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Roskilde

In the cathedral city of Roskilde you can experience world heritage, Vikings and rock music

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Zleep Hotel Prindsen Roskilde

Beautiful, classic and atmospheric hotel in central Roskilde with walking distance to most attractions.

Autocamper stellplads in Hedeland

Smuk beliggenhed i det naturskønne Hedeland nær Roskilde.

Lærkevang camper parking

Cozy place on a small country house near Roskilde.

Kærgaard Bed & Breakfast

Stay at Kærgaard B&B in Roskilde and in scenic surroundings with a view of Roskilde Cathedral.

Lindegaarden Bed & Breakfast

A unique place in a fantastic nature and with its very own personality.

Roskilde Camping

Roskilde Camping is a beautifully located campsite in Fjordlandet with all pitches idyllically located with a view of Roskilde Fjord and Roskilde Cathedral.

Scandic Roskilde Park

Welcome to Scandic Roskilde. The obvious choice for business and leisure in Fjordlandet. Close to Roskilde city with a unique location and beautiful views of the park and lake.

Danhostel Roskilde

The hostel is attractively located in the city's unique harbor environment, close to green areas and Roskilde city center.

Comwell Hotel Roskilde

The Comwell Roskilde hotel has ideal facilities for all kinds of conferences, meetings and exhibitions. It is located close to Roskilde city and only 30 min. from Copenhagen, so it’s easy for your participants to get to and from the meeting or conference.

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Roskilde Festival

Roskilde Festival is the Nordic region's largest festival, where rock, pop, electronic music, hip hop and world music are played in many genres. Also experience world-class events, talks and art installations. Roskilde festival is 8 days with music, art, activism, camping and freedom

Tour de France

On Saturday 2 July 2022, the world's largest cycling race, the Tour de France, will come to Fjordlandet when the Grand Départ riders cycle through the scenic destination. Roskilde is the starting city for the 2nd stage of the Tour de France and then the tour goes through Lejre

World Heritage Site Day in Roskilde

Roskilde Cathedral has been designated as "unique value for all mankind" by UNESCO. Come to World Heritage Day, and get to know more about how the red bricks have acquired Roskilde on the world map.

Barista training at Just Coffee

you will gain practical knowledge about the origins of espresso and you will also have the opportunity to practice steaming milk for different types of coffee. You can ask questions along the way and if you are a latte art enthusiast you can also get a few beginner tricks! Read more here:

Coffee tasting at Just Coffee

During the coffee tasting event you will be introduced to the world of organic coffee. During this tasting, Just Coffee will give an introduction to knowledge about coffee production, especially before and after harvest, as well as taste coffee from different parts of the world, with different roasting profiles. Read more and sign up here:

Coffee tasting at Just Coffee

During the coffee tasting event you will be introduced to the world of organic coffee. During this tasting, Just Coffee will give an introduction to knowledge about coffee production, especially before and after harvest, as well as taste coffee from different parts of the world, with different roasting profiles. Read more and sign up here:

Opera Hedeland

Opera Hedeland is Denmark's largest permanent outdoor stage and forms the setting for great opera experiences every year. This year, "RIGOLETTO" is presented and offers the 6th, 13th and 14th of August 2021.

Daily english guided tours it the vikinng ship museum

Daily guided tours focus on the five original Viking ships from Skuldelev, exhibited in the Viking Ships Hall.

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Kajaktur med guide i roskilde fjord

Amfibius kayak

Enjoy safe guided kayak tours on the Fjord in stable kayaks with the whole family, your partner or colleagues.

Guide: 8 beautiful walks

Relish the peace and quiet and soft forest floor under your feet as you head out on one of Fjordlandet’s many walks and hiking trails.

A guide to the best fishing spots in Fjordlandet

Fjordlandet is the place for anglers who want good catches and great nature experiences in Roskilde, Lejre and Frederikssund

The anemones are blooming

Boserup Forest in Roskilde is well known for the beautiful and cheerful flower called “Anemone”. Come and walk in the nature and see the unique flowers in bloom!

The Fjord path – Route 40

Experience The Fjord path, which is one of Denmark's most beautiful cycling routes.

Jyllingeloop – cycle route

On the Jyllingesløjfen cycle route, you will pass burial mounds and unique viewpoints over the fjord.

The Tour de France route

In 2022, the Grand Départ riders will pass through the scenic Fjordlandet along Denmark’s most beautiful fjords, Roskilde Fjord and Isefjord.

Outdoor Adventures

Outdoor Adventures is ready with guided hiking and kayaking tours with accommodation in National Park Skjoldungernes Land, with Local guides or experiences on your own? Rent paddleboard, kayak and tent.

