How would you like to wander where direwolves roam, mix with the descendants of Wildlings and maybe bump into some actual Game of Thrones cast members? In Denmark you can! Game of Thrones’ terrifying world of dragons, White Walkers and feuding royals may be an imaginary place, but George R. R. Martin has drawn on thousands of years of mad human history to create his epic fantasy. Yes, Denmark looks like a quiet, peaceful kind of place, but its history is as wild as Westeros’. Read on for 7 reasons why Game of Thrones could’ve happened in Denmark.
Brush up on your viking trivia, and visit the places in Denmark that inspired major characters and events in the TV series Vikings.
Follow the route and piece together Denmark's Viking history.