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VIKING EXPEDITION

14 Days from $25oo

ANTHRO TOURS HIGHLIGHTS

  • Visit the Viking Ship Museum

  • Explore Skepptuna Church

  • Day Trip to Vestfold Living History Site

Trip Type: Medieval Studies

Activity Level: Moderate

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Days 1-4: Copenhagen

After arriving in Copenhagen, we'll spend our first full day exploring the origins of the Viking era by visiting the National Museum of Denmark and the Museum of Copenhagen.

We'll then spend our second full day in Copenhagen learning about the warrior culture of the Vikings by visiting the Viking Ship Museum in Roskilde and the Trelleborg Viking Fortress of Harold Bluetooth.

We'll then spend our final day in Denmark on a visit to the living history site of Land of the Legends to learn about efforts to bring Medieval Norse culture back to life.

Days 5-8: Stockholm

After taking a train to Stockholm, we'll spend our first full day in Sweden learning more about the shift to Christianity in the Viking era through visits to the Swedish National Museum and Skepptuna Church.

Participants will then get a day to freely explore the history of culture of Stockholm and its surrounding landscapes on their own.

We'll then spend our third full day in Stockholm exploring the Viking Museum and the Museum of Medieval Stockholm to learn about the complicated politics and violent resistance to conversion to Christianity within the Viking world.

Days 9-14: Oslo

After taking a train to Oslo, we'll spend our first full day in Norway learning about the last legacy of the Vikings through visits to the Museum of Cultural History, Oslo's Viking Ship Museum

After that, we'll spend our next day exploring the legacy of the Medieval Norse on contemporary Scandinavian culture with visits to Viking Planet and Oslo Sweater Shop.

We'll then spend our third full day in Norway on a day trip to the nearby living history village Vestfold to see how historians and archaeologists are bringing the Norse world back to life in Norway.

We'll then spend our final day of the trip exploring how botanists are bringing back historical flora from the Medieval Era with a visit to the Oslo Botanical Garden.

Itineraries and daily schedules are subject to change. We expect to do everything listed in the itinerary, though the order may be rearranged based on weather or other local conditions.

Trip Information

Select your preferred trip. If offered, optional extensions will appear below. A deposit will be due for each traveler when your reservation is confirmed. Group bookings must be for no less than six participants and no more than ten. Due to the cost of reserving for a group, we can only provide a 67% refund in the event of cancelations for group reservations.

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VIKING EXPEDITION

Two Weeks Exploring the History of Early Medieval Scandinavia

14 Days from $25oo

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