Welcome to Roskilde

But the historic, cultured city has plenty of other strings to its bow, most notably a Unesco-listed cathedral that peers imperiously down a steep parkland slope towards a fjordland harbour where seaworthy replicas of several Viking ships moor beside a museum containing the real things. Little wonder that Roskilde makes such a popular day trip from Copenhagen, a mere 30km away.

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Private Tour to Vikings city Roskilde from Copenhagen

Half an hour from Copenhagen lies Roskilde, a city of both kings and Vikings and the final resting place of no less than 38 Danish monarchs in its cathedral. You will be picked up by a private vehicle and English speaking guide who will take you west of Copenhagen through green farmland dotted with idyllic villages, passing ancient grave mounds and prehistoric stone chambers to Roskilde. On your tour, you will visit the impressive Cathedral, where Danish kings and queens have been buried since the pagan times. Next, you will proceed to the Viking Ship Museum, located by the picturesque Roskilde Fjord, where you will see five genuine Viking Ships, dating back more than 1000 years, which were sunk to prevent the enemy from entering the fjord. Besides being a Viking city, Roskilde hosts Music Festival, the largest music and culture event in Northern Europe which attracts over 80,000 visitors annually from all over the world.

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Viking Tour

We start our Viking tour with a visit to Roskilde Viking Ship Museum and their 5 original Viking ships. Dedicated and skilled craftsman built a 1:1 replica of each of the 5 ships and these replicas are available for guests to sail in the summer months. The Viking Ship Museum is a fantastic museum that is informative and kid friendly. Guests can also enjoy excellent (Viking) food.In Roskilde we will also visit Roskilde Cathedral which has the worlds biggest collection of Royal tombs, 39 on total. On the Viking Tour there are two optional Viking fortifications we can visit, if you like.  This tour is perhaps one of the most child friendly and interesting tours for kids.