Destination guide

Why people love visiting arty Roskilde

Enjoy the area's museums, art galleries and festivals with a rental holiday home 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-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday 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 cosy holiday 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 centre:

  • 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 centre:

  • 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

Travelling to and around Roskilde

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

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 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 158 holiday lettings near Roskilde. From 143 Houses to 8 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Roskilde for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Roskilde?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Roskilde. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Roskilde Station: 532 holiday lettings
  • St Laurentii Church: 478 holiday lettings
  • Roskilde Golf Club: 269 holiday lettings
  • Viking Ship Museum: 444 holiday lettings
  • Roskilde University: 849 holiday lettings

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 holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Roskilde?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 143 Houses in Roskilde. Our other popular types of Roskilde holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 8 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 5 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 6 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Roskilde?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 125 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Roskilde. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.