Get close to the most talented archaeologists in Denmark
Watch the researchers at work as they excavate the Castle Ring of the Viking Castle. Discover the world of the Vikings and their mysterious ring castles.
What is the Viking Castle?
The Viking Castle is an archaeological excavation site which you can visit with the whole family. In our Welcome Centre you can see finds from the Viking Age and survey the Viking´s landscape from the observation post. The hidden ring castle has been set up to give you a sense of its vast size.
You can also go on a guided tour with the archaeologists and watch them at work. They are investigating why the 1.000-yeay-old Viking Castles were built, abandoned and forgotten. The Viking castle was not discovered iuntil 2014. It may be the key that unlocks the mysteries of the ring castles.
Get a glimpse of Viking history at the very moment it emerges from the earth...
01/06 - 31/08 Every day: 10am - 4pm
Entrance DKK 45
30/6 - 12/8: 3 daily guided tours at 10.30 am, 12.30 pm and 14.30 pm.
Download our app and go on a personal voyage of discovery. Discover the fortress and the landscape of the Viking Age with our Virtual Reality glasses, which are included in the price of admission.
You can also use the app to get really close to the work of the archaeologists in the many exciting 360 degrees video.
The Viking Castle is just next to Exit 33, Lelling, on the E47.
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Transport time from:
- Copenhagen: 35 minutes
- Rødby ferry: 1 hour 10 minutes
- Gedser ferry: 1 hour 15 minutes
- Køge Train station: 15 minutes (Bus 260R)