Munich, Bavaria & the Black Forest shopping

Top Choice Sports & Outdoors in Altstadt & Residenz


Munich's premier outdoors and travel stockist is worth a browse even if you've never pulled on a pair of hiking boots. The basement boasts a lake for testing out kayaks and there's a travel agent and even a branch o…
Top Choice Books in Maxvorstadt

Munich Readery

With Germany's biggest collection of secondhand English-language titles, the Readery is the place to go in Bavaria for holiday reading matter. In fact we think this might be the only such secondhand bookshop between…
Top Choice Clothing in Maxvorstadt


This rare secondhand traditional-clothing store (the name is a phonetic yodel) is worth a look even if you don't intend buying. Apparently, wearing hand-me-down Lederhosen greatly reduces the risk of chafing.
Clothing in Schwabing & the Englischer Garten

Pick & Weight

Part of a small national chain, Pick & Weight sells top-notch vintage clothing for between €25 and €95 per kilo. The men's and women's attire, plus accessories, are of the highest quality, and the shop is cramme…
Christmas Decorations in Rothenburg ob der Tauber

Käthe Wohlfahrt Weihnachtsdorf

With its mind-boggling assortment of Yuletide decorations and ornaments, this huge shop lets you celebrate Christmas every day of the year. Many of the items are handcrafted with amazing skill and imagination; price…
Food in Gengenbach

Klostermühle Gengenbach

Opposite the Benedictine monastery, Klostermühle has been filling the lanes of the Altstadt with the comforting aroma of freshly baked spelt loaves from its wood-fired oven since 1485. When you see the old watermill…
Homewares in Altstadt & Residenz


Anyone with an admiration for top-quality design from Germany and further afield should make a beeline for this store. Last-a-lifetime household items compete for shelf space with retro toys, Bauhaus lamps and times…
Mall in Stuttgart

Dorotheen Quartier

A good one for rainy-day shopping, this architecturally striking new mall houses a host of design, high-street and fashion stores such as Diesel, American Vintage, Gant, MaxMara and BoConcept, as well as cafes, a ba…
Alcohol in Nuremberg

Bier Kontor

This small shop just off the tourist drag stocks a whopping 350 types of beer, from local Franconian suds to Hawaiian ales, fruity Belgian concoctions to British porters. And staff really know their stuff when it co…
Market in Munich

Flohmarkt Riem

Play urban archaeologist and sift through heaps of junk to unearth the odd treasure at Bavaria's largest flea market. It's located outside the city centre by the trade-fair grounds in Riem. Take the U2 to Messestadt…