Vikings in Denmark

No matter where you go in Denmark, you are not far from Viking history. Denmark is scattered with hundreds of Viking attractions, ranging from burial sites and fortresses to indoor and outdoor museums. 

How was the everyday life of the Vikings? What are their stories and legends? And where are their traces today? Read all about this unique era of Danish history. 

Go sailing on a real Viking ship from Roskilde, learn a trick or two from a Viking in combat at the Viking fortress Trelleborg and you may even bump into legendary hero Beowulf in the Land of Legends in Lejre.

Aalborg and the surrounding area is packed with Viking heritage, Viking sites and Viking experiences. From burial sites and reconstructed dwelling sto museums, Aalborg is a great destination for the Viking enthusiast.

The National museum is hosting a major exhibition on Vikings in 2013. The exhibition focuses on the core period of the Viking Age, from the late 8th century to the early 11th century. For the first time ever the largest Viking ship ever found is put on display.

The merciless ancient Danes that still strike fear into the hearts of people around the world.

Ribe is Scandinavia's oldest town with a Viking history that can be traced back to around 710 AD. Today the town houses several indoor and outdoor Viking exhibitions and a holiday resort. Come to Ribe and have a go at being a Viking for a day!

The western part of Sealand is packed with Viking experiences. The area has great outdoor attractions with genuine Viking heritage, including a Viking-age fortress and the beautiful Åmosen Nature Reserve.