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Hamburg in Summertime

THIS SUMMER WILL BE UNFORGETTABLE A summer fairytale in Hamburg

Hamburg Summer 2024 will be unique! Experience the most beautiful time of year here in the north, where maritime charm and urban city feeling meet. A highlight is not only the Alster in the middle of the city, but also the city beach directly on the Elbe with a view of the imposing harbour cranes. The lively cultural scene with numerous festivals, live concerts and exhibitions makes the city literally blossom and everything is centred around outdoor experiences. The many charming cafés, first-class restaurants and trendy bars in our neighbourhoods invite you to linger. Be there when Hamburg celebrates the European Football Championship 2024 this year as one of the host cities and transforms the city into a colourful festival mile. An unforgettable summer fairytale with Nordic and maritime flair awaits you in the most beautiful city in the world. Are you ready for the summer?

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Perfect Places Top 10 waterside locations

A pinch of sea air, a hint of coastal feeling, small sailors, big steamers and lots of water - that's it, our favourite city: welcome to Hamburg.

Top 10 waterside locations
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Barbecue & picnic areas

The sun is shining? It's t-shirt weather? Appetite for barbecue? No problem! We've listed the Top 10 grill sites in Hamburg. We've also listed our favourite parks for a picknick.

Barbecue & picnic areas
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Sommer, Sonne, Strand! 8 coole Beachclubs & Strandbars

Strandbars und Beachclubs gibt es in Hamburg wie Sand am Meer – Wir zeigen euch die schönsten Beachclubs & Strandbars in Hamburg!

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EURO 2024 in Hamburg Hamburg as host city for EURO 2024

Experience the thrill of EURO 2024 in Hamburg! Five matches, one tournament - join us at the iconic Volksparkstadion or the fan zone Heiligengeistfeld from the 14th June to the 14th July. Find out more about the event, ticket sales and the exciting…

Hamburg as host city for EURO 2024
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One day with the HamburgCARD

There is an incredible amount to discover in Hamburg. The Hamburg Card offers a great opportunity to explore the city. We have picked out a few highlights of the Hamburg CARD and put together a small day program for you.

One day with the HamburgCARD
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Rooftop Bars from A to Z

Enjoy the extraordinary atmosphere and delicious drinks in Hamburg's rooftop bars with breathtaking views of the city's rooftops.

Rooftop Bars from A to Z

"Summer in Hamburg is a time when Hanseatic serenity blends with a touch of Mediterranean lightness."


The sun causes the canals to glisten, the ice cream parlours on the banks of the Alster buzz with activity and the parks glow green: this is what summer in Hamburg looks like!

Umtrunk mit Freunden am Abend an den Hamburger Landungsbrücken
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Hamburg scene at its purest Hamburg Beer Week

Like the fish sandwich, the diversity and history of the art of brewing is simply part of Hamburg. We celebrate this with the Hamburg Beer Week in…

Hamburg Beer Week
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Parks & Green Spaces

Generous modern as well as historic gardens and parks in Hamburg offer countless opportunities for recreation, relaxation, games and sports.

Parks & Green Spaces
Kanu fahren Alster Hamburg
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The best boat rentals in Hamburg


Discovering Hamburg from the water is a new and highly interesting way of seeing the Hanseatic City.

The best boat rentals in Hamburg
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Cycling in Hamburg| Explore Hamburg by bike!

Cycle through Hamburg and the surrounding area and ride through Hamburg's green soul, along the Elbe or to the most famous landmarks outside Hamburg.…

Cycling in Hamburg| Explore Hamburg by bike!
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Out of town Ideas for day trips to the Metropolitan Region


Very close to Hamburg, attractive day trips, sports, cultural and recreational offers await you, and they are fast and easy to reach.

Ideas for day trips to the Metropolitan Region
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The best ice cream parlours in Hamburg


From classic Italian sundaes to vegan organic ice cream to completely new sorts and tastes, you'll find everything in Hamburg! The city is such an ice…

The best ice cream parlours in Hamburg
PRIDE Parade / Christopher Street Day
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Pride & party vibes Queer Events in Hamburg

Whether festivals, exhibitions or a special kind of Christmas market: these event highlights for the queer community are guaranteed to have something…

Queer Events in Hamburg
Hamburger Hafen
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No Budget? Ideas and tips for free experiences

A lot can be discovered and experienced in Hamburg. Your wallet doesn't always have to be drawn. Find out more about the free experiences in Hamburg…

Ideas and tips for free experiences

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Guided city tours Experience Hamburg at first hand

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Alster boat trips Hamburg's Blue Centre

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Experiences Experience and discover Hamburg

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Hafenrundfahrten Hamburg Tickets
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Harbour tours Maritime Experiences

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DISCOVER NOW Hamburg all year round

Spring in Hamburg
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Hamburg blossoms Hamburg in Spring

Nature lovers have the time of their lives when visiting Hamburg in Spring. The city's numerous gardens and parks put on all their finery and entice you to sit, relax and simply enjoy. The large Stadtpark (city park), for example, is perfect for those seeking peace and quiet, as well as for joggers and dog-walkers with their furry friends. On top of this, the green area has a planetarium, a natural swimming area as well as an outdoor pool, a model boat pond, a rose garden, a minigolf course and an open-air stage for round-the-clock entertainment.

Hamburg in Spring
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Hamburg can be so colourful Hamburg in Autumn

Hamburg has much to offer in Autumn. We give you many ideas for spending a colourful Autumn in Hamburg in the city's most beautiful spots.

Hamburg in Autumn
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Too beautiful to stay at home Hamburg in Winter

Despite sinking temperatures, Hamburg's winters are highly inviting: Whether you prefer ice-skating, walking through the snow or visiting one of the numerous Christmas markets, no one must stay inside. And you definitely won't stay cold with a hot mulled wine warming your hands!

Hamburg in Winter

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