Annual traditions and holidays

Photo: Danmarks Borgcenter

Although Denmark is a small country, we have a long history filled with an abundance of wacky, funny and charming traditions.

Denmark is a country full of traditions, festivals and cosy ways to celebrate life. Read on here for inspiration on what to do at Midsummer, what to do at Christmas, and how to spend a wonderful Easter holiday in The South Coast of Denmark.

Easter holidays in The South Coast of Denmark

Have an Easter holiday in South Zealand and on Møn. Find inspiration for activities here

Spring holidays in The South Coast of Denmark

Take a trip to South Zealand and Møn for one of the many spring holidays.

Midsummer’s Eve

At midsummer, we celebrate the longest day of the year and enjoy ourselves in the glow of the bonfire.

Halloween in The South Coast of Denmark

Have a spooky – and fun! – Halloween in The South Coast of Denmark

Christmas on South Zealand and Møn

Visit one of the area's many Christmas markets, take a picnic and find some Christmas decorations or find the perfect spot for this year's Christmas lunch

St. Lucy’s Day and Advent

Christmas is a time filled with traditions, one of which is the evocative Lucia procession where children carry candles and sing the special Santa Lucia song.

New Year in South Zealand and on Møn

Celebrate the New Year in The South Coast of Denmark!

Shrovetide / Fastelavn

Fastelavn er mit navn, og boller vil jeg have! The children dress up and beat the cat out of the barrel in South Zealand and on Møn – see where.

Dannebrog – the Danish flag

The Dannebrog flies proudly in many Danish gardens, and there are many traditions associated with the beautiful flag.