Attractions

Top Choice Museum in Roskilde

Viking Ship Museum

Viking fans will be wowed by the superb Viking Ship Museum, displaying five Viking ships discovered at the bottom of Roskilde Fjord. The museum consists of two main sections – the Viking Ship Hall, where the boats t…
Top Choice Castle in Helsingør

Kronborg Slot

The Unesco World Heritage–listed Kronborg Slot began life as Krogen, a formidable tollhouse built by Danish king Erik of Pomerania in the 1420s. Expanded by Frederik II in 1585, the castle was ravaged by fire in 162…
Top Choice Museum in Northeastern Zealand

Louisiana

Even if you don't have a consuming passion for modern art, Denmark's outstanding Louisiana should be high on your 'to do' list. It's a striking modernist gallery, made up of four huge wings, which stretch across a s…
Top Choice Museum in Helsingør

M/S Museet for Søfart

Ingeniously built in and around a dry dock beside Kronborg Slot, Denmark's subterranean Maritime Museum merits a visit as much for its design as for its enlightened, multimedia galleries. The latter explore Denmark'…
Top Choice Cathedral in Roskilde

Roskilde Domkirke

Not merely the crème de la crème of Danish cathedrals, this twin-towered giant is a designated Unesco World Heritage site. Started by Bishop Absalon in 1170, the building has been rebuilt and tweaked so many times t…
Top Choice Museum in Roskilde

Ragnarock

This museum is dedicated to pop, rock and youth culture and delivers a multisensory journey through the evolution of rock music from the 1950s to the present. Interactive exhibitions have visitors laying and remixin…
Top Choice Castle in Hillerød

Frederiksborg Slot

The impressive Dutch Renaissance-styled Frederiksborg Slot spreads across three islets on the castle lake, Slotsø. The oldest part of the castle dates from the reign of Frederik II, after whom it is named. His son C…
Archaeological Site in Trelleborg

Trelleborg

History buffs will revel in visiting one of the most important Viking Age sites, a ring fortress dating back to AD 980. Before heading across the meadows to the fortress and reconstructed Viking-era buildings, visit…
Church in Western Zealand

Sankt Bendts Kirke

Ringsted is mostly a modern town, with a bustling shopping centre but little in the way of tourist attractions. If you’re passing through, however, it’s worth stopping at the imposing Sankt Bendts Kirke, Scandinavia…
Historic Building in Sorø

Sorø Akademi

After the Reformation, Frederik II decreed that Sorø’s monastery should be turned into a school. In 1623, his successor, Christian IV, developed it into the Sorø Academy of Knights, an elite establishment dedicated …