Do you really dig shopping? Nowadays most German cities have plenty of great modern complexes where you’ll find all the top-name retailers, brands and designers in one convenient location. Your host can make sure you also discover some of the smaller boutiques and markets as well as the popular shopping spots.
Throughout Germany you’ll find many fantastic specialty stores (Fachgeschäfte) where the staff knows all about the products they’re selling — anything from clothing, to specialty meats, or a huge array of cheeses. Whatever your preferences and interests, a local can guide you to hidden gems much quicker and reduce all that aimless wandering. Go out there for the best local produce! You’ll definitely find these kind of shopping experiences among the best things to do in Germany and the best things to do in Berlin, if that’s where you’re going to first.