Sagnlandet Lejre

Sagnlandet Lejre
Sagnlandet Lejre is an atmospheric and exciting tourist attraction for the whole family. 10000 years of Danish history brought to life. Houses and settings from the Stone Age, Iron Age, Viking Age and 1800th century, historic workshops and domestic animals, located in the beautiful historic landscape near Roskilde.

Sagnlandet Lejre (ie. Land of Legends Lejre) is an open-air park in the most beautiful Danish countryside, where you can stroll among reconstructions of ancient living environments, like the Iron Age village, the Stone Age camp, the Viking market, the 19th century farm cottages, and many more.

Sagnlandet Lejre is also a pionering institution at international level in the field of experimental archaeology and communication of knowledge.

Some of the things you can do in the 43 hectares of Sagnlandet are:

  • Stroll around and picnic in our natural landscape and ancient living environments.
  • Acquire knowledge about the past from hands-on activities and from our well-informed Vikings, Stone Age fishers and families of the past.
  • Meet aurochs, wild boars, goats, sheep and many other animals face to face.
  • Let your children enjoy the Fire Valley, where they can sail in dug-out canoes, grind corn to make flour, make biscuits and more.
  • Talk to our artisans and, in the summertime, experimental archaeologists, while they perform their work and experiments.

You will find a living past in Sagnlandet Lejre!

Street address: 
Slangealleen 2 DK-4320 Lejre
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Destination Viking is a new travel experience concept. Partners from a number of countries have come together to develop a borderless tourism destination focusing on the Viking world.

Quality is a key word for Destination Viking - as a visitor you expect quality at every level, and we will deliver it. Quality means quality of activities, quality of presentations, quality of workmanship, quality of sites, quality of food, quality of souvenirs. In short: quality experience!