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Kuhaugen view point is a place with view over Trondheim and the fjord. It has a bench to sit on and enjoy the view. It is as cozy in the daytime as in the evenings. To get here you can walk from Solsiden. To find the view point you have to go to Skyåsvegen and find the trail from there to Kuhaugen viewpoint through a small patch of forest.
Våttakammen is a small mountain with great view of the fjord. It is a great hiking destination not far from the city. You can go to Ila and follow Ilavassdraget to get there. Warning, it will be more snow on the way to Våttakammen than it is in the city. Good winter shoes and warm hiking clothes are needed. Further instructions on how to get there are here: https://ut.no/turforslag/115898/til-topps-pa-vattakammen-fra-vestoppfarten-286-moh
Skansen is a really popular place, especially in the summer. Many students gather there to sunbathe, swim and have a barbeque. It is also lovely in the winter. You have amazing view of the fjord and Munkholmen. It is also possible to go swimming in the fjord in the winter if you want the full norwegian experience.
Ilsvikøra consists of thiny old wooden houses. These houses are some of the oldest houses in Trondheim and were built in the last half of the 18th century. Fishermen and woodworkers originally lived in this area. Up until the 1960's several of the houses weren't connected to the water and sewage system. Today the houses are modernised and renovated. Ilsvikøra is a perfect destination for a walk. However, be considerate of the people that live in the houses.
Elgsethytta lies in the heart of Bymarka. To get there you can take bus 10 to Skistua. There you will find ski tracks to get to Elgsethytta. It is possible to rent skis in the basement of Skistua (Monday - friday 9am - 3pm). You can buy hot and cold drinks and cakes every day. The kitchen serves dinner tuesday - thursday. Opening hours at Elgsethytta are tuesday - thursday 11am - 8pm, friday 11am - 5pm, saturday - sunday 10am - 6pm.
If you are near NTNU Gløshaugen or Studentersamfundet and you want a quick walk you can go to Høyskoleparken. The park lies right next to Samfundet and is a great place for a quick break.
Ladestien, or the lade path, is a path from Lade to Ranheim by the fjord. To get to the starting point of the path you can take bus 20 to Strandveikaia. There you follow Ormen Langes vei until the start of the trail. Ladestien is the perfect place to go for a walk, go swimming, sit down on one of the many benches along the way and enjoy some coffee or hot chocolate that you brought with you. Or visit Ladekaia, a café by the path. Ladekaia is open monday - friday 12pm - 5pm, saturday - sunday 11am - 7pm.
Theisendammen is a small lake close to Trondheim city center. It is as beautiful in the winter as in the sommer. It is possible to take bus 11 to Sverresborg senter. It is a also great hiking destination. To get there you can walk from Ila. You can find more information on the hike to Theisendammen here: https://ut.no/turforslag/1111450/rett-ut-ilabekken
Nidelven is the river that surounds the city center. There is a path next to the river perfect for a chill walk on a nice day. You can really experience Trondheim from the riverside and see the city from a whole new angle. There are also benches by the path where you can sit down and enjoy a coffee to go.