The county of Trøndelag, situated in Central Norway, was established on the 1st of January 2018 with the junction of the counties of Sør-Trøndelag and Nord-Trøndelag.
Trøndelag is an exceptional destination to spend time in nature while discovering genuine Norwegian traditions, including the food. With seven national parks and two nature reserves you may connect with nature through activities such hiking and cycling, or just contemplating the beauty of Nordic landscapes. The county has a Norwegian Sea coast and fjords, where you may enjoy memorable boat trips. There are fishing villages along the shore of Trøndelag as well as islands both in the sea and in the inlets, composing amazing sceneries for lovers of the coastal culture.
The major city in the county is Trondheim, a lively and attractive city with a large population of students. It is a cultural centre in Central Norway and it is home to the exquisite Nidarosdomen Cathedral, a worldwide pilgrimage site, for its location over the grave of St. Olav. The colourful Old Town (Bakklandet) is a must-see area in Trondheim!
Population: approximately 455 thousand inhabitants
Other major places: Trondheim, Brekstad, Bergstaden, Kolvereid, Levanger, Stjørdalshalsen, Orkanger, Namsos, Verdalsøra, island of Frøya, mining town of Røros
Main attractions: outdoor activities such as fishing, boat tours, cycling and safaris, city of Trondheim (Nidarosdomen Cathedral, Old Town - Bakklandet, Old Town Bridge, Kristiansten Fortress, Kristiansten Fortress museum, NTNU University Museum), Steinkjer (Egge Museum, Dampsaga Bad water park), Oppdal Ski Resort, Namsskogan Familiepark (zoo and amusement park), Røros (mining town on the UNESCO world heritage list), national parks
Nearest Airports: Trondheim Airport, Værnes (TRD - Trondheim lufthavn, Værnes)