6. Hamburg, Germany

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Why

Most people will go to Berlin or Munich, but Hamburg is well worth the time, if you just give it some time.

Hamburg Germany - Willkomenn in Hamburg

Hamburg Germany – Willkomenn in Hamburg

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Where

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.

Hamburg, Germany - Bridges and Boats

Hamburg, Germany – Bridges and Boats

 

Hamburg, Germany - Church

Hamburg, Germany – Church

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How To Get Here

Being that its Europe, there are a few ways to get here, lets look at them:

Bus

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.

Train

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.

Plane

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 Berlin (AB), 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)

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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.

Hamburg Germany - Hamburg Hotel

Hamburg Germany – Hamburg Hotel

Here are some suggested places to stay:

You can find a list of hotels here.

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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.

Hamburg, Germany - German Food

Hamburg, Germany – German Food

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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.

Hamburg, Germany - Madurodam Planes

Hamburg, Germany – Minatur Wonderland Planes

Here is a list of things to do from Trip Advisor.

You may also check Viator for additional things to do.

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Additional Information

  1. Language Spoken: German
  2. Currency: EUR
  3. Germany Tourism Information
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