6. Hamburg, Germany
Why Hamburg Germany
Most people will go to Berlin or Munich, but Hamburg is well worth the time, if you just give it some time.
Hamburg is a port town in the north of Germany. As such, there are tons of bridges and canals to be seen. That makes for an amazing time.
How To Get Here
Being that its Europe, there are a few ways to get here, let’s look at them:
Germany has an amazing network of buses. It’s a great inexpensive way to travel throughout the country. I’ve taken buses to/from Hamburg a few times. I find good service with Flixbus.de from what’s called the ZOB; Central Bus Station.
Deutsche Bahn will keep you connected and get you into Hamburg center from neighboring countries and cities. You will get the best fares if you buy your tickets at least three days in advance.
You can get to Hamburg (HAM) by plane from various parts of Europe. Once you arrive at the airport, like most German cities, you can take the local train into the city.
The airlines serving this city are:
Aegean Airlines (A3), Aer Lingus (EI), Aeroflot (SU), AirBaltic (BT), Air France (AF), Air Serbia (JU), atlasglobal (KK), Austrian Airlines (OS), Blue Air (0B), BMI Regional (BM), British Airways (BA), brussels airlines (SN), Chalair Aviation (CE), Condor (DE), Czech Airlines (OK), EasyJet Airlines (U2), Emirates (EK), Eurowings (EW), Finnair (AY), Germania (ST), Germanwings (4U), Icelandair (FI), Iran Air (IR), KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (KL), Links Air (W2), LOT Polish (LO), Lufthansa German Airlines (LH), Luxair (LG), Norwegian Air Shuttle (D8), Norwegian Air (DY), Onur Air (8Q), Pegasus Airlines (PC), Ryanair (FR), SAS (SK), SkyWork Airlines (SX), SunExpress (XQ), Sun Express Germany (XG), Swiss Airlines (LX), Sylt Air (7E), TAP Portugal (TP), Tarom (RO), TUI fly (X3), Tunisair (TU), Turkish Airlines (TK), United Airlines (UA), Vueling (VY) and Wizz Air (W6).
Where To Stay
There is no shortage of places to stay either in the city or in suburbs. Hamburg is not a small city, its just not so well known as the other top German cities.
Here are some suggested places to stay:
Where To Eat
You can find the typical German foods here in Hamburg. Just walk around and peruse the offerings. They have several restaurants all over the city.
What To Do
There is actually quite a bit to do in Hamburg one of my favorite things is visiting Minatur Wonderland, which is a museum full of miniatures including an airport with actual moving aircraft that taxi, takeoff and land.
Here is a list of things to do from Trip Advisor.
You may also check Viator for additional things to do.
Language Spoken: German