Dating back from the Viking Age, Roskilde is an important stop between Copenhagen and the western regions of Denmark. The city prides itself with one of the most impressive cathedrals in Denmark. Built in the 12th and 13th centuries, the Roskilde Gothic Cathedral was the only cathedral in Zealand until the 20th century, attesting the city`s early importance. As a matter of fact, with its picturesque location by the fjord and its rich historical heritage, Roskilde is a perfect day trip from Copenhagen only 30 minutes away. As the only place in the world, you can travel back a thousand years and conquer the waters aboard a viking ship.