'Follow the Vikings' is a collection of ten small educational pieces on Vikings, published in Danish by forlagetepsilon.dk. The ten pieces are all linked with historical Viking sites in Denmark and therefore allows you to both figuratively and literally follow the Vikings.
The Vikings had many great kings. The well known kings like Gorm the Old, Harald Bluetooth, Sweyn Forkbeard, and Cnut the Great ruled vast lands while other smaller kings ruled in smaller kingdoms. All kings were nevertheless important as seen in their burial grounds left behind.
Want to experience as much Viking as possible whilst in Denmark?
Here's a suggested itinerary to give you inspiration and ideas for your Danish Viking adventure!
There are many places in the country where you can not only visit Viking ruins and monuments, but also take part in thrilling Viking events and re-enactments. So grab a helment and prepare for battle!
We all think we know the Vikings, from the stories of raiding and plundering to Norse mythology and those horned helmets. But how much of this is fact, and how much is myth?
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. Denmark is scattered with hundreds of Viking attractions, ranging from burial sites and fortresses to indoor and outdoor museums.