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Hamburg in 72 hours

How much Hamburg fits in three days?

Do you have three days to spend in Hamburg and are looking for must-sees? Our locals have tips about what you must not miss and where you can plan to spend more time. This starts with a big breakfast - because breakfast is often the most important meal of the day. Together with sightseeing tours, cinema evenings and more, you'll find plenty of inspiration for your 72 hours in Hamburg!

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Time for breakfast

If you have a lot of time, you should start the day with a long, relaxed breakfast.

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Island of tranquility. Breakfast, coffee and cake in a relaxed atmosphere. Café Johanna

A little breather off the beaten tourist track: At Café Johanna on the Venusberg, an island of peace awaits you with a delicious breakfast or coffee and cake in a relaxed atmosphere.

Café Johanna
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Zuckermonarchie

The Sugar Monarchy in Hamburg St. Pauli, the self-proclaimed "kingdom" for sweets, offers everything a sweet tooth desires and much more.

Zuckermonarchie
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Cafe Gnosa

Oh, back in the days when there was no such thing as a smoothie, when “vegetarian” was a foreign word, and cake always had to be served with whipped cream!

Cafe Gnosa

Getting around in Hamburg

Buses and trains are so yesterday! With these offers, you can explore Hamburg independently of the traffic situation.

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emmy - Electric scooter sharing

There's another traffic jam in Hamburg and time is running out? Get an Emmy - electric scooter sharing!

emmy - Electric scooter sharing
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Bike & E-bike rentals ERFAHRE Hamburg

Relaxed cycling with eBikes and guided tours

ERFAHRE Hamburg
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Explore the city by bike StadtRAD Hamburg

Hamburg rides a bike! Explore the most beautiful city in the world on your own: with the racy red wheels of Hamburg's StadtRAD bicycle rental system!

StadtRAD Hamburg

Sightseeing & Tours

In Hamburg's breweries and coffee roasteries, not only can you learn something about beer and coffee, you can also taste as much as you like!

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The Art of Brewing & Craft Beer

Visitors to Hamburg should definitely explore the craft beer and brewery scene and watch for the beers made by Hamburg breweries.

The Art of Brewing & Craft Beer
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Coffee-tasting

Become a coffee connoisseur: Try different sorts of coffee at a coffee-tasting in Hamburg.

Coffee-tasting
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Wine seminars

Attending a wine seminar in Hamburg lets holiday-goers and locals get to know the many different types and facets of this drink.

Wine seminars

Take time for sports

Put on your sportswear, tie your shoes and get outside: During nice weather, there's nothing better than a round of outdoor athletics!

© Andreas Vallbracht

Jogging in Hamburg

Packing sports shoes in one's suitcase is a matter of course for many. After two days of vacationing, the legs want to really move and you want to explore the city on the run. Hamburg has many great and varied places for joggers.

Jogging in Hamburg
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Stand Up Paddling

Try Stand Up Paddling to get a once-in-a-lifetime view of our beautiful city, the scenic canals in the historic Speicherstadt or the idyllic lake in the city park.

Stand Up Paddling
© Geheimtipp Hamburg

Boat Rentals in Hamburg

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

Boat Rentals in Hamburg

Art film on Hamburg's big screens

Watch major films in small halls. Hamburg's art house cinemas put on filmic art far off the beaten track.

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Metropolis Cinema

On 13 October 1979, Initiative Kommunales Hamburg e.V. opened its cinema METROPOLIS.

Metropolis Cinema
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3001 Kino

Small, romantic cinema in Hamburg’s Schanzenviertel.

3001 Kino
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Arthouse cinemas

A ticket stub in one hand, a full bag of popcorn in the other - sitting in a snuggly velvet seat - that's cinema!

Arthouse cinemas

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Train special

  • overnight stay in hotel, with breakfast
  • Return journey by ICE (1st or 2nd class coaches, as booked)
  • Hamburg CARD (3 Days) – ticket worth € 26,50
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From 185.00
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  • overnight stay in a hotel
  • with breakfast
  • Hamburg CARD - ticket worth € 26,50
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From 135.00
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The Alster - Hamburg blue middle

  • overnight stay in a hotel, with breakfast
  • 3- to 4-hour bike tour
  • 2-hour canal trip on an Alster boat
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Hamburg city trip

Whether or not you've ever been to Hamburg, a trip to the Hanseatic City on the Elbe is always worth it. We show you everything you can experience when you come see us!

Hamburg city trip
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Like a Local Hamburg Like a Local

Do you want to discover Hamburg like a real local and explore the furthest reaches of the city? We were out and about with true Hamburg natives, lifelong Hamburg-lovers - and those who want to join them!

Hamburg Like a Local
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Arrival by train

The four long-distance train stations Hamburg Central, Hamburg Dammtor, Hamburg Altona and Hamburg Harburg, all of which are integrated in the Intercity Express (ICE) and Intercity (IC) network, make Hamburg extremely easy to reach. The Hamburg-Dammtor ICE station is directly in front of the Congress Centre Hamburg.

Arrival by train

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