Meet the Vikings (Winter)

Step back in time and experience life in the Viking Age at the Lofotr Viking Museum. Enjoy an authentic Viking meal and watch your hosts perform traditional rituals.

  • Guided bus tour from the ports of Stamsund to Svolvær
  • See the recreation of the largest Viking building ever found
  • Join in on an authentic Viking ritual, with toasts to the Norse Gods
  • Be served a traditional Viking age meal with mead
  • Direction

    Northbound direction

  • Season

    Winter

  • Difficulty level

    Level 1: For everyone

  • Duration

    2 hours 30 min

  • Minimum number of passengers

    15

  • Maximum number of passengers

    90

  • Booking code

    HR-STU4E

  • From

    $ 299

  • Notices

    The visit at Lofotr is approximately one hour long

Today, we’ll visit the Lofotr Viking Museum, where a reconstruction of the largest Viking building ever found has been built. Here, you can see artifacts dating all the way back to 500 AD, which is when the original building, the Chieftain’s house, was established. It was inhabited until around 900 AD, and in the rebuilt version, the Viking diet, lifestyle, and religion has been faithfully recreated for you to experience.  

After having time to look around the longhouse and the exhibits, the Chieftain and the Lady of the House will invite you to join them for an authentic Viking meal in the banquet hall. Watch in awe as your Viking hosts make sacrifices to the Norse Gods, praying for good health, prosperity, and that the sun will return to avoid Ragnarok, the end of the world. After the Viking meal, served with traditional mead, you’ll travel by bus to Svolvær and rejoin your ship. 

A group of people holding wine glasses A group of people holding wine glasses

 Practical information 

  • Disembarking port: Stamsund
  • Embarking port: Svolvær
  • Available period:  04 November - 03 April
    • Not available 24.-26., 31.12 - 01.01
  • Transportation: Bus
  • Meals on the trip: Dinner, mead
  • Clothes/Footwear: Comfortable shoes, warm clothing

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