L’association Les vikings, an 911

Ornavik is an experimental and educational archaeological site where one can learn about blacksmithing, weaving, growing crops like our Viking ancestors did in the 10th and 11th century.

In this preserved natural 25 acre site, visitors are invited to immerse themselves in the Viking creation of Normandy, to share the Viking culture and explore the buildings from the 10th and 11th centuries.

Ornavik is a living space with the aim of learning and sharing knowledge. This human adventure, based on nature and history, will associate over time people from different backgrounds:  volunteers, craftsmen , individuals being retrained or on social insertion.

Street address: 
Ornavik, projet porté par l’Association Les vikings, an 911 Domaine de beauregard 568, route départementale 515 14200 Hérouville-Saint-Clair
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Destination Viking Association has already involved partners both in the Scandinavian 'home lands' of the Vikings in the Nordic countries as well as in a number of the lands in the west where Scandinavians settled (the Isle of Man, Orkney and Shetland, Faeroe Islands, Iceland, Greenland and Newfoundland) and some of the Baltic Sea areas with strong Scandinavian impact during the Viking Age (Germany, Poland, Estonia, Latvia and Russia). The partnership is open to new partners and new countries.