Viking Age Trade Routes in North-West Europe

Illustration

Emma Groeneveld
by Brianann MacAmhlaidh
published on 28 September 2018

Map showing some of the Viking Age (c. 790-1100 CE) trade routes that existed in North-West Europe during this time. Among the places depicted are such major trading centres are Hededy, Ribe, Birka and Kaupang from Viking Scandinavia; York (Viking-occupied until halfway through the 10th century CE) and London in England; the Frankish trading emporium of Quentovic; and places from which trade with southern- and eastern Europe took place, such as Truso and Riga in the Baltic.

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