In summer 2022, travel passes for both local and regional transport are only €9 per month. Click here for how they work and where to get them.
Hamburg Port, 19-21 Aug: Every two years, Hamburg’s harbour area is bathed in blue light thanks to the Blue Port Hamburg light installation art project.
20 May - 18 Sep, various locations: The summer of 2022 is dedicated to the best of international photography. Hundreds of artists are featured at dozens different locations.
Hafencity, 26 Aug: In need of a laugh? Hamburg International Comedy puts on regular comedy shows in English. This time it's the Women’s Day Edition featuring an all-female lineup of hilarious ladies.
Most of the COVID-related restrictions have been lifted all over Germany, but there are still certain things to keep in mind. Read our overview.
Affenfaust Galerie, Mar-Dec: Contemporary art, installations, performances and murals: The Knotenpunkt Festival makes Hamburg a true street art hub.
Planten un Blomen, May - Sep: The Planten un Blomen lake lights up in magical colours accompanied by classical music. Perfect for a picnic!
Sports, exhibitions, concerts, trade shows, street festivals - there's always something going on. See this month's highlights at a glance.
Just outside the city's doorstep, the beautiful landscape of Northern Germany unfolds. Explore on foot, by bike or in a canoe.
Discover new animals and exciting theme parks in the region near Hamburg. With so many options, there is something for everyone!
Enjoy Hamburg's plentiful outdoor opportunities ─ stroll around the Alster or go jogging in the Stadtpark.
Pick your favourite from Hamburg's many restaurants, bistros, cafes, bars and pubs to wind down after a long day of exploring.
Held three times a year, the DOM is North Germany's biggest public festival.
Stay up-to-date on festivals, street fairs and recurring events like the Port Anniversary, Christmas markets and the Hamburg DOM.
From haute cuisine to local specialties, taste the wide variety of Hamburg flavours — sorted by cuisine and location.
Night owls won't be bored. Dance all night long – explore the bars and pubs of St. Pauli and Sternschanze.
From modern art and German romanticism to ethnology and maritime history, Hamburg boasts a wide variety of museums.
Feeling adventurous? Discover the best day trips around Hamburg: from beaches and wildlife parks to castles and medieval villages.
Out of Hamburg's 40+ theatres, many offer the occasional English play, while others focus entirely on the language of Shakespeare.
From the latest ship arrivals to hi-tech port logistics and a multitude of responsible bodies: we'll help you navigate Hamburg's port.
Find your next fitness outfit, running shoes or exercise equipment in these sports stores.
As soon as the spring shines, street festivals pop up all over Hamburg.
Whether you're after the latest labels or vintage vinyl: visit these well-stocked record shops and discover the sounds of Hamburg.
Whether you're looking for a unique travel guide or a collection of the city's street art: check out our Hamburg book suggestions.
The famous street in the heart of St. Pauli offers everything from theatres and galleries to trendy nightclubs and smoky sailor bars.
Every Sunday morning, the Hamburg Fish Market by the Elbe attracts thousands of visitors, night owls and early birds alike!
Towering above the Elbe and HafenCity is the city's newest landmark — the impressive concert venue Elbphilharmonie Hamburg.
Always free to pedestrians, the Alter Elbtunnel (lit. 'Old Elbe Tunnel') connects the Landungsbrücken piers with the port.
The world’s largest warehouse complex is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a must-see on every trip to Hamburg.
Spectacular views, historic waterfront buildings and a public transport hub? Look no further than St. Pauli's Landungsbrücken.
The 'Michel' is Hamburg's largest church and one of the city's must-see sights. Its bell tower offers a stunning view over the city.
Standing proudly in the centre of the Stadtpark, the planetarium has been shining new light since its grand reopening in 2016!
The impressive Rathaus (City Hall) is Hamburg’s seat of government. Hamburg's parliament and senate assemble here.
Discover the most exclusive and elegant five-star hotels the city of Hamburg has to offer.
From five-star hotels and business resorts to B&B accommodation: find a room that suits your needs.
Book a dorm bed or private room in one of Hamburg's high-quality hostels and meet like-minded travelers.
Watch a musical, sleep at a classy hotel and discover Hamburg's attractions with a single ticket, the Hamburg CARD. Top packages.
Every night, visitors of Hamburg's many hotels go for a drink at the in-house bars. From functional to fancy, all price ranges are covered.
Take your motorhome to the city, tow your caravan to the dyke, pitch your tent on the beach! Camping options in and around Hamburg.
Enjoy free public transport and up to 50% discounts on museums, musicals and tourist attractions with the Hamburg CARD and Hamburg CARD Local.
Travelling to Hamburg by car? Find a parking facility near your hotel or business centre and learn about costs, regulations and signage.
Hamburg has 4 railway stations - Hauptbahnhof, Dammtor, Altona & Harburg - as well as a long-distance bus terminal (ZOB).
Discover Hamburg's top activities, restaurants, nightlife, shopping districts, clubs, places of worship and more.
Train, bus, car or bike: Hamburg has a number of transport options, both public and private, that will let you navigate the city with ease.
Maps and guides for Hamburg's seven administrative districts (Bezirke) and 104 quarters (Stadtteile).
Whether you're into high fashion or vintage chic, Hamburg is a great city for shopping. Get to know the best shopping districts and outlets.
From Christmas to Halloween to New Year's Eve, learn how holidays are celebrated in Hamburg.
Maritime parades, historic sailboats and ships, music, fireworks and food: celebrate Hamburg's biggest festival along the banks of the Elbe.
Planning a trip? Hamburg has four railway stations, a coach station, an international airport and a cruise terminal. Find out more here.
Choose your mode of transport to roll, paddle or ride through Hamburg your way: Options include trains and free-of-charge Stadtrad bikes.
Travelling with kids, teens or pets? Are you on a vegan diet or a slim budget? See our tips and tricks to find what best fits your needs.
From practical advice on finding the nearest tourist information to insight into Hamburg's colourful history. Get to know the city here.