December always feel a little special in Berlin. The Christmas markets everywhere, indulging in the warming and spirit enhancing properties of Glühwein and the festive lights on most streets.
Berlin is also an excellent place for Christmas shopping. You have all your favourite well known stores and brands plus the up-and-coming designers and great vintage stores. A visit to the impressive KaDeWe, “the Harrods of Berlin” and the largest department store in Europe is a must. And no visit to Berlin is complete without checking out at least one of the excellent flea markets such as Mauerpark.
If you are thinking of coming over to do your Christmas shopping in Berlin or even staying over for Christmas or New Year you should really consider renting an apartment. Staying in your own holiday apartment is very affordable and gives you so much freedom, perfect for staying with friends or family. You will have lots of space for your shopping bags and you can even cook an authentic German Christmas dinner.
Read the full Christmas in Berlin – Accommodation, shopping and Christmas markets article at the Oh-Berlin blog.