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Island joins Europe-wide Viking tourism initiative

Fri, 17 Jul 2015

Locals dressed as Vikings at Tynwald celebrations
Locals dressed as Vikings at Tynwald celebrations

The Isle of Man has joined a major international initiative which will boost the Island's Viking tourism profile.

The 'Follow the Vikings' project has been set up by the Shetland Amenity Trust using a two million euro grant.

Manx National Heritage is part of the scheme joining other European countries that also boast a rich Viking heritage.

Director Edmund Southworth says interest is currently at an all time high:

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