Germany is a beautiful country which has so much to see and enjoy. Tourism is one of the thriving industries here and you should be prepared to find some of the top high-end brands while in Germany. The country is always bustling with a lot of activities. From theme parks to castles, skyscrapers, best brands, malls and what not – you can find all of it in this amazing country.
Here, we are going to talk of some of the best souvenirs from Germany which will definitely help you pick the right gifts. There are so many people who wonder what are the good things to buy in Germany, so we are here to assist you with the best of German souvenirs and gifts which you could take home.
1. The Berlin Wall
Don’t raise your eyebrows wondering how on earth you could take the whole of Berlin wall home! Well, we are asking you to take bits of the wall. The Berlin wall memorial is known to sell bits which come with a certificate of authenticity. The Berlin wall is 155 kilometers long and definitely an iconic landmark.
So, if you have a thing for quirky souvenirs, this is definitely one of the top picks. You may also find replicas of the wall or other similar structures. Keep an eye out for those too as these serve a befitting memorabilia of the trip you had.
2. The Beer Stein
Not the most practical of souvenirs, but you can’t help buying them because they are just so popular. These steins come in a whopping variety ranging from porcelain to stone, glass or even pewter. So, choose what seems to look best and even be mindful of your budget and then pick one to take home and cherish the glory which it will definitely exude.
3. Dirndl and/or Lederhosen
Not the most affordable choice, but these souvenirs are definitely one of the very best you could ask for. They form the traditional clothing in Bavaria which is a state in the south of Germany. If you want to buy silk dirndls, they would start at nearly 800 Euros and choosing to buy deer leather lederhosen could set you back by 400 Euros.
So, these are definitely on the higher side but they are one of those classy gifts which you can’t help but admire. The glory of the typical traditional German clothing is surely unmatched.
4. Berliner Luft Liquor
The Germans too love to drink. If you have been to Germany, the odds are high that you must have tried Berliner Luft and it is likely that you must have developed quite a taste for it too. The fact that it isn’t very strong means that you can take a sip as and when you wish. What further makes it popular is that it costs as less as 6 Euros and so you can stock them and enjoy the compliments which your friends are sure to give when they taste this authentic German liquor.
5. The Cuckoo Clocks
Like Switzerland, the cuckoo clocks are famous in Germany too. Mind you, these can be extremely expensive and are also fragile which means that carrying them home could be a little risky. So, you should choose wisely regarding where to buy these and ascertain if it is a feasible option.
However, one thing is for sure the cuckoo clocks look all kinds of wonderful and it will revamp your place and add to the glory significantly. These too come in varying sizes and designs and it is up to you to pick the one which seems the best for you.
6. The German Chocolate
This is by far one of the best German food souvenirs. Almost everyone has a thing for chocolates and the Ritter Sport and the Stollwerck are two of the most popular chocolate brands here.
You can find more than 200 different varieties at the Rausch chocolate house. What truly makes them amazing is that most of their chocolates are made as miniatures of the famous German monuments and these include the likes of the Berlin TV tower and even the Brandenburg gate as well.
7. Ship in a Bottle
Don’t you just love those classic little bottles that have a ship inside them? They look so English and like a shot from classic literature. Merely having it in your living room is bound to add a lot of glory to the place. You can find them in abundance in Hamburg, Germany as it is hailed to be one of the top souvenirs here. So, keep an eye out for such bottles. These too come in varying sizes and budget and you are free to choose the one that you like best.
8. The German Porcelain
It is one of the few things in Germany that can be found for cheap compared to other countries. You can find some of the best porcelain products ranging from 30 to 40 Euros. If you want to take a souvenir home for your granny, we definitely recommend buying the best of German porcelain. She is sure to be delighted and grateful.
So, these are some of the best German souvenirs you can buy. Of course, Germany has too many big cities and endless shops and stores; from the high-end luxury brands to the local stores, you are going to run into too many options. Anything which you know your friends and/or acquaintances are going to love ends up being a souvenir for them.
So, enjoy your trip and pick the best German souvenirs!
Updated: June 21, 2018