Berlin Christmas Markets

Berlin Christmas Markets city breaks

If you fancy getting into the spirit of the season, book a Berlin Christmas Market break! There are more than 60 festive markets peppered throughout the city during November and December, so you won’t be short on things to see and do this winter. It may be a modern metropolis and the culture-packed capital of Germany, but Berlin still makes space for a sparkling season of traditional celebrations.
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Abba Berlin

Berlin City, Berlin Christmas Markets

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  • Modern, chic and trendy throughout
  • Great for couples and friends
  • Excellent spa
  • 200m from Kurfürstendamm
  • Ideal for shopping
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Ameron Abion Spreebogen Waterside

Berlin City, Berlin Christmas Markets

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  • Modern and elegant style
  • Stunning views over the river
  • Gym on the 9th floor with city views
  • 200m from the nearest public transport links
  • 4.1km from Checkpoint Charlie
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Andel's by Vienna House Berlin

Berlin City, Berlin Christmas Markets

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  • Modern interior
  • Sky Bar and Sky Lounge offering breathtaking views
  • 220m from the nearest metro station
  • 1.6km from Friedrichshain
  • 3.3km from Alexanderplatz
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Berlin Cathedral

Berlin Cathedral

Berlin Christmas Markets

With its magnificent dome dominating the city skyline, Berlin Cathedral is a real crowd-pleaser. It's one of many attractions on Museum Island. Large parts of it were destroyed during WW2 but it was restored...
Checkpoint Charlie

Checkpoint Charlie

Berlin Christmas Markets

On Ringstraße you'll find Checkpoint Charlie, a famous crossing point between West and East Berlin during the Cold War. Now a tourist attraction, it remains intact long after the Berlin Wall's demise in 1989...
Friedrichstrasse

Friedrichstrasse

Berlin Christmas Markets

If you want a street that perfectly sums up Berlin, head to Friedrichstrasse. It used to be split by the Berlin Wall and was the location of Checkpoint Charlie. Today, the street is a heady mix of the old and...

Language

German

Currency

Euro

Time difference

+1hr

Cost of a beer

£3

48-hour travel card

£20

Three-course meal

£35

1. See the magic from above
While wandering through the stalls is undoubtedly a magical experience, what better way to see the sparkling lights of Christmas than from Berlin’s tallest building? Head up the Berlin TV Tower in Alexanderplatz for a drink and views across the twinkling city.
2. Cosy up with a stein
After all that exploring, you’ll be in need of a traditional cosy setting and hard-earned beer. And let’s face it, no trip to Berlin is complete without a stein! Find your nearest beer hall, take a seat at one of the benches and order a local brew.
3. Dashing through the snow
Just outside of the city, a winter wonderland awaits. With snowy conditions, the hills of Teufelsberg and Der Insulaner are the perfect place to whiz through the powder on a toboggan. Wrap up warm and get ready for some fun in the fluffy white snow.
4. Iconic market spots
With more than 60 markets to explore, Berlin offers up it’s fair share of beautiful backdrops for it’s twinkling stalls. Spandau Old Town is a historic spot and Potsdamer Platz is perfect for those looking for a little retail therapy after their festive experience.
5. Bag some Christmas deals
While you’re in the city, why not grab a few things to help fill up those Christmas stockings back home? Visit Alexanderplatz and wander through the stalls, picking up souvenirs as you go. Then hit the big retail names for those last few presents.
6. Warm up on Museum Island
It’s time to step indoors and warm up! This UNESCO-listed site has five beautiful museums to explore, giving your art, antiques and history all on one compact island. Head inside and get toasty as you wander through each one.
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