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Viking Culture, People and History

The Vikings have earned their place in history as a seafaring warrior culture with a fine eye for design and a good ear for storytelling.

Top 5 Viking Experiences in Norway

Marion Fjelde Larsen, curator of the Lofotr Viking Museum, picks five places in Norway well worth a visit.

Food and drink you should try while in Norway

Ask for tasty Norwegian salmon for dinner. For breakfast you should try the sweet brown cheese.

Popular Christmas food in Norway

Norway's vast array of traditional dishes and local specialities really comes into its own at Christmas time. Here are a few of the highlights.

Key Ingredients in the Norwegian Cuisine

Try freshly caught cod from the Lofoten Islands, tender reindeer meat from Finnmark or succulent sweet cherries from Hardanger.

Typical Norwegian museums

Visit a museum you are unlikely to find anywhere else in the world. Learn more about Norway, its culture and its people.

First-class seafood in Norway

Cod, salmon, trout, crab and shrimp are just some of the varieties of seafood available in Norwegian waters, restaurants and markets.

Stockfish

Stockfish is unsalted fish dried by the sun and wind on wooden racks in Northern Norway or in special drying houses.

Lofotr Viking Museum

"Cheers, good people. Eat well for you have traveled long," says the Viking chieftain as he welcomes visitors for a traditional Viking banquet.

Sailing a Viking Ship on the Vefsnfjord

Go to sea in a Viking longship to experience medieval boat building technology in action.

Vikings come to life at Lofoten

Learn about the ways of the Vikings and see how David Spinx's life takes a dramatic turn at the chieftain's longhouse at Borg in the Lofoten Islands.
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