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 […]