Travelling as Vikings (Norway)
Some Of The Best Places To Relive The Viking Fever In Norway
Packing for Norway? Don’t skip to visit these best places in Norway. So what are you waiting for? Buck up Viking Fans, It’s Norway calling!
A Viking history trickle back into the pop culture and this is the reason why more and more people are interested in knowing the Viking Age. And, Norway is the destination that is known to have the oldest Viking sites in the world. Vikings were incredible farmers, artisans, craftsman, seafarers, storytellers and warriors of legend who set coastlines from Great Britain to America and various areas throughout Scandinavia and Europe. So, if you are a Vikings fan who has totally fallen in love with the spunky age of shield maidens and warriors then Norway is the destination for you.
Its breathtaking landscapes and otherworldly panoramas will give you a memory for a lifetime. There’s something for every traveller in Norway. From dining, shopping, exploring nature to cruising along incredible fjords, Norway is that place where everyone leaves happy. If you are an adventure lover, then there are some incredible heritage Viking sites in Norway that you should not miss adding this thrilling experience to your adventure list.
• Lofotr Viking Museum, Borg, Lofoten Islands:
It is the place where the remains of the largest known Viking Age Longhouse were found. Visit it to travel back in time and experience life like in a Viking age. The place will bring you closer to this age by letting you hear their stories of power, glory, and wealth. Once you are here you will also get the chance to join in a Viking feast where you’ll be welcomed by the governor, his wife, and their slaves. Visiting this spot in summer will let you row a Viking ship along with riding and trying your hand at throwing axes and shooting with bow and arrows. Sounds like a real thrill, isn’t it?
• Stiklestad National Culture Centre, Outside Trondheim:
The spot where Norway’s most historic battle took place is now an attraction site for tens of thousands of visitors every year because of its St Olav Festival. From the medieval market, art exhibition, concerts to theatre performances, it is an amazing experience for the whole family.
• Trondenes Historical Center, Harstad:
This site is located in a heritage rich landscape that echoes the Viking era, middle Ages, and World War II. A must visit spot of Norway for every traveller that offers a multimedia exhibition featuring vision, music, light, and smell. You will feel as if you have been taken to the Viking age in real time here. So, just don’t miss.
• The Viking Ship Museum, Oslo:
Anyone who is interested in a Viking history must make his plans for the Viking Ship Museum, where the world’s two best-preserved wooden Viking ships are kept both dating back to the ninth century. Besides this, you will also come across smaller vessels, sledges, cart with an exceptional ornamentation, textiles, household utensils and a range of things from that era. Just keep your camera ready.
• Viking Valley Market, Gudvangen, Fjord Norway:
Get the real taste of Viking life at this place, which will give you a close watch at traditional handicrafts, a chance to relish the Viking food and a peek into the Viking tents.
So what are you waiting for? Buck up Viking Fans, It’s Norway calling!