Roskilde Havn

Author
Trine Søe
Last modified
29/03/2020
Port position map
Harbour position DMS
55° 39' 8" N , 12° 4' 32" E
Harbour position DM
55° 39.13333' N , 12° 4.53333' E
Approaches
The port of Roskilde can be accessed around the clock, but only in light and visible weather. The harbor's two red bay lighthouses lead in course 165.5 °. The city's backlight makes it difficult to spot the lighthouses so watch out. There is a speed limit of 3 knots in the harbor basin. The museum harbor, located in the eastern part of the harbor, must not be taken by pleasure boats.
Number of moorings
250
Details

Roskilde harbor is located at the bottom of Roskilde Fjord. Roskilde town was built by Vikings more than 1000 years ago. In the Middle Ages it was one of the most important cities in Northern Europe. In Roskilde harbor one is close to the large cathedral and overlooks the Roskilde Viking Museum.

Roskilde town has market days on Wednesdays and Saturdays, where the town square is filled with many different kinds of stalls.

The port manager provides password for bath and toilets. Bath toilets can be purchased from the port officer and in the "Ship Provision", where port fees can also be paid. A hotspot at the port allows for wireless internet.

Roskilde Sailing Club has a home port in Roskilde Harbor.

Attractions

Roskilde Cathedral is Denmark's leading church. Here most Danish kings and queens are buried. The cathedral is open to the public when no ecclesiastical acts are held.

The Viking Ship Museum in Roskilde is Denmark's museum for ships, shipping and boatbuilding culture in ancient and medieval times. The museum exhibits, among other things, five original Viking ships. New boats are being built on the associated boatyard after a thousand-year-old technique, and the harbor houses the museum's large boat collection. In summer there is the opportunity to get out and sail with a Viking ship.

Telephone
+45 46 35 10 00
Ports charge

2020: Both under 10 meters in length cost 120 kroner a day. Both between 10-14 meters in length cost 140 kroner a day. Both between 14-18 meters in length cost 160 kroner a day. Both over 18 meters in length cost 220 kroner a day. You can buy 10 calling cards with a discount of 15%.

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