Christmas in Tivoli Gardens, Copenhagen

Spend Christmas in Denmark

Christmas market at Kronborg Castle

Why spend Christmas in Denmark?

Feel Denmark at its warmest at Christmas. Come and enjoy our naughty elves (we call them nisse), discover an almond hidden in your rice pudding, try dancing around a Christmas tree and take in the sights, sounds and scents of a traditional Danish Christmas market. God jul!

Shop at the best Christmas markets in Denmark

Hunt for hygge this Christmas at our atmospheric Christmas markets.

Christmas in Tivoli Gardens

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

Santa Lucia parade in kayaks

Experience the Copenhagen canals light up on December 13 as hundreds of Danes join the floating Santa Lucia parade.

How the Danes do Christmas

Essential items: a hand-picked Christmas tree, white tree lights and an abundance of non-scented candles.

Our weirdest Christmas traditions

Photo: Mikkel Heriba

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