A Weekend Information to the Danish Island of Bornholm in Winter

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The view from our room! 

Take a stroll across the previous fishing village to look out the beautiful cottages all embellished for Christmas and discover the array of small boutique outlets (I significantly beloved Olivarius bookstore).  

If the coast shouldn’t be your factor, head to Almindingen forest within the centre of the island, and choose one of many many trails for a hike. Throughout our keep the snow lined forest regarded like one thing out of a fairytale! 

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Tour the island by automobile and choose up domestically made arts and craft, glassware, lighting and different gadgets from stunning unbiased inside design boutiques akin to Storms Rum (above), Lille Krusegaard, Issues – Home of Craft and Hjorths fabrik in addition to small classic and secondhand shops. You will doubtless move many honesty stalls alongside the best way which promoting every thing from handmade Christmas decorations, Christmas bushes, eggs, honey and different domestically produced gadgets! 

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Watch glassmaking in motion 

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Go to a Bornholm Christmas market

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There may be nothing extra hyggelig than a danish Christmas market! Within the weekends main as much as Christmas the island is filled with them! Nestled beside a delivery wharf, Bornholm Christmas market in Nexø is brilliantly off-the-wall and an amazing place to purchase something from native beer, honey, jewelry, glassware, sweets and knitwear! 

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I beloved that there have been oil barrels dotted across the market providing a spot to heat our fingers – they had been utterly in becoming with the economic delivery location! 

Different Christmas market must-dos embody the small, but charming one at Siemsens Gaard Lodge in Svaneke the place you might heat the hookles over a mug of gløgg and hotdogs (under): 

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Additionally, do not miss the unbelievable Christmas craft market at Hjorths Fabrik – recognised as among the best preserved industrial monuments in Scandinavia. At Christmas, the museum is taken over by native seamstresses, potters, jewelry makers and artists promoting their wares. It is a Christmas market procuring paradise and never removed from the ferry port in Rønne really easy to get to and not using a automobile too! 

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Sustainably made silk shirts hand printed with the ink from pressed wild flowers by Gevandt was one of many gadgets you might purchase on the arts and craft market. 

All the unique potters wheels and instruments (seen under) are nonetheless in use within the atelier. 

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Should you’re on the lookout for one thing actually native, regulate the calender for the village Christmas market in Gudhjem. Lanterns mild the best way and a reasonably Christmas tree by the harbour awaits! 

Tuck right into a Dansk Julefrukost (Danish Christmas feast)

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It would not be Christmas in Denmark and not using a feast. Ebook a desk by the ocean at Melsted Badehotel (above) and tuck right into a taster many together with all of the native Christmas delicacies washed down with an area brew and aquavit. or bask in a comfortable night at Njord in Svaneke. 
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I hope you loved these snapshots from our wintery weekend on Bornholm! I simply thought it might be enjoyable to share our quirky journey with you – particularly for those who love to listen to about extra different Scandinavian locations! 

Got here right here as we speak on the lookout for Scandinavian Christmas adorning concepts for the weekend? Head over to this archive for a ton of fairly concepts! 

Proper guys, I believe that is it from me this week. Thanks a lot for stopping by! 

I hope you’ve gotten a extremely cosy and relaxed weekend! 


All pictures and phrases by me. 

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