Experiences and activities
Archery Range – Try archery, using ancient bows, javelin and stone throw
The Viking Site – Experience a sheep slaughter and learn how the Vikings used the meat
The smallholding 1850 – a taste of the history of coffee
Visit Cafe Videsøhus – Buy food, drinks, snacks and treats to cook on the bonfires
Festival of the schielding kings – join their armed forces!
Welcome to Land of Legends!
Sagnlandet Lejre is an atmospheric and exciting tourist attraction for the whole family. 10.000 years of Danish history brought to life. Houses and settings from the Iron Age, Stone Age, Viking Age and the 19th century, historic workshops and domestic animals, located in the beautiful historic landscape near Roskilde.
A day filled with experiencies for all senses. Many amusing and challengingactivities for children and adults the whole season (see opening hours); 43 ha of space and peace to enjoy an excursion in the past; a car park for over 300 cars by the entrance.
At Sagnlandet Lejre you can bring your picnic basket. Your dog and other pets are welcome too, … just remember to hold them on a leash. If you are on a wheelchair, please contact us before your arrival.
Sagnlandet Lejre was established in 1964 as an experimental center for studies in the field of history and archaeology. All profit goes to research,arrangements and education concerning the past.
We also offer also camp schools, private arrangements and teambuilding.