The best way to start your city visit
Never been to Hamburg before? Want to see all the main sights first? Only have time for one tour? Looking to receive some introduction before focusing on more specific topics?
If that's the case, check out the Essential Hamburg Tour.
This walk is a perfect opportunity to get to know Hamburg's glorious history and present and hear some of the most fascinating and stories ever happened in this city. I will take you through some of the most outstanding sights and make sure you fall in love with the city.
You will explore over 1, 000 years of Hamburg history and cover all iconic sights - Rathaus, St Petri church, Kontorviertel with Chilehaus, Nikolaikirche, Deichstrasse, Speicherstadt and Hafencity with Elbphilharmonie.
The tour normally covers Hamburg's most iconic sights, such as:
- Town Hall
- Alster Lake
- St Petri
- Kontorviertel & Chilehaus
- St Nikolai
- HafenCity & Elbphilharmonie
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: I can meet you at your hotel, cruise terminal, train station or at any other location convenient for you.
End location: The tour can either finish at the same place where it starts, or at any other location.
Duration: 3 hours
It's a walking tour, where public transportation can be used if needed. Alternatively, a car can be booked at an extra cost.
- 3 hour guided walking tour through the major highlights of Hamburg's city center.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
15 Euro - Snacks and drinks, other small personal expenses
Drink and food
I am not a driver. I can accompany you in your vehicle or I can arrange for a separate car and driver.
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Ian was an excellent guide who gave us over a thousand years of Hamburg's history in a three hour tour, with the actual sites and structures to illustrate his stories. Personal tours with guides like Ian is the reason we book tours with locals instead of traveling along with 30 other people.