City profile

Roskilde, one of Denmark's oldest cities, is a major economic centre west of Copenhagen. Roskilde has been around since viking times and has a population of about 45,000.

Roskilde Festival is one of Denmark's largest festivals. Known for its non-stop music, there's also cinema, skateboarding, art and the spoken word. Roskilde Cathedral is a UNESCO world heritage site, dramaticlly situated on a ridge near the Roskilde fjord. Roskilde Cathedral is a mausoleum for the Danish royal family.

The city has a pedestrian street running down its centre, with many shops, restaurants, and cafes.


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Fly to Copenhagen from: Aberdeen, Birmingham, Dublin, Glasgow, Edinburgh, London, Manchester

Train from Copenhagen to Roskilde: 40m