Christmas - Editorial

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It's December, and the holiday spirit is sweeping through Copenhagen! Here is a small selection of the many events you can experience this month during the city's festival, Copenhagen Christmas.

Christmas in Cosmopolitan Copenhagen

Experiences and events

Christmas in the Tivoli Gardens

Spruce it all up - in East Denmark

Experiences, events and escapes

Fairy-tale Christmas on Funen

Experiences and events

North Jutland, the perfect Yuletide escape!

A stay in picturesque Skagen can be combined with a holiday break in Aalborg, a city currently reinventing its waterfront and offers townhouse boutique shopping and fine dining:

Danish Christmas traditions

Danish Christmas traditions

Warm up at Tivoli Christmas Market and atmospheric Christmas markets around Denmark

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

Copenhagen Christmas Nyhavn

You won't run out of fun things to do in Denmark over the Christmas season. As well as the wealth of unique Danish Christmas events and attractions, such as Tivoli Christmas Market, many of Denmark's most-popular attractions are open for indoor and outdoor entertainment.

Practical information Denmark Chrsitmas

Public holidays during the Christmas period

During the Christmas period, Denmark observes national public holidays on 25 and 26 December, as well as 1 January.

Christmas in Denmark

The whole of Denmark gets into the festive spirit this time of year. Towns and cities around Denmark, such as Aarhus and Odense, are ablaze with Christmas lights and good cheer. Christmas markets, exhibitions, music in the streets; Christmas in Denmark is truly magical.

Danish Christmas food

Danish Christmas dinner

Danish Christmas Eve

Old Christmas beliefs

Bringing home the Danish Christmas tree

Traditionally the Danish Christmas tree is the common spruce type, also known as Norwegian spruce. In more recent time, the common spruce has made way for the Normann spruce as it lasts a bit longer and results in fewer scattered needles on your living room floor by New Year's Eve.

Danish christmas

Take home your own Advent wreath


Tivoli is the world’s most-visited seasonal theme park