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. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. Ruder Konge Bodega

    Address: Rosklide

    Traditional pub-café, lots of local Danish patrons, good bar prices, pub food.
  6. Garbos Bar And Nightclub

    Address: Rosklide

    Classy and up market nightclub, open until 6am
  7. Ms Sagafjord

    Food And Drinks, Restaurant

    Address: Vindeboder 18, 4000 Roskilde, Denmark

    In order to enjoy a unique dining experience, you can plan to enjoy a meal at the M/S Sagafjord. It is actually a ship that used to serve in the period of the 1950s. Currently, it serves as a floating restaurant. Boarding the same, you can enjoy breakfast and lunch with your dear ones while enjoying the beauty of the surrounding at the same time...Read more
  8. Teatercafeen

    Address: Rosklide

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

    Address: Fondens Bro 3, 4000 Roskilde County, Denmark Phone:+45 46 35 16 24

    A world heritage site, it is the historic burial ground for all Danish Kings and Queens for over 1000 years. Temples and a wooden church from the 10thCentury, plus the Cathedral Musuem. Free for worshippers.