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Panorama of Trondheim city centre, Norway

The History of Trondheim

A city founded by a Viking King, Trondheim is steeped in history. Here is the story of Norway's first capital city, which now stands at more than 1,000 years old. Recent archaeological finds throughout downtown Trondheim...
An individual grave from the Kjøpmannsgata cemetery

Unexpected Cemetery Found in Central Trondheim

During the archaeological excavations in Kjøpmannsgata in the summer, somewhat unexpected traces of a large cemetery from the Middle Ages appeared. Throughout 2019, excavation work has been taking place in connection with new construction projects in...
Beautiful green panorama of Trondheim, Norway

Fun Facts About Trondheim

Impress your family and friends or simply learn something new. Here are a handful of fun facts about Trondheim, the regional capital of central Norway. Having written many of these style of articles including the epic...
The new energy positive building in Trondheim, Norway

Trondheim’s New ‘Energy Positive’ Landmark

A landmark new office building in Trondheim will create more energy than it consumes, according to the team behind it. After years of construction, the new Powerhouse Brattørkaia is now officially open in Trondheim, Norway. Minister...
Medieval skeletons grave in Trondheim, Norway

Hundreds Of Medieval Skeletons Found In Trondheim

Archaeologists believe they have both found one of the city's oldest graveyards along with traces of its relocation in the 17th or 18th century. How is it that in the very heart of Trondheim's oldest neighbourhood...
Metallica concert in Norway

Watch Metallica Live in Trondheim

Scroll down to watch video of this summer’s live concert in Trondheim from one of the world’s biggest ever heavy metal bands. Since 2016, Metallica have been touring the world with their WorldWired tour. Formed in...
Flames at Trondheim’s main city square

Trondheim in Flames

We dig into the city archives to bring you these historic shots of fires in Trondheim over the years. Welcome to the first in a new series here on Life in Norway. I’ve teamed up with...
The new metrobus in Trondheim, Norway

The All-New Bus System in Trondheim

From 3 August 2019, the entire bus network in Trondheim changes with new buses, stops and routes. Here's everything you need to know. After years of planning and months of roadworks, Trondheim's brand new bus system...
Boat in Helsinki flying the Finnish flag

Helsinki Calling: New Direct Route from Trondheim

Finnair and Widerøe have teamed up to launch a new direct flight linking central Norway and the capital of Finland. Getting to Helsinki from Trondheim used to be a real pain. I know, as I've had...
Pstereo music festival in Norway

Events in Trondheim: What’s On In 2020

What's on in Trondheim: Updated for 2020, here's your list of all the big festivals and events to look forward to over the coming year. Planning a trip to Norway in 2020? If you're passing through...