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Up Helly Aa

January 28

Taking place annually on the last Tuesday of January in the town of Lerwick, the Shetland’s Viking Fire Festival, or Up Helly Aa as it’s known locally, is the largest event of its kind in Europe. Thousands of visitors from across the world travel to this northernmost corner of Scotland to join in this Scandinavian Vikings’ style celebrations of the end of winter and the return of the sun. Info: www.uphellyaa.org


January 28
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Lerwick – Scotland
Lerwick, Shetland Scotland