Money and shopping

General times

Shops are generally open 9/10am – 5.30/6pm Monday to Thursday, closing later on Fridays (7/8pm) and earlier on Saturdays (1/2pm). Some shops stay open until 5pm on Saturdays in Copenhagen and larger towns.

Sunday opening

Many larger shops and department stores are also open on Sundays, except on national and bank holidays, constitution day (5 June), Christmas Eve and until 3pm on New Years Eve. Super markets with a yearly turnover of less than DKK31.4 million are allowed to stay open every day of the year.

VAT

The Holiday Season in Denmark is quite remarkable. Cozy Christmas markets, seasonal food and Danes in the holiday spirit.