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Viking Settlement at Avaldsnes - a feeling of being back in the Viking Age

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Viking Settlement at Avaldsnes - a feeling of being back in the Viking Age Photo: Ørjan B. Iversen
Viking Settlement at Avaldsnes - a feeling of being back in the Viking Age

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The Viking settlement is situated in beautiful natural surroundings on the island of Bukkøy and is accessible on foot with a 10 minute walk from St. Olav's Church.

Here it is possible to see and experience how the Vikings lived. Every aspect of the day-to-day life of the Vikings, from work to celebrations including farming, fishing, handicrafts, commerce, art and culture are on display here. Many buildings typical of Viking times are re-constructed using original techniques and of special interest is the granary and round house from the pre-Christian era. The other buildings are replicas from around 900 AD. Adjacent to the settlement is a pier with a capacity for large boats complete with service building including modern toilet facilities. The Viking Hall is also available by private rental for diverse social arrangements.

Free entrance to the Viking Farm. 

Guided tour every day at 14:00 from June 24. to August 18. Adults NOK 100,-, vhildren NOK 50 and seniors NOK 75.

Facilities

  • General facilities

    • toilet
    • jetty
Guided tour NOK
100,- children NOK 50,- and seniors NOK 75,-.

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  • Family activities Family activities

Hours

6/24/2013 - 8/18/2013
Mon - Sun
12:00 PM - 4:30 PM
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Viking Settlement at Avaldsnes - a feeling of being back in the Viking Age

Viking Settlement at Avaldsnes - a feeling of being back in the Viking Age

The Viking settlement is situated in beautiful natural surroundings on the island of Bukkøy and is accessible on foot with a 10 minute walk from St....

Viking Settlement at Avaldsnes - a feeling of being back in the Viking Age

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