The BEST episodes of Real Vikings

Every episode of Real Vikings ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Real Vikings!

The cast of History Channel's "Vikings" team up with experts to learn about the true history of Vikings. They journey across Europe visiting key locations such as museums and archaeological sites. Covered topics include invasions, culture, sagas and the role of women.

Last Updated: 2/15/2024Network: History (CA)Status: Ended
Viking Women
106 votes

#1 - Viking Women

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 11/26/2016

Vikings stars Katheryn Winnick and Alyssa Sutherland join leading experts to reveal the different roles women played in Norse society – from shield maidens and sorceresses, to queens and slaves.

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Ragnar and his Sons
74 votes

#2 - Ragnar and his Sons

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 12/7/2016

Vikings actor Clive Standen, series creator Michael Hirst and Viking experts uncover the real stories of Ragnar Lothbrok and his famous sons, Bjorn Ironside and Ivar the Boneless, by visiting key Viking sites in Iceland, Sweden, Denmark, Spain, Scotland and England.

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Rise of the Pagans
117 votes

#3 - Rise of the Pagans

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 2/19/2016

Actors Clive Standen and Maude Hirst travel to Scandinavia to explore the pagan beliefs and warrior culture of the Vikings – and dispel myths about their violent society.

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Age of Invasion
140 votes

#4 - Age of Invasion

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 2/13/2016

Vikings actor Clive Standen and top Viking experts travel across Europe to discover why Viking raids on Europe were so devastating–and so successful.

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