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Jul 21, 2014 - Trelleborg Fortress and the Bridge

Another hot day. Today we drove west to have a look at the Viking Trelleborg fortress and to take a closer look at the Great Belt Bridge. It was so nice driving in an air conditioned car on such a hot day. Our first stop was the Trelleborg fortress. Although the museum for the museum we were able to freely wander the actual fort remains. The Trelleborg fort was constructed around 980 AD and was probably erected on the order of King Harold Bluetooth as a military stronghold, a centre of trade administration. Trelleborg was part of a larger...

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