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St. Lunaire-Griquet, Newfoundland, Canada: Vikings in Canada

L'Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site

Division No. 9, St. Lunaire-Griquet, NF, Canada
L'Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site. On the tip of the Northern Peninsula, 433 km north of Deer Lake along the Viking Trail (Route 430). The Viking Trail begins at the town of Deer Lake on the Trans-Canada Highway (Route 1). 20 km before of St. Anthony, turn onto Route 436 and drive for 30 km to L'Anse aux Meadows.
June-Oct. daily 9-6 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Park entry fee.
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Vikings in Canada

Canada claims this as the first Viking settlement in North America. Those who drive to this remote spot will find a reconstructed Viking village and several statues of its Viking settlers. "Bring sturdy footwear and warm, wind- and water-proof clothing even in summer."

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Vikings settlements reconstruction.

Vikings in Canada

The reconstructed settlements are now a Unesco site.

[Ronald McGregor, 08/02/2022]

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