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Green metropolis

Pure nature in and around Hamburg

Hamburg attracts with its numerous parks, inner-city green spaces and proximity to the water. Regularly Hamburg is one of the most livable cities in the world, the combination of nature and proximity to the water make this possible. Hamburg offers a variety of green excursion destinations both in the city and in the surrounding area. And those who are drawn to the sea in Hamburg can either enjoy the Elbe beach or reach the North Sea and Baltic Sea in a few hours for a day trip. Exciting places like Lübeck and Stade or breathtaking landscapes like the Lüneburger Heide attract visitors to the metropolitan region.

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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
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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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On sunny days, the Stadtpark is buzzing - young and old meet on the large city park fields to play soccer, have picnics, sunbathe and let the kites fly. At the edge of the large meadow there's a playground with a giant swing, slide and lots of…

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Discover the fruit paradise. Altes Land bei Hamburg

Nordic fruit orchards, pink fields of blossoms and a fresh Elbe breeze – the Alte Land is one of the prettiest day trip destinations far away from the massiveness of the Hamburg metropolitan area.

Altes Land bei Hamburg
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Discover. Sustainability. Green Hamburg

Hamburg is not only among the world's Top 10 greenest cities. Its residents are also tops in sustainable use and management of their city.

Green Hamburg

Book now On the road in the green metropolis

Hamburg CARD reduced
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Bicycle tour "Hamburg Kompakt" (german)

  • All important sights in one bike tour
  • Small groups with experienced guides
  • All tours in English or German
  • Large selection of bets maintained bikes
  • Bike tour organizer since 2009 in St. Pauli

Bicycle tour "Hamburg Kompakt" (german)
To offer
from 36.00 €*
Hamburg CARD reduced
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Bicycle hire Hamburg City Cycles

  • easy and convenient to borrow
  • perfect bikes for every taste and need


Bicycle hire Hamburg City Cycles
To offer
from 16.00 €*
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Alster Round Trip

  • Delightful Inner and Outer Alster
  • Traditional steam-boat
  • Beautiful Alsterpark and villas
Alster Round Trip
To Offer
from 20,00


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Adventure, recreation & sports

Boredom? You'll hardly ever hear this word in Hamburg. Whether a drizzle has blown in from the north or there's blue sky and bright sunshine, you'll never lack for something to do. Whether you're an athletic superstar, artist, water rat or gourmet - you'll find just the right activity for a free day!

Adventure, recreation & sports
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Restaurants, cafés, tips Gastronomy in Hamburg

From fresh fish in a harbour-side restaurant, typical Old Hamburg cuisine with labskaus and red fruit jelly to all sorts of exotic specialities: In terms of food, Hamburg is up there with the best.

Gastronomy in Hamburg
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Vegetarian & vegan

Whether you're a vegetarian, a vegan, or neither, why not try specially created meat-free variants of specialities or classic dishes.

Vegetarian & vegan

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