Celebrate Sweden’s National Day 2017 at Birka

Sweden’s National Day has nothing to do with the Vikings, but it’s a nice holiday to celebrate at Birka! We have prepared a day full of activities! All children will get lemonade and cake and a Swedish flag. Welcome!

See Birka in the reality show Allt för Sverige!

Do not miss out the reality show “Allt för Sverige” on Sunday 27 November at 20:00 on SVT1. In the program the participant Swedish-Americans visit us at Birka The Viking City together with the expert of Vikings, E-Type. Here they live as their ancestors the Vikings and experience both fertility rites, a swim in the […]

Come and meet the vikings at Birka in July!

During July we have our Viking weeks here at Birka from 9th to 30th of July. Come and meet the skillful craftsmen that works like the Vikings’ did or visit the Viking market and take the opportunity to bargain! You can also attend lectures and other activities. Welcome!

Birka The Viking City receives prestigious award from Tripadvisor

Hovgårdens strand, avgångsplats till Birka

We are so happy to receive Tripadvisors Certificate of Excellence for Birka the Viking city again. Certificate of Excellence means that we continuously get great reviews from our guests. It’s really fun that our guests enjoy Birka and appreciate our Viking city. Thanks for all your great reviews, welcome back soon!

Celebrate Sweden’s National Day 6 June at Birka!

Pojke skjuter med pilbåge på Birka

Come and join us at Birka on Sweden’s National Day! We have prepared a day full of activities. All children will get cake and lemonade and a Swedish flag. You can easily get here with boat with Strömma. Welcome!

New website

Ny hemsida

Welcome to our new website! It is ready just in time for the season. We have updated all the material and moved around on the little details to make it easier for visitors to find what you are looking for. Among other things, we got a map with all the places that may be of […]

Guided food walks at Birka in May

Vikingakvinna i Birkas vikingaby

Are you curious about what food the Vikings ate? Every Saturday and Sunday in May you can participate in food walks at Birka. Our experienced guide show us around the area and we make some stops where we can explore the food that left traces in the archaeological excavations at Birka. Matvandringen ends at Café […]