Shopping In Flensburg, Germany – All The Best Shopping Streets juni 14, 2022 – Posted in: Germany, Travel – Tags: Christmas Market, Flensburg, Germany, Holiday, Shopping, Vacations, Weekend Breaks
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GUIDE TO SHOPPING IN FLENSBURG
Are you going shopping in Flensburg? The old port city has always been a center for the extensive Baltic Sea trade, both on the water in the fjord and on land on the historic Ochsenweg, or Hærvejen as we Danes call it.
Even today, there is a lively trade in the many border shops. Many tourists combine a trip to the border with an overnight stay in Flensburg, which offers many good shops. At the end of this guide to shopping in Flensburg you will therefore also find a list of good hotels in Flensburg, all of which can be booked directly through Booking.com.
SHOPPING STREETS IN FLENSBURG
Start with a stroll on the long shopping street that runs from the small, cozy Rote Strasse to Holm, Grosse Strasse and on to Norderstrasse. In Rote Strasse you will find a medieval environment with small backyards. There are many artisan shops here, including a glassblowing shop and a rum museum.
At Holm, Grosse Strasse and Norderstrasse you will find all the big chain stores and many local shops. Something to see for kids is Brüning, the amazing toy store with the red facade. The store has on two floors with everything the heart can desire of toys for children and adults. Dolls, small trains, steam engines, model airplanes and costumes – and everything else.
At Südermarkt (Søndertorv) you will every Wednesday and Saturday find a market with local products. Here on the square there has been a market for the last 800 years, where the people of Flensburg meet for a Klönschnack, a nice chat. At the market you can buy local products and get something to eat and drink.
SHOPPING CENTERS IN FLENSBURG
Facing the Südermarkt you will also find one of the entrances to the large shopping center in the city, the Flensburg Galerie. Sheltered from the weather, you can shop for clothes, equipment and electronics.
Förde Park, a 15-minute drive south of the city center, is a covered shopping mall. In addition to clothes, glasses and shoes, in Förde Park you will also find furniture and a DIY store.
West of downtown and also a 15-minute drive away is another large shopping mall, Citti Park. The shopping center consists of the large supermarket CITTI, which has a large selection of delicacies at both butchers and cheese shops. In the rest of the shopping center you will find chain stores and local stores.
BORDER SHOPS NEAR FLENSBURG
A holiday at the border also includes a visit to the border shops. Visit the large border trading town in Harrislee, where Fleggaard is located, Poetzsch in Padborg or Scandinavian Park, which you find along the motorway. If you are heading south, also visit the large outlet village in Neumünster. Here you can get clothes and shoes from all the well-known brands – and at great discounts!
CHRISTMAS MARKET IN FLENSBURG
Also visit the city during the Christmas month. Here you will find the cozy Christmas market in Flensburg, which stretches from Nordermarkt all the way to Südermarkt with lots of stalls serving mulled wine, roasted almonds and other delicacies. In the many stalls you can buy Christmas decorations and handicrafts, for example the famous angel figures and nutcrackers from Erzebirge.
FIND A GREAT HOTEL IN FLENSBURG
In addition to the many sights and attractions to make a good bargain, the city also offers many great hotels. Here you get recommendations to some of all the lovely hotels in Flensburg, all of which can be booked directly through Booking.com. See more hotels by doing your own search here:
THE BEST HOTEL IN TOWN
The four-star Hotel Hafen is located right in the maritime heart of Flensburg by the museum yard and with a five-minute walk to the shopping streets. Since 1853, there has been a hotel in the buildings here on the Schiffbrücke, the cobbled road that runs parallel to the fjord and the old harbor. Stay in one of the beautifully decorated rooms overlooking the old town or the harbor and start the day with a delicious breakfast and a stroll along the fjord. Back at Hotel Hafen, have dinner in the exclusive gourmet restaurant with the impressive wine cellar and end the day star-gazing in the romantic courtyard. The luxury hotel invites to pure relaxation around the clock, maybe only interrupted by a massage in the spa area.
Read more here: Hotel Hafen
DESIGNER HOTEL IN THE OLD POST OFFICE
The former post office in Flensburg has been transformed into the modern lifestyle hotel, Hotel Alte Post Flensburg. In the characteristic red building on the corner right by the bus station you will find the fancy designer hotel with gourmet restaurant and the city’s largest selection of rum in the hotel bar. At the Hotel Alte Post Flensburg all rooms are designed in Scandinavian style, in addition to themed rooms with fun and memorable concepts. For example, stay in a room decorated with inspiration from the local brewery “Flensburger Brauerei”.
Here there is beer from floor to ceiling. Room 119 is inspired by ORION, which was founded in the city and is now one of the largest erotic companies in Germany. The room exudes romance, and here you can also enjoy a candle-light dinner… or maybe some adult fun on the cross. If you love handball, there is also a themed room that pays tribute to SG Flensburg-Handewitt. The hotel is as close to the city center as you can get, right next to the pedestrian zone, restaurants and the harbor.
Read more here: Hotel Alte Post Flensburg
APARTMENT IN FLENSBURG WITH KITCHEN
If you are a family or a bunch of friends who are going on holiday in Flensburg, it is nice to have an apartment where you can stay together. Hotel Flensburg Akademie is located in a quiet area just outside the city center. In the large and bright apartments there is a kitchen with everything you need to be able to make your own meals. Here you can get up whenever you want to, without having to rush for the breakfast buffet. At Hotel Flensburg Akademie, you live at the academy itself with the handball players. At the same time, you are helping to support the junior department of Flensburg Academy, which trains the players from SG Flensburg-Handewitt. The hotel has free parking and a 15-minute walk to the city center.
Read more here: Hotel Flensburg Akademie