The Festival of Scalloway is the first Viking festival in Shetland torchlight of the season, culminating in the burning of a Viking ship at sea thereby reviving the tradition of over a thousand years, he resumed the ancient practice of sacrificing Viking. A powerful Viking County was created in Scotland in 872 AD, and established a parliament of the Shetland Islands to Lawting Holm. Only in the mid-15th century the power of the Scandinavian islands decline, but the Viking influence is still prevalent at least in many place names and the resurgence of the fire festivals. Visit the archaeological site of Jarlshof, one of the largest in Britain, which reveals much about how the lives of the Vikings.
From 09-01-2015 to 09-01-2015
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