Berlin Christmas Markets Guide 2021
If you’re a fan of all things Christmassy, you won’t want to miss the magical Berlin Christmas markets. The city is home to numerous markets, each of which has a unique character while offering a variety of traditional and modern gifts, decorations, and seasonal treats.
Use our guide to Berlin Christmas markets 2021 to plan the winter break of a lifetime. You’ll find out about the best markets as well as the top Berlin hotels near Christmas markets.
The best Christmas markets in Berlin
Many of the city’s famous markets are planned to run in the last couple of months of the year. However, we are living in a global pandemic, so it’s best to make sure your preferred markets are still on before you head out.
The best Berlin hotels near Christmas markets are the ideal place to consider booking accommodation. From them, it’s a hop, a skip, and a jump to a winter wonderland.
The Berlin Christmas market at Potsdamer Platz is perfect for family fun. You’ll find seasonal food and drinks as well as activities such as tobogganing and ice skating. The Lucia Christmas Market at Kulturbrauerei is well worth a visit if you’re looking for goods and food from Scandinavia
Berlin hotels near Christmas markets also put you in easy reach of the Alexanderplatz market. The event combines a traditional market with fun fair rides to create a party-like atmosphere. Stalls selling traditional festive season goods, fairground rides, and a petting zoo are what you’ll find at the market at Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church.
If you’re looking for a Berlin Christmas market 2021 that offers artisanal goods, high quality food, live entertainment, and an unbeatable atmosphere, make your way to the Gendarmenmarkt between Französischer Dom and Deutscher Dom.
When do Berlin Christmas markets start? Most markets start on 22 November, although some may start earlier or later. Check before planning your trip.
Things to do in Berlin Germany in winter
Looking for other things to do in Berlin Germany in winter? You won’t be disappointed!
Be enchanted by the twinkling lights and charming sculptures of the Christmas Garden at the city’s Botanical Garden. If you want to be dazzled by song, don’t miss the masterful choirs performing at the Louis Lewandowski Festival, which runs from 16 until 19 December.
Enter the world of magic with illusions and games at the Berlin Magic Museum’s Magicum. Enjoy a classic silent movie accompanied by a live orchestra at the gorgeous Babylon theatre.
See Potsdamer Platz, Berlin Cathedral, Brandenburg Gate, the TV tower, East Side Gallery, and other sites on a Trabant safari. Drive the iconic car and get tour guide commentary on the radio
This and much more awaits you in the city.
Comfortable accommodation in Berlin
Looking for the best Berlin hotels near Christmas markets? Look no further than Capri by Fraser Berlin. Located on Museum Island, our well-appointed serviced apartments are in the ideal spot for you to enjoy a Christmassy winter break in the city.
Contact us today to find out about accommodation options so you can start planning your trip.