Trondheim, Norway, 335 mi/540 km north of Oslo, was Norway's first capital and is a must-see city that dates back to AD 996 (it was the Viking capital). At least two nights are needed to really absorb all of it.
Among the sights are the Wharf District and the Market Place, or Torget, where you can see the statue of King Olav Tryggvason, founder of the city. Another interesting sight, the Stiftsgarden, is a baroque wooden manor and the official residence of the Norwegian royal family when they... Subscribe to travel42 to read the full Destination Guide. travel42 offers professionally written guides on more than 5,700 travel destinations and ports-of-call worldwide. Go to travel-42.com to learn more, or call 1.866.566.8136 to subscribe. Copyright (c) 2016 Northstar Travel Media, LLC. travel42.