The Vikings have conquered Hollywood and are now returning home to Norway.
With the recent hit series like The History Channel’s «Vikings» and the BBC’s «The Last Kingdom», the popularity of all things Viking has exploded. We have embraced this popularity and are now proud and excited to share great Viking news with you.
The Viking Tour
Every Wed., Thurs., Fri. and Sat. at 11:00 am, between 25 May and 31 August, you can join a new and unique sightseeing tour. Historically correct, with a touch of Hollywood – The Viking Tour will visit the Iron Age Farm and include a free visit to the Viking Voyages exhibition at the Museum of Archaeology, University of Stavanger. The tour will stop at the Three Swords Monument and other historical locations of great importance. Your guide will wear typical clothing from the Viking age and you are offered to wear a Viking helmet, so have your camera ready to snap some spectacular photos! At the end of the tour, you will even receive a Viking Diploma to call yourself a true Viking!
Please read more about the tour here.
How to book?
Anyone will be able to book the tour from our brand new booking page www.gc-booking.no (launched 21 March 2016). The scheduled tours will be in English, but private groups can book the tour on request in several of other languages.
New member of the Destination Viking Association
We are also pleased to announce that we are now an official member of the Destination Viking Association. The association aims to promote the Viking world based on sound knowledge and academic research.
Look out for the Viking Tour bus, located directly at the Cruise Terminal Strandkaien