Christmas in Hamburg
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Christmas in Hamburg

Experience the Christmas magic in the Hanseatic city

The Advent season is the most beautiful time of the year for each of us for a personal reason. Cookies and chocolate for breakfast are allowed, the mulled wine thaws the minds and a sea of lights transforms the grey landscape into a sparkling dream world. The Christmas market season in Hamburg officially starts on Monday after Sunday of the dead with the festive opening of the most famous Christmas markets.

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Shopping what the bags carry Christmas Shopping

Christmas time is not only a time for contemplative gatherings with family and friends, but also for shopping. Take your time and enjoy a stroll through Hamburg's shopping streets.

Christmas Shopping
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Winter wonderland Christmas markets in Hamburg

The Advent season in Hamburg would not be the same without its enchanting Christmas markets. At the most famous Christmas markets you can experience the whole range of pre-Christmas delights with all your senses. Here no one can escape the magic of…

Christmas markets in Hamburg
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Pre-Christmas Spectacle Events in Advent

Hamburg also has many events to offer during the Christmas season. In addition to the many cosy Christmas markets throughout the city, spectacular shows, enchanting fairy tales and exhibitions await you to sweeten the wait for 24 December.

Events in Advent
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Restaurants in Hamburg during Advent season

Looking for inspiration for your Christmas dinner? We show you the TOP 5 restaurants for the Advent season. Let it melt on your tongue.

Restaurants in Hamburg during Advent season
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Tips & Recommendations Spend Christmas in Hamburg sustainably

Throughout the year, Hamburg offers you numerous opportunities to experience the city in a sustainable way. Especially at Christmas time, we would like to give you a few suggestions for your visit to the port metropolis. Discover our tips for…

Spend Christmas in Hamburg sustainably

EVENTS Experience pre-Christmas highlights in Hamburg

POMPÖS – Das große Winterspektakel in Hamburg
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POMPÖS – The Winter Extravaganza
  • Comedy

  • 22.11.2019
  • 20:00
  • Schmidts TIVOLI
Winterdom Hamburg
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Winterdom
  • Funfairs

  • 22.11.2019
  • 15:00
  • Heiligengeistfeld
Weihnachtsparade Hamburg
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Christmas parade

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    Holy Shit Shopping
    • Consumer Fairs

    • 14.12.2019
    • 12:00
    • Hamburg Messe und Congress (Hallen B1-B7)
    Winterspektakel
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    Winterspektakel Hamburg
    • Shows

    • 18.12.2019
    • 18:30
    • Kuppel Hamburg

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    Concert in Grand Hall
    Package: A Christmas Fairy Tale
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    A Christmas Fairy Tale Christmas songs from Germany - concert 22th December 2019

    • overnight stay in the hotel of your choice, with breakfast
    • concert ticket in the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg
    • Hamburg CARD (3 Days) – ticket worth 26,50 €
    A Christmas Fairy Tale
    To offer
    From 164.00
    Legendary Schmidts Tivoli - Pompös
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    Legendary Schmidts Tivoli - Pompös Kiez Theatre

    • overnight stay in a hotel, with breakfast
    • ticket for the show "Pompös" (German)
    • Hamburg CARD (3 days) – ticket worth € 26.50
    Legendary Schmidts Tivoli - Pompös
    To offer
    From 82.00
    Bahnhit
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    Train special Our Bestseller

    • 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
    Train special
    To offer
    From 233.00
    Bus-Hit
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    Bus-Hit Hamburg Bus arrival

    • overnight stay in a hotel, with breakfast
    • free bus ride on the routes of FlixBus
    • Hamburg CARD (3 Days) – ticket worth € 26,50
    Bus-Hit Hamburg
    To offer
    From 114.00
    Concert in Grand Hall
    Package: Mahler Chamber Orchestra
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    Mahler Chamber Orchestra Orchestra from all over the world - concert 14th December 2019

     

    • overnight stay in a hotel, with breakfast
    • concert ticket in the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg
    • Hamburg CARD (3 Days) – ticket worth 26,50 €

     

    Mahler Chamber Orchestra
    To offer
    From 209.00
    fireworks in front of the city panorama
    Package: New Year's Eve in Hamburg
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    New Year´s Eve in Hamburg Harbor cruise on the MS Ennstal

    • overnight stay in the hotel of your choice, with breakfast
    • 2-hour harbor-drive aboard the MS Ennstal
    • Hamburg CARD (3 Days) – ticket worth 26,50 €
    New Year´s Eve in Hamburg
    To offer
    From 141.00
    including UNESCO World Heritage Site
    Maritime Cultural Heritage
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    Maritime Cultural Heritage Culture Travel

    • overnight stay in a Hotel, with breakfast
    • guided tour Speicherstadt and Kontorhaus District
    • Hamburg CARD (3 Days) – ticket worth € 26,50
    Maritime Cultural Heritage
    To offer
    From 143.00
    Hamburg Reisen 3 for 2
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    Stay 3 nights - pay only 2 Special Price - 1 night for free

    • overnight stay in a hotel
    • with breakfast
    • Hamburg CARD - ticket worth € 26,50
    Stay 3 nights - pay only 2
    To offer
    From 90.00

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    These are our ideas! Gifts for Christmas 2019

    Christmas is just around the corner. Like every year, you ask yourself: What should I give my loved ones? You're looking for something original, but nothing that might end up standing around in a corner. Maybe you would like to do something together with your friends, family or partner. We all know this situation, which is why we show you our best gift ideas for Christmas 2019.

    Gifts for Christmas 2019
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    Cosy Cafés

    Discover comfortable, relaxed cafés in Hamburg where you can definitely find something to enjoy!

    Cosy Cafés
    Silvester in Hamburg 2019
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    December 31, 2019 to January 1, 2020 New Year's Eve

    Dance into the New Year and enjoy countless offers - from an elegant New Year's Eve dinner to the best places to watch fireworks. You can also end the year with many a cultural highlight.

    New Year's Eve

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