Thon Hotel Backlund is located in the centre of Levanger, close to the city park and in walking distance from the railway station. The closest airport is Trondheim Airport Vaernes, 50 kilometers away by road or train. Levanger has a long trading history and the yearly market tradition called "Martna'n" (The Market) has roots over 500 years back. The hotel has its own history, celebrated its 175th anniversary in 2014 and offers a pleasant atmosphere with emphasis on personal service and comfort. Levanger is located by the Trondheim fjord and the city harbor is only a few blocks away from the hotel. In and around the city you will find attractions and museums such as the Falstad center (WWII monument and museum), museum of cultural heritage, old monasteries and rock carvings dating back thousands of years. Levanger can also provide good areas for fishing and hunting and has many trails for hiking and other nature experiences. The hotel houses three conference rooms with a capacity of up to 100 people. The restaurant "Bistro No39" is a popular meeting place, daytime cafe and a-la-carte restaurant which draws both guests and locals to its tables.