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Canal rides in Hamburg

A special feature of a trip to Hamburg is a canal trip

The best way to experience the maritime charm of the city is to take a cruise along its canals. "Fleet" is a North German word and means "trench". For a long time, these canals were the only means of drainage in the Speicherstadt, and were why the lowest floors of the offices built on oak piles in the port of Hamburg could never be used to store valuable goods such as spices or carpets. Even today it is difficult to convert them into apartments.

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Explore the port of Hamburg Harbour Round Trips

When you visit Hamburg, don't miss a boat cruise through the harbour. Whether you take a hop-on, hop-off launch ride, an atmospheric round trip in the evening or a high-speed tour - there's something for every taste.

Harbour Round Trips
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On the go in the Speicherstadt

The narrow canals, bridges and streets along the world's largest contiguous warehouse complex are a permanent element and part of the Hanseatic City's identity.

On the go in the Speicherstadt
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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
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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
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Hamburg Originals

Discover the real culinary Hamburg: from classic and original to modern and exclusive.

Hamburg Originals

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Historische Fleetfahrt
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Historical Fleet Tour

  • Historical boat ride
  • Origins of the international port
  • Modern harbour launch
Historical Fleet Tour
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From 12.00€*
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Gregor´s Lichterfahrt und Abendtörn
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Gregor's Harbour Tour in the Evening

  • Boat-ride after sunset
  • Sea of ​​lights at the edge of the harbour
  • Wonderful illuminated Speicherstadt
Gregor's Harbour Tour in the Evening
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From 20.00€*
Maritime Circle Line - Hop-on Hop-of
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Hop-on Hop-off Ticket "Maritime Circle Line"

  • Sightseeing from the water
  • 10 stops along Hamburg's attractions
  • Elbphilharmonie, Ballinstadt, etc..
  • Pay once and drive all day
Hop-on Hop-off Ticket "Maritime Circle Line"
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From 20.00€*

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Up to 50% discount on over 150 tourist attractions

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Package: Hamburg travel including train
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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 28.40€
Hamburg travel including train
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From 178.00
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Package: Buzzing City by the Water
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Buzzing City by the Water Carefree journey of discovery

  • overnight stay in a hotel, with a relaxed breakfast according to all hygiene regulations
  • Sightseeing tour on a red double-decker with all security measures
  • 1-hour harbour tour on the Elbe, individually at your choice at the regular driving times
Buzzing City by the Water
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From 136.10
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MiniaturWunderland
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Miniatur Wunderland at its Best In the best of hands in the Miniatur Wunderland

  • relaxed overnight stay in the hotel of your choice, with breakfast in compliance with the hygiene measures
  • VIP entry to Miniatur Wunderland (no queuing)
  • stress-free through the city: Hamburg CARD (3 Days) – ticket worth 28.40€
Miniatur Wunderland at its Best
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From 68.10

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All possible top tips, everything about Hamburg's city areas, Hamburg like a local, the greater metropolitan area and much more.

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Everything is possible in Hamburg See & Explore

The city on the Elbe with Germany's most well-known harbour offers its guest city life at its best, with once-in-a-lifetime shopping, cultural and outdoors experiences. Enter the fray, discover gastronomical delights or shop to your heart's content!

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