Welcome to Northern Germany


Even inland there is water. Mecklenburg's lakes are a maze of places to paddle. But really, most visitors will be happiest right at the edge of the sea. There are beaches everywhere, and while the temperatures aren't tropical, the drama of the sea crashing onto the white sand is irresistible.

Then there's Hamburg, a city with a love of life that ignites its fabled clubs, where proximity to the water has brought the city both wealth and vigour through the centuries. It's well on its way to being one of Europe's coolest cities.


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$21.40 Tours & Sightseeing

Hamburg Hop-on Hop-off Tour - Red Double Decker

Set your own itinerary and explore Hamburg at your own pace. The hop-on hop-off bus tour allows you to simply hop off at the stop you want and return to any stop to continue your tour! Board one of the red double-decker buses at the St Pauli port landing piers or at the main station, and begin your sightseeing adventure, hopping off at Town Hall Square, the Reeperbahn or at any other stop on the route. Your ticket is valid for the whole day.To get another perspective of Hamburg upgrade your ticket with a one-hour harbor sightseeing cruise with English or German commentary. The boat leaves from the landing piers of the Hamburg port. Cruise along Hamburg's impressive container ship terminals and the picturesque warehouse district in the heart of town to Hamburg's Harbor City, one of Europe's biggest urban development projects with the new concert hall, Elbphilharmonie, built on the roof of a storehouse. Sit back and relax while you enjoy these architectural highlights of Hamburg. See the Itinerary section below for a list of hop-on hop-off tour stops.

$133.04 Day Trips & Excursions

Berlin Sightseeing: Shore Excursion from Warnemunde or Rostock

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Olympiastadion BerlinThe tour starts with a 3-hour transfer from the port to the city. You will share the transfer with other passengers from your ship, and then break up into your respective groups upon arrival in Berlin. There will be either a restroom available on the transfer bus and/or a pit stop before arrival for a restroom break.You will meet your tour guide in Berlin at the Olympic Stadium. You'll begin by seeing some of the sights of former West Berlin.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial ChurchYou'll continue your tour of the former West Berlin by visiting Kurfurtsendamm and the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church – a chilling yet inspiring reminder of the consequences of war.Duration: 30 minutesPass By: TiergartenAs you make your way east, you will drive through Tiergarten, Berlin's central park.Pass By: Victory Column (Siegessaule)At the center of Tiergarten stands the Siegessäule (Victory Column). Built in 1873 to commemorate Prussian military victories against Denmark, Austria, and France.Stop At: Reichstag BuildingAt the end of the park, you will get out and see the Reichstag. This building houses today's German Parliament and it was the seat of the Imperial Diet and the Weimarer Republic until 1933, when it was severely damaged after being set on fire.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Brandenburg GateAfterwards, you will walk to the Brandenburg Gate. A symbol of Berlin and German division during the Cold War, it is now a national symbol of peace and unity.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of EuropeA brief walk through Pariser Platz and you will be visiting the solemn memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe. Duration: 20 minutesPass By: FuhrerbunkerOn the way to lunch, you will drive by the location of Hitler's Bunker.Pass By: Potsdamer PlatzAfter lunch will be more sights from East Berlin, beginning with Potsdamer Platz. Totally destroyed during World War II and bisected by the Berlin War during the Cold War, Potsdamer Platz is a stunning reminder of the urban renewal after Reunification.Stop At: Checkpoint CharlieAfterwards, you will visit Checkpoint Charlie. The iconic border crossing point between East and West Berlin.Duration: 30 minutesPass By: GendarmenmarktYou will also drive by Gedarmenmarkt, which features the Concert House Berlin flanked by the French and German churches.Pass By: BebelplatzJust south of Gedarmenmarkt, on the southern end of Unter den Linden, is Bebelplatz. Here is the sight of one of the most infamous Nazi book burning ceremonies. Pass By: Neue WacheDriving further down Unter den Linden, you will see Neue Wache. Previously a guardhouse for the troops of the crown Prince of Prussia. It now serves as the "Central Memorial of the Federal Republic of Germany for the Victims of War and Dictatorship."Stop At: Museum IslandA natural island in the river Spree, Museum Island is home to 5 internationally renowned Museums, built between 1824 and 1930. The museums themselves illustrate the development of modern museum design and its collections span six thousand years of human artistic endeavour.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Berliner DomThe Berlin Cathedral finished in 1905 is a prime example of German imperial architecture. Duration: 20 hoursPass By: AlexanderplatzNamed after Tsar Alexander I, Alexanderplatz was the heart of East Germany and remains Berlin's eastern center. Amongst the sights to look out for here are the 365 meter TV Tower, Berlin's highest construction topped by a globe with a rotating viewing platform, and the Rotes Rathouse, Berlin's town hall and home to the governing mayor and the government of Berlin.Stop At: Topography of TerrorYour tour in Berlin will end at the Topography of Terror. This outdoor and indoor museum located on the site of the Gestapo headquarters is a tangible reminder of Germany's Nazi past. At the conclusion of the tour, the groups will reconvene and go back to their original transfer buses, and then depart back to the port.Duration: 30 minutes

$47.43 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Hamburg Hop-On Hop-Off Tour and Lake Alster Cruise

Set your own itinerary and explore Hamburg at your own pace. The hop-on hop-off bus tour allows you to simply hop off at the stop you want and return to any stop to continue your tour! Board one of the red double-decker buses at any of the available stops, and begin your sightseeing adventure, hopping off at Town Hall Square, the main train station or at any other stop on the route. Your hop-on hop-off ticket is valid for one day.Then, get another perspective of Hamburg on your included one-hour harbor sightseeing cruise with English commentary April to October only). The boat leaves daily from the landing piers of the Hamburg port. Cruise along Hamburg's picturesque warehouse district to Hamburg's Harbor City, one of Europe's biggest urban development projects with the new concert hall, Elbphilharmonie, built on the roof of a storehouse. Sit back and relax while you enjoy these architectural highlights of Hamburg.When you’re back on land, head out on another sightseeing cruise! Your included one-hour Lake Alster cruise leaves from the Jungfernstieg Passage in central Hamburg, only a short walk from Town Hall Square. The boat will take you along the shoreline of Hamburg's inner-city lake, lined with impressive villas and beautiful garden areas. Multi-lingual audio commentary is available on board (English, French, Spanish).Enjoy a traditional cup of tea (included) at the teashop in the heritage-listed Krameramt district, an area of former merchants' homes built in the 17th century (hop-on hop-off stop is St Michael Church).Your sightseeing tickets are valid for three consecutive days, but you can take each tour only once.See the Itinerary section below for a full list of hop-on hop-off tour stops.

$230.22 Tours & Sightseeing

Private Small-Group Hamburg City Tour with a Luxury Vehicle

Enjoy a hassle free tour of city of Hamburg only with 4 people on a luxury vehicle. Your private driver will ensure you a comfortable journey and will provide you a door to door service. Hamburg city tour is the great way to see the famous sights and it includes many photo stops to explore the city. In the comfort of a luxury SUV we cover great distances across central Hamburg. You'll see the iconic views of Hamburg from your luxury vehicle which can take you to places no tour bus can ever go. From the tales of pirates and the Hanseatic League, to WWII air raids and the Great Fire of 1842, Hamburg has a unique character within Germany. As Europe’s second largest port, Hamburg has always been a magnet for adventurers and travelers from around the world, and its streets are still alive with history, drama, and wild, wild nights. Whether you are a day-tripper looking to get the most out of your short stay or visiting for a longer period of time and looking to get your bearings for further exploration, our private luxury tours are the best way of unlocking this magnificent city. Hamburg’s world famous red light district stretches on either side of the Reeperbahn, the charmingly kitsch backbone of the proudly alternative St. Pauli quarter. The tour will visit the little known or unknown places around Hamburg. Some of the highlights include: The Rathaus, the majestic Town HallThe AlsterKontorhousesAlter ElbtunnelThe harbor front, stretching from the Speicherstadt (historic warehouse complex) to Hafencity (Europe’s biggest inner-city development)Symphony HallSt Michael's Church: Hamburg´s iconic landmarkAltona fish market (Sundays only)Reeperbahn, with Beatles-SquareSt Petri  – Hamburg’s medieval churchChilehausTrostbrückeSt Nikolai Church –WWII ruinsDeichstrasse – origin of the Great Fire of 1842Binnenhafen – inner harborThe Port of HamburgLandungsbrücken landing stagesGermany’s biggest red light district: Herbertstraße & Große FreiheitDavidwache police station

$30.08 Walking & Biking Tours

Guided Hamburg City Bike Tour

Your guided 3.5-hour bike tour starts at in the district of St. Pauli. After a stop at Heiligengeistfeld, including its massive bunker from WWII and the football stadium of FC St. Pauli, you will continue towards Alster Lakes in the city center. Cycle along the Jungfernstieg, stop at the town hall as well as in the warehouse district, Speicherstadt, from the 19th century. Next, you will get to Hamburg's youngest district HafenCity, including Hamburg's youngest sight, the concert house Elbphilharmonie. Coming back, the tour stops at a city landmark, St. Michael's Church, before going back into St. Pauli with the last stops above the landing bridges and near the Red Light District along the Reeperbahn.

$12.15 Sightseeing Tickets & Passes

Hamburg Card

Today, as a key commercial hub, an international harbor and a media and cultural center, the metropolis on the Elbe River with its one million inhabitants is once again pursuing ancient traditions with typically Hanseatic aplomb. This comes as no surprise: Germany's second largest city offers a high quality of life and international flair. In Hamburg, the word "boredom" is unknown. SAVE MONEY WITH THE HAMBURG CARD OFFERING: Free travel on public transport (HVV) in the Greater Hamburg AreaDiscounts on last minute tickets at 16 theatersUp to 50% discounts at more than 150 places of interest such as sightseeing tours, harbour and Alster lake cruises20% discounts in restaurant20% discount from selected shopping partners, on parking tickets and souvenirsHamburg guide, free information brochure and city map