Events for cruise enthusiasts

Varied events around seafaring

Anyone who loves seafaring cannot avoid Hamburg as a venue for harbour festivals, trade fairs and ship christenings. Cruise passengers and ship lovers will get their money's worth again in 2019. From January to December, cruise ships from many shipping companies will be arriving at Hamburg Harbour.

STILL NOT ENOUGH OF SEAFARING? Don't miss a ship arrival in Hamburg

© Helge Hackbarth

Ship Arrivals

Every year dream ships call at the port of Hamburg. This year as well, many ocean liners will be our guest and can be admired in all their splendour.

Ship Arrivals
© Timo Sommer

Where to watch ships

In Hamburg, the best and most well-known ocean liners in the world regularly enter and leave the harbour, which makes Hamburg a popular place for ship-spotters - 12 months out of the year.

Where to watch ships
© Transocean Kreuzfahrten

In the app Interactive ship finder

Whether you are longing for the harbor, the best places for ship spotters or just want to browse: With our interactive ship finder you can see what is going on in the harbor and on the Elbe. And you can do it conveniently from home with our free app.

Interactive ship finder

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Package: Hamburg travel including train
© Martin Deja

Hamburg travel including train 4 Days including hotel and arrival

  • overnight stay in hotel, with breakfast
  • Return journey with Deutsche Bahn including seat reservation depends on availability
  • Hamburg CARD (3 Days) – ticket worth 29.90 €
Hamburg travel including train
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From 191.00
Package: Buzzing City by the Water
© Andreas Vallbracht

Buzzing City by the Water Discoverer Experience

  • overnight stay in a hotel, with breakfast
  • Sightseeing tour on a red double-decker
  • 1-hour harbour tour on the Elbe
Buzzing City by the Water
To offer
From 173.60
Reisepaket: Hamburg für Entdecker
© Escape Filmproduktion

Hamburg for explorers On water, on land and on foot

  • overnight stay in a Hotel, with breakfast
  • Guided tours by bus, boat and on foot
  • Hamburg CARD (3 Days) – ticket worth 29,90 €
Hamburg for explorers
To offer
From 188.00

You should not miss this! Unique events this year in the port of Hamburg

Hamburg has a lot of exciting maritime events to offer. We provide you with moments of happiness on the water and bring you comfortably to the Hanseatic city. Whether right in the middle of the action or on a ship away from the hustle and bustle with a view of the colorful hustle and bustle - we have the right all-round carefree package for you.

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Hamburg Cruise Days
© Ressourcenmangel

Hamburg Cruise Days on the Commodore Cruise Convention

  • overnight stay in a hotel, with breakfast
  • 3-hour boat trip
  • Hamburg CARD (3 Days) – ticket worth 29,90 €
    Hamburg Cruise Days on the Commodore
    To offer
    From 204.00
    Limited Contingent
    Package: Harbor Anniversary Elbkristall
    © Christian Spahrbier

    834th Harbor Anniversary Hamburg on the MS Elbkristall Biggest Harbor Festival in the World

    • overnight stays in a hotel with breakfast
    • 2-hour boat trip with view on the fireworks
    • Hamburg CARD (3 Days) – ticket worth 29.90 €
    834th Harbor Anniversary Hamburg on the MS Elbkristall
    To offer
    From 224.10
    Hafengeburtstag Einlaufparade
    © Christian Spahrbier

    HAMBURG PORT ANNIVERSARY Tall Ship Parade - Reception

    • First highlight of the harbour birthday
    • The official greeting of the guest ships
    • View from the water
    • More than 300 vessels
    HAMBURG PORT ANNIVERSARY Tall Ship Parade - Reception
    To offer
    From 40.00 €*

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    Shipping & Cruises

    Experience the metropolis on the Elbe before or after your cruise or just watch the ships. Be there live and up close when the most amazing cruise ships arrive at Hamburg's cruise terminals.

    Shipping & Cruises
    © ThisIsJulia Photography

    Port of Hamburg & Environs

    Europe's second largest port extends from the cruise terminal to the historic Speicherstadt and the Landungsbrücken to the modern container port.

    Port of Hamburg & Environs
    © ThisIsJulia Photography

    The Landungsbrücken

    The Landungsbrücken are Hamburg's floating jetty and starting point for numerous harbour tours and ferries.

    The Landungsbrücken

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