Jul, Danish Christmas, is more than just the big night itself on 24 December. Jul is celebrated throughout December and includes unique Danish holiday traditions, delightful recipes and that special Danish hygge, a word that sums up contentment and cosiness with those you care about.
In this booklet, you can read all about Danish Christmas and how to bring elements of Danish Christmas into your own celebrations, where ever you are in the world!
Glædelig jul or Merry Christmas one and all!
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Danish Christmas traditions include getting your presents on Christmas Eve, eating duck and having rice pudding for dessert.
Read on to get to know what makes the Danish Christmas so special.
The whole of Denmark gets into the festive spirit this time of year. Visit the Danish regional tourist offices and get inspiration for your Christmas visit.