Jorvik Viking Festival

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From the freezing North to the heat of Spain; from the riches of the East to remote Vinland in the West; the Vikings travelled far, leaving their mark across the world through trading, raiding and discovery.

Click the links below to discover more about the Vikings’ extraordinary journeys.


Viking trading



Viking raiding



Viking discovery


Bjorn Ironside



Gudrid Thorbjarnardottir


Ingvar the Far Travelled

Ahmad Ibn Fadlan