Destination guide

Why people love visiting artsy Roskilde

Enjoy the area's museums, art galleries and festivals and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Roskilde. Renowned for its camping, cathedral and live music, this city welcomes all visitors. Tivoli Gardens and Stroeget are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Roskilde

Do you want to find attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that Roskilde has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Tivoli Gardens (19 mi / 30.6 km)
  • Roskilde Golf Club (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Karlstrup Kalkgrav (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Frederikssund Golf Club (13.4 mi / 21.6 km)
  • Hjortespring Golf Club (14.2 mi / 22.8 km)
  • Molleaaens Golf Club (14.5 mi / 23.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Roskilde

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Roskilde is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Deer Park (21.2 mi / 34.1 km)
  • Skjoldungernes Land National Park (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Karlstrup Kalkgrav (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Selsmose Lake (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Koge Beach (14.1 mi / 22.6 km)
  • Damhusengen (15.4 mi / 24.7 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Roskilde

Fly into Copenhagen (CPH-Kastrup), the closest airport, located 22.1 mi (35.6 km) from the city center.

If you'd rather travel by train, make your way to Roskilde Station or Roskilde Trekroner Station to see more of the city.

Where to stay around Roskilde?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 124 vacation rentals near Roskilde. From 110 Houses to 7 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Roskilde for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Roskilde?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Roskilde. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Museum of Contemporary Art: 406 vacation rentals
  • Viking Ship Museum: 383 vacation rentals
  • Roskilde Cathedral: 364 vacation rentals
  • St Laurentii Church: 415 vacation rentals
  • Roskilde Golf Club: 197 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Roskilde listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Roskilde?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 110 Houses in Roskilde. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Roskilde include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 7 rentals available
  • Villas: 5 rentals available
  • Studios: 6 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Roskilde?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 103 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Roskilde. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.