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.