Visit Trelleborg Viking Fortress

A 1000-year-old Viking fortress
Experience the Viking Age close at hand at the Viking fortress of Trelleborg, near Slagelse in West Zealand.
Trelleborg, one of the great ring fortresses of the Viking Age, was constructed around the year 980 by King Harald Bluetooth. The remains of the great royal fortress can still clearly be seen in the beautiful natural landscape of Tude ådal.    

Museum

Explore a Viking Fortress

Learn more about the 1000-year-old royal fortress by visiting the museum at Trelleborg and search its treasures both in the open air and inside the museum's exhibitions. Models, archaeological finds and reconstructions give a vivid impression of Trelleborg’s history, its inhabitants and function.  

Walk in the footsteps of the Vikings
At Trelleborg, it is possible to experience the lives of the Vikings first hand in the reconstructed village of Slagløse. At Easter and Whitsun, during the whole summer season and in the autumn half-term holiday, the museum offers a wealth of activities, displays and events for children of all ages. Try the crafts and daily tasks of the Vikings yourself, experience the authentic atmosphere and meet the museum's vikings.

Plan your visit by checking the calendar and news on this website where you can see which activities are taking place and when. 

 

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