Recommended Beautiful Places to Get Married in Denmark

Denmark is not just Copenhagen. There are many exciting locations that you can choose for your wedding location for you and your partner. As your wedding agency, let us help you to choose a beautiful place to tie the knot. To make that more accessible, we summarize some recommendations for beautiful places to get married in Denmark. Check it out below!

1. Ærøskøbing

The first recommended beautiful place to get married in Denmark is Ærøskøbing. The island of Ærøskøbing is located on the Baltic Sea. Ærøskøbing was voted the best island in Denmark based on the results of a poll in Go Denmark. You will be surrounded by beautiful views of 18th century-style houses and beachfront cottages. Getting married in this beautiful island will give you fond memories as if you and your partner were having a wedding in a fairyland. You can choose a wedding location near the beach with clear skies.

If you come from Germany and southern Denmark, you can easily take the ferry from Fynshav on the island of Als to Søby, on the northern part of Ærø. From Funen there are ferries from Faaborg to Søby, also from Svendborg to Ærøskøbing. It takes about an hour to get there. We believe you will have a beautiful experience in this island.

On Ærø, they perform wedding ceremonies on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and most Saturdays, plus on Mondays upon agreement.

2. Kolding

Kolding is an hour’s drive from the German border on the Jutland peninsula.  The wedding venue can take place at Kolding City Hall or at Søstrehuset in Christiansfeld, it is around 17 km from Kolding. In Christiansfeld, you have the opportunity to be married at Brødremenighedens Hotel, at Hejlsminde beach or at other locations of your choice. Christiansfeld has the perfect conditions to form the framework for your wedding with the unique historical atmosphere in the city center. In this small city is everything that can be expected to make your day memorable, and for a romantic experience of a lifetime. You can choose your wedding day on Mondays and Fridays in the office opening hours, and Saturdays.

3. Tønder

If you are in hurry and no time to travel further, Tønder is the right city you need to consider, as it is located very close to the German and Danish border. The city is only 5 km from German/ Danish border. Many couples wish to get married here because of the proximity to Germany and beauty of the city. Tønder calls itself as “The Land of Love”. Your wedding ceremony will take place in a beautiful, historic building. Because of the popularity, Tønder Kommune is always in high demand. The date of your wedding need to be booked at least several weeks in advance.

4. Aabenraa

This city might be not popular as other city in Denmark. But to get married in this small city would be a great choice as its located in southern Denmark, and it is just a 35 minute drive from the German border. The weddings take place on Tuesdays and Fridays.

5. Sønderborg

There are so many good things you can see from the city. Sønderborg is a center for trade, tourism, industry, and education in the region of Southern Denmark and the Sønderborg Castle is located at the cosy harbor. You can get married on Fridays from 8.30 am – 2 pm. The ceremony take place at Nørherredhus in Nordborg or Det Gamle Rådhus in Gråsten. There are many different hotels, bed and breakfasts and summerhouses, that you can rent if you would like to experience more in the city after your wedding.

6. Aalborg

Maybe you should consider your wedding venue in Aalborg, as Aalborg was placed no. 8 on the New York Times’ list of places in the world that deserved a visit. Aalborg is simply special as it has a beautiful combination of old heritage and a new modern way of living making the city atmospheric and very cosy. The cost of hotels, motels and Air BnBs are also affordable compare to other big cities in Denmark like Copenhagen and Aarhus.

To get married in this city, you can choose the day between Tuesday, Friday and Saturday. Please visit Blokhus  if you still have time.

7. Thisted

You want to hold a wedding in a peaceful place and thick rural atmosphere, choose Thisted as your wedding venue. The town name derives from the Germanic deity Tyr and could be translated as Tyr’s Stead. If you like the nature and surfing, this destination is perfect for you. So besides getting married in Denmark, you can enjoy your trip and even surf in Cold Hawaii. Today the beach and the landing area are mainly used by surfers that come from around the world. The place has been named “Cold Hawaii”, as it has good wind particularly good surfing condition.

Many clients chose this area as they want to enjoy the nature of Denmark in their short trip.


8. Skagen

Skagen is wellknown as a the top tourist place in Denmark. Skagen’nature is very impressive and beautiful. You can choose Skagen as a sacred place to marry in Denmark. Skagen’s location is at the northern point of Denmark. Skagen is a beautiful and exotic seaside town. Skagen has been a tourist destination for artists since the 19th century.

There are many art galleries that you can visit with your partner after your wedding reception is over. For example, you can visit Drachmann House, the former home of poet and painter Holger Drachmann, a museum.

9. Helsingør

Helsingør, also known as Elsinore, is a port city in eastern Denmark and located less than 50 kms from Copenhagen. You will be amazed with the beauty of the city and the famous castle – Kronborg Castle immortalized by William Shakespeare in Hamlet, as Elsinore. This castle is one of the most important Renaissance castles in northern Europe and has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2000. 

Many locations you can choose as a place to marry in Denmark. We will be happy to help you choose a beautiful and sacred wedding location for you. Contact Us to help arrange your wedding in Denmark! Married in Denmark has helped couples tie the promise of marriage happily in Denmark.

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