This is a tour with a "bit of everything"
We will visit a lot of the important places and monuments of Hamburg during this private guided tour. You will get an unique view of the city. Explore the town center, the warehouse district, the new city planning project HafenCity and the port area.
One of the highlights is the new Elbphilharmonie - the amazing new concert hall in Hamburg. We will visit the public are - the so-called PLAZA - platform between the historic warehouse and the glass building. On this platform we can also enjoy a great view over the port and the banks of the Elbe river.
We can also visit one of the most beautiful baroque churches in the Northern part of Germany and no. 1 landmark: the St. Michel's Church (Michel) or descend to the more than 100 years old Elbtunnel (tunnel underneath the Elbe river).
In between we can taste a cup of coffee in one of our best coffee roasteries or have a typical fish sandwich at the port.
FOR BIGGER DISTANCES WE WILL USE THE PUBLIC TRANSPORT SYSTEM
We will walk at your velocity and can stop for a coffee or a snack if you want.
Town hall (Rathaus), Alster lake (Binnenalster and Jungfernstieg)
Dyke road with ancient houses of 17th century (Deichstrasse)
Speicherstadt (ancient warehouse district)
HafenCity and and famous new concert hall Elbphilharmonie
We will use a public harbor ferry to reach the port area
landing bridges (Landungsbrücken)
Stop for a snack - typical Hamburg Fischbrötchen and a drink called Alsterwasser (a mixture of beer and lemonade)
We pass the portuguese quarter
Visit our landmark St. Michaelis Church and the widow homes of the grocer stores (Krameramtsgasse)
The tour can end at the townhall or in the port area
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Rathausmarkt, 20095 Hamburg
We will meet in front of the town hall (main entrance) -or at your hotel or cruise terminal
End location: This tour will end at the town hall right in the middle of the city or at Landungsbrücken in the port area or at your meeting point - you can decide
Duration: 4 hours
This is a walking tour
My services as guide
Ticket for the public transport system
Entrance ticket for the Elbphilharmonie (not the concert hall)
Estimated Local Cash Needed
10 Euro - US dollars are not accepted.
I recommend to have some Euros for personal expenses such as souvenirs
Entrance fee or others that is not mentioned in the "What's included" section
There might be the extra cost for local food e.g. fish sandwich and one soft drink called Fischbrötchen and Alsterwasser (mixture of beer and lemonade).
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If you want to our Hamburg, Jutta the best guide in the city. She has a wealth of knowledge and passion about the city. She knows all the little "nooks & crannies" usually overlooked by tourists. Her four-hour tour was comprehensive and absolutely delightful. Just as important, it was exactly what we had asked for, and adapted to our individual interests. Jutta worth every penny-don't use anyone else!!