Denmark - Not only Vikings

10 days

From £4,195

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The Danish Vikings were masters of the sea whose impact was felt throughout Europe between the 9th and 11th centuries. We visit two of the network of ring forts at Fyrkat and Trelleborg, the earliest post-Roman town in Northern Europe at Ribe, the largest Viking Age town at Haithabu, and the royal mounds at Jelling. Denmark also boasts some world-leading museums including the National Museum of Denmark and the Viking Ship Museum..

Tour highlights:

  • Visit Jelling to view the famous rune stones of Gorm the Old and Harald Bluetooth
  • Wander across Lindholm Hoje, a major Viking burial site including ship-shaped stone settings
  • Come face to face with the Iron Age Tollund Man, Europe’s most famous bog body
  • Visit the once-important trading centre of Haithabu to see the original settlement site, some reconstructed buildings and the museum

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Today's Price

Deposit: £500 Single supplement: £650

Includes flights

Meet your Experts

Brian Ayers

Guide Lecturer

Brian Ayers is a British archaeologist specialising in medieval urban archaeology. He was formerly the City Archaeologist of Norwich, about which city he has published extensively (including the book Norwich: Archaeology of a Fine City), and the County Archaeologist of Norfolk.

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Agnes Gatineau

Tour Manager

Agnès Gatineau is French, from Paris. She lives in London and travels frequently to Paris. She started as a field archaeologist then went on to teach French as a foreign language in university and other institutions.

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Viking ships, Denmark
Tour dates & prices

Included in your cost:

  • Expert Guide Lecturer
  • Professional Tour Manager
  • Local travel aboard a private air-conditioned coach
  • Meals as per the itinerary, wine and tea or coffee with dinner
  • Accommodation
  • Entries to all sites as per the itinerary
  • All taxes & gratuities
  • Field notes
Tour Departure Tour ID Departure date Return Date Guided by Price Deposit Single Supp. Availability
2 September 2020 ADEN200902 2 September 2020 (Wednesday) 11 September 2020 (Friday) Brian Ayers Agnes Gatineau £4,195
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£500 £650 Call for availability
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