Best Things To Do in Roskilde, Denmark

Have you ever visited a new place and felt ‘wow’ about it? For many visitors, it happens at Roskilde.

Roskilde may not be as popular as other cities in Denmark, but don’t let that fool you. Roskilde is a smaller but beautiful upcoming tourist destination that is worth a visit. You will be surprised by some of the unique things to do and places you can explore at this hidden destination.

You can definitely plan a few hours of a side trip here while traveling to Copenhagen or Lund. You might wish to revisit it someday again, to take a break and relax at Roskilde.

If you have plans to visit Denmark and are not sure if Roskilde should be included in your itinerary, keep reading. In this list, we have put together some of the things to do in Roskilde and around. We have a hunch that if you include this city in your travel plans, you will be thrilled you did so.

Tourist Attractions in Roskilde

Here is the list of things to do in Roskilde and tourist attractions in city.

  1. Algade

    Address: Rosklide

    Pedestrian shopping streets, markets, supermarkets, boutiques and treasures to be found.
  2. Snekken

    Address: Vindeboder 16, 4000 Roskilde County, Denmark Phone:+45 46 35 98 16

    The restaurant at the Viking Ship Museum, excellent fare, nice views, reasonable prices.
  3. The Viking Ship Museum

    Address: Vindeboder 12, 4000 Roskilde County, Denmark Phone:+45 46 30 02 00

    Original Viking ships and research centre. Fascinating and evocative. Children are welcome free of charge.
  4. Museum Of Tools

    Address: Rosklide

    A showcase of persevered ancient tools, that are still intact from the 1800’s, that were used by clog makers, coach makers and other traditional craftsmen.
  5. Lutzhofts Old Grocers Shop

    Address: rosklide

    The original grocers shop from the 1800’s, preserved and still selling goods and supplies as one could in the 1920’s.      
  6. Bypark

    Address: 4000 Roskilde County, Denmark Phone:+45 46 31 65 65

    An historic playground especially for kids, winding path designed in the shaped of a snake, summer sunset concerts outdoors here in July.
  7. Gustav Wied Vinstue

    Address: Hersegade 11, 4000 Roskilde County, Denmark Phone:+45 46 36 53 35

    Authentic Danish bar, fantastic range of international and locally brewed gourmet beers.
  8. Cafe Vivaldi

    Address: Stændertorvet 8 Roskilde County +45 46 37 40 05

    Excellent food, brilliant breakfasts, nice coffee, the best place to replenish your system after an all night party at Gabo’s.
  9. Teatercafeen

    Address: Rosklide

    Nicely situated in a residential area, full of locals relaxing and palying billiard.