you in close contact with leading professionals in the areas of scientific and technological research. There are a wide variety of businesses, from small but age-old shops to big oil and gas companies. Trondheim has fantastic transport links, including an international airport, a reliable bus network with a night bus service, and the northernmost tramway in the world. It also has major rail connections to the rest of Norway and Sweden.
What can I do to relax during my stay in a Trondheim hotel?
One of the most popular areas in Trondheim for all visitors is the islet of Munkholmen. It has, over the years, been used for all sorts of things, from a monastery to a prison. Nowadays, it is a place that students, locals, and visitors alike all go to enjoy the beautiful Norwegian landscape and typical laid-back Norse way of life. Trondheim has good local transport connections around the city, so no matter which Trondheim hotel you're staying with, getting around is easy, even during the beautiful and snowy winter months.