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Winter in Berlin

The best tips for your leisure time

Christmas Market at Charlottenburg Palace in Berlin
Christmas market at Charlottenburg Palace © visitBerlin, Foto: Wolfgang Scholvien

What's on in Berlin in winter?

What's on in Berlin in Winter? A lot: Visit the sights, go for a cosy meal or see a fascinating show. Berlin 365/24 - because even in winter, there's always something on in Berlin. Go to for lots of tips the cold season in Berlin.

The highlights of winter in Berlin

Take a look at our events calendar to see what is on in Berlin during the winter.

Shopping, Christmas dinner or pure relaxation

Shopping for beautiful gifts, hearty food and, in between, a spa trip - one way of spending the day in Berlin in the winter. Our tips make Berlin fun - even in the cold season. Here are our recommendations for shopping trips, restaurants for Christmas time and spas.

Bode-Museum in wintertime

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Events & tips for Berlin in winter

When it's cold outside, there's a lot going on inside: in winter, Berlin's event calendar is bursting at the seams. We've put together a list of the best events for the cold season. Visit great shows and revues, or go to the theatre or opera. You can also stroll through Berlin's Christmas markets or go shopping for your Christmas presents in Berlin. In winter, you can spend hours dining in front of the fireplace in numerous Berlin restaurants and get special Christmas menus.  

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