Viking Market in Jelling

Viking Market in Jelling, © Vikingemarked ved Jelling Højene

The Viking Market at the Jelling Mounds features a wide range of inspiring craft workshops, market stalls and Viking horse riding shows. So come and try out your skills as a smithy, baker, archer, or Viking warrior! Watch the Viking Moot in session where conflicts and skirmishes are resolved through debate. And sail on Fårup Lake in the reconstructed Viking ship, Jelling Orm.  

The Viking Market in Jelling, held annually during the first weekend of July, has become a regular crowd-puller, not least due to its proximity to the Viking Age Jelling Monuments, which enjoy UNESCO heritage patronage. The Jelling Rune Stones feature the oldest known inscriptions that bear witness to Denmark as a nation. And Jelling is where King Harald Bluetooth introduced Christianity to Denmark and laid his father, Gorm the Old, to rest.  

The Viking Market in Jelling has all the trappings of a Viking heritage festival – from crafts and trade to Viking horse riding shows with swashbuckling Vikings and real Viking Age horses. There is a Viking themed church service at Jelling Church. And naturally, all participants are clad in period costumes. You can enjoy food and drinks at the Viking Long House. 

The heritage market is located on the lawns between the Jelling Church, the Grave Mounds and the Rune Stones, and the visitor’s centre, Royal Jelling.

Event date/time
05/07/2014 - 06/07/2014 Vikingemarked ved Jelling HøjeneSaturday, Sunday10:00 - 16:00
Price interval
Children
Free in parents company
Adults
Admission - 50.00 DKK

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Contact

Address

Gormsgade
7300 Jelling

Information

Contact : Foreningen Vikingemarked ved højene
E-mail : mail@vikingemarked-jelling.dk
 

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  • City / Area

    • Jelling
    • Vejle
  • Special

    • tickets at the door
  • Types of events

    • Market
    • National event
    • Viking events

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    Longtitude : 9.418398
    Latitude : 55.756649