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Ski in Trysil

Trysil is the largest ski resort in Norway. The location ensures a stable climate ideal for winter sports. The season generally starts in late October and ends in late April.

Lifts: 32

Slopes: 65

Longest slope: 5.4 km

Access: 3 hours by bus from Oslo

Website: www.trysil.com

Ski in Lillehammer

Hafjell is located 15 km north of Lillehammer which is a town and a skiing district in central Norway. Lillehammer hosted the Winter Olympics in 1994 and many of the Olympic events took place in Hafjell. The shuttle bus service from Lillehammer centre makes it very accessible.

Lifts: 14

Slopes: 28 and 300km of cross country tracks

Longest run: 7 km

Access: 2 hour 40 minutes by train from Oslo

Website: www.lillehammerturist.no

Ski in Hemsedal

Hemsedal is a village and ski resort in central Norway. The stable inland climate ensures good snow conditions from November to May. Hemsedal includes two skiing areas, Hemsedal ski centre and Solheisen ski centre in Grøndalen.

Lifts: 22

Slopes: 48 and 210 km of cross country tracks

Longest slope: 6 km

Access: 3 hours by train from Oslo

Website: www.hemsedal.com

Britannia Hotel

The Britannia Hotel is the longest-running hotel in Trondheim and it is located in the centre of the city. Although the atmosphere of the chalk chateau exudes tradition, it underwent renovations between 1997 and 2000.

Address: Dronningens gt.5

Tel: +47 73 80 08 00

Fax: +47 73 80 08 01

Website: www.britannia.no/english/

Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) Palace

The Norwegian University of Science and Technology is one of Norway's six national universities that is especially renowned worldwide for its work in scientific technology. It also includes other departments such as social science, art and medicine. NTNU

Tel: +47 73 59 50 00

Fax: +47 73 59 53 10

Email: postmottak@adm.ntnu.no

Website: www.ntnu.no

Archbishop's Palace

At the Archbishop's Palace you will find a collection that includes the Archbishop's Palace Museum, Royal Family Museum and Military Museum. It is located next to the Nidaros Cathedral. Restaurants are also available.

Address: Nidaros Domkirkes Restaureringsarbeider

Tel: +47 73 53 91 60

Fax: +47 73 53 91 69

Email: booking.ndr@kirken.no

Røros

Røros is a beautiful town with a unique church and a row of 100 wooden houses. It is a registered site on the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites. During winter, a traditional market called "Rørosmartnan" is organized, that draws many tourists and visitors each year. There is also an outdoor musical theatre performance played in Røros to commemorate the tragedy when a Swedish soldiers froze to death. Røros is also known for its copper mines.

Nidaros Cathedral (Nidarosdomen)

Nidaros Cathedral was constructed to be the tomb of the Viking king, Olav Tryggvasson (Saint Olav). Located in the centre of the city, this is where all successive Norwegian kings have carried out coronation festivities. In front of the Cathedral's west side is a brilliant statue that has been recently restored. Many features of the Cathedral are still preserved, including a gorgeous coronation crown, the courtly Johannes Kapellet, Saint Olav's altar and a beautifully decorated baroque organ.

Address: Nidaros Domkirkes Restaureringsarbeider

Tel: +47 73 53 91 60

Fax: +47 73 53 91 69

Email: booking.ndr@kirken.no

Website: www.nidarosdomen.no/english/nidaroscathedral

Trondheim

Trondheim is Norway's 3rd major city with a population of approximately 150,000. It is one of the oldest cities in Scandinavia, and boasts a history and tradition of over 1000 years. This city was revived by the Viking King, Olav Tryggvason, in 997 B.C. and was then called Nidaros. Currently, it is the central point for maritime trade. It is also famous for being an academic city, hosting Europe's largest scientific technology research centre and the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), which is highly respected around the world. Trondheim is located in the central region of Norway, 500km from Oslo. Trondheim is an urban centre - with everything the big city can offer, yet with the cosy appeal of small-town friendliness.

Access: Approximately one hour by plane from Oslo to Trodheim and around 20 flights are in operation daily. A direct flight from Copenhagen is also available. It takes approximately 7hours by train from Oslo to Trondheim.

Fru Inger

Fru Inger is a great seafood restaurant near the Trondheim Station

Tel: +47 73 51 60 71

Website: www.fru-inger.no

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