Norstead Viking Village, L'Anse aux Meadows

Categories: Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
Inspirock Rating:
3.8/5 based on 140 reviews on the web
Step into daily Scandinavian life circa 790 CE to 1066 CE with a visit to Norstead Viking Village. This living history site depicts a Viking village or port of trade, complete with a boathouse, chieftain's hall, church, and blacksmith's shop. In the boathouse you'll find a 16 m (54 ft) replica Viking knarr, a merchant ship that sailed from Greenland to Newfoundland in 1998. Throughout the village you'll find enthusiastic and knowledgeable interpreters dressed in period costume who bring the site to life by showcasing how people lived. For example, you can watch demonstrations on knitting and cooking. Before you head to L'Anse aux Meadows, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly L'Anse aux Meadows travel itinerary planner, to make sure you see all that L'Anse aux Meadows has to offer, including Norstead Viking Village.
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  • After being awed by L'Anse Aux Meadows National Historic Site I wanted to continue the wonder. This village site seems tired and in need of a more robust effort. The buildings on the village site lack...  read more »
  • In a big storage building, the wooden viking boat built by an American and sailed from southern Greenland to L'Anse aux Meadows in the 1960's can be seen. On the site there is a complete Norse village...  read more »
  • Very interesting recreation of the Viking Settlement, only discovered in the 1960's . The 2 historical interpreters were excellent, very knowledgable and enthusiastic, sharing a lot of information. Th...  read more »
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