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.


  Kotka, Finland

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Kotka - Finland
Kotkansaari - Kotka Island.
Kotka (literally eagle) is a town and municipality of Finland. Its former name is Rochensalm. Kotka is located on the coast of the Gulf of Finland at the mouth of Kymi River and it is part of the Kymenlaakso region in southern Finland. The municipality has a population of 54,845 (31 January 2011) and covers an area of 949.74 square kilometres of which 678.45 km2 is water. The population density is 202.16 inhabitants per square kilometre The city centre of Kotka is located at Kotkansaari island. The municipality is officially unilingually Finnish. The Port of Kotka is a major Finnish sea port that serves both the foreign trade of Finland and 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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The Vikings' eastern route went along the Finnish Gulf, beside Kotka also.
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