Go through the gears on a bicycle tour of Hamburg - Germany’s second-largest city - boasting its world-famous harbor, sparkling waterways, secret villages, stunning parks, and tireless ambition for innovation.
Once a free imperial city of the Holy Roman Empire, before the 1871 unification of Germany, Hamburg was a fully sovereign city state. Beleaguered by a series of catastrophes, including the Great Fire of Hamburg, the 1962 North Sea Flood, and the bombing raids of WWII, Hamburg has always bounced back as a city resplendent through its resilience.
As Europe's third largest port, Hamburg is defined by its incredible harbor, still functional and now the cultural hotspot of the city, containing the Elbphilharmonie, bustling bars, and atmospheric eateries. Spectacular sightseeing spots feature throughout the city, including in Rathausmarkt, St. Pauli, HafenCity, St. Michel's Church, the Alter Elbtunnel, Elbe River, and Wilhelmsburg. To journey into the surrounding countryside is to the discover the quaint, picturesque villages of Altes Land, Blankenese, and Alster.
A bike tour offers you an unrivaled opportunity to discover an unforgettable city, one that embraces its history and builds into its future. Explore the city's main attractions, its wondrous waterways, and feats of inspired engineering that stand as testament to Hamburg's reputation as a city of innovation.