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Christmas in Copenhagen

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.

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Danish Christmas traditions

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Girl and Christmas tree

Danish Christmas traditions

Farm shops

Apples and pears from Fejø, carrots from Lammefjorden, home made salamis, fresh honey and much more. We have listed a number of farm shops where you can buy fresh products direct from the producers.

Order a hamper

Whether you're looking for a gift for the hostess or just want to spoil yourself, one of the farm shops below is the place to look. They will put together a delicious hamper containing local products just as you wish.

Kragerup Estate

Guide to castles and manors

There are many beautiful and interesting castles and manors on Zealand, Møn and Lolland-Falster. They are a very visible and important part of the landscape and their history stretches over a whole millennium. They all tell tales of events, aesthetics and the way of life through centuries. The oldest buildings, which date back to The Middel Age, are found as preserved castles and ruins.

Birkegaarden Gardens

Christmas markets

Christmas market at Slagelse Museum

17-11-2013, Slagelse Museum, Bredegade 11, 4200 Slagelse

Søkildegaard - a farmshop with atmosphere and intimacy

The Kure and Nielsson family and their three daughters have established a genuine and authentic farm shop at Søkildegaard.

Christmas at castles and manors

Christmas Fair at Gavnø Castle

02-11-2013, 03-11-2013, 09-11-2013, 10-11-2013 Gavnø Castle and Park, Gavnø 2, 4700 Næstved

Christmas candles

Christmas concerts

Christmas concert with Oslo Gospel Choir

Oslo Gospel Choir celebrates it’s 25th anniversary this year and is without a doubt the greatest gospel succes in Europe.
You can look forward to this years’ christmas concert which will be filled with warmth, charm and it will be a fantastic show. On Zealand the choir only sings at Roskilde Congres and Sports Centre.

Christmas tree decoration

Christmas activities

Christmasworld – the largest place for Christmas activities in Denmark

15-11-2013 – 23-12-2013 (Monday closed), Christmasworld, Lindholtvej 4, 4440 Mørkøv by Jyderup

Visit Christmasword with loads of mechanical elfs and elf settings. Every weekend the youngsters can meet Santa and ride the ponies on the nearby farm. There’s also a possibility to brings´Christmas home with you when buying fir or even a Christmas tree.

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Warm up at Tivoli Christmas Market and atmospheric Christmas markets around 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. From November onwards, Denmark explodes with magical Christmas markets.

Copenhagen Christmas Nyhavn

Things to do this Christmas

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. So grab your coat, head out and experience Denmark in the midst of midwinter!

Practical information Denmark Chrsitmas

Practical Christmas information

Christmas candle

Public holidays during the Christmas period

Christmas in Denmark

Celebrate Christmas around 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 food

Christmas dinner

Danish Christmas dinner

Danish Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve in Denmark

Couple at beach

Old Christmas beliefs

Bringing home the Danish Christmas tree

The 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

Danish Christmas traditions

Christmas market in Tivoli

Take home your own Advent wreath