Strongholds and ring fortresses
Amongst all the Viking relics still visible today, their circular fortresses and strongholds are some of the most impressive. Walk around some of the biggest at Trelleborg Castle and Fyrkat. All these sites have fascinating museums for you to find out more and see artefacts found in the fortresses. In the summer, you can enjoy Viking markets here and re-enactments of Viking battles.
Ancient Kings of Lejre
According to legend, the seat of power of ancient kings and sons of Odin, the Scyldingas, was located in Lejre in the Iron and Viking Ages. Explore the remains of a unique stone ship in Gl. Lejre that is one of Scandinavia’s largest. Also visit the the exhibition Lejre of the Mythical Kings at Lejre Museum to learn more about the ancients.