Get into the spirit of the season by visiting three of Berlin's Christmas markets on a walking tour. A dazzling array of handcrafted goods, traditional food and drinks teem from the popular spots on this Berlin Christmas tour. Purchase a ‘Glühwein’ — the hot mulled wine that is a staple of the markets — that will have you feeling warm and cozy in no time. Your guide shares German Christmas traditions and the history of nearby sights such as Schloss Charlottenburg (Charlottenburg Palace) and the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church.
Discover three of Berlin’s largest and most spectacular Christmas markets on your 4-hour walking tour. Gain special insight into German Christmas customs from your local guide, who will tell you all about the history of Christmas markets, which date back to the 15th century. On this German Christmas walking tour, you also get to see how people celebrate this holiday firsthand. After meeting your guide next to the Hackescher Markt train station, your first stop will be at Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church, in the heart of old West Berlin. Then head to Spandau’s well-preserved medieval center, in the picturesque historic 'old city.' Enjoy the festivities in a setting filled with original timber-framed medieval buildings; the St Nikolai-Kirche serves as the focal point of the entire market. Continue to the magnificent Schloss Charlottenburg, home to one of the most prominent Christmas markets in the entire city. Learn about the rich history behind this former summer palace for the Hohenzollern crown that now serves as a lovely setting for a Berlin Christmas market. While discovering Berlin’s unique Christmas traditions and the rich history of its bustling western districts, warm up over a hot cocoa or the traditional Christmas Glühwein (own expense).