The Christmas market around the Gedächniskirche has existed for 35 years. For us, a visit to precisely this Christmas market has been a traditional part of the Christmas season for years.
There are countless Christmas markets in Berlin, in fact you can immerse yourself in the Christmas feeling on almost every corner in December. During our tour of the city, we also took a look at the Christmas market at the Rotes Rathaus.
For me, the Lucia Christmas Market in Prenzlauer Berg is one of the most beautiful Christmas markets in Berlin. The size is manageable, there are stalls that offer their wares away from the usual “socks and caps stalls” and delicious mulled wine!
Every year at Christmas time, the Berlin Railway Friends offer a trip from Berlin to Schmachtenhagen with the Glühweinexpress. If you book in time, you can get hold of tickets.
It’s the end of July 2020: After many, many years it is finally going to happen. The opening of the new Berlin Brandenburg Airport BER in Germany’s capital city in October 2020. I was part of a test run before the opening.
Have you ever been on a typical Berlin boat tour?
Berlin is a city of contrasts. Modern buildings meet tranquil parks and waterways. Therefore, the city absolutely lends itself to be discovered by boat.