Coming of the Vikings

Denmark is the spiritual and historical home of the Viking. Once feared across Europe for their raiding and pillaging, today's Vikings are a peaceful bunch who have traded in their longships for bicycles. But if you want to get a taste of the old Viking culture and way of life, come to Denmark! From rune stones and monuments to fortresses and genuine Viking boats, no place in the world has as much Viking heritage as Denmark.

Viking Denmark

All of Denmark is bursting with great viking experiences throughout the year. No place in the world has as much Viking heritage as Denmark. 


Ancient monuments, mystic runestones, stunning longships, open-air life-size villages, burial mounds, mesmerising museums and much, much more. Wherever you go, there's something for the viking in you!


How to get to Denmark

The world’s longest Viking ship wreck

Viking events

On the trail of the vikings

Viking attractions

Viking markets

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. 

Ribe is Scandinavia's oldest town with a Viking history that can be traced back to around 710 AD. Today the city 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!

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.

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

No matter where you go in Denmark, you are not far from Viking history. The country is scattered with Viking burial sites, fortresses, and indoor and outdoor museums. Here is a list of the must-see Viking attractions.

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.

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 Viking heritage in Scandinavia is rich and widespread.  Viking Trips aims to be a future international hub for the latest archaeological finds, offers on Viking trips, museum exhibitions, festivals, competitions, and other Viking related initiatives.

Viking Invest

Go on a Viking trail with Best Served Scandinavia. From Roskilde Viking Ship Museum to Trelleborg fortress and Lejre. Book now with Best Served Scandinavia on 02078385956 or sales@best-served.co.uk

 

Best Served Scandinavia

Scenic self-drive tour

At your own pace around Denmark staying in Manor houses and Inns taking in your choice of historical sites on the way

 

Taber Holidays

Taking the car to Denmark? Until September 29th DFDS offers a direct ferry route between Harwich and the Danish city of Esbjerg

It is easy to get to Denmark. You can fly to four different airports and takes about one an a half hour. Or take the ferry from Harwich to Esbjerg.

All Danhostel hostels offer nice, private rooms, breakfast buffet and a relaxed atmosphere

Small hand-picked inns, hotels, castles and manor houses in Denmark which are extremely charming, warm and welcoming

 

Small Danish Hotels