When December approaches, there is this special and unique atmosphere in the air. On Bornholm you can get really Christmassy, regardless of how sceptical towards all this Christmas stuff you may be else.
You can experience the special Christmas atmosphere on the island. Go for a long walk in the beautiful nature and relax in a way that you only can have on Bornholm.
If you aren’t planning to travel to Bornholm this year, you could also order all the delicious things for your Christmas dinner table online. You’ll also get some suggestions for Bornholm Christmas presents.
The old grocer’s shop in Svaneke hosts a cosy Christmas market indoors on the first three Advent Sundays in December. Here, you can explore a wide selection of local island shops, and there will be confectionery and creative activities for children. Enjoy homemade warm glögg (mulled wine) and roasted almonds.
At the harbour in Nexø, you can immerse yourself in an authentic Nordic Christmas atmosphere at Bornholm’s Christmas market. This beautiful, atmospheric Christmas market is open on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays during the Advent weekends and just before Christmas on December 21 and 22. Here, you can purchase high-quality locally produced goods and indulge in glögg and æbleskiver (apple fritters).
Do your children want to meet Santa Claus? At the Christmas market at Sandvig Harbour, Santa Claus will bring goodies for the children during the afternoon. There will also be live music, Christmas stalls and much more.
In Tejn, you’ll find Smedjen, a gathering place for workshops, handicrafts, and street food. Just like last year, the old warehouse is transformed into a large indoor Christmas market with everything you can imagine to get into the holiday spirit.
The Christmas market takes place on the first two weekends in December.
Join Aakirkeby when the Christmas tree is lit. Experience the cycling elves and the Christmas train around the tree. Santa is coming, and there are treats for the children. Visit AakirkeJULEby from the first Sunday of Advent until just after Christmas Eve (December 25).
If you don’t want to prepare all the Christmas dinner etc. by your self, you could also just sit down at a wonderful laid table and enjoy all the delicious food without having to lift a single finger. Book a Christmas Vacation at Griffen Spa Hotel in rønne, Celebrate Christmas with a delicious 3-course-dinner, admission to the Diamond Spa, room with Seaview and much more. Read more about the Griffen Spa Hotel here.
No Christmas lunch (julefrokost) without herring or salmon. Here you can buy smoked fish and a lot of other delicacies.
Christmas isn’t Christmas without chocolate. Kjærstrup guarantees you a good Christmas.
Get the popular Bornholm ceramics here. And with that you are secured a perfect Christmas.
160 year old ceramics factory. Find your perfect Christmas present that you can enjoy for a long time.
Beautiful hand made jewelry from Gudhjem. Also possible to get custom made jewelry.
Baltic Sea Glass has beautiful hand mad products, which may be a special Christmas present to one you really like.
Wonderful hand made leather bags and other things – a unique Christmas present for you or someone else you like.
The first and only ecologic modelling clay in Europe. Get the best fpor your children.