Christmas Markets of Berlin, Germany…
We all know that Santa and his elves live at the North Pole, but the Christmas Market capital of the world may very be Berlin. The entire place turns into a Christmas Wonderland! This year, Berlin is boasting sixty markets to warm your heart and deliver cheer. Each market has its own unique theme.
No other markets in the world can hold a Christmas candle to the markets in Berlin. Picture the smell of mulled wine, the taste of Christmas cookies and the sounds of holiday cheer all set to the dream-like Christmas landscape of lights and festive decor that seems to never end in the historic and cultured corners of Berlin. This is beyond even my imagination…
Here are some of the most popular markets
Just near the edge of the forest is a small market with local cheer. Here you will get surprise visits from fairytale characters such as Mother Holle, Hänsel and Gretel and Cinderella’s stepmother. A great way to start the holiday season with the whole family…and a Fairytale Traveler favorite.
Acrobatics, theatrics, live music and choirs, and artisians will light up one of the most stunning squares in Berlin with Christmas magic. Not to mention the food. Wow!
Lights, music, and food will awaken your senses and warm your heart with the Christmas spirit. Here you can enjoy Winter Wonderland, ice skating, the longest mobile toboggan run in Europe and the magic of Christmas.
With 170 craft markets, the smell of hot cocoa and roasted almonds, you are sure to be feeling the Christmas spirit here. Toys, gifts, and Christmas decor are all available, they have something for everyone. A towering Christmas tree stands guard over glazed fruits and grilled sausages. A perfect Christmas market for all.
The largest of the markets boasting 250-400 stands. The kids will love the Christmas Crib with live animals and don’t forget the Christmas Garden.
This Nordic-Scandinavian market has 20 historic buildings and is named after the Nordic Goddess of light. This is one of the most romantic Christmas markets in the world.
There’s something about a wooden horse carousel, horse drawn carriages and candle makers that bring the nostalgia of Christmas to life here. Enjoy 200 booths of craftsmen and women making the most unique and festive crafts.
One of the most famous of all the markets with 35 days of lights and vendors from Germany and beyond. Here you will find culinary delights, ancient craft, festive cabins and glass pagodas.