Tour Of Hamburg By Bike And Rickshaw
Tour Hamburg by cycle rickshaw, pedicab or bike. You will get to explore and enjoy Old Hamburg, Speicherstadt, Elbphilharmonie, Hafen City and Reeperbahn all in one day.
There are many sides to Hamburg, including the red-light strip along the Reeperbahn, the historic sites and museums and boat tours galore. You will discover astonishing architecture and the city is also famous for its exclusive shopping districts. You will receive a warm welcome to vibrant, historic Hamburg with a private customized tour.
Located at the junction of the Elbe River and having the world’s third-largest port; over the centuries Hamburg became the most important trading centre in Europe. On a Hamburg boat tour, you can take to the water and explore this water-rich city. The beautiful canals that traverse the city will show you a completely different perspective of Hamburg. Sights to see include the famous industrial docks the historic Speicherstadt warehouses, the Hafencity and the Wlbphilharmonie Hamburg concert hall.
Take a Hamburg walking tour and see some of the city’s most famous sights along the way. Marvel at the Alter Elbtunnel as you descend to the observation platform where you get great views of the city. Visit St. Michael’s Church with its 32-meter-tall (433 ft.) copper steeple, large alter, five organs and an observation deck. There are so many places to see including; the Krameramtsstuben, the Elbphilharmonie, and the Alsterarkaden, the white shopping arcades next to lake Alster.
A holiday to Hamburg would not be complete without visiting the Reeperbahn, the city's golden mile. On a Hamburg walking tour, you will learn about this infamous district, which is now also home to the most popular bars and clubs.
Visit the Beatles Platz where the famous band played in the early '60s. John Lennon allegedly said “I was born in Liverpool, but I grew up in Hamburg," and some of the clubs they played in are still going strong today.
This part of Hamburg really becomes alive at night, and on your walking tour, you will learn about the sometimes seedy characters from its past.
If you are fortunate enough to visit Hamburg in September, you can enjoy the fantastic atmosphere at the Reeperbahn music festival. With more than 360 different concerts and international performing artists, there is something for every music lover. Broaden your musical mind as you bop away to hip-hop, soul, indie, punk rock and heavy metal.
Spring is when the city seems to awaken and in May Hamburg’s Port sees hundreds of historic boats sail up the Elbe. Summer is the best time to enjoy walking tours and to take to the water on one of the many canal boats. In Winter, enjoy ice-skating as the city turns into a beautiful snowy wonderland.
Hamburg can tend to be expensive, so always check prices before you book a tour or enter a restaurant. It is always better to book early for your accommodation and tours as you usually will get a better deal. A three-course meal for two people in an average restaurant will cost around 50 Euros. A pint of domestic beer is around 4 Euro’s, and a 12oz bottle of imported beer is around 3.50 Euros.
There are almost 2,500 bridges in Hamburg which make for fantastic photo opportunities. Hamburg is also one of the most bike-friendly cities in the world, making it very easy to explore. Always stay with your group on a guided tour and never carry to much cash on you. Be careful when you change your money and only legitimate change offices.
Summer and Spring are generally comfortable, and winters are very long and cold. From June to September average temperatures are high and from November to March the temperatures are a lot lower. The best time to visit for warm-weather tours is from June to September.