Skip to main content

Christmas shopping

The most beautiful Advent calendar in the world: Berlin.

The Christmassy illuminated Kurfürstendamm in Berlin with the Memorial Church
Christmas lights on the Kurfürstendamm © visitBerlin, Foto: Mo Wüstenhagen

On a shopping spree in festive Berlin

Berlin shows its best side during Advent and delights with a variety of shopping opportunities and gift ideas that you won't find anywhere else. Let yourself be inspired by selected tips and discover small shops for browsing and large shopping centres for strolling, elegant boutiques and shopping streets for leisurely strolling.

Please shop responsibly. #vaxnvisit

In our FAQs with all the important information about what you currently need to observe during your stay in Berlin.  

Our offers for the Christmas season

Time for even more fun this Christmas season: book tickets for museums, exhibitions and attractions conveniently online and experience the city at attractive prices.

Weihnachtsmarkt am Gendarmenmarkt

Christmas markets in Berlin

Get in the mood for the festivities

  • Over 40 markets throughout Berlin
  • Festive atmosphere
  • Christmas products

Read more

Berlin's shopping highlights

Shopping at Christmas time: This includes a stroll through the festively decorated department stores and shopping malls. The largest and most famous is KaDeWe, which invites you to stop and marvel at its elaborately decorated shop windows during Advent. French lifestyle, elegant fashion and the finest delicacies await you in the Galeries Lafayette on Friedrichstraße.

Christmas goose

Highest Christmas Dinner

3-course Menu at the TV Tower

  • Delicious 3-course menu incl. welcome drink
  • No waiting time: Fast entry to the restaurant
  • Available for a short time only - Book now

from € 99 per person

Tickets & dates

A unique shopping experience

Here you will find that special gift: browse through small cosy shops and boutiques. Here you will find original handicrafts, gifts for the little ones and sweet souvenirs from Berlin.  And if you're looking for ideas for a Christmas gift made in Berlin, you'll find them here.

Skyline of Berlin
BWC Banner Weihnachtskampagne BWC Banner Weihnachtskampagne
  • Free public transport in Berlin
  • Choose from 200 attractions - Savings up to 50%
  • Free City Guidebook - including map

More about the Berlin WelcomeCard

Tips for the festive season

What could be more romantic than a weekend together at Christmas time - preferably with cosy hours by the fireplace? We have put together a few suggestions for you. You will also find tips for fine delicacies and ideas for all those who buy their gifts just before Christmas' Eve.

Event tips for the Christmas season

What's on at Christmas time in Berlin? We have compiled classical concerts, ballet performances and other highlights for you. You can find even more tips for events in the cold season in the events calendar.