Christmas In Copenhagen - Christmas Markets, Glogg, and More!

If you’re looking to experience a true Christmas wonderland this year, Copenhagen may be the next Christmas vacation you should plan. Denmark been rated the happiest country in the world two years in a row, according to the World Happiness Report. Certainly the Christmas season in Copenhagen is happy at its happiest. The city truly transforms into a magical place during this time of year. Between the beautifully decorated squares and streets at Stroget, the astonishing Christmas markets, including the massive 20 acres market at Tivoli Gardens, and the amazing food and a warm glogg in hand, Copenhagen for Christmas should be on everyone’s bucket list.

Copenhagen Christmas Markets  

Tivoli Gardens

Near the city’s Central Station, Northern Europe’s biggest Christmas market, covering 20 acres
Source: MetroUK

Hojbro Plads

One of Copenhagen’s prettiest squares on Stroget. Source:

Nyhavn Christmas Market

Near the Royal Danish Playhouse, where vendors set up stalls alongside the quaint Nyhavn canal. Source:

Food and Drink

One of the best ways to enjoy Christmas in Copenhagen, is to enjoy the local seasonal food. And Danes love their food, and I’m sure you’ll love it too!

Christmas Lunch

Source:[/caption] Christmas lunch is on Dec 25 and 26 in Denmark, and it’s quite the feast! Often it will last seven hours at a minimum, and often goes late into the night. Menu options include herring, marinated salmon, comfit of duck, roast pork, country style liver pate, delicious cheeses and a local Christmas rice pudding called ris à l’amande. So where can you experience such a decadent Danish Christmas lunch? Visit the popular Slotskælderen hos Gitte Kik in Copenhagen, though lunch won’t actually last hours on end.

Christmas Glogg

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="658"] Source:[/caption] Glogg is a delicious, and more potent version of a mulled wine, served hot, spiced with cinnamon, cloves soaked in aquavit or snaps, with raisins and almonds. It will definitely warm you on a cold winter day. Known for the best Glogg in Copenhagen, visit Hviids Vinstue. Their unique version is made with red wine, port, cognac and rum. They also have a white wine version.

Christmas Beers

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