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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
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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
 
Private Walking Tour: Hamburg Old Town
"After meeting your private guide at St Michael's Church (Michaeliskirche) set off on a 2-hour walking tour of Hamburg Altstadt the city’s handsome Old Town and historical epicenter. A former medieval settlement Altstadt is bounded by the harbor and by a string of roads following the line of the old fortifications.Strolling through the quarter imagine what the city looked like before the fires demolitions and devastating bombings of World War II. Today Hamburg Old Town has a new face marked by grandiose buildings
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More What to Pack in Germany

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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hopang
Aug 12, 2011

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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hopang
Jul 21, 2009

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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mustertal
Apr 04, 2011

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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Weissdorn
Mar 14, 2003

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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Rumi-fan
Feb 09, 2007

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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mirchica
Jan 09, 2011
 
 
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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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chris.hh
Feb 21, 2009

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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Kathrin_E
Mar 12, 2009

"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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Kathrin_E
Mar 12, 2009

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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Mandy23
Aug 01, 2004

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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davequ
Jan 22, 2003

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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Leipzig
Feb 10, 2004

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,...
miromi
Sep 07, 2002

Packing List

DON'T OVER PACK...TRAVEL LIGHT...AFTER THEY DO HAVE LAUNDRYMATS AND DRY CLEANERS IN GERMANY.ONE OF THESE AND A CARRY-ON AND YOU'LL BE FINE. I WENT IN THE SUMMER....SO I TOOK JEANS, SHORTS, SHORT...
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JOHN_NOMIS
Aug 26, 2002

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Top Hotels in Germany

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Obermarkt 37, 82418
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Trankgasse 1 - 5, Domplatz, Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, 50667, Germany
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Kennedyallee 70, Frankfurt, Hesse, 60596, 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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Reichstag

I wanted to get a photo of the Reichstag building, and as I walked past one of the other buildings I noticed a poster advertising a free light show transforming the sides of several of the government...
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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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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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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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Cathedral - Kölner Dom

Whilst the