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Spend Christmas in Denmark

Feel Denmark at its warmest this Christmas; a season steeped in unique traditions and magical experiences. As the weather cools down, the festive spirit heats up and Denmark glows with Christmas markets and Danish celebrations, both indoors and out.

Here you can browse guides on Denmark's best Christmas markets, be inspired on where to go Christmas shopping or find out how Danes bring a little magic into their Danish Christmas celebrations.

Seasonal activities

From skating in the open air to a cosy stroll around the world-famous Tivoli Gardens Christmas Market, Denmark is full of fun things to do around Christmas time. Shop, dine, deck your halls with Danish decorations and start planning your holiday with help from our guides. 

Christmas markets Denmark

Denmark's best Christmas markets

Make Christmas shopping a memorable experience this year, with a trip to one of Denmark's atmospheric Christmas markets.

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Hygge at Christmas!

Christmas in Tivoli

Christmas in Tivoli Gardens

Tivoli is transformed over Christmas into a winter wonderland of lights, sights and magical experiences for all the family.

Danish Christmas

Christmas is a glorious time to spend in Denmark. The festive season starts early and everybody gets involved. Food, design, socialising, culture - all the great aspects of Denmark combine and truly come to life during the months leading up to 'the main event', which is actually celebrated on Christmas Eve. In the days that follow, friends and families gather for a traditional Christmas lunch, or 'julefrokost'.

Danish Christmas calendar

Get to know Danish Christmas traditions

Come to Denmark over the Christmas season and experience a country steeped in unique Christmas traditions, like the Danish Christmas gift calendar, shown here!

Outdoor Ice Skating in Denmark

Winter skating in the Danish outdoors

Bring your warm clothes, drink hot chocolate and have fun at the many ice skating places all around Denmark during Christmas time. 

Plan your Christmas

Get ready for Christmas in Denmark with the help of our practical information and useful links. Search and book accommodation, find out about Danish public transport and general opening hours over Christmas and read more about how you can celebrate in Denmark.