5 days in Hamburg

Enjoy 5 days and 4 nights in the city of Hamburg, one of Germany's largest cities and famous for its canals and its historical importance.

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Hamburg

Hamburg is the 2nd biggest city in Germany with over 1.8million population. The wide Elbe river flows on the city and is about 110 km away from the North Sea. Trade since the medieval period brought huge wealth and this harbour city became one of the Hanseatic-towns. Hamburg is today the 2nd largest port city in Europe and the gateway city to the world.

You can enjoy the heritage of the historical glorious past to see for example, “Hamburg City Hall”, “Speicherstadt” which is declared to the UNESCO World Heritage Site, you can learn more about Hamburg by visiting a wide variety of museums and experience locals' daily life by visiting weekly markets. Hamburg offers many attractions to make your trip an unforgettable experience.

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Bremen

Bremen is a city straddling the Weser River in northwest Germany. It’s known for its role in maritime trade, represented by Hanseatic buildings on the Market Square. The ornate and Gothic town hall has a Renaissance facade and large model ships in its upper hall. Nearby is the Roland statue, a giant stone figure symbolizing freedom of trade. St. Peter’s Cathedral features medieval crypts and twin spires.

ITINERARY

Day 1

Hamburg


Arrival at the Hamburg airport and transfer to your hotel. Our driver will be waiting for you at the arrival lobby with your name board and take you directly to the hotel. Free time at leisure for the rest of the day.


Stay at a 4-star hotel in Hamburg city centre.



Day 2

Hamburg


After breakfast, you will enjoy a free day at leisure.
You can enjoy full-day-self-guided sightseeing by taking the hop-on-off (LineA) coach. It is a sufficient way to explore the interesting city of Hamburg. You can get off/on at 20 bus stops freely within a day.

We suggest making a stop at the following places and spots.

*Hamburger Kunsthalle/One of the largest art museums in Germany, is divided into 4 sections, from the Gallery of Old Masters till contemporary Art.

*Neuer Jungfernstieg, City Hall/You can visit several historical buildings in this downtown, the City Hall’s Neo-Renaissance beautiful architecture is one example. You can also enjoy shopping as this shopping area offers everybody something from luxury brands to reasonable products. There is a good possibility to dine.

*Elbphilharmonie/This 2017 opened concert hall is a cultural trademark due to its elegant appearance and technical masterpiece. It owns a viewing platform named “Plaza” at a height of 37m and opens to the public, you can enjoy the wide panorama view over the city and harbour.

*Miniatur Wunderland/This is the miniature railway, airport attractions originally, belong to one of the biggest facilities in the world, moreover one of the most visited attractions in Germany. You can find a variety of sceneries made in miniatures. If you see their exhibitions, you can understand why it is so popular among visitors.

*Speicherstadt UNESCO World Heritage/This 630.000 Quadratmeter complex was built in the late 19th century and was used to store imports such as tobacco, cacao beans, carpet and so on. Today some warehouses are used as museum cafes, shops, you can study more about this area by visiting the information stand.


Stay at a 4-star hotel in Hamburg city centre.



Day 3

Hamburg, Bremen


After breakfast, you will enjoy a free day at leisure. How about making a short trip to Bremen?

Bremen is a beautiful small town and it takes about 1hour by train from Hamburg. It is just 1km to walk from the railway station to the city centre.
Most tourist attractions are gathered in the old city centre and are easily accessible on foot. Bremen is the north starting point of “Märchenstraße”, is famous for “Town Musicians of Bremen” by Grimm’s Fairy Tales, please try the original beck’s beer, this brewery was founded in this town and expanded worldwide. In the Schnoor district, which was constructed in the medieval period, you can find many narrow streets with souvenir shops and local restaurants and cafes, you can enjoy shopping and dining local cuisine there.


Stay at a 4-star hotel in Hamburg city centre.



Day 4

Hamburg, Wolfsburg, Lübeck


After breakfast, you will enjoy a free day at leisure. How about making a short trip to Wolfsburg?

Wolfsburg is the hometown for the world-leading German automobile manufacturer “Volkswagen AG” and they opened the automobile theme park named “Autostadt” in 2011.
It takes about 2.5 hours by train. This Autostadt lies in the city centre, just opposite of Wolfsburg central railway station. This theme park is absolutely worth a visit.


If you like to get to know more about traditional cultural sites, we recommend travelling to Lübeck.

Take a local train and after a 50 min ride, you arrive at a small lovely town. After about 1km walk from the railway station, you reach the old town with many tourist attractions. Lübeck belonged to Hanseatic town and was already registered to the UNESCO World Heritage Site. The German author Thomas Mann's novel Buddenbrookhaus is set in Lübeck. You can taste local specialities such as Marzipan cake, Redwine named Rotspon.


Stay at a 4-star hotel in Hamburg city centre.



Day 5

Hamburg


After breakfast you will enjoy a free day at leisure till departure. Your driver will meet you at the hotel hall at the specific time for the transfer to the airport.

Included

● Accommodation for 4 nights with breakfast
● Airport transfer(Day 1 + 5) by Private car
● 1 day hop on hop off bus ticket(2nd days)

Not Included

● Entrance fee for Monument & museum
● Train fare from Dresden to other cities
● Personal expenses such as telephone, laundry and Tips
● City tax to be paid to the hotel
● Travel insurance
● Anything not specifically mentioned in “Service includes”

Please note that this tour will be subject to any social distancing measure taking place in this country and some modifications may apply to any activity per the requested period of travel. Please consult us for more information.

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