Land of Legedens Lejre

The Land of Legends Lejre is a uniquely beautiful, exciting destination with houses and settings from the Stone, Iron and Viking Ages, in addition to living history workshops and domestic livestock of the past. Land of Legends literally lets you experience the past hands-on..

Only 40 min. by train and 30 min. by car from Copenhagen

Land of Legedens Lejre

Slangealleen 2
4320 Lejre

A fantastic day for the entire family

Experience 13,000 years of Danish history in 43 hectares of beautiful glacial landscape that looks much as it did eons ago. Fun, challenging activities for the kids include sailing in dugout canoes, lighting a fire with flintstone, grinding flour, living history workshops and more.

In the historical weaving, pottery and smithy workshops, knowledgeable museum staff demonstrate the old crafts.

Guided tours, picnic tables, benches and rental pushcarts are available.

The Land of Legends Lejre is located in mid-Zealand 7 km southwest of Roskilde.


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Roskilde Convent

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English guided tours at the Viking Ship Museum

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Frederikssund Museum

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