You won’t want for choice when shopping for souvenirs in Copenhagen; it’s a city known for its designed items, everything from housewares to clothes to Lego. Here are our picks for the best things to bring home from a Copenhagen visit:
These colorful interlocking bricks were first designed in Denmark in 1949. Relive your childhood — or inspire the children in your life — by picking up a few pieces or an entire set at Lego’s flagship store on Strøget, Copenhagen’s pedestrian boulevard.
Aquavit means “water of life,” and it’s a clear spirit similar to vodka. It’s flavored with different herbs spices and herbs. A bottle of aquavit makes a nice before- or after-dinner sipper, even outside of Denmark.
Royal Danish porcelain
This iconic brand’s distinctive blue-and-white-patterned dishes and cups will add an Old World charm to your dinner parties back at home.
Jewelry from Georg Jensen
An elegant ring, earrings or bracelet from the Tiffany of Copenhagen is a gift any woman will appreciate.
Danish design items
Bringing home a piece of Danish-designed furniture or other housewares will help you remember your trip in style. Check out Illums Bolighus, Normann or Paustian for the best selections.