Denmark's most beautiful Christmas markets

Christmas is coming and that means mulled wine, candied apples, burnt almonds, Christmas decorations and much more. Get into the Christmas spirit and enjoy the many exhibits and delicacies at cozy Christmas markets across Denmark. Here we give you a great guide to Denmark's most beautiful Christmas markets, which is worth a visit in 2019.

North Jutland

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Børglum Kloster

In Vrå you can experience Børglum Kloster decorated with candles, spruce and Christmas decorations. The shop offers a wealth of Christmas gift ideas, and around the monastery there are stands of Christmas decorations, crafts and various tastings. 
Børglum Kloster is hosting the event "Christmas in all its splendor" on Tuesday, November 19 at 16-20, where they open the doors to Christmas fun in the evening.

Address:: Børglum Klostervej 255B, 9760 Vrå
Opening hours: November 15-17 and November 22-24 from 10 AM to 5 PM. November 30 to December 1 and December 7-8 from 10 AM to 4 PM
Price: Adults: 100 DKK, children 6-12 years: 50 DKK, children under 6: Free.

Gammeltorv, Aalborg

Again this year you can visit the cozy Christmas market in the center of Aalborg. The market abounds with stands of delicious Christmas treats and every day you can also meet Santa. 
As part of the Christmas market, you can go up the Ferris wheel at Gammeltorv and enjoy the beautiful view over Aalborg. A trip with the Ferris wheel costs 30 DKK per person.

Address:: Gammeltorv 2, 9000 Aalborg
Opening hours: Every day from November 15 to November 23 at 12 PM
Price: Free

Voergaard Castle

Get into the Christmas spirit with a visit to the Christmas market at Voergaard Castle. The castle is beautifully decorated and welcomes you for mulled wine and Christmas goodies. Explore the many Christmas stalls where you can taste delicious tastings, find Christmas presents, Christmas trees, Christmas decorations and much more. Santa also comes by with the sack full of Christmas goodies.

Address:: Voergaard 6, 9330 Dronninglund
Opening hours: November 29-December 1 and December 7-8. Friday from 12 PM to 4 PM, Saturday and Sunday from 10 AM to 4 PM
Price: Adults: 110 DKK, children 4-12 years: 30 DKK, children under 4 years: Free 

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Middle Jutland

Den Gamle By

In Den Gamle By in Aarhus, you can go back in time and experience the Christmas atmosphere for four centuries. Visit the historic shops and enjoy the sight of the many beautifully decorated houses. Also visit the shopping mall, which is decorated exactly as described in the Christmas classic Peters Jul from 1866.

Address:: Viborgvej 2, 8000 Aarhus C
Opening hours: November 23 to January 5 from 10 AM to 5 PM
Price: Adults: 135 DKK, everyone under 18 years: Free

Cold Hand Winery, Randers

At the Cold Hand Winery in Randers, you can experience a gastronomic Christmas market, where you can indulge your taste buds of all the winery's delicious fruit wines and also explore the "Jutland market hall". Here, skilled Danish food craftsmen sell their best luxury specialty items for the Christmas season, and you can also look forward to Christmas brunch, gourmet Christmas plates and æbleskiver with homemade apple wine. Brunch and Christmas plates must be pre-ordered via the website.

Address:: Haversmosevej 21, 8920 Randers NV
Opening hours: December 14-15 from 10 AM to 4 PM
Price: Free

Tivoli Friheden

Experience the magical Christmas land in Tivoli Freedom in Aarhus, which offers lots of different stalls and Christmas lights in long courses. Among other things, you can experience a 70-meter long tunnel consisting of 50,000 LED lights. Several of the rides in the park are open for the occasion.

Address:: Skovbrynet 5, 8000 Aarhus C
Opening hours: November 16 to December 30
Price: 135 DKK

Rosenholm Castle

If you have seen DR's Christmas calendar "Jul på Slottet" you may recognize the beautiful Rosenholm Castle which formed the setting for the footage. Discover the castle in all its splendor and explore the many stalls. The smallest children can also get a ride on cute Christmas ponies and you can experience model train driving, molding of Christmas candles and much more.