Gimle

Experience music and culture at the venue Gimle, which is Roskilde's regional venue and youth culture house.

Sankt Laurentius Kirkeruin

Sankt Laurentius in Roskilde is 1000 years of history gathered in one place!

Gallery Malmstrup

Pia Malmstrup is a Danish artist who has returned to Denmark after a few years on the small English island of Jersey. Pia's work is dominated by the sometimes conflicting notions of chaos and order, abstract and real.

Kunstsmedjen at Musicon

KunstSmedjen at Musicon in Roskilde is an art workshop, artist studio, gallery, art school and stage for music and performance.

Gallery Koé

Welcome to Galleri Koé by the well-known Roskilde artist Henri Koé. Gallery Koé is the place for abstract visual art.

Glasgalleriet

Welcome to the glass gallery by Skak Snitker - with a working workshop, exhibition and shop in the old gasworks at Roskilde Harbor.

Museet for Samtidskunst

The Museum of Contemporary Art works with sound art, performance art, video art and other art forms that have helped to renew the perception of art through the last decades.

Hedelands Veteranbane

Take a trip with the beautiful old veteran train in Hedeland. Every Sunday throughout the summer, Veteranbanen runs and there are departures at 10.30 and 11.00, thereafter every 45 minutes until 15.30. Also visit the museum and get wiser on Denmark's industrial tracks through the ages.

Oscar Car Rental

Oscar car rental offers car rental from DKK 249 per. day. In Fjordlandet you will find rental offices in Roskilde, Frederikssund, Lejre and Jægerspris.

Fjordlandet Outdoor

Welcome outside. Fjordlandet Outdoor offers local experiences on land and at sea and always with local guides! So want to go out into the amazing nature the national park offers, so come join us!

Roskilde monastery

Roskilde Kloster is the first noble convent in Denmark.

RAGNAROCK Museum

RAGNAROCK is a contemporary cultural history museum of pop, rock and youth culture in Roskilde.

Lützhøfts Alte Kaufmannshaus

Charming living museum that captures the shop's cosy interior as it looked in the 1920s.

Roskilde Museum

Roskilde Museum presents the city of Roskilde’s cultural history but also finds and artefacts from the area, dating from the Stone Age till today.

Roskilde Cathedral- UNESCO World Heritage

Experience this UNESCO World Heritage Site in Roskilde, which houses the royal tombs of 39 Danish kings and queens.

Viking Ship Museum

The Viking Ship Museum in Roskilde provides a glimpse into the life of the Vikings, a powerful emblem of Scandinavia. On display at the museum are five authentic thousand-year-old Viking ships.

Producenter

Mikkel Friis-Holm Chokolade

Friis-Holm produces world-class chocolate! Friis-Holm Chocolate is set in the world by Mikkel Friis-Holm with the aim of making the world's best chocolate.

GetSpirits

GetSpirits Distillery is a rum and gin distillery located in Roskilde. All rum and gin are handcrafted.

Vin-à-vis

Curious about natural wine? Small cozy natural wine shop located in a cozy side street in the heart of Roskilde

Caseus Ost & Delikatesser

Caseus Cheese & Delicatessen - Sells fantastic taste experiences and has a large and exquisite selection of cheeses, sausages and freshly baked bread from its own bakery.

Just Coffee

Just Coffee in Roskilde is an organic and sustainable coffee roastery that imports high-quality specialty coffee based on sustainable principles.

Herslev Brewery

Herslev Bryghus is lovely, organic food, delicious products and of course - lots of delicious beer!

Snoremark

At the organic farm Snoremark in Roskilde, exciting experiences with mead and cider produced from local ingredients await.

Mad og drikke

Café Knarr – New Nordic Vikingfood

Enjoy the atmosphere on Museumsøen and eat New Nordic Viking food in the café; raw materials which were known by the Vikings, so there is neither potatoes, tomatoes or cucumbers, but flatbread, angelica, sea buckthorn and pearl barley.

RAVEN – Gimles Café

In the café you can, among other things, experience small live concerts, lectures, debate evenings etc. The café always has vegetarian and vegan dishes and you do not go wrong in the city if you try the place's brunch and the cafe's legendary Gimleburger!

Café Fru Jørgensen

Short distance from Roskilde pedestrian street and Roskilde Museum - you will find Café Fru Jørgensen, who takes pride in the fact that everything is made from scratch from honest ingredients.

WHY Food & Cocktails

Inspirations from Scandinavian / Asian cuisine combined with delicious cocktails, in cozy surroundings.
Grundsmag Spisehus i Roskilde

Grundsmag Økologisk spisehus

Grundsmags spisehus i hjertet af Roskilde laver ærlig og god mad af de bedste økologiske råvarer

Restaurant Bryggergården

Restaurant Bryggergården is centrally located on the pedestrian street, close to Roskilde Cathedral.

Røde Port

Røde Port is a brewery, bistro and bottleshop.

Raadhuskælderen

Raadhuskælderen is a popular restaurant in Roskilde. Located in the city center, only 50 meters from Roskilde Cathedral

Conditoriet

Visit the cozy and passionate bakery in Roskilde: delicious cakes, good bread, sandwiches and coffee. Remember it is possible to order online.

Pipers Hus

Pipers Hus is located in the middle of scenic surroundings in Byparken. The restaurant offers good and honest food, made from scratch and with lots of love.

M/S Sagafjord

Take a cruise in the Vikings' wake on Roskilde Fjord with M / S Sagafjord and enjoy delicious food.

Sct. Hans Garden

Sct. Hans Garden consists of a workshop building with a cafe and a small shop.

Restaurant Vigen

Restaurant Vigen is beautifully located right next to Roskilde Fjord and serves gourmet food for lunch and dinner.

Florentz Café & Brasserie

Florentz Cafe & Brasserie is located in the heart of Roskilde and offers cafe classics spiced with delicious evening dishes

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Alternative accommodation in Fjordlandet

Alternative accommodation in Fjordlandet

Outdoor experiences

Experience beautiful and varied nature when you visit Fjordlandet on a hike, cycling holiday or other outdoor experiences

Cycling in Fjordlandet

Check out our suggestions for a variety of bike trips. We regularly add new ideas with family friendly bicycle routes. Our routes have been tested to make sure they follow bike paths and minor roads as much as possible.
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Fjordlandet’s best cycling routes

Take a look at our tour suggestions on this page, where we regularly come up with new suggestions for family-friendly cycling routes. The cycle routes are traversed and, as far as possible, made so that you ride on cycle and nature trails as well as small roads.

Guided experiences in Fjordlandet

Guided trips and experiences in Fjordlandet. Let a local expert show you Fjordlandet.

Where to sleep in Holbæk

See all accomodations in Holbæk.

Places to eat in Lejre

See overview of cafes and restaurants in Lejre.

Where to sleep in Frederikssund

See all accommodation possibilities in Frederikssund.

Where to sleep in Lejre

See all accommodation possibilities i Lejre.

Where to sleep in Roskilde

Get an overview of the many places to sleep in Roskilde

Places to eat in Roskilde

Get an overview of the many restaurants, bars and cafes that are found in Roskilde
BRUG IKKE!

Fjord life

Isefjord and Roskilde Fjord offer a variety of great experiences.

Artikler

Transport information

How to get around the fjord country by car, bus, bicycle or by public transport. Guide to renting a car and bicycles in Lejre, Roskilde and Frederikssund

The anemones are blooming

Boserup Skov is well known for the beautiful and cheerful flower called “Anemone”. Come and walk in the nature and see the unique flowers in bloom!

Ready, set … go! Explore the Tour de France route in Fjordlandet and follow in world champion Mads Pedersen’s tracks

On Saturday 2 July 2022 cyclists will begin the second stage of Tour de France in scenic Fjordlandet – a unique area around Roskilde Fjord and Isefjord. Grab your bike and ride along world champion Mads Pedersen’s path while exploring Zealand’s first national park, called Skjoldungernes Land, a World Heritage Site, cosy farm shops and more.

Fjordlandet: The place where sagas and adventures begin

Fjordlandet is just 30 minutes by train from Copenhagen and is home to some of Denmark’s most important Viking sites, the graves of most of the Danish monarchy, and astounding scenery around Roskilde Fjord and Ise Fjord.

Farm fresh organic produce

Fresh vegetables grown by local farmers abound in Fjordlandet, which is the salad bowl of Copenhagen and an hour’s drive from the capital. Quality products are available direct from the field and barn. Visit the wonderful farm shops.

Viking adventures

Fjordlandet is brimming with genuine Viking history, but where’s the best place to begin? What’s adventures await the children? Let us show you the way through Viking country.

10 beautiful walks: A guide

Stick your mobile phone in your pocket, take a deep breath and enjoy the varied landscape, fresh country air and history that surrounds you.

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Skjoldungernes Land National Park

One of the best ways to experience Skjoldungernes Land National Park is by foot. Lace up your walking shoes, pack a lunch and water and disappear into one of the national park’s large, deep forests, explore the rolling landscape dotted with manor estates, or bike along the fjord.

Roskilde

History, culture and beautiful nature are in generous supply a short 25 minutes from Copenhagen
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