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Homestead of the vikings


Vikingecenter Fyrkat

Hobro is an exciting city full of art and culture to explore. Hobro is the homestead of the Vikings and there has been made several archeological founds from the Viking age in the area. At Vikingecenter Fyrkat you can see a reconstruction of a Viking village and several times during the year, you can meet “real” Vikings at Fyrkat.

Hobro is also known for its Culture Wharf where you can explore exciting places like Hobro Wharf and Maritime Culture Center, Himmerlands Teater, GASmuseet, Lystfartøjsmuseet (yachtin museum), art galleries and exhibitions and at least but not last the spectacular view of Mariager Fjord.

Planning a trip to Hobro

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Attractions in Hobro

In Hobro there is a lot to see – pay a visit to Fyrkat, the old wharf, GASmuseum and much more

Accommodations in Hobro

In Hobro you can stay at Bed & Breakfasts, hostel or hotel – find it all here.

Restaurants and cafés in Hobro

Find the good restaurants and cafés in Hobro – there are plenty of opportunities for a great meal

The Vikings of Hobro

Fyrkat Viking Center

Vikingecenter Fyrkat consists of the historic ringfort Fyrkat and the Viking Farmstead, which is 9 reconstructed houses, that together constitute a large Viking property. Both dwelling houses and workshops are built of oak timber with mud-and-wattle walls and thatched roof.The Viking farms...

The Vikings are coming!

As you may know, Hobro is homestead of the Vikings. Several times during the year, you can experience a lot of Viking activities in the city. Most of them are taking place at Vikingecenter Fyrkat, but there are also things happening other places in the area. Every year during the first we...

Den Mytologiske Legeplads (the Mythological Playground)

The mythological playground at Vikingecenter Fyrkat is a unique example of its kind in Denmark. It’s an artistic, attractive and imaginative place of sculptures, learning and experience, where children of all ages can learn about the ancient Norse gods, their stories and religion in an act...

More of Hobro…

Hobro has a lot to offer! Explore the beautiful nature, see all the incredible art and have a good time exploring the many cultural activities that the city has to offers.  

Hobro - Homestead of the Vikings

At the inner part of Mariager Fjord lies Hobro, the largest town in the Mariagerfjord municipality. Hobro is known for its Viking fortress Fyrkat, which was erected a thousand years ago a few kilometers outside of the town. Here, too, lies the Viking Center Fyrkat - a reconstruction of a V...

Art and culture in Hobro

Hobro is a city full of art and culture – here are some of the great things that you have to see

Shopping in Hobro

Wanna go shopping? Take a stroll down the pedestrian street in Hobro find just about everything you need on your vacation – and much more! There are ...

The CultureWharf in Hobro

Experience great culture, art and history at the harbor in Hobro. We call it “The Culture Wharf” and there is a reason for that! The harbor in Hobro h...

Bies Brewery (Bies Bryghus)

Unique beer of high quality from Danish micro breweries has not become popular without reason. And what is then more obvious than re-establishing one ...

Explore the beautiful nature of Hobro

Go on a hike, go kayaking or go climbing in the tree tops – in Hobro you can do it all!

The Panorama Trail in Mariagerfjord

The PANORAMA-trail - The most beautiful walking trail in Denmark The walking trail between Hobro and Bramslev Bakker is the first trail in Denmark to become a certified Premium Walking Trail. Deutsches Wanderinstitut is responsible for the certification, and is also behind the most wides...

Mariagerfjord Kayak Rental

Most people wish to try it, most haven’t - but everyone can! Mariager Fjord is perfect for Kayaking. In the shallow waters, sheltered by the high slop...

Uncle Toms Climbing Forest

Go climbing in the woods!  Do you want to see the forest from above? In Østerskoven in Hobro it is now possible to get your feet of the ground and go...

Fyrkatstien og Vesterfjord

Fyrkatstien er en skøn naturrute, der forbinder Hobro Centrum med Vikingecenter Fyrkat.  På ruten kan I opleve et fantastisk naturområde med søer, åe...

Østerskoven i Hobro

In the forest of "Østerskoven", the trees are large and majestic. The forest is a hilly terrain situated close to Mariager Fjord. The paths are well m...