Berlin Christmas Market Bike Tour

Experience Berlin's Christmas Markets by bike!

*Due to covid-19-related market closures, we are unfortunately cancelling all 2020 departures.  We hope to be able to offer this tour again in 2021.*

Ride into the holiday season with our spectacular Christmas Market Bike Tour. This seasonal tour will get you into the festive spirit by leading you to three different Berlin Christmas markets.

With your guide, wander through traditional Berlin style markets filled with stalls selling locally made food, drink, and local artisanal products. You'll learn about the history of these traditional markets and find the best stands to visit. The ticket to the first (and most popular) Christmas market is included in your tour.

Biking is the easiest way to get between the various markets. Shop for one-of-a-kind gifts and decorations in the heart of historic Berlin, surrounded by traditional market stands and glowing Christmas decorations.

You can warm up with a Glühwein (hot spiced wine) or a Feuerzangenbowle (a special mulled wine punch) and try traditional Christmas treats like candied almonds and gingerbread.

The markets are filled with food stands and traditional German foods, so you can stay after the tour and continue eating, drinking, and taking in the sites and sounds. It's the perfect way to immerse yourself in German tradition and get in the holiday spirit!

Tour Highlights

  • Berlin's three best Christmas markets
  • Gendarmenmarkt
  • Nikolaiviertel
  • Rotes Rathaus
  • Drink delicious hot glühwein (mulled wine)
  • Church of St. Nicholas
  • Try a Feuerzangenbowle (special mulled wine punch)
  • Christmas decorations
  • Local jewelery shops
  • Neptunbrunnen ice skating rink
  • Ferris wheel
    • Live Guide
    • Bike
    • Helmet
    • Entry fee to Gendarmenmarkt
    • Please note that for security reasons, no large bags or backpacks are allowed inside the Christmas Markets.
    • Plan to bring some euros in cash for food, drinks, and other items you may wish to purchase at the markets.
  • This tour meets at our office, located at the base of the giant TV Tower (Fernsehturm). The address is Panoramastraße 1a, 10178 Berlin.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Expand/Collapse Where is the meeting point?

    This tour meets at our office, located at the base of the giant TV Tower (Fernsehturm). The address is Panoramastraße 1a, 10178 Berlin.

  • Expand/Collapse Is this tour child-friendly?

    We have bike sizes for all kids, but it is not recommended that children under 12 join this tour since we will be touring in crowded places during the evening. However, you know your own children are welcome to make this decision on your own.

  • Expand/Collapse Are reservations required for this tour?

    Reservations are recommended, but not required. We suggest that you book in advance so that you are guaranteed a spot on the tour, and also to help us better plan for the day of your tour. If you do not have a reservation, you can come to the office and we will do our very best to get you on a tour if we have enough space.

  • Expand/Collapse What is the total riding distance?

    Approx. 4.5km/2.8 miles

  • Expand/Collapse How should I dress?

    Berlin in the winter is cold. Please dress warmly. We have hot tea and gloves at our office free of charge if you forget yours. We also have stocking caps and hoodies for sale.

  • Expand/Collapse How do the mug deposits work?

    For warm drinks, beer and wine at the markets, there is a glass deposit of EUR 1 - EUR 2 depending on the stand. The glasses can be returned for your money back or kept as a keepsake. Be sure to have a few coins with you for this.

  • Expand/Collapse How much cash should I bring?

    Cards are not accepted at the markets, but will be accepted at some of the shops in the Nikolviertel market. Food (bratwust, fried mushrooms, pork steak, etc) runs between 3-6 euros and drinks (mulled wine, beer, soda, etc.) runs 3-5 euros. Souvenirs and decorations start at 2 euros and can go up to 200 for nicer items.

  • Expand/Collapse What is your cancellation policy?

    We're happy to offer free changes and 100% refund up to 24 hours before tour* Failure to cancel a reservation at least 24 hours prior to scheduled departure may result in forfeited travel funds. Fare difference may apply.

    *See restrictions here

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