When we say “Christmas market”, or “Weihnachtsmarkt”, we guess most of you will immediately think of Glühwein. That red, spicey and traditional warm wine served almost everywhere during the times of winter and Christmas-is-coming period. It is a classic. Well, we think it is about time we educate you in the exciting and magical realm of hot Christmas drinks.
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Always wanted to know which Christmas markets in Berlin suck big time? Well, we tell you. And we throw in some awesomes one for good measure.
Christmas Markets: that time of year. We also tend to meet up with our friends, or go out for an after-work drink on one of the markets too. Yet, what to eat and what to drink? We have collected some of our favourite foods on Christmas markets for your benefit!
Yearly many people from within Germany and all over the world flock to Berlin – or other large German cities – to experience the Christmas vibe that German is so well-known for. With dozens and dozens of Christmas markets, Berlin is one of the biggest Christmas cities during the dark and chilly winter months. We have written about the markets for years,
Being cold and freezing is horrible, but the one great thing about the winter season is spending it in Berlin. Berlin is a great city to enjoy the winter in, with its generally dry cold air, blue skies and snowy clouds. You may be cold, but at least not chilled to the bone. And luckily, there are many solutions in a place like Berlin that can help you warm up and get through the cold winter nights.
Every year since we have written specials and articles on the Berliner Weihnachtsmärkte, we have mentioned the Lucia Christmas Market, which is one of our favourite locations to enjoy a good glass of Glühwein and/ or Glögg. This year, Lucia is back once more and we will dedicate another article to this fabulously Scandinavian market.
We thought it time to approach this issue differently. Instead of telling you why you should definitely visit as many Christmas markets as possible, why not tell you what is horrible about them? Because there are ample reasons for actually not visiting the Christmas markets during your stay in Berlin. And we will tell you why.
Soon, soon it shall be that time of year again. Our favourite, joyous season during which we will spread alcoholic and food-clever joy and cheer. The time of the German Christmas markets in coming soon. Since many of you will either be visiting or exploring Berlin during the season of its beautiful and enticing Christmas markets, we organize our Christmas markets special each and every year.
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.
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.