Many of Roskilde’s highlights are located close to Lejre, making it a smart choice as a place to base yourself during your visit. Ledreborg Palace and the Lejre Experimental Centre are amongst the popular places to discover here. If you have time, don’t miss Selso Palace and Skibby Kirke.
Lejre has a number of museums, exhibits and show venues within easy reach that make great places to visit. Walk through the exhibits and enjoy the quiet of the Viking Ship Museum, Roskilde Museum and Glasgalleriet. There are some popular galleries to enjoy nearby. In particular, don’t miss the Museum of Contemporary Art and the Arken Museum of Modern Art in Copenhagen.
If you love nature and wildlife, go and check out the nearby green spaces. These are great places to relax. Inhale the salty air, play catch with the kids and catch some sunshine at nearby Koge Beach in Koge. Pack all you need for a good time on the waterfront with the children and head to Selsmose Lake in Hoje Taastrup.
While you are in and around Lejre, stop by Roskilde Cathedral and Draby Kirke. Travellers who enjoy sights steeped in religious history should make a trip to the Sankt Nikolai Kirke in Koge. For a tour of the nearby historic sights, be sure to check out Jaegerspris Palace and Vallo Palace in Koge.
If you love to play golf, head to the Cgc Golf Club in Vallensaek and the Brondby Golf Club in Brondby. It's a perfect way to enjoy the fresh air.
An important part of Roskilde’s sporting and cultural landscape is Parken Stadium, Copenhagen, the home ground of the Denmark National Team soccer team and the FC Copenhagen. Even if you don’t like sports, you can still roar along with locals during one of the many concerts staged here.
At the end of a day seeing the sights around Lejre, stay the night at one of the area’s bed-and-breakfasts, hotels or short-stay apartments. Make reservations for the Glostrup Park Hotel, the Zleep Hotel Ballerup, or the Comwell Køge Strand, Koge.