Go to content Go to navigation
What's close to you?
Visit Norway tells you what's happening near by, where you are.
BØSTAD

Viking Festival at Lofotr Viking Museum

Viking Festival at Lofotr Viking Museum Photo: Lofotr Viking Museum Viking Festival at Lofotr Viking Museum Photo: Lofotr Viking Museum Viking Festival at Lofotr Viking Museum Photo: Lofotr Viking Museum Viking Festival at Lofotr Viking Museum Photo: Lofotr Viking Museum Viking Festival at Lofotr Viking Museum Photo: Lofotr Viking Museum Viking Festival at Lofotr Viking Museum Photo: Lofotr Viking Museum Viking Festival at Lofotr Viking Museum Photo: Lofotr Viking Museum Viking Festival at Lofotr Viking Museum Photo: Lofotr Viking Museum Viking Festival at Lofotr Viking Museum Photo: Lofotr Viking Museum Viking Festival at Lofotr Viking Museum Photo: Lofotr Viking Museum
Viking Festival at Lofotr Viking Museum Photo: Lofotr Viking Museum
Viking Festival at Lofotr Viking Museum Photo: Lofotr Viking Museum
Viking Festival at Lofotr Viking Museum Photo: Lofotr Viking Museum
Viking Festival at Lofotr Viking Museum Photo: Lofotr Viking Museum
Viking Festival at Lofotr Viking Museum Photo: Lofotr Viking Museum
Viking Festival at Lofotr Viking Museum Photo: Lofotr Viking Museum
Viking Festival at Lofotr Viking Museum Photo: Lofotr Viking Museum
Viking Festival at Lofotr Viking Museum Photo: Lofotr Viking Museum
Viking Festival at Lofotr Viking Museum Photo: Lofotr Viking Museum
Viking Festival at Lofotr Viking Museum Photo: Lofotr Viking Museum

Contact information

Description

Come to Lofotr – participate, play and learn!
Have you ever imagined: How would it be to wander around among the Vikings in Lofoten for more than 1000 years ago? The sound of the men who made weapons and ships preparing for the journey to the south, the smell of the food and the tones from the musicians making a new song to the chieftain`s honour.

Lofotr Viking Festival will be held for the 10th time August 6th – 10th, 2013 – an event that will give you an experience based on living history from the early Iron Age.

This year's theme is "Competition & Play" and we will present a program where the public can use all their senses and even participate, experience and learn.

Our festival will present activities and entertainment suitable for all. For example you can watch theater, learn about Norse gods, or even risk encountering some of the Viking Age supernatural beings, participate in craft activities, compete in historical sports or see Vikings warriors who train for combat, row the Vikingship, experience magician tricks, listen to lectures and learn about the new understanding of life in Viking times, and of course experience the market with the ambience, food, music and trade.

The museum's surroundings and reconstructed buildings provide an outstanding setting for this unique festival, and the opportunity for unique experiences.

Destination: Boathouse, Lofotr Viking Museum, E10, 14km north of Leknes.
Close
Embed this article

Copy and paste this code into your blog/website

Preview

Viking Festival at Lofotr Viking Museum - Photo: Lofotr Viking Museum

Viking Festival at Lofotr Viking Museum

Come to Lofotr – participate, play and learn! Have you ever imagined: How would it be to wander around among the Vikings in Lofoten for more than...

Viking Festival at Lofotr Viking Museum

Source: Visitnorway

Disclaimer

This site includes information about products and services provided by third parties. Whilst Innovation Norway endeavours to ensure that all information on the site is accurate, we cannot be held responsible or liable for any claims caused by information supplied on this website. Prices and availability are subject to change without notice. You should always check the accuracy of the information provided with the relevant supplier. Innovation Norway is under no circumstances responsible for the contents of external web pages linking to its website. Legal disclaimer.

Ad
Ad

More about this area

World Championship in Cod Fishing

Every winter, hundreds of people travel to the Lofoten Islands in Northern Norway to see who gets the most and the largest arctic cod.

Eagle safari

"Of all the things I get to experience, I think this is the big one," says Norway host David Spinx, out to meet sea eagles in the Lofoten Islands.

Getting to Lofoten and around

There are daily flights into the airports in Lofoten. Travelling around Lofoten is most easily done by car, bike and ferries.

Helgeland and Lofoten

The Torghatten Mountain, the bird island of Lovunden and the Saltfjellet-Svartisen National Park are among the attractions on this trip.

TripAdvisor forum on the Lofoten Islands

Read tips about Norwegian destinations from other travelers on the TripAdvisor forums. Ask for advice, and share your own experiences in turn.
TEXT ADS
  • Ad
  • Ad
  • Ad
  • Ad
Ad
Ad

Subscribe to newsletter