Address:: Rosenholmvej 119, 8543 Hornslet
Opening hours: November 9-10 and November 16-17
Price: Adults: 70 DKK, children 4-12 years: 30 DKK 

Fængslet, Horsens

Get a unique and different Christmas experience by visiting the Christmas market in the old buildings that formerly formed the setting for a prison. Discover 200 stalls with Christmas decorations, various delights, crafts and much more, see the goose parade from the Netherlands and meet Santa. You can also get this year's Christmas photo taken at the "selfie Christmas wall".

Address:: Fussingsvej 8, 8700 Horsens
Opening hours: November 16-17 and November 23-24 from 10 AM to 5 PM
Price: Adults: 50 DKK, children under 12 years: Free

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South Jutland

Gram castle

At Gram Castle in Haderslev you can experience the Christmas atmosphere two weekends in November, where the historic castle is beautifully decorated. Explore the many stalls in the market, enjoy Christmas caroling, visit Santa in his workshop and the animals in the mini-zoo. This year you can also experience Pyrus as he visits the Christmas market.

Address:: Slotsvej 54, 6510 Gram
Opening hours: November 16-17 and November 23-24 from 10 AM to 4 PM
Price: Unknown

Tirsbæk Gods

At Tirsbæk Gods you can cut your own Christmas tree and get a tour of the castle. You can also explore the hand-picked exhibitors that sell exclusive items such as wickerwork, knit, glass art, Christmas decorations and much more. In addition, there are horse treks for the smallest children and off-road trips in a Land-Rover for others.

Address:: Tirsbækvej 135, 7120 Vejle
Opening hours: December 7-8 and December 14-15 from 10 AM to 5 PM
Price: Free but access to the castle costs 75 DKK

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Funen

Viking castle Ravnsborg

At Jim Lyngvild's unique Viking castle in Corinth, you can experience a spectacular Christmas market with over 40 different stalls selling everything from creams, perfumes and clothing to sweets, wine, beer and handicraft. In addition, you can experience true Viking atmosphere when there are Viking battles as well as Viking camps with working stands.

Address:: Hågerupvej 33, Korinth, 5600 Faaborg
Opening hours: November 30-December 1 and December 7-8 from 10 AM to 4 PM
Price: Adults: 50 DKK, children 2-10 years: 20 DKK, children under 2 years: Free. 

Nyborg

In Nyborg you will find an enchanting Christmas market packed with beautiful Christmas lights and historic buildings. In the many stalls at the market you can buy various Christmas delights and home-brewed beers, and you can experience live workshops, watch the blacksmith work and there will also be various activities for children.

Address:: Torvet 1, 5800 Nyborg
Opening hours: December 6-8 and December 13-15
Price: Free 

H.C. Andersen Christmas market, Odense

The old part of Odense is buzzing with old-fashioned market atmosphere as it hosts the historic Christmas market as in the time of H.C. Andersen. Discover small stalls, horse-drawn carriages, carousels and Christmas choirs, and watch the city being brought to life by elves, jugglers and not least Andersen's famous fairy-tale characters. There will also be a wealth of different activities and events.

Address:: Sortebrødre Torv 1, 5000 Odense C
Opening hours: November 29-December 1 and December 6-8. Friday from 3 PM to 7 PM, Saturday from 10 AM to 6 PM and Sunday from 10 AM to 5 PM
Price: Free

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Zealand

Kronborg Castle

The Renaissance castle Kronborg in Helsingør forms the setting for one of Denmark's largest Christmas markets, which offers delights for the Christmas table, inspiration for Christmas gifts and much more. You can also get a tour of the historic castle, where you can learn more about how Christian the 4th celebrated Christmas as a child. The children can cut Christmas decorations, visit Santa and see a Christmas performance by Eventyrteatret, and the adults can enjoy gospel choirs and Christmas jazz. As something special you can be transported to the castle from Hellerup in a Christmas steam train.

Address:: Kronborg 2C, 3000 Helsingør
Opening hours: November 29-December 1 and December 6-8- Friday from 10 AM to 7 PM, Saturday and Sunday from 10 AM to 5 PM.
Price: Friday: Adults: 50 DKK, children 4-18 years: 25 DKK, children under 4 years: Free. Saturday and Sunday: Adults: 75 DKK, children 4-18 years: 75 DKK, children under 4 years: Free 

Avedørelejren

For the 15th time, Cirkusmuseet and Forstadsmuseet are having a Christmas market at Avedørelejren. Explore the many stalls selling everything from jewelry, creams and Christmas decorations to locally brewed beer, wine and butcher's. You can also experience various activities and entertainment for the whole family.

Address:: Alarmpladsen, in Avedørelejren, 2650 Hvidovre
Opening hoursDecember 8 from 10 AM to 3 PM
Price: Free

Esrum Kloster and Møllegård

The traditional Christmas market at Esrum Monastery pays tribute to the monastery's French and medieval origins. This means that the market is full of delicious French specialties as well as genuine monastic products, Esrum's own products and much more. You can also visit the Christmas workshop and visit the monastery's café, where you can enjoy a freshly bottled monastic beer.

Address:: Klostergade 11, 3230 Græsted
Opening hours: November 29-December 1. Friday from 12 Pm to 8 PM, Saturday and Sunday from 10 AM to 5 PM
Price: Adults: 50 DKK, children 3-14 years: 35 DKK

Tivoli, København

Get into the Christmas spirit with a visit to Tivoli in Copenhagen, where you can enjoy the beautiful view of the many Christmas lights, Santa's landscape and lots of Christmas decorations. The many stalls around the theme park sell delicious delicacies, Christmas decorations and much more, and you can also enjoy the many rides that are open to the occasion.

Address:: Vesterbrogade 3, 1630 København K
Opening hours: November 16-January 5. Every day from 11 AM. Sunday-Thursday Tivoli closes at 11 PM, Friday-Saturday Tivoli closes at 12 PM, Christmas Eve Tivoli closes at 4 PM
Price: Adults: 130 DKK, children 3-7 years: 60 DKK

Højbro Plads, København

Enjoy a break from the Christmas shopping with a visit to the Christmas market at Højbro Plads at Strøget in Copenhagen. Here you will find a Christmas town with cozy wooden booths, beautiful Christmas lights as well as delights and crafts. 

Address:: Højbro Plads, 1200 København
Opening hours: November 15-December 22
Price: Free 

Kragerup Gods

For 23 years, Kragerup Gods cozy Christmas market is held, where you can explore the many stalls selling handmade handicrafts, such as ceramics, arrows, paintings and flower decorations, delicacies and much more. In the restaurant you can enjoy both buffet and cake, while the cafe serves the specialty of the Pheasant burger and much more. There will also be activities and entertainment, such as a straw maze, horse-drawn carriage rides and live music.

Address:: Kragerupgårdsvej 33, 4291 Ruds-Vedby
Opening hours: November 9-10 from 10 AM to 4 PM
Price: 60 DKK

Gisselfeld Kloster

Discover over 100 Christmas stalls from all over the country when Gisselfeld Kloster holds their traditional Christmas market. Explore the many stalls selling various Christmas delights, ceramics, visual arts, clothing and much more. The little ones can visit Santa in his cave below the monastery and try pony rides.

Address:: Gisselfeldvej 12A, 4690 Haslev
Opening hours: November 15-17 and November 22-24. Friday from 3 PM to 8 PM, Saturday and Sunday from 10 AM to 4 PM. The door closes one hour before.
Price: Adults: 100 DKK, children 6-12 years: 30 DKK, children under 5 years: Free

Engestofte Gods

The Christmas market at Engestofte Gods is one of Lolland and Falster's biggest Christmas events. Here you can experience a lot of stalls, live music, Lucia parade, Santa's workshop and not least guided tours with the old watchmen. There are also plenty of activities for the children - they can, among other things, cut Christmas decorations, get told Christmas adventures and play in the "adventure cafe".

Address:: Søvej 10, 4930 Maribo
Opening hours: December 7-8
Price: Adults 50 DKK, children: 10 DKK 

Do you know of a beautiful Christmas market on Zealand that is missing from the list? Then give us a tip here.

2 comments

  1. Lillian Nielsen

    Boldingård på Fyn hvor Tinkas julekalender er optaget

  2. Trine

    Jul på Nytorv i Viborg

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