Vikings and rock-n-roll await you in the cathedral city of Roskilde.

History, culture and beautiful nature are in generous supply a short 25 minutes from Copenhagen, not to mention inviting restaurants where you can relax and soak up your experiences.

The history of Roskilde and the surrounding areas dates back to the Viking and Middle Ages. One of the main attractions is the royal tombs in Roskilde Cathedral, an impressive architectural gem that has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site.  

Roskilde is also a well-known destination for young people. RAGNAROCK museum offers interactive exhibitions on rock and pop music and youth culture, and every year the annual music festival Roskilde Festival attracts more than 100,000 spectators. Roskilde offers a wide selection of beautiful bike routes of all difficulty levels, and when you are on two wheels, you can experience Roskilde and the rest of Fjordlandet.

  • New stage town
  • Municipality in the region of Sjaelland
  • Population: 88,000 (Roskildedensers)

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