Wolin

Wolin

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Located in the northwestern part of Poland, the island of Wolin is a place where Slavic and Viking history intersects. It is speculated by many historians and Viking enthusiasts alike that it is on the Wolin that the legendary fortress Jómsborg was located, a mighty stronghold of the Jómsvikings, the Pagan mercenaries that were known along the Baltic coast as skillful warriors. They were led by Harald Bluetooth, the King of Denmark and Norway in the medieval times whose name was used in the omnipresent mobile technology. Legends aside, Wolin today is an interesting island that offers amazing outdoor opportunities and organizes the Festival of Slavs and Vikings annually.

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