A Weekend in Hamburg

Germany, Hamburg Guide (B): A Weekend in Hamburg

Exploring Hamburg in a weekend is possible if you know where to go and, who better to ask, than the locals! From sailing on the lakes, exploring the historic buildings and hitting the town for a night out, this harbour city will leave you wanting more. Check out these eight highlights from our recent weekend away:

Situated on the River Elbe, Hamburg is the second largest port in Europe, so taking a ferry is a must – preferably as soon as you arrive. The Landungsbrücken (or landing bridges) in St. Pauli are a great place to start. Here, you can cruise up the river for very little cost. We climbed to the top deck of the vessel and enjoyed a wonderful view as the wind and rain blasted our faces. There is something invigorating about being on the water, open to the elements. This harbour is huge and full of ships, ferries, tugboats and sailing boats. Name a boat and it will be here, somewhere, even if its hidden in the channels. Incidentally, did you know that Hamburg has more bridges than Venice? It really is a water city! ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: A Weekend in Hamburg
Guide Location: Germany » Hamburg
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Landungsbrücken   Övelgönne   The Strandperle   Hamburg Rathaus   Binnenalster   Außenalster   St. Michael’s Church   Miniatur Wunderland   Reeperbahn   Knust   Übel und Gefährlich   Kombüse  
Author: Jennifer Stephens
Read it on author's website: https://exploreadventurediscover.wordpress.com/2016/07/26/a-weekend-in-hamburg-germany/