Practical Information

Alcohol laws in Denmark

The age limit for buying beer and wine in Denmark is 16. For drinks with an alcohol percentage higher than 16.5%, you must be 18 or older. 

Danish tobacoo legislation

Tobacco is only sold to people 18 years or older. See here for information on smoking restrictions in Denmark.

Further reading

Read more about Shopping in Denmark.


Find out how the Danes celebrate Christmas and where you can join in Danish Christmas celebrations.