Copenhagen hit by festive spirit

Wednesday, 8 December 2010 8:58 AM

Copenhagen has already been voted the destination of the year for 2011 but why wait until then, with the city currently oozing with festivities.

The Danish capital has been really hit by the festive spirit and with Christmas markets now in full swing there’s an added reason to go.

A trip to Copenhagen certainly won’t feel like a shopping trip anywhere else with their very original Christmas traditions that are on show.

One of those is the Royal Copenhagen's Christmas Tables which are designed and decorated by leaders in design, art or often famous people including the Royal family.

The tables can be seen in Royal Copenhagen's flagship store at Amagertorv in the heart of the city and are on display until the end of the year.

Also making up the spectacular are the Happy® Xmas Trees which will be dotted right across the city.

This year, the traditional green Christmas trees are decorated by Danish and international artists and designers, companies, children and young people.

Flights are available from all regional airports, and for those not yet in the Christmas spirit a visit could certainly help. 

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