The known history of Norway dates back as early as the 9th century with the settlements of the Vikings. Although these ancient warriors are gone, you can still find many historic sites peppered around fjords, which provide an authentic look into the lives of the country's ancestors.
Located in Gudevangen, in the heart of the UNESCO awarded Sognefjord, lies a charming Norwegian town that has been turned into an ancient settlement. The settlement has adopted the name Njardarheimr and brings to the life the real heritage and culture of the Viking era.
Although berthing in Gudevangen may be difficult, guests visiting Flam as part of their luxury yacht charter can easily access the historic site via their tender.
During your trip, you will discover how the Vikings used to hunt, craft, and cook in ancient Norway. Here, guests are encouraged to participate in the variety of games and tours on offer, including some action-packed experiences such as archery and axe-throwing activities that will certainly entertain.
Njardarheimr is run by Viking enthusiasts with a wealth of knowledge of Norway’s heritage who create an authentic and immersive environment
Throughout your visit, you will also get the opportunity to witness warrior battles, learn traditional games, and listen to ancient stories. Guests can also participate in guided tours of the self-sustaining village, which has been carefully cared for by the locals of Njardarheimr.
Great efforts go into serving delicious era-appropriate meals. Here, you can taste the cuisine of the ancient Nords and even opt for a VIP treatment where you are served a five to eight-course meal alongside the chief. All ingredients are sourced locally and cooked using traditional methods including pit-cooking and spit-roasting.
The residents of Njardarheimr also teach traditional crafting methods, like carpentering, tailoring, and smithing. The items you see crafted are available for sale in the gift shop, where all of the proceeds go towards the village’s upkeep.
Njardarheimr Viking Village
Njardarheimr, N-5747 Gudvangen.
Show Phone Number+47 462 45 462