Trondheim

Trondheim is situated next to a large fjord, Tronheimsfjorden, on the central Norwegian coast. Standing side by side in the middle of this historic city are two of Norway’s great tourist attractions: Nidaros Cathedral, to which thousands of pilgrims flock every year and the Archbishop’s Palace.

Brightly-coloured wooden houses and a splendid natural scenery

Trondheim is situated next to a large fjord, Tronheimsfjorden, on the central Norwegian coast. Standing side by side in the middle of this historic city are two of Norway’s great tourist attractions: Nidaros Cathedral, to which thousands of pilgrims flock every year and the Archbishop’s Palace.

Leave your luxury MSC cruise ship and come ashore for the day in Trondheim. Our excursion packages not only ensure you get great deals on city tours, but are designed to please different passenger tastes.

Opt for a fun day of pure sightseeing as you explore the different districts by coach and tram, taking in the brightly-colored wooden houses that are typical to this area of Norway.

Travelling with children or teenagers? Leave the ship and, history come alive for them at the open air folk museum as you travel back in time to see how locals lived in times gone by.

Nature enthusiasts can enjoy the perfect day out as they spend their vacation time in Trondheim hiking through splendid local scenery.

Finally, a highlight for music lovers on this holiday is found at the Ringve Museum, a 19th century house which is home to a stunning collection of early musical instruments, from harpsichords and clavichords to violas and recorders. Set in verdant botanical gardens, this whole outing makes for a very pleasant day out.

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Both piers are within easy walking distance of town.

Port average temperature

Trondheim has a predominantly maritime climate, but is mostly sheltered from the more windy conditions on the coast. The warmest temperature ever recorded is 35°C on 22 July 1901, and the coldest is -26.1°C in February 1899. Trondheim experiences moderate snowfall from November to March, but mixed with mild weather and rainfall. There are on average 14 days each winter with at least 25 cm snow cover on the ground and 22 days with daily minimum temperature -10°C or colder. There is often substantially more snow in suburban areas at somewhat higher elevation, such as Byasen and Heimdal, with good skiing conditions in Bymarka.

Spring often sees much sunshine, but nights can be chilly or cold. The daily high temperature can exceed 20°C from early May to late September, but not reliably so, on average are 34 days each summer warmer than 20°C. October is the most typical autumn month with cool temperatures and fall foliage, while November is considerably darker and colder. Average annual precipitation is 892 mm fairly evenly spread out over the year, although September and October typically sees twice as much precipitation as March, April and May. Temperatures have tended to be warmer in recent years. The Trondelag area has seen average temperatures increase by almost 2°C the last 25 years.

The temperate figures shown are based on monthly average weather conditions for the selected port. Weather data is not real-time, and sometimes no data is shown for a specific date, month or port in general.

TRONDHEIMMonths
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Average high °C---1471316171713831
Average low °C-5-5-2---58111063-1-4
 TRM01 - BUS SIGHTSEEING TOUR (approx. 2 hours) - 2014
Difficulty level: easy - May involve a limited quantity of steps, uneven surfaces and/or periods of standing  Panoramic tour  Limited seat  This tour will give you an introduction to Trondheim by coach and tram. Board the Graskall Line Trolley which opened in 1924 and which has played a part in daily Trondheim life ever since. Visit a picturesque district of painted wooden houses and the old XVI century fortifications. Please note: limited number of guides in languages other than English. Should a tour guide for your language be unavailable, the tour will be provided in English only.

Price per person $66.00 Adults $46.00 Children

   


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 TRM02 - CITY TOUR (approx. 3 hours) - 2014
Difficulty level: moderate - May involve inclines, steps, uneven surfaces and/or extended periods of standing  Panoramic tour  Limited seat  Cultural  Enjoy a visit to this town founded by the Viking in 997. This excursion includes a visit to Nidaros Cathedral, some of which dates back to the XII century and to the open air folk museum. Enjoy a short walk around the centre before reaching Sverresli viewpoint for final panorama of this charming town. Please note: limited number of guides in languages other than English. Should a tour guide for your language be unavailable, the tour will be provided in English only. This tour includes walking uphill and on some steps in the open air museum.

Price per person $92.00 Adults $64.00 Children

   


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 TRM03 - HIKING TOUR (approx. 3.5 hours) - 2014
Difficulty level: Strenuous - Active excursions recommended only for guests in good physical health  Panoramic tour  Limited seat  Snack included  Leave the town with its colourful wooded houses and drive to Bymarka, a popular leisure area west of Trondheim. From there, you will begin a two-hour nature hike to Lian where coffee and waffles will be served. Return to the port by bus. Please note: limited number of guides in languages other than English. Should a tour guide for your language be unavailable, the tour will be provided in English only. This tour is not suitable for guests with walking difficulties.

Price per person $66.00 Adults $46.00 Children

   


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 TRM04 - RINGVE MUSEUM & NIDAROS CATHEDRAL (approx. 3 hours) - 2014
Difficulty level: moderate - May involve inclines, steps, uneven surfaces and/or extended periods of standing  Limited seat  Cultural  Enjoy a short visit to this Viking town founded by King Olav in 997. Visit Nidaros Cathedral, built on the tomb of the king and which dates back to the XII century. Drive out of town to Ringve Museum, the only museum in Norway to specialize in musical instruments with displays of instruments from all over the world. Please note: limited number of guides in languages other than English. Should a tour guide for your language be unavailable, the tour will be provided in English only. This tour is not suitable for guests with walking difficulties.

Price per person $96.00 Adults $67.00 Children

   


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Shore Excursions programs and Itineraries may vary depending on local conditions and/or any unforeseen events in relation to the timing on the day of the tour. Some excursions are very popular and therefore availability cannot always be guaranteed, It is advisable to book in advance to avoid disappointment.