The Vikings were more than simply a raiding and pillaging people. They had highly developed social, religious and commercial structures and were just as adept at farming as raiding.
Through on-going archaeological research, we're uncovering more and more about the lives behind the myths. Re-discovered jewellery, handicrafts, weapons, clothes and long-ships all help fill the gaps in our knowledge of the Norsemen. Here's a guide to experiences in Denmark where you can learn more about the Viking people and their ways.
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.
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!