Fodor's Expert Review Norstead Viking Village

L'Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site Family

Two kilometers (1 mile) east of L'Anse aux Meadows is Norstead, a reconstruction of an 11th-century Viking port, with a chieftain's hall, church, and ax-throwing area. Interpreters in period dress answer questions as they go about their Viking business (albeit in sneakers). A highlight is the Snorri, a reconstructed viking knarr that sailed from Greenland to L'anse Aux Meadows in 1997, re-creating Leif Eriksson's voyage.

Family Historical Museum Village

Quick Facts

263 L'Anse aux Meadows
St. Lunaire-Griquet, Newfoundland and Labrador  A0K 2X0, Canada

709-623–2828

www.norstead.com

Sight Details:
Rate Includes: C$12, Closed Oct.–May

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