7. Lucia Christmas Market, Berlin
If you are eager to have an unforgettable holiday this year but still can’t decide which city is the most appealing for you, think about Berlin. Checkpoint Charlie and Brandenburg Gate are the places that will definitely strike you with their splendor. But the must-see event of the holiday time is the Christmas market. More than 70 Christmas markets are held annually here, the variety of which is not inferior to the city.
Of all the Christmas markets in Berlin, the Lucia Christmas Market is an incredible one, known not only to the people of Berlin but to the whole country and the world. The fair at Kulturbrauerei is dedicated to the Scandinavian patroness of the world, St. Lucia, and it is impossible not to notice the Scandinavian theme here.
You can hear sweet German traditional songs playing throughout the market, with flags fluttering from the beautifully decorated stalls. In addition, this fantastic market includes small stands made from wood. Their owners will offer you hot drinks like glühwein, chocolate, and delicious German foods. Don’t miss the opportunity to try Bratwurst and Schmalzkuchen.
You may prefer some smaller places for Christmas shopping. In this case, you can drop into other excellent holiday markets scattered throughout the city.