Christmas markets in Berlin

Delight in all the magic of Christmas in Berlin

If you love singing Christmas carols and Christmas decorations, you have to experience Christmas in Berlin. The German capital offers more than 60 Christmas markets with dozens of wooden stalls offering visitors a wide range of decorations, traditional German pastries and mulled wine to combat the cold. Tour the city and explore the unique Berlin Christmas markets under a blanket of lights that light up the snow at this time of year to create a fairy-tale winter atmosphere. Cosmopolitan and eclectic Berlin cloaks its modernity with the aroma of gingerbread cookies and mulled wine. An endearing tradition that excites both young and old alike.

A Christmas theme park in Potsdamer Platz

One of the earliest Christmas markets is the one in Potsdamer Platz in the square of the same name near the central Tiergarten Park. The market is a favourite of Berliners as it also offers the Winterwelt, making the square an authentic Christmas theme park. In addition to Christmas gifts and delicacies sold from the wooden stalls, enjoy the ice-skating rink with family and friends and a spectacular ice slide 12 metres high and 70 metres long to enjoy a sled ride A really festive atmosphere, accompanied by music from a DJ that helps take the party into the night.


One of the most traditional and beautiful markets in Berlin is the Gendarmenmarkt, surrounded by iconic buildings such as the Deutscher Dom Cathedral, the Konzerthaus auditorium and Französische Friedrichstadtkirche church. A classic Christmas market in Gendarmenmarkt square, with dozens of marquees offering sophisticated gourmet cuisine and traditional dishes. You can buy handicrafts and see artisans at work, including wood carvers and glassblowers. The street market hosts circus performances with jugglers, fire eaters and acrobats, as well as live music from gospel choirs and jazz.

Alexanderplatz Christmas Market

Discover a unique winter atmosphere in this huge Christmas market in Alexanderplatz. In addition to the iconic Television Tower and famous World Clock, Alexanderplatz also hosts a huge Christmas market with a huge wooden pyramid with thousands of lights, a great place to warm up with a glass of the popular glühwein (mulled wine) or try a typical Thuringian sausage. More than one hundred wooden stalls offering the most original Christmas gifts, such as beautiful candles and traditional handicrafts made by blacksmiths, glassblowers and potters.