Pleasant Old Towns, lively pedestrian precincts and famous shopping districts: enjoy the unique atmosphere of German shopping metropolises. Get carried away and experience everything Germany has to offer, from exclusive to alternative. In Germany’s trendiest of cities every shopping trip counts as a one-time treat.
Commute between the centres of Wuppertal using the Schwebebahn (suspension railway)
Brought together from ten independent municipalities, all the district centers of Wuppertal have maintained their own individual character. The two major centres are Barmen und Elberfeld, conveniently linked by the unique Schwebebahn, or suspension railway. The two shopping centres are well known for the number of owner-operated businesses, which are also appreciated by customers from Essen , Köln or Düsseldorf thanks to the unusual range of goods.
If you would like to combine your visit to Wolfsburg with a shopping trip, a stroll through the Porschestrasse is recommended. The central shopping area of the city leaves no wish unfulfilled, and, in addition to small boutiques, the CityGalerie Wolfsburg awaits you, with more than 100 stores! Then it’s off to the Wolfsburg designer outlets at the end of the pedestrian area. You like things a bit quaint? Then try strolling between the half-timbered houses in the adjacent districts.
Many of the gorgeous and historically significant buildings in Wiesbaden house exclusive, individual shops and boutiques. The emphasis is on individuality and originality, as is clearly demonstrated by the vast array of unusual fashion, jewellery and accessories as well as the diverse and attractive dining options. On Wilhelmstrasse you will find exclusive and international brands, Taunusstrasse supplies predominantly antiques and the narrow alleys of the old town offer quirky individual boutiques. Wiesbaden is a town for wandering, shopping and enjoying!
In Weimar, wherever you stop to look around you will see culture and history. Famous composers, artists, writers and thinkers are everywhere. But Weimar has still more to offer: small owner-operated shops invite you to browse your way around the city. Charming alleyways, streets and squares form the setting for delightfully designed stores with one-offs, home-made items, fashion made in Weimar, or small souvenirs.
Shopping in Wuerzburg: Finest Franconian and International Trend Labels
A generous pedestrian zone, snug courtyards and crooked alleys: in Wurzburg a shopping expedition is really fun! The large fashion chains are found chiefly in Kaiserstrasse and Schoenbornstrasse. Around the Marktplatz and Domstrasse you will see many original boutiques and delicatessens. If you are looking for the hottest fashion labels, you’re sure to find what you seek in Augustinerstrasse, Eichhornstrasse and Karmelitenstrasse.
The high-quality architecture in the twin cities of Ulm and Neu-Ulm creates a very particular shopping atmosphere – spacious and urban in the New Center or labyrinthine and medieval in the Fischer and Gerber districts. The combination of speciality shops with an extraordinary range, large department stores and brand stores affords the consumer a tremendous variety of options. With the numerous restaurants, cafés and bars, your visit is sure to become an entertaining experience.
Simeonstrasse in Trier connects two extremes: the “Porta Nigra“ or Black Gate of the Romans and the medieval Hauptmarkt (Main Marketplace) with its colourful flower and fruit stalls. Between the two lies an are in which you can’t explore without discovering something, and you will never seek without finding. Large department stores next to small owner-operated shops, renowned chain restaurants next to cafés offering cakes baked on the premises, popular fashion houses next to small boutiques. Discover it all!
The University Town of Tuebingen: Small shops, large discoveries!
The historic old town of Tuebingen, the small big university town on the Neckar, is studded with creative shops offering individual products. Here the visitor can take a stroll through an almost traffic-free center and enjoy their shopping experience in chiefly owner-operated stores, all filled with surprising discoveries. The Mediterranean atmosphere around the Marktplatz and the cosmopolitan attitude of this youthful student city will impress any visitor. Rating: well worthwhile.