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An impressive insight into viking living

Viking fortress, with reconstructed long-house. Dog friendly (though there was a notice telling... read more

Reviewed September 28, 2018
Sussex, England

Beautifully located and with lots of space for the kids to run around, this is an ideal choice for... read more

Reviewed June 3, 2018
Andreas N
Roskilde, Roskilde, Denmark
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One of the places where the Viking Age can be experienced close at hand is the Viking fortress of Trelleborg, near Slagelse in West Zealand. In an area of natural beauty, are the impressive remains one of the Vikings' great ring fortresses...more
Trelleborg Alle 4, Slagelse 4200, Denmark
+45 58 54 95 06
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Reviewed September 28, 2018

Viking fortress, with reconstructed long-house. Dog friendly (though there was a notice telling you not to upset the sheep). Part of the National Museum, and free. Impressive in scale.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Fudge03
Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

This is a historically important site to visit to help understand the significance this region and early inhabitants had on the developing world. Organized “Community Living” with early roots of “Democracy” can be felt and understood. A culture that sent “Explorers” into the world was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

We were staying closeby with small kids, and were quite happy to see something free in Denmark for once... It was worth the trip. It is not very touristic, you have all the time to visit the spot. The website said there were activities for...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 19, 2018

We were on a road trip and made this stop along the way. It was a lot more than expected! The viking village was fun to walk through and there was lots to see. It was free as well. It was a great 10 minute...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Grace M
Reviewed August 6, 2018

We say a picture of it on the way to Copenhagen and decided to visit it. It is only a 10 minute drive from the highway. It is a small and compact Viking village which can certainly be used as a small break on your...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed June 3, 2018

Beautifully located and with lots of space for the kids to run around, this is an ideal choice for a lazy summer afternoon. -And it's free!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Andreas N
Reviewed October 6, 2017

On our drive from Billund to Copenhagen, we'd wanted to stop by the Trelleborg Ring Fortress, but it was a Monday and we knew it was closed. We decided to stop anyway, just in case there was even a small bit we could see. I...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed February 3, 2017 via mobile

winds were blowing and the gras was covered with rime - we were the only persons on the spot: so it was quite easy to imagine to be a Viking by yourself We liked the place not covered with all kind of action and advertisement...More

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank Dan_Switzerlan
Reviewed December 15, 2016

We were headed up to visit friends in Naestved and decided to do some exploring on the way. Trelleborg was going to be our "coup de gras". Staying in a summer house in Marielyst, we had some interesting scenery to see and old "churches" to...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank JRAsFishBabe
Reviewed November 14, 2016

If you like Viking history, I'm sure you will love Trelleborg. You have a museum, with lots of information, a lovely souvenir shop, some activities for the kids, and then when you do get out to the ruins of the fortress itself, it's fantastic: it's...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Chris O
October 19, 2018|
Response from Fudge03 | Reviewed this property |
sorry, I only just spotted this question, but you'd need to ask the venue, I'm afraid I don't know.