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Visiting Berlin for the first time - 2nd to 5th December

By Traveller November 13, 2016

Visiting Berlin for the first time - 2nd to 5th December

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By Carla Traveller November 13, 2016

Hi!! I'm from Brazil and for the first time me and my gf will be visit Germany. We are interested in arts, cinema, local culture, lgbt places and best places to eat (specially local foods). Can you guys tell us some tips? Good stuff to do on winter too! Thanks :*

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To really get into the festive spirit, we can’t think of anywhere more authentic and traditional than making a Christmas pilgrimage to Berlin to explore the best Christmas markets in the world. Some of the most magical Christmas traditions are found here in Germany, and the whole of Berlin will be sparkling with festive decorations for you to enjoy as you discover local traditions, try Christmas delicacies and sip on the best mulled wine in the world!

Gendarmenmarkt Berlin
There’s a reason the weihnachtsmarkt here in Germany are unrivaled, but you’ll have to come and experience the atmosphere for yourself to believe us! A few of our local favourites are undoubtedly Schloss Charlottenburg and Gendarmenmarkt. And the most important thing to remember is, no matter where you go, you have to have Glühwein: it will warm you up and keep you in good cheer while you’re enjoying an afternoon outdoors in the cold!

Literaturhaus Cafe - Photo credit:
If you want to keep up the festivities but get away from the crowds a little, make a beeline for Literaturhaus and escape the cold. This elegant yet cosy cafe and restaurant is located in a beautiful twentieth century villa, where you can browse the bookshop or while away the afternoon with coffee and cake, enjoying the view of the garden whilst being cozied up in the warmth of the Wintergarten. For your evening activity... read more
Local November 15, 2016
Hi Carla,
Fork & Walk run tours that immerse you in the local areas Berlin, learning about the history while eating delicious authentic cuisine from Berlin.
Have a look at the website and choose the tour that suits you best.