Experience the Hanseatic swagger of the Altstadt and the counter-cultural edge of the Sternschanze district
In winter, temps drop into the minus. Warmer summer weather leads Hamburgers to the Elbe.
Make sure to get your hands on a Hamburg Card, take to the water and carry cash
Including picture-perfect Lüneberg, one of the best-preserved medieval towns in the country
The sytem comprises U-Bahn (underground), S-Bahn (overground), bus and ferry routes
From boutique accommodations to historical hotels and more modern ones
Check out the top neighbourhoods, plus where to stay, what to eat and what to do
Whether you’re after a stylish B&B, no-nonsense reliability or proximity to the party district
Where to rest your head in Germany's second-largest town if you're opting out of hotels
A full city experience will include a stroll through the Schanzenviertel, the heart of the city's counter-culture
Hamburg architecture draws richly on its maritime tradition
History buffs will check out landmark buildings like St. Michael's Church
Admire the Elbphilharmonie! Eat at Fischereihafen! Stroll down the Reeperbahn!
A music metropolis, the city is also home to many photo-inducing cultural centers and museums
The city's proximity to the sea makes it a heavenly place to eat out for fish lovers
Hit locales include venerated kneipe (pub) establishments like Zum Silbersack
Expect local fish delicacies like Rod Stewart's favorite: the Hummersuppe (lobster soup)
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The largest city in the State of Hesse is the de-facto financial capital of Germany
From sausage tasting and river surfing to bathing in Art Nouveau temples
Raise your pint in a traditional beer hall, explore the art scene and shop stylish designer boutiques