Trondheim
01/04/2020 12:00 AM
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Optional Private Excursions available for purchase

Avoid the crowds and hustle and bustle associated with a group activity. For a memorable trip ashore, we invite you to consider a private shore excursion. Enjoy the undivided attention of your own driver/guide and the flexibility of experiencing the aspects of the local culture that most interest you. Below are just some samples of the private shore excursions we can arrange for you. Give us a call or email us. Let us personalize your experience!

Trondheim 3 hours Walking Tour with visit to Nidaros Cathedral



Experience Trondheim, strolling through the Old Town and passing by the Royal Residence, the main Square, the Old Town Bridge as well as the Historical Wharves. In this walking tour you will also visit Nidaros Cathedral, the world’s northernmost Gothic cathedral. Built from 1070 over the tomb of St. Olav, the Viking king who brought Christianity to Norway, the cathedral was completed around 1300. In the summer months, you can climb the 172 steps to the top of the tower and be rewarded with an unrivaled view of the city.

Basis Private tour
Duration 3 hours
Start / End City center Hotel or address.
Vehicle None
Guide English-speaking. Other languages on request.    
Entrances Nidaros Cathedral.
Meals None
Difficulty Grade Easy. Walking required over uneven surfaces
Notes Tour program may be reversed for logistic / planning purposes.

Trondheim City Tour with vist to Nidaros Cathedral and Tr



This is a tour around Trondheim centre and its outskirts. You'll pass by the main highligts of the city, the old town bridge, the Norwegian University of Science and Technologi (NTNU) at the Kristiansten Fort, the Royal Residence and many more. 

The tour continues with a visit to Nidaros Cathedral, the world’s northernmost Gothic cathedral. Built from 1070 over the tomb of St. Olav, the Viking king who brought Christianity to Norway, the cathedral was completed around 1300. In the summer months, you can climb the 172 steps to the top of the tower and be rewarded with an unrivaled view of the city.

You will also visit Trøndelag Open-Air Folk Museum, also known as “Sverresborg”. This is an open air museum with more than 80 historical buildings and several indoor exhibitions. The museum’s old town is comprised of buildings that were originally located in downtown Trondheim, and offers a charming representation of the wooden houses that have dominated the cityscape from the 18th century up until today. The museum’s rural department is located around the ruins of the castle, and consists of farmsteads and houses surrounded by picturesque nature. The houses are all originally from the Trøndelag region. In the rural department you will also find our Sami collection, the Haltdalen stave church, the Lo church and the old school.

Basis Private tour
Duration 4 hours
Start / End City center Hotel or address.
Vehicle 1st class.
Guide English-speaking. Other languages on request.
Entrances Nidaros Cathedral and Trøndelag Open-Air Folk Museum
Meals None
Difficulty Grade Easy. Walking required over uneven surfaces.

Trondheim City Tour with visit to Nidaros Cathedral, Ringve Museum and Botanical Gardens



In this tour you will discover the Old Town and outskirts of Trondheim. We start in the city center, passing by the Royal Residence, the main Square, the Old Town Bridge as well as the Historical Wharves. In this first part of the tour you will visit Nidaros Cathedral, the world’s northernmost Gothic cathedral. Built from 1070 over the tomb of St. Olav, the Viking king who brought Christianity to Norway, the cathedral was completed around 1300. In the summer months, you can climb the 172 steps to the top of the tower and be rewarded with an unrivaled view of the city.

You will continue the tour with a visit to Ringve Music Museum and the botanical gardens. The instrument collection at Ringve Music Museum consists of about 2000 musical instruments from all over the world. One if the highlights is a large collection of Traditional Norwegian instruments, which includes Hardanger fiddles from the 17- and 1800s, Norwegian zithers (“langeleik”) from various parts of the country, and a varied selection of instruments used at the old mountain farms during hunts, sheperding, special ceremonies.

The plants in the botanical garden are living collections used for research, educational purposes, and conservation of endangered species. The garden is around 32 acres and opened as part of the university, NTNU, in 1973.

Basis Private tour 
Duration 4 hours
Start / End City center Hotel or address.
Vehicle 1st class
Guide English-speaking. Other languages on request. 
Entrances Nidaros Cathedral and Ringve Museum.
Meals None
Difficulty Grade Easy. Walking required over uneven surfaces
Notes Tour program may be reversed for logistic / planning purposes.


 

Trondheim City tour with Nidaros Cathedral and a hike to Gr



During the first part of the tour (2 hs) you will experience Trondheim, strolling through the Old Town and passing by the main sights of the city: the Royal Residence, the Main Square and Nidaros Cathedral, the Old Town Bridge as well as the Historical Wharves. 

The tour includes the visit of Nidaros Cathedral, the world’s northernmost Gothic cathedral. Built from 1070 over the tomb of St. Olav, the Viking king who brought Christianity to Norway, the cathedral was completed around 1300. The 172 steps to the top of the tower are dark and narrow, but the climb is well worth it because you will be rewarded with an unrivaled view of the city centre. You can visit the tower only in the summer season.

In the second part of the tour you will take a hike to Gråkahallen Hill. You will walk between 5-6 km, during 3 hs (including breaks) and enjoy great views of the landscape. This is suitable for people in fairly good shape, as you will walk uphill and downhill which requires some physical effort.

Basis Private tour
Duration 5 hours
Start / End City center Hotel or address.
Vehicle 1st class
Guide English-speaking. Other languages on request.  
Entrances Nidaros Cathedral.
Meals  None
Difficulty Moderate. Walking required over uneven surfaces, uphill and down hill is required.
Notes Tour program may be reversed for logistic / planning purposes.

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