Category: European Folktales

European Folktales – Folk Tales.

Europe is the second smallest continent on Earth. The birthplace of western culture, Europe is a land with tremendous cultural and ethnic diversity.

The folktales on this page are sorted based on the ethnolinguistic similarities of the peoples of Europe.

The Dwarf-sword Tirfing


How Thorston Became Rich

The Adventures of John Dietrich

How Loki Wagered His Head

The Little Glass Shoe

The Legend of Thorgunna

The Three Dogs

The Icelandic Sorceresses

The Dwarfs’ Banquet

Tales of the Nisses

There Are Such Women

Origin of Tiis Lake

The Punishment of Loki

The Death of Baldur