Nidaros and Saint Olav
The important Shrine
Nidaros was the greatest pilgrimage destination in Northern Europe in the Middle Ages. Join in this great story along the pilgrim paths.
Pilgrim Ways to Trondheim/Nidaros
Oslo Gjøvik/Hamar Nidaros
The main way from Oslo over Hadeland, through Gudbrandsdal valley and Dovre mountain towards Nidaros.
The eastern way out of Oslo, a public and pilgrim road used by people for a millenium
Trysil Tynset Nidaros
A pilgrim's path with traces to Väneren, probably Sta Birgitta of Vadstena walked to Nidaros along this way.
For centuries "The great Rombo Way" was an old road over Kjølen trafficated by pilgrims and merchants.
The stretch from Selånger to Stiklestad became the last journey of Olav Haraldson before the battle of Stiklestad in 1030.
The pilgrim path furthest north starts at Gløshaug church in Grong. It passes Megard parish before Stiklestad.
Other pilgrim ways
The Sunniva route connects Kinn and Selja as a part of the coastal route to Nidaros. Roads and ferries can be used today.
The walk along the Røldal road ends at the pilgrim gathering in Røldal which is set to occur on Gamaljonsok.
The Pilgrim Way to Filefjell
The St. Thomas church on File Mountain was one of the most important pilgrim shrines of the Middle Ages.