Useful information

USEFUL INFORMATION

 

We want you to have the best experience whether you are a participant or a spectator.

Useful information

 

For updates on useful information, if you are visiting Denmark and Roskilde for the first time, see below.

CURRENCY

The official currency in Denmark is the krone (DKK).

With a population of 50,000 Roskilde is a business and educational centre for the region and the 10th largest city in Denmark. Roskilde is located 30 km west of Copenhagen on the Danish island of Zealand.

 

LANGUAGE

The official language is Danish, but most people also speak English.

TIME ZONE, ELECTRICITY AND WATER

  • The time zone in Denmark is Eastern European Time (UTC+1)
  • The standard electricity supply in Denmark is 230 volts AC with a frequency of 50 hertz
  • Tap water is generally considered safe to drink in all major towns and cities

 

HEALTH AND SAFETY CONCERNS

You are advised to have a European electronic healthcare card, car insurance (if you travel by car), as well as a general healthcare insurance.

European Emergency Number: 112

GO EXPLORE

Viking Ship Museum

The Viking Ship Museum in Roskilde offers an incredible insight into the world of the Vikings and their era. You will be amazed by the five original Viking vessels from the 11th-century, as well as "The Glendalough Sea Stallion".

 

Roskilde Cathedral

Roskilde Cathedral is inscribed on the UNESCO world heritage list. It is a unique and beautiful medieval cathedral. The Viking kings Harold Bluetooth (d. 985) and his son, Sweyn Forkbeard (d. 1014) conqueror of England is buried here. Almost 40 kings and queens of Denmark are buried here.

Copenhagen

Visit the city of Copenhagen, Denmarks Capital. Only a short trip with public transportaion and you can see the sights of Denmarks largest city. By bus, Roskilde Station is only 10 minutes away from Roskilde Congress Center Bauhaus Arena. Find a schedule and price here:

https://www.dsb.dk/en/

 

More information

Read more about the city of Roskilde at Roskilde Turism Agency's webpage:

http://www.visitroskilde.com/ln-int/roskilde-lejre/tourist

EUROPEAN KARATE CHAMPIONSHIP 2017

Roskilde Kongrescenter Bauhaus Arena | April 8th - 9th 2017 | Contact: info@ec2017.com