Trondheim - Trondheim: The Northernmost Cathedral in the World & the Historic Wooden District

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Trondheim: The Northernmost Cathedral in the World & the Historic Wooden District

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(59 reviews)
Trondheim Center, Trondheim, Norway
50 mins
Tip-Supported

About the tour

Trondheim, Norway’s third-largest city, is located on the shore of the Trondheimfjord – halfway from its origins to the sea. Trondheim emerged as an important place towards the end of the Viking Age, as the newly Christianised Vikings, ready to convert the pagans, returned to their home country. There were two Olavs who Christianised the country: the first, Olav Tryggavason, founded Trondheim and converted the locals before being killed. The second, Olav Haraldsson, was more forceful in his approach. Even though he had been killed too, he later became the Saint of Norway. Today, he is buried under the Nidaros Cathedral, the northernmost cathedral in the world and the second-largest one in Scandinavia. Join me on a walk through the early history of Trondheim, from Nidaros Cathedral to the banks of Nid river, where we’ll be able to see the old harbor district around which the city grew. Emma is a licensed tour guide living in Bergen, Norway. Originally from Australia, Emma fell in love with both the city (and a Norwegian!) and moved to Bergen in 2015. She has been a guide ever since. In addition to providing walking tours of Bergen, Emma also does guide tours throughout Norway and Finland. Emma runs her own business called I Love Bergen, which gives customized walking tours of Bergen. Her tours focus on unique aspects of history, culture, architecture, and stories of everyday life.


Meet Nordic Voyager

Nordic Voyager

Nordic Voyager is a team of experienced guides and like-minded enthusiasts who decided to pull together their resources and knowledge. Olav and Emilie, guides in Oslo, are both historians and excellent storytellers. Andrea and Emma live in Bergen that attracts millions of visitors every year. They love traveling to other places in Norway and share stunning Norwegian landscapes in different parts of this wonderful region. Karin and Karl are the Vikings. They offer you a fantastic opportunity to discover the world of Vikings in the Village with residents leading the same lifestyle as their ancestors. Mike lives in Israel, and he will take you to the ancient Acre and Haifa.


What to expect

Get ready for something special. We’re travelling to Trondheim with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you’ll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing content creator.

The tour will last about 50 mins and will be live-streamed by your content creator directly from Trondheim. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your content creator and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.


Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to join, but you have the option to leave a tip during the tour.

The majority of your tip goes directly to support the channel, while the rest helps Heygo continue to build a place that brings the world closer together.


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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.


Reviews from travellers

Kayleigh A.

16 June 2021

Great!

Annette H.

15 June 2021

Lovely tour and amazing location.

DIANE P.

15 June 2021

THANKS FOR NORWAY TRIPS

Elaine B.

14 June 2021

Norway was never on my list of countries that I thought I like to visit, until I met up with Emma of Nordic Voyagers! Her series of walks through small towns was delightful. She is definitely in love with her country, & does a great job promoting the small towns that are off the beaten track! 5 stars

Nuala M.

13 June 2021

Excellent tour - such interesting history combined with day-to-day life stories. Highly recommended! 5 stars!


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