Viking attractions in Denmark
Denmark is the spiritual and historical home of the Vikings. Once feared across Europe for their raiding and pillaging, today's Vikings are a peaceful bunch who have traded in their longships for bicycles. Get a taste of the old Viking culture and way of life in Denmark, where you will find several ancient Viking attractions and traces of Viking royalty.
From rune stones and monuments to fortresses and genuine Viking boats, no place in the world has as much Viking heritage as Denmark.
Facts about the Danish Vikings
The Viking age started in 793 and lasted until 1066, a few decades after King Canute ended his Anglo-Scandinavian ruling. The Vikings come from Scandinavia, with Denmark being one the most pivotal countries and a place where you will see that the Vikings have truly made their mark in history.