Meet the Vikings, summer season – Hurtigruten land excursion

Viking Feast Lofoten Islands by Hurtigruten

Join a historical journey as the bus takes you from Stamsund to Borg, and on to the Lofotr Viking Museum to meet the Vikings and enjoy a real Viking feast.

This is an optional land excursion which you can add to your Hurtigruten cruise booked through Fjord Travel Norway. The land excursion will appear during the tour booking process, with prices and details.


Meet the Vikings by Hurtigruten

Meet the Vikings on Lofoten Islands

On the trip to Lofotr, the guide will tell you about the Viking Ages, the museum and how life was for the Vikings who lived here. Upon arrival you are invited in to experience the Chieftain’s house, which has been recreated in full size, and features exhibits of finds from the Viking Age.

The Chieftain and the Lady of the house welcome you to join them for a real Viking feast in the banquet hall; a taste of the Viking Age, with traditional food, costumes, singing and dancing in authentic surroundings. After the feast, served with home-brewed mead, you then travel by bus to Svolvaer, learning more about the history of Lofoten along the way before rejoining the ship.

Lofotr Viking Museum by Hurtigruten

Lofotr Viking Museum

Practical information:

Duration: 3 hours
Included: Dinner and mead
Transportation: Bus
Clothes/footwear: Comfortable shoes and warm clothing
Available: April 4 – November 3
Land excursion #4F

Beach on Lofoten Islands by Sonia Arrepia, Visit Norway

Beach on Lofoten Islands



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