SHOPPING – In Bremen, there are many types of shopping facilities with an extensive offer of groceries, fashion and other essentials. To give you an idea where to go for what, the most common shops are listed below.
DISCOUNTERS – Like ALDI, LIDL, Netto or Penny sell a wide variety of groceries for lower prices.
SUPERMARKETS – Edeka, Rewe or Alnatura (supermarket for organic food) sell nearly everything you need as well as more specific and unusual groceries. In most cases, they are more expensive than discounters are.
WEEKLY MARKET – All around Bremen, you can find weekly markets, where they sell fresh fruits, vegetables, spices, fish and meat.
Check out this link to find the closest marked to your place bremen.de/wochenmaerkte
DRUGSTORES – Müller, Rossmann, DM sell cosmetics, health care products and sometimes organic food. Please note that in Germany, drugstores do not sell pharmacy medicines – for painkillers or prescribed drugs go to the Pharmacy. Pharmacies in Germany are labelled with a big red letter A.
FASHION – You will find clothes at H&M, C&A, New Yorker, Zara, Pull and Bear and in many little boutiques and shopping malls.
ELECTRONICS – Media Markt, Euronics, Saturn sell electronic and technical appliances as well as German SIM cards for your smartphone.
BIKES – A good source for a cheap run around are the local flea markets. You will also find good offers online at ebay-kleinazeigen. You can also buy a second-hand bike at your local bike shop. We can recommend, for instance, Werkstatt Bremen Fahrräder at Diedrich-Wilkens-Straße 49/53, 28309 Bremen.