The Viking Markets in Gudvangen take place yearly during the month of July, and is organised by Njardar Viking Association. The festival lasts for almost a week and takes you back in time to the days of the Vikings, over a thousand years ago. You can experience Viking wrestling, melee weapon fights, archery, concerts and storytelling, sports and historical games. You can also learn about Runes and Viking crafts as well as taste Viking foods. You also have the opportunity to purchase produce with roots in the rich Viking history. The markets attract visitors from all over the world.