The Vikings - Editorial


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Living with Danish history

With a thousand years of royal history, Denmark is home to castles, palaces, churches and remarkable Viking monuments, inviting visitors to experience the greatness of ancient times.

2. Vikings and the Wadden Sea

World Heritage Sites Denmark

You can enjoy seven stunning UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Denmark. For a whirlwind tour of Denmark's sites, start at Kronborg Castle, the home of Shakespeare's Hamlet, only an hour north of Copenhagen.

10 Weird and Wild things kids can do in Denmark

The world famous LEGOLAND® amusement park, Tivoli Gardens and Denmark’s other top-ranking theme parks and family attractions make Denmark a top choice for f

1) Enjoy a city break with a cultural difference in Aalborg

Archaeological findings in the Frederikssund area tell suggest that people have lived here since the earliest stone age. Immerse yourself in Viking history for a day with fun attractions and sights at the Viking World!

The Vikings were a seafaring people. Their well-designed, infamous longships caused terror across the world from Northern Europe to the Black Sea, - even North America! If you want to learn more about the notorious longships and the people who built them, here's some inspiration for you.

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.

Take a journey with the Vikings

There's a little bit of Viking in all of us. Young and old, we all share a fascination with the Vikings, their history and their way of life. So whether you want to try your hand at Viking life or immerse yourself in Viking history and culture, Denmark offers it all.

Viking event, Vikings fighting, Moesgaard beach

The Viking age

 Jelling is located in East Jutland and boasts some of Europe’s most prominent Viking Age monuments, included in the UNESCO World Heritage list. Jelling is a perfect place to learn about Viking royalty and Viking life.

Discover your Danish heritage


Aalborg: Denmark's laid-back city


At the heart of Denmark

  1. Marvel at Roskilde Cathedral, the dramatic resting place of Danish kings and queens
Læsø salt
  1. Stand in two seas at once at The Branch (Grenen), Denmark’s northernmost point


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