Christmas in Berlin – accommodation, shopping and Christmas markets

Events and Music, Feature, Shopping on October 24, 2012 9:50 am
   

December is a great time to visit Berlin. For starters there are a ton of options for doing your Christmas shopping in Berlin. We can’t guarantee the snow but the Christmas markets all over the city are certain to get you in the festive spirit. Need some help on getting the best accommodation to suit your needs? We’ve thought of everything you need for visiting Berlin over December and Christmas time.

Shopping

Christmas shopping in Berlin offers so many options. All your favourite stores and brands plus great unique designer and vintage Berlin stores. Enjoy a perfect Sunday stroll around the flea market at Mauerpark or seriously indulge yourself at KaDeWe – “the Harrods of Berlin” and the largest department store in Europe.

   
   

Christmas markets

Winter in Berlin always brings exciting times. The Christmas markets are a big part of that with delicious heart-warming Glühwein (mulled wine) and the traditional craft and food and drink stalls.

Christmas wouldn’t be the same without the festive lights and Berlin will be decked with decorations and bright illuminations. We can recommend heading for Kaiser-Wilhelm-Gedächtniskirche, Charlottenburg Palace, Gendarmenmarkt, Potsdamer Platz , and Spandau.

   
   

Accommodation

Oh-Berlin specialises in providing the right accommodation to suit you – apartment, hotel or hostel.

Staying in your own holiday apartment is very affordable and gives you so much freedom, perfect for staying with friends or family. You will have lots of space for your shopping bags and you can even cook an authentic German Christmas dinner.

Prefer to be pampered and looked after? Well, we also have lots of inexpensive hotels for you to choice from.

On a budget? There are plenty of hostel choices too. Meet other like-minded people enjoying the fab city of Berlin. Save money and then there’s more money for shopping or for Berlin´s many other delights.

   

Whether you choose to do some Christmas shopping in Berlin this year or even just enjoy the markets and the special festive atmosphere, we at Oh-Berlin wish all our readers a very happy Christmas and prosperous New Year.

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