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Making the Most of a Roskilde Day Trip from Copenhagen

Making the Most of a Roskilde Day Trip from Copenhagen, Roskilde, Denmark (B)

Copenhagen is a natural starting point for those travelling to Denmark. And it’s not just because the capital is a beautiful and interesting place. It’s because the city is a useful base for exploring other destinations in this part of Scandinavia, like the city of Roskilde. This small city is home to a wealth of important cultural attractions but is also a super easy day trip from Copenhagen. Honestly, there’s really no reason not to do a Roskilde day trip if you have the time.

The best day trips are usually ones that show you things you couldn’t find in your starting city. That’s certainly the case when visiting Roskilde. It may lack the grandeur and name recognition of the Danish capital, instead offering some great historical landmarks and a more intimate setting. Read on for my Roskilde travel tips gleaned from my day exploring this quiet Danish destination.

Making the day trip to Roskilde couldn’t be easier from Copenhagen. The city is only a 25 minute journey if you take the train from Copenhagen Central Station. Even better, you shouldn’t have to wait more than 15 minutes for the next train. Similar to when visiting Helsingor, the Copenhagen Card can be a great way to make this a cheap day trip. Not only does it include free entry to many Roskilde attractions, but also your train trip. In fact, just using for the train fare and two attractions should have you saving money. If you don’t have the Copenhagen Card and would rather be shown around, then a guided tour is the way to go.  ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Making the Most of a Roskilde Day Trip from Copenhagen
Guide Location: Denmark » Roskilde
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: David Johnston
Read it on Author's Website: https://www.travelsewhere.net/roskilde-day-trip-denmark/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Roskilde City Museum
  • Royal Mansion
  • Ragnarock Museum of Rock
  • Town Hall
  • Roskilde Cathedral
  • Viking Ship Museum
  • St Jørgensbjerg Church