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The highlight of Berlin's winter: Christmas markets 

From nostalgic to action-packed: Berlin has so many different Christmas markets that you're sure to find your favourite christmas market. Choose between Scandinavian or Japanese Christmas markets, Christmas markets with beautiful backdrops and markets with carnivals and rides. Or visit a Christmas market in any of Berlin's districts. Stroll along glamorously lit shopping streets while enjoying a break with mulled wine, punch and freshly baked waffles.

Christmas markets with festively decorated stalls and an atmospheric Christmas programme await you all over the city at the start of the Advent season. The Christmas markets at the Gedächtniskirche and the Gendarmenmarkt will kick things off. The Spandau Citadel also invites you to enjoy the magic of lights (Lichterzauberfrom 21 November. Let our five winter tips for Berlin inspire you. inspire you.

And our calendar of events shows you what else is going on in Berlin on Christmas and in winter.

So Christmas can come!

We wish you a peaceful and reflective time.