Viking Market

The 16th annual Viking Market “Vikingadagar” / “Viikinkipäivät” will take place on July 18th – July 19st 2020!

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The Viking Centre will be visited by Vikings living in the Viking village, presenting themselves and different kinds of Viking age crafts and activities. Activities for the public, like Viking axe throwing, archery and baking bread, have been very popular at past events.

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Program

The Viking Market timetable Sat 18.7 10.00-18.00 and Sun 19.7 10.00-14.00:

Viking handicrafts – shows and sales, cooking in Viking style over an open fire, workshops, sword fight training etc.

Guidings in different languages are organized in the centre’s two auditoriums, the presentation lasts about 15 minutes. Time-tables are posted on the walls.

Viking village is open both days until 18.00, and the café is open until 20.00. The whole summer’s opening hours can be found here.

The event can also be found on our facebook page.

Preliminary program:

Saturday 18.7.2020

11:15 Traditional song performance
11:30 Archery
12:00 Bread frying over an open fire
12:30 Axe throwing, both adults and children can try
12:45 Viking ship Sotka
14:45 Viking ship Sotka
15:15 Traditional song performance
15:30 Axe throwing, both adults and children can try
16:00 Bread frying over an open fire
16:30 Guided tour in the Viking village

Sunday 19.7.2020

11:15 Traditional song performance
11:30 Archery
12:00 Bread frying over an open fire
12:30 Axe throwing, both adults and children can try
13:00 Viking ship Sotka
13:30 Traditional song performance
13:45 Bread frying over an open fire

Rights to program content changes are reserved.

Our café serves traditional fish soup on both days at 11.30-16.30. Price for the lunch is 13,00 € / adult and 6,50 € / child (4-14 years).

Tickets

Entrance fee: 8,00 € for adult and 4,00 € for child 4-14 years old. The price includes a short presentation, a guide map of the Viking village and free-of-charge participation in all the activities.

The entry fee includes a map with text that serves as your guide in the Viking village. The map is also your ticket to the area, so please carry it when you enter and leave the Viking village. The same ticket is valid all weekend!

Arriving to Rosala

Rosala island can be reached by free-of-charge ferry from Kasnäs (see on a map). Here’s the schedule for the car ferry.

Please note that there’s a distance of 5 km from Långnäs to the Viking Centre. If you are arriving without a transport of your own, you can call a taxi from Hitis (Per-Erik Fihlman +358 400 697 916). It’s also possible to rent bicycles from Kasnäs and Rosala.

There is lots to see and experience for the whole family, welcome!

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For sellers / enthusiasts in the Viking group: Phone +358 40 218 2960 or info@rosala.fi. The event is free for vendors, we hope that you can participate in the event from 10:00 on Saturday to 14:00 on Sunday. You are also welcome to arrive on Friday!