Christmas in Denmark

Feel Denmark at its warmest this Christmas; a season steeped in unique traditions and magical experiences. As the weather cools down, the festive spirit heats up and Denmark glows with Christmas markets and Danish celebrations, both indoors and out.

Here you can browse guides on Denmark's best Christmas markets, be inspired on where to go Christmas shopping or enter our Christmas competition for a magical trip for two to Copenhagen!

Win a trip to Copenhagen!

VisitDenmark has teamed up with BoConcept to offer you the chance to win flights and five nights at Ibsens Hotel for two in Denmark's magical capital city. Take part here!

Enter our competition here by 12 December 2014 and be in with the chance of winning five nights in Copenhagen for two, with flights!

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!