West Sealand

West Sealand towns and villages

The cathedral city of Roskilde sits at the heart of this region, with a glorious royal and Viking past. The rest of the region is dotted with lovely country towns, each with their own special reasons to visit.


The historic, cathedral city of Roskilde awaits you in West Sealand. Roskilde Cathedral is the last resting place of nearly 40 Danish kings and queens and is on the UNESCO World Heritage List as the first ever gothic brick cathedral in Europe. You can also experience 1000 years of history at the Viking Ship Museum, which features real Viking long boats found at the bottom of Roskilde Fjord.

Nykøbing S

Nykøbing S is a cosy market town on the Odsherred peninsula. There are lots of galleries for you to drop in to there, exhibiting art and handicrafts.

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West Sealand

West Sealand

Travelling around the region of West Sealand, you’ll experience a landscape full of contrast, from green hills and high cliffs, to beaches, islands and long Viking fjords.