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.
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Our no - sightseeing tips will introduce you to small discoveries away from the sightseeings that we have discovered during our travels and would like to share with you.
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!
It is probably one of the most famous Christmas markets in the world, the Nuremberg Christkindlesmarkt. There are actually three markets that take place at the same time, the Christkindlesmarkt, the Kinderweihnacht and the Markt der Partnerstädte.
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.
Fancy a beer hike? In Franconia you will not only find numerous breweries, here you can combine beer drinking with hiking on the Five-Seidla-Trail.