Welcome to Bremerhaven


Founded in 1827 as a North Sea harbour for Bremen, Bremerhaven has long been a conduit that gathered the ‘huddled masses’ from the verdant but poor countryside and poured them into the world outside. (Today it's the fourth-largest container port in Europe.) Of the millions who landed at New York’s Ellis Island, a large proportion sailed from here, and an enticing exhibition at the German Emigration Centre shares their history. Continuing on this global theme, the neighbouring Klimahaus museum takes visitors on a fascinating journey around the world and its changing climes. If you have an inquisitive mind, both museums are reason enough to come to town.


Top experiences in Bremerhaven

Amazing hotels and hostels

We've pre-picked the best hotels, hostels and bed and breakfasts to make your stay as enjoyable as possible.

Travel guides

Starting at $36.39

Image for