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On the Saturdays of Advent (2 p.m. & 5 p.m.) the colourful, cheerful parade with its festively decorated floats moves through the city centre and is a special experience for young and old.
Throughout the city, Christmas and winter markets invite visitors of all ages to enjoy the Advent season to the full. Decorated Christmas trees and festively lit stalls create a contemplative atmosphere and increase the anticipation of Christmas.
Looking for an accommodation in Hamburg? Click here for advice on finding suitable accommodation for your short-time or long-time stay.
Take care of the whole family in Hamburg and learn about topics from marriage and partnership to childcare, parental leave and much more.
Wondering how you'll get around in Hamburg? Find all the information you need about foreign driving licenses, vehicle registration and more.
Here you will find information about financial matters, such as the tax system in Germany and how to set up a bank account.
Primary school, grammar school or neighbourhood comprehensive school? Find out more about the school system in Hamburg.
Language skills are important for making friends, building your career and feeling at home in your new city. These are your options in Hamburg.
Learn how the German health care and social security systems work, and find out how to choose a health care provider.
From public holidays to the Port Anniversary and the Reeperbahn festival ─ here's the calendar with Hamburg's most important dates.