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Trondheim Cruise Port

The Royal capital of Norway

Trondheim is the 3rd largest city in Norway – vivid and lively, with everything a big city can offer, but still with the friendliness of small towns. Located in the very heart of Norway it is the access point to visit the UNESCO World Heritage town of Røros or get close to the Muskox in their only wild habitat in Europe. Still the city of Trondheim remains a popular pilgrimage site, due to the famous Nidaros Cathedral – the benediction church of the Norwegian Kings. While medieval times still have their mark on the center, innovation and modernity shape it. Discover a variety of museums, historical sights, activities accompanied by hospitable locals and get proof to having visited Norway’s food capital.

Attractions & Excursions

Nidaros Cathedral and Archbishops Palace
Photo: Jan Ove Iversen

Nidaros Cathedral and Archbishops Palace

Nidaros Cathedral is the world’s northernmost medieval cathedral, and Norway’s national shrine with over 1000 years of history. Built over the grave of St. Olav, the cathedral is an important destination for pilgrims since the Middle Ages. Nidaros Cathedral is known for its beautiful stained glass windows, and the magnificent western façade.
Photo: Marnie Vikan Firing


Bakklandet is also known as the oldest part of the city centre. It is the name for the colourful wooden houses and narrow streets along the east side of river Nid, right where the Old Town Bridge from 1861 is located. The red Old Town Bridge was first constructed as a draw bridge in 1681 after the big fire. The area is most charming and has a special atmosphere. Here you will also find the first bicycle lift in the world called “Trampe”.
Kristiansten Fortress
Photo: Jan Ove Iversen

Kristiansten Fortress

Kristiansten Fortress was built to defend Trondheim from the east. The fortress was constructed by Johan Caspar de Cicignon after the big fire in 1681. Construction was finished in 1685 and soon after it was used to protect the city from invading Swedish in 1718. Later it was used as fire-watch and still houses canons that are used for ceremonial salves.
Sverresborg Open Air Museum
Photo: Øyvind Blomstereng

Sverresborg Open Air Museum

Sverresborg Open Air Museum with its 90 historical buildings is one of the largest open air museums in Norway. The museum is located in beautiful natural surroundings around the ruins of King Sverre’s medieval castle. The Haltdalen Stave church from the 12th century is part of the museum together with many farms from the region Trøndelag as well as a reconstructed city centre of Trondheim.
Ringve Music Museum
Photo: Ringve Musikkmuseum

Ringve Music Museum

Ringve is Norway’s national music museum with a collection of over 2000 instruments from all over the world, including traditional Norwegian instruments. Visitors can enjoy several exhibitions at the museum.
Stiftsgården Royal Residence
Photo: Øyvind Blomstereng

Stiftsgården Royal Residence

Stiftsgården is the Royal Residence in Trondheim. It is the largest wooden building in Scandinavia and was built for Cecilie Christine Schøller from 1774 to 1778. Originally is was not supposed to be used by the Royal Family, but as Mrs Schøller left the country soon after the mansion was finished, the estate was left to be governed by the state. In 1905 when a place such as Stiftsgården was needed for the preparation of the coronation of the king, it became the Royal Residence.

Port Facilities

Open 24/7
ISPS approved Yes
Designated quays for cruise ships Yes
Pilot Channel 16
Tidal movement Between 2-3 m
Ship tenders allowed Yes
Ships stay minimum/maximum No limitation
Maximum number of ships per day in port 3 +1 (tender)
Maximum number of passengers per day in port 9000
Environmental limitations/restrictions Member of EPI
Other Turnaround port

Maximum Ship Dimensions

Length 68: 360 m/30: 280m / 31: 200m
Draft quay 68: 360m / quay 30:280m / quay 31: 200m
Air draft No limitation
Beam No limitation


Available Yes
Tugboat Yes, if ordered

Port Services

Bunkers Yes must be ordered
Supplies Yes must be ordered
Waste handling Yes must be ordered
Fresh water Yes must be ordered
Waste water method Yes, trailer or barge
Are the port facilities according to Cruise Norway's quality guidelines? Yes


Port of Trondheim

Phone +47 73 99 17 06
Contact person Maria Kühnl
Phone +47 46 76 39 30
Mailing Address Skippergata 14, 7042 Trondheim
Visiting Address POB. 1234 Torgarden, NO-7462 Trondheim
Port control
Phone +47 911 12 600
VHF 14/16
Charts 458
Emergency channel (VHF) Channel 14/16
Medical Emergency Phone 113
Pilot channel (VHF) Channel 16
Distance to nearest pilot station 42 nautical miles

Buses Yes
Taxi Yes
Shopping 800 m
Tax refund Yes, at tourist information
Emergency 113
Distances - airport 35 km / Værnes Airport
Distance to city centre 600 m

Trondheim Cruise Network Mid-Norway SA (TCNM)

Mailing Address Skippergata 14, 7042 Trondheim
Visiting Address POB. 1234 Torgarden, NO-7462 Trondheim
Phone same as contact person
Contact person Maria Kühnl
Phone +47 46 76 39 30
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