The magical days of true Christmas spirit and enjoyment are only a few days away. If you are spending Christmas in Berlin, either as a visiting tourist or a stay-at-home Berliner, you might be wondering what to do in this large city with so many possibilities. That is why we have collected a small handy list of tricks and tips for the first days of Christmas.
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Another absolutely fabulous market (because actually: which Berliner Weihnachtsmarkt is not fabulous?) is the Christmas market at and around the Opernpalais. This palace of the opera is one of the most classically beautiful spots in Berlin Mitte and will wisk you away with its magic. Seriously: if you have not been here yet, whether a tourist or a long-term expat, you should definitely pop by the Weihnachtsmarkt am Opernpalais.
All I want for Christmas, are the markets. My favourite, my favourite, my most special and beloved Christmas market of all time. Among the large flurry of brightly lit Christmas markets in Berlin, I have fallen in love with Lucia. When we saw each other for the first time, my palms got all sweaty, my heart started racing in my chest and I could not stop smiling. This Scandinavian Weihnachtsmarkt in the courtyard of the in Prenzlauer Berg located Kulturbrauerei is absolutely beautiful.
If someone would ask me, “Which christmas market would you visit if you only had time for one?”, I would wholeheartedly answer with the Gendarmenmarkt. Yes, it is a bit more touristy than cute and quaint little markets that are hidden away in outskirts of Berlin, but it is also more the prettier. So, if you come to visit Berlin and you would like to enjoy one christmas market, you ought to definitely hit this beauty in the city center, in a side street off Unter den Linden.
Christmas is drawing nigh and most people will have to engage in purchasing the necessary gifts for their loved ones this weekend. And what better place to find some appropriate presents than one of Berlin’s christmas markets? The shopping place to be when it comes to Weihnachtsmärkte is the Opernpalais.
We have raved about the infamous “Chalet” on Alexanderplatz a couple of times – a big wooden shack in the middle of the Weihnachtsmarkt where you can join large groups of German-loving Glühwein-drinking tourists and locals who are looking for some old-school musical entertainment. But there is more to this market than meets the eye…
One of the absolutely prettiest Weihnachtsmärkte in Berlin is the well-known tourist attraction Christmas market on the Gendarmenmarkt. And not without reason, this large market is simply stunning and offers its visitors a great and varied assortment of drinks, foods and potential Christmas purchases. Centrally located in Mitte, on a walking distance from the Friedrichstraße
Christmas times are here to stay in the snowwy city of Berlin – the perfect moment to visit even more Weihnachtsmärkte than you already have. Our next and also fabulous Weihnachtsmarkt that is completely different from the Lucia Weihnachtmarkt and the market in front of the Schloss Charlottenburg: is the Christmas market at the Gedächtniskirche. This large Weihnachtsmarkt takes up all the space around and among the notorious Gedächtniskirche.
Another Christmas market classic. If you are looking for romance and beauty, you cannot miss the market at the Schloss Charlottenburg. One of Berlin’s most classical and popular Christmas markets is the market at Schloss Charlottenburg, a beautiful building that in itself attracts thousands of tourists, even during the cold wintermonths.
Good Food in Berlin goes all out during Christmas – as does the city of Berlin. I guess the Christmas markets must be one of the city’s winter trip highlights, which thousands and thousands of tourists visiting the German capital for some old-fashioned European Christmas good times. And everyone loves a good Christmas market, don’t they? Especially this quaint and beautiful market called Lucia, which features some fabulous products and glüh-drinks.