Day 1: Individual arrival in Ribe
The Viking Age had a great influence on the history and development of Denmark. Ribe, the oldest town in the country has developed from a small village with a market a square in the center to a cozy small Danish town. Fortunately, the town has retained its original charm with it’s cobbled street and majestic cathedral.
Day 2: Ribe, Mandø og Rømø
In the Viking Center in Ribe, you can immerse yourself in the life of the once feared warriors for a day: baking your own flatbread, minting a Ripa silver coin or participating in a warrior training like a real Viking – this is all possible here! Alternatively, a day trip to Mandø or Rømø is recommended.
Day 3: Ribe – Jelling – Aarhus
Shortly before reaching Denmark’s second largest city and European Cultural Capital of 2017, Aarhus a stop in Jelling is recommended to admire the famous Jelling Stone. The rune stone tells the story of Harald Bluetooth, who distanced himself from the Nordic Gods and instead joined the Christian faith. An absolute must for every Viking fan!
Day 4: Discover Aarhus/ Moesgaard Museum
It was not without reason Aarhus was the European Capital of Culture in 2017. Aarhus has such exciting museums such as the open- air museum “Den Gamle By” the art museum AroS, and the Moesgaard Museum. In addition to constantly changing exhibitions at the Moesgaard Museum, you can also learn more about the life of the Vikings. Every year there is also a large Viking gathering that attracts “Vikings” from all over the world.
Day 5: Aarhus – Trelleborg – Roskilde
Enjoy Aarhus and take a stroll through the stylish Latin Quarter district or the modern harbor front before taking the ferry to Zealand. We recommend a stop in Slagelse to visit the Viking Castle “Trelleborg” built around 981. Continue to Roskilde.
Day 6: Discover Roskilde
For the last day of this tour, dedicated to the Danish ancestors, we strongly recommend visiting the famous Viking Ship Museum in Roskilde. Experience a unique 2-hour journey on a reconstructed Viking wooden ship. A walk through the city and a visit to the Cathedral should not be missed during your stay in Roskilde.
Day 7: Individual Return Journey