Traveling to Germany in January is no tropical getaway. In fact, the temperatures can be close to freezing, so make sure to bundle up! However, the experience is sure to be easy on the wallet, without crowds, and packed with German festivals and events! Here are a few things NOT to miss:
Fashion Week Berlin– German and international designers present the hottest new fashions at runway shows, trade fairs, exhibitions, and parties, which take place in historic buildings and hip clubs around town.
When: January 17- 22, 2012
Where: Bebelplatz and various venues in Berlin
Sylt Gourmet Festival– Foodies from around the world flock to the German island of Sylt in the North Sea to indulge in this 4-day long Gourmet Festival. Famous chefs and sommeliers prepare their feasts in the best restaurants of Sylt, offering everything from fresh-caught lobster, and fine French wines, to Spanish Tapas.
When: January 19-23, 2012
Where: Island of Sylt
International Green Week in Berlin– Berlin’s “International Green Week” is the world’s largest exhibition for the food, agriculture, and gardening industry. All the wonderful presentations are organized around national, regional or product themes, and the fair is a feast for all senses: The international selection of products on display include fresh produce, seafood, meats and sausages, beer and wines, teas, herbs, flowers, and much more.
When: January 2o – 29, 2012
Where:Messe (Fair Grounds), Berlin
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