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Roskilde: Footsteps Of The Vikings Day Trip from Copenhagen

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Join this day trip dedicated to the Vikings. Discover Danish history, visit the Viking Ship Museum, the Roskilde Cathedral, and Lejre Museum, all attractions located in the Roskilde area. The tour starts and ends in Copenhagen.
About this activity
Duration 5.5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Easy cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • Experience the Viking Ship Museum
  • See the UNESCO listed Roskilde Cathedral
  • Explore the lives of Vikings' at the Lejre Museum
Full description
Discover Danish history and visit the Viking Ship Museum, the Roskilde Cathedral, and Lejre Museum. 

At the remarkable UNESCO listed Roskilde Cathedral, the famous Viking kings of Harald Bluetooth and Sweyn Forkbeard are buried alongside almost 40 Danish kings and queens. The cathedral is one of the earliest examples of Gothic architecture in Northern Europe, where you can hear stories of how Sweyn Forkbeard conquered England as well as tales of Harold Bluetooth.

Follow in the footsteps of the Vikings at the cradle of Danish civilization in Lejre, one of the most important power centers during the Viking Era and Iron Age dating from 500-1000 B.C. and home to a unique complex of longhouses. At Lejre Museum in the national park Skjoldungernes Land, learn about ferocious myths and taste a glass of the legendary Viking drink mead, which legend has it he who drinks mead is ensured eloquence and knowledge.
Includes
  • Museum entrance fees
  • Mead tasting
  • A comfortable minicoach with a toilet
  • English-speaking guide
What’s Not Included
  • Meals and drinks

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Regnbuepladsen/Vester Voldgade by City Hall

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Important information
Know before you go
Remember pratical shoes and dress according to the weather.

In case of service in the Roskilde Cathedral, the supplier reserves the right to guide outside the church instead.