Hamburg Shore Excursion: Sightseeing Tour Including Treppenviertel and the Elbe River

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Hamburg Shore Excursion: Sightseeing Tour Including Treppenviertel and the Elbe River information and booking

2 hours 30 minutes
Departs from
Tour departs from the port, landing piers bus stop 1-2
Returns to
Returns to the port at approximately 2:30pm
Time of departure
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Tour description provided by Viator

Discover Hamburg’s fascinating riverfront while you’re in port on this Elbe River shore excursion. Follow the Elbe River in a double-decker bus, enjoying the scenic views and city sights. Travel along the noble street of Elbchaussee to the lovely hillside district of Blankenese. Discover the famous staircase district of Treppenviertel on a guided walking tour of its labyrinth of stairs, and enjoy the spectacular views of Hamburg harbor, the ships and the river. Then take a ferry to Europe's largest fruit-growing region, the Altes Land.

Your Hamburg riverside shore excursion departs from the port of Hamburg. Your driver/guide first takes you along the Elbchaussee, one of the most beautiful streets in Germany, lined with luxurious 19th-century villas. After arriving in the picturesque hillside district of Blankenese, your guide will lead you on a walk through charming Treppenviertel, the famous staircase district, down to the landing-stage, where you’ll board the ferry to cross the Elbe River.On the south side of the river, your tour continues by bus through the scenic countryside of the Altes Land, Europe's largest fruit-growing region. On your way back to Hamburg, enjoy fantastic views over the city from Kohlbrandt Bridge before returning to the port via Hamburg's Harbor City, one of Europe's biggest architectural development projects.Worry-free Shore Excursion: This excursion is located within a 20-minute walk to the cruise port, so you determine the time you return to your ship in Hamburg. Please allow yourself ample time to enjoy the excursion and ensure your timely return to the port. This excursion is not covered by our worry-free policy.

What's included

  • Double-decker bus tour
  • Guided walking tour
  • Ferry to altes land
  • Driver/guide
  • Port pickup and drop-off
  • There should be no worry-free inclusions

What isn't included

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Entrance fees