West Zealand - thousand years of history!

West Zealand is a part of Denmark steeped in history. From the stone age through the Viking era, medieval times and the present, West Zealand has played an important role in Danish history. The region is home to the impressive cathedral city Roskilde, dating back to Viking times. West Zealand has plenty of Viking attractions to look at, including Viking ships and Viking fortresses. The region is scattered with small market towns and quiet harbours, and the nature consists of beautiful fjords, beaches, cliffs, rolling hills and islands.

Come to West Zealand and re-live a thousand years of history!

Make time for West Zealand

Easy to reach, but difficult to leave – you'll find important Viking sites and some of Denmark's most beautiful country roads to explore in West Zealand.