Hamburg has more bridges than Venice or Amsterdam. The breeze from overseas blows far into the city on the water with its cosmopolitan flair.
Trade always played an important role in Hamburg’s economy. Experience one of the greatest European trans-shipment centers – the harbour of Hamburg. A trip through the ware-house city enables you to sense the atmosphere of what it was once like, sacks of cocoa, coffee and tea are stored here and you can smell the aroma of nutmeg and curry.
Hamburg offers a high quality of life. Proud merchants‘ palaces and noble villas, elegant parks and numerous water routes dominate the city.
The quality and variety of the goods in the tempting shopping world with its glass passages are a point of honour in this city of traders and businessmen.
Active and enthusiastic visitors gather in Hamburg’s No. 1 entertainment mile – the „Reeperbahn“ to choose between musicals, travesty shows or the city’s No. 1 dance clubs. Whoever has not yet gone to bed after that, can make a side-trip to Hamburg’s fish market.
The maritime climate in Hamburg is strongly influenced by its location near the river Elbe. The climate is characterized by a slight temperature difference between summer and winter.
Hamburg enjoys four seasons. Autumn is the season here where you will experience most rain. In winter it is cold, but the average temperature is mostly above zero degrees Celsius (32°F). In the spring, the temperature begins to raise slowly to a very pleasant temperature. In summer Hamburg has a few days with tropical temperatures.
During the month of June, July and August you are most likely to experience good weather with pleasant average temperatures that fall between 20 degrees Celsius (68°F) and 25 degrees Celsius (77°F).
Hamburg main attractions
Hamburg offers a lot of things worth seeing, such as the Port of Hamburg, the Elbphilharmonie, the Rathaus, the Reeperbahn, the Speicherstadt, the Inner and Outer Alster, the Old Elbe Tunnel and much more.
Its the second largest city in Germany with 1.85 million inhabitans, Hamburg has the largest seaport in Germany, is the city with the most bridges in Europe and is one of the most popular cities in Europe due to its maritime climate.