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Private Guided Tour: Hamburg
"Visit many of Hamburg's important sights such as St. Michael's Church the Old Elbe Tunnel Speicherstadt (Warehouse district) HafenCity Elbphilharmonic Hall and Townhall.Take a bus ride on to St. Michael's Church and witness the Moenckebergstrasse one of the most popular shopping streets in Germany with representative historic buildings such as the Kontorhäuser.When in St. Michael's Church enjoy astounding views of Hamburg and continue on to The Grocers' Apartments
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Guided Bus Tour: Hamburg City Highlights
"Your tour will start with your guide meeting you at the central station or any other place which is in the city center. During the 2-hour tour you will learn about the historic background of this more than 1200 year old city its sights and its development to one of the leading trading and port cities in the world. With some luck you may even get to see big cruisers container ships or sailing boats.Visit the beautiful lake like Aussenalster and continue on to the heart of the city the oldest part of Hamburg with town hall the oldest shopping street and Hamburg's oldest church. Witness an amazing panoramic view of the harbor line and explore the old warehouse district a national monument that is about to become a UNESCO World Heritage site.Continue your journey with a visit to HafenCity
From EUR170.00
 
Private Tour: Speicherstadt and HafenCity Walking Tour in Hamburg
"Meet your private guide at Baumwall Station in the Speicherstadt district which snakes along the waterways of the Hamburg port. Built as a free zone to transfer goods without paying customs this old trading area grew rapidly throughout the 19th and 20th centuries buying and selling everything from carpets to coffee from overseas. Today Speicherstadt is considered the largest warehouse district in the world.Enjoy informative commentary from your guide as you walk through the area and pop into interesting local shops. As you walk ask your guide as many questions about the city and its neighborhoods as you wish; the beauty of a private guide is that the commentary is tailored to your interests. Sample exotic spices in quirky shops visit a traditional oriental carpet store and upgrade (if you wish) to visit the Kaffee-Roesterei coffeehouse to try some of the world's most expensive and sought-after coffee varieties
From EUR23.00

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Souvenirs from Berlin

We always shop for small and handy souvenirs, guide book and postcards to take home when we travel in a foreign country since our travel motto is to take nothing but souvenir snapshots and to...
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General

A rucksack or a light travelling bag for you to carry along with you when touring Germany. It will become handy when you pruchase some small items such as postcards and small souvenirs. Summer can be...
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When camping in Germany

Plastic boxes with lid's ,keep thing's dry as does black bin liner's.Always make a list You need, water-proof's, good strong footwear.A pair of jogging trouser's for ease around the campsite. Always...
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Packing for Germany

I stress - bring light-weight luggage and bags, and leave half the stuff you want to pack at home. The reason for this is that many will be staying in hotels and guest houses, where they:a) don't have...
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Bring some cash - why?

On Tripadvisor I recently saw a question why some businesses don’t accept credit card payment but want cash only.(->Tripadvisor question)Here is the reason:Small businesses very often do...
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PACK LIGHTLY

Pack lightly. My daughters learnt this tip recently. Hahah, this luggage is for 4 people.....still too much. For those not used to cold weather, i recommend (at the least) thermal under garments....
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Cold autumn

If you go in the autumn and you’re from a warm country be prepared for cold weather. Germans say that the winter starts in October. Take an umbrella and warm clothes cause the weather could be very...
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Onion-style-clothing...

If we go out for a small holiday within Germany we alway take along "onion-style clothing" which means one skin over the other... So you can get rid off one after the other. Even in summer you can be...
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Do I Need Rain Gear?

Yes you do need rain gear - any time of the year. Any season. Rain occurs all year round. If there is a rainy season here, it lasts from January to December. Statistically winter and summer get...
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"Zwiebelsystem" - "Onion System"

"Onion System" describes how Germans pack and dress when travelling in changeable weather conditions. Layers, layers, layers, like an onion, that can be put on or peeled off according to current...
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photo equipment

Don't worry about carrying film rolls, there are many shops where you can buy them.If you have a digi camera and wanna get prints or a photo CD of your photos, look for stores like 'Photo Porst',...
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Marling Menu Master for Great German Food

Rain gear Lens filters for overcast and foggy/humid haze. Marling Menu Master: Have you ever seen a real German menu with no English? Yikes. To avoid being stuck in tourist restaurants with menus...
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Climate in Germany

HAMBURG (north): Summers average maximum is about 22°C (72°F) minimum around 12°C (54°F). Winters average maximum is about 4°C (39°F) minimum around 0°C (32°F). LEIPZIG (east): Summers average...
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Packing List

an UMBRELLA. self explanatory. If you plan for staying in Germany especially long (like, more than 4 days) you might invest in a solar light bulb. these have certain rays that help simulate sunlight,...
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Popular Cities in Germany

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Berlin

Land Berlin
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Hamburg

Freie und Hansestadt Hamburg
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Nürnberg

Bavaria
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Cologne

Land Nordrhein-Westfalen
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Düsseldorf

Land Nordrhein-Westfalen
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Top Hotels in Germany

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Obermarkt 37, 82418
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Rosenthaler Strasse 1, Berlin, 10119, Germany
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Uhlandstrasse 1, Munich, Bavaria, 80336, Germany
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Trankgasse 1 - 5, Domplatz, Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, 50667, Germany
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Hamburger Allee 2 - 10, Frankfurt, Hesse, 60486, Germany
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Neuer Jungfernstieg 9 - 14, (formerly Raffles Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten), Hamburg, 20354, Germany
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Top Things to Do in Germany

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Checkpoint Charlie

If Checkpoint Charlie would have been left as it was originally it would be spectacular .... but now it's just a sad tourist trap ... People line up to take photos with some guy dressed in a US...
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Marienplatz

This beautiful fountain is a popular meeting place for locals and visitors alike. Obviously it also seems to be famous for some questionable stags (aka stag party guys) who appear in ridiculous...
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Reeperbahn - St. Pauli

St. Pauli is a traditionally working-class district of Hamburg, near the harbor. It includes the red-light district around the Reeperbahn as well as numerous bars and music clubs. The Beatles lived...
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Frauenkirche - Church of Our Lady

At noon each day the clock on the west façade, Männleinlaufen, rings to commemorate the Golden Bull of 1356, when seven electors paid homage to Charles IV and it was decreed that each new Emperor...
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Cathedral - Kölner Dom

Cologne's cathedral (Kölner Dom) is one of the most impressive and also biggest churches in Germany. It may even be the biggest one if consider its size and not its height, but I'm not sure about...
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Old Town - Altstadt

Germany is a great country but there is one very bizarre thing that few of the natives want to talk about. If you’re not a white person, the nightlife in most major cities can be very hostile. In...
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