Christmas in Denmark

Christmas in Denmark is a magical time. As the weather cools down, the festive spirit heats up. Christmas in Denmark is full of tradition, food, entertainment and good company. It is the time of year when the Danes really focus on spending quality time with family, friends - and even strangers!

Here you can browse guides on Denmark's best Christmas markets, be inspired on where to go Christmas shopping or prepare for a Christmas with a distinctly Danish twist.

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. Shopping, dining, decking your halls with Danish decorations; fill your holiday, and your stockings, with help from our guides. 

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 big night. 

Thinking about spending Christmas in Denmark, so click here and find out more about Christmas in different cities around Denmark and inspire yourself for a "hyggeligt" experience during Christmas.

Come to Denmark over the Christmas season and experience a country steeped in unique Christmas traditions.

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 public transport and general opening hours over Christmas and read more about how you can celebrate in Denmark.

Are you looking for a quaint country hotel or something on a grander scale? A designer city pad or a seaside retreat? Hotels in Denmark come in all shapes and sizes!

Further reading

Find out more about our Christmas partners and see what others have to say about celebrating Christmas in Denmark in our links section.