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Experience Vikingaliv and further your knowledge about the Viking age through our exciting daily guided tours.

Daily tour schedule

Tour schedule, Monday-friday:

10:30 Guided tour, Swedish
11:30 Guided tour, Swedish
12:30 Guided tour, English
13.30 Guided tour, Swedish
14:30 Guided tour, English
15:30 Themed tour, Estrid and Jarlabanke, Swedish
16:15 Guided tour, Swedish

Tour schedule, Saturday and sunday:

10:30 Childrens’ tour (recommended from age of 7), Swedish
11:30 Guided tour, Swedish
12:30 Guided tour, English
13.30 Childrens’ tour (recommended from the age of 7), Swedish
14:30 Themed tour (see current tour further down)
15:30 Guided tour, English
16:15 Guided tour, Swedish

Changes may occur

Autumn break

During the autumn break a varied tour schedule filled with exciting happenings is offered.

Autumn break schedule

Tickets
* We do not accept cash. You are welcome to pay by card or swish at the entrance, shop and restaurant.

Themed tours

Themed tours are held at Vikingaliv every weekend. The theme varies from week to week. The tour is a part of the entrance fee. Read more below about the different themes below.

ESTRID SIGFASTSDOTTER AND JARLABANKE

Estrid was one of the most powerful women during the 11th century in Täby. Estrid and her family erected many runestones still present in the area. You can meet a reconstruction of Estrid and hear the story of her fascinating life. The themed tour is held at 3.30 pm every week day. Swedish.

AMONG VALKYRIES AND HOUSEWIVES

What was life like for women during the Viking age?
Our guide and archaeologist, Tora Larsdotter Andersson, tells the story of everythings from powerful housewives to Valkyries and poor thralls and how everything changed with Christianity. (Swedish)

SET IN STONE – THE STORY OF THE RUNESTONES

What can runestones tell us about the viking age people and life 1000 years ago? Our guide and archaeologist, Eric Östergren, talks about why runes and runestones are some of the most interesting parts of our history. The tour is held the 17th and 18th of November. (Swedish)

IT’S IN THE BONES – HEAR THE OSTEOLOGIST

During excavations a lot of bones are usually found, both human and from animals. What can we learn from these bones? Emma van Eelen, osteologist and guide, talks about the importance of bones in archaeology. The tour is held the 8th and 9th of December. (Swedish)

THE DRAGON SHIPS – VIKING SHIPS AND TRAVELS

What made the viking ships so successful? Marine archaeologist and guide Ellen Ingers talks about the fast ships and journeys. The tour is held the 22nd of December.

AMONG FAMILY FEUDS AND NORDIC GODS – SAGAS AND MYTHOLOGY

Archaeologist and guide, Askur Ingvaldsson, talks about the oldest nordic literature, the Icelandic sagas. Get to know the gods and the mythology the 20th and 21st of October. (SWEDISH, and a bit of Icelandic actually)

THE GRAND MYTH OF THE VIKING

Historian and guide, Hugo Hambreus, tells you about how the modern viking image was formed and about it’s base in the 19th century’s nationalism. The tour is held the 10th and 11th of November.

Book a private tour

Are you interested in a private tour for you and your friends? Book the tour of your interest here.

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