Copenhagen at Christmas time is a divine beauty. Soak in the Yuletide spirit while browsing through the traditional markets.Treat yourself to Danish sweets, sugar roasted almonds, and mulled wine. Here’s a quick round-up:
Christmas market in Tivoli Gardens
Visiting this market is a must for the city’s locals and it is undoubtedly the best one. 50 stalls selling Christmas gifts, sweets and savouries, hot drinks, and fun rides. Wooden houses, snow covered trees and festive lights adorn the historic gardens.
Christmas market in Freetown Christiania
Freetown Christiania in Copenhagen usually hosts a Christmas market, which is an unconventional Christmas fair reminiscent of an Oriental bazaar. Step into the hustle and bustle and wander through the multitude of stalls to experience this time honoured Copenhagen tradition.
Christmas market in Nyhavn harbour
The old harbour at Nyhavn is transformed into a cosy, picturesque market. Stalls are set up along the harbour, offering Danish culinary treats and other goodies.
The Christmas market with the best view at Kongens Nytorv
In the historic setting of Kongens Nytorv, located between Nyhavn and Strøget, this market offers a spectacular view of the Christmas decorations on the Hotel D’Angleterre and the Magasin department store.
Hans Christian Andersen Christmas market on Kultorvet square
The market at Kultorvet square is set up in the area where the story teller was born. The vibrant stalls are named after his fairy tales and the people working in the stalls are all dressed like in the 19th century. This old world market has a carousel, a Christmas caravan and Santa Claus, too!