In the Footsteps of the Vikings
History and Travel Portal

Travel trough the Europe following the ancient Vikings' routes!
Use the  compass for the next location! Or look at the MAP! Find your town in the map and use the link to go straight to the location!
About... FoVi portal and game: The Vikings once travelled in wide areas of Europe, Asia, and even America. So more and more cities and municipalities will be shown in FoVi portal by the time. Enjoy travelling In the Footsteps of the Vikings! It's free thanks to our sponsors. The game will be released spring 2012.


  Hamina, Finland

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Hamina - Finland
The yacht club's pavilion. Photo by Lysi, Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported, 2.5 Generic, 2.0 Generic and 1.0 Generic license. (Wikipedia)
is a town and a municipality of Finland. It is located in the province of Southern Finland and is part of the Kymenlaakso region. The town has a population of 21,402 (31 January 2011) and covers an area of 1,155.17 square kilometres of which 545.66 km2 is water. The population density is 35.11 inhabitants per square kilometre. The population of the main town is approximately 5,000. Hamina is unilingually Finnish speaking. Hamina is also one of the most important harbours of Finland. The port specialises in forest products and transit cargo to Russia. (Wikipedia )









Loviisa sponsors Fovigame. An agreement signed 2012-05-04.


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"Vikings" as TV Series from MGM and HISTORY Channel.


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2012-09-18 Multi-language support by Google Translate removed, at least temporarily.

2012-05-04 Loviisa sponsors Fovigame. An agreement signed.
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2012-05-02 New news available! Look at the left beneath!


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A Viking Treasure found in Gotland, Sweden

A bronze vase, with thousands of silver coins, has been found in Gotland island, outside the east coast of Sweden. The treasure is exceptionally large for its age. Archaeologists consider whether it was ment to be a safety deposit or perhaps a purse for the afterlife. More...

BEAR TOOTH - an Archaeological Exhibition in the Museum of Loviisa, Finland

The museum's prehistoric exhibition is open from April 22 to September 30, 2012, and presents Loviisa region Stone Age and Iron Age discoveries as well as dwellings. The exhibition includes tools, arrowheads, jewelry and ceramics.
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A Viking house.

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The route of the Vikings winded at a time along the coastline to east, and in front of the today’s Hamina there was born a steady harbour, and later dwellings. The port of the Vikings was in a sheltered strait, which nowadays has become shallow, because of the uplift.
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