Elbe and Alster, the historic Town Hall, the unique Speicherstadt, the nightlife on the famous Reeperbahn, the traditional Hamburg fish market shape the image of Hamburg, Germany’s green city on the water. HafenCity offers modern architecture and the new landmark Elbe Philharmonic Hall. In Hamburg prestige, elegance and modernity are combined to a globally unique atmosphere.

Facts

Population

1.8 million in the city 5 million people live in the greater metropolitan region of Hamburg

Currency

Euro, €1 = 100 cents

Opening hours

From Monday to Saturday the shops are open from 9 a.m or 10 a.m to 8 p.m or 10 p.m. Shops and boutiques located away from the city centre may close earlier.

Newspapers

Hamburger Abendblatt Die Zeit Hamburger Morgenpost

Tourist information

Tourist Information in Hauptbahnhof Kirchenallee Main entrance +49 40 300 51 300 Opening hours: Mon-Sat 8 a.m- 9 p.m, Sun and public holidays 10 a.m- 6 p.m

Travel to Hamburg

Book your flights to Hamburg with Etihad Airways and explore this unique slice of Europe. For water lovers, Hamburg should certainly top their travel list. Whether browsing through the harbour district or taking a leisurely cruise out along the Alstar Lakes, this region is certain to impress.

Top 5 Things To Do in Hamburg

  • Take an afternoon stroll through the historic harbour area on cobblestone streets that lead you to several quaint museums, a plethora of cafes and local artisan’s shops that dot the scenic harbour
  • Explore St. Pauli, also known as the maritime district, where quirky shops and popular local eateries are abundant
  • The cultural district of St Georg, full of local artisans displaying their works, is a great place for a day of shopping
  • Shopping in Eppendorf for local designers (Karl Lagerfeld, Jil Sandler, or Wolfgang Jup) or Sternschanze for a mix of local artisan’s works
  • Spend a day marvelling at the beautiful paintings of Rembrandt and others at the Hamburger Kunsthalle, a trio of beautiful buildings that together house an outstanding collection of important works

Plan Your Hamburg Holiday

The best months to visit Hamburg are the warmer months of April through June, with the area’s peak tourism spiking in May during the Hafengeburtstug festivals. During the month of May due to the spike in tourism, we recommend that you book your hotel and tickets to Hamburg several months in advance for the best rates.

While summer months rarely see temperatures above 27 degrees Celsius, winter months often bring snow and freezing temperatures. For cheap hotels in Hamburg, book your travel during the cooler winter months (October through March). Regardless of when you choose to visit, finding flight deals to Hamburg is easy with Etihad’s popular travel deals.

Destination Routes

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