Travel Tips & Advice on “Munkolmen Island”

At Sea: Munkolmen Island (Monk’s Island) and Lighthouses, Norway

The MS Midnatsol left Trondheim promptly at Noon and passed Munkolmen Island (Monk’s Island), home to Kristiansten Fortress and a Benedictine Monastery. Monk’s Island was Trondheim’s execution grounds in ancient times. Benedictine monks built on the island in the early 11th century, probably one of the first two monasteries in Scandinavia. In 1658, it was converted into […]