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Christmas market at Ridehuset, Aarhus

Christmas markets

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Find the best Christmas markets in Aarhus and in the entire Aarhus Region.

Visit one of the cosy Christmas markets in Aarhus where you can buy everything from unique Christmas gifts, beautiful Christmas decorations and try some of the traditional Danish Christmas treats. Bring along your family and get in the right Christmas spirit.

Below you find a guide to some of the best Christmas markets in Aarhus.

Merry Christmas in Aarhus

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Christmas market in Den Gamle By (The Old Town Museum)

Get into the merry Christmas spirit in The Old Town Museum and learn about what Christmas was like in the olden days in Denmark and how it has developed. In the many stalls and historical shops you can find Christmas gifts and homemade sweets.

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Christmas market in Tivoli Friheden

Enjoy the most wonderful time of the year in Tivoli Friheden when Santa Claus is coming to town. Experience the magic of the theme park as it is transformed into a enchanting Christmas market where Christmas lights, decorations, food stalls from Kødbyens Food Market and the normal rides sets the scene for a magical Christmas day.

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Christmas market in Ridehuset

When you visit Aarhus during the winter time, be sure not to miss the old 'Ridehuset' equestrian hall in the heart of the city. Here you can find unique and hand-made items. The beautifully decorated hall that is vibrant and buzzing with Christmas atmosphere and the wonderful smells of Christmas baking are everywhere.

Christmas Market in Viborg
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Christmas Market in Viborg

Visit the beautiful Christmas market on Nytorv in Viborg this Christmas. Experience the magic of the town all decked out for the holidays.

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Christmas market at Godsbanen

At the vibrant Godsbanen you will find plenty of inspiration for your next Christmas gifts. The market is also a food market, were you can enjoy a great selection of various meals from all over the world.

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The School of Architecture's Christmas market

This market is an exciting and highly varied Christmas market taking place at the Aarhus School of Architecture. The architecture students sell their own designs of wooden sculptures, jewellery, paintings and many other items. You can also buy food, sweets and drinks. Bring your family along to buy some unique and untraditional Christmas presents.

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Christmas and Christmas Market at GAIA
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Christmas and Christmas Market at GAIA

Again this year, you can experience the GAIA Museum’s traditional and popular Christmas market in Randers filled with creativity and cosy Christmas spirit.

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Christmas Market at Museum Jorn
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Christmas Market at Museum Jorn

Visit the Christmas market at Museum Jorn in Silkeborg. On the first two weekends of December, the museum invites you in for their many Christmas stalls, at which you can find great presents such as h...

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Christmas at Stougaarden
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Christmas at Stougaarden

Enter through Stougaarden’s charming stable doors for a lovely, traditional Christmas market experience with handicraft products and delicious, local specialities.

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Christmas market at Rosenholm Slot
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Christmas market at Rosenholm Slot

Enjoy a spectacular Christmas market at a Danish castle when the beautiful Rosenholm Slot opens its gates for the traditional market. You can find Christmas decorations, sweets, art, gifts - everythin...

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Snow on the High Street in Aarhus
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Christmas shopping on the High Street

Go for a stroll down the pedestrianised high street beneath the gloriously sparkling starry sky. Here, there are excellent opportunities for you to enjoy a city which is abuzz with life during the weeks leading up to Christmas and to do some Christmas shopping.

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Christmas market on Ingerslevs Boulevard

On Ingerslevs Boulevard, the traditional Wednesday and Saturday markets are replaced by a Christmas market where you will find fascinating foods and traditional Christmas decorations. Even though it is winter, the market, which is right in the middle of Ingerslevs Boulevard, retains an enchanting southern-European ambience.

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Local Christmas markets in Aarhus

If you love Christmas and Christmas markets, you're in luck - Aarhus has an abundance of local and cozy Christmas markets, where you are guaranteed to feel the Christmas spirit.

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Christmas Market at Ulstrup Slot Manor
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Christmas Market at Ulstrup Slot Manor

Experience the Christmas spirit and the annual Christmas market at Ulstrup Slot manor in early December. Explore the many Christmas stalls and taste experiences available there.

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Christmas Market at Stenvad Mosebrugscenter
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Christmas Market at Stenvad Mosebrugscenter

Stenvad Mosebrugscenter once again opens the doors to Denmark's nicest Christmas market on the 26th and 27th of November from between 10 to 17.

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Find out more about Christmas in Aarhus and the entire Aarhus Region

Find out which hotels, restaurants and attractions are open during Christmas - and when are the shops opened?

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