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.


  Hanko, Finland

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Hanko - Finland
Coastline in Eastern Harbour of Hanko, Finland. Photo: Matti Paavola (Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license)
Hanko (Swedish: Hangö), is a bilingual port town and municipality on the south coast of Finland, 130 kilometres west of Helsinki. Its current population is 9,464 (31 January 2011), with a majority being Finnish speakers and a strong minority being (44%) Swedish speakers. (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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Picture: Victor R. Lambdin

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Picture: Tero Lindfors
A viking food table.

  Viking Stories



Viking Motel is situated in Hanko, the southern point of Finland, near the sea. The sea played a great part in the Vikings life and their fantastic adventures. The famous and for the Vikings important eastern trade route lead the Vikings through Hanko to the tradecenters Constantinople and Novgorod. In Hanko they could bunker and trade with the local population... Now we have constructed a whole Viking village in Hanko with a tower, a hanging bridge, motel etc. Even though it is a Viking village our motel is of a high standard. The rooms are pleasantly furnished with Viking themes and also have modern technique.
Viking Motel
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Loviisa, Kotka, Hamina, Virolahti, Novgorod, St_Petersburg, Miehikkala, Smolensk, Birka, Stockholm, Mariehamn, Turku, Saltvik, Rosala, Hanko, Helsinki, Porvoo, Kaupang, Hedeby, Reykjavik, StartPage, Grindavik, Hafnarfjordur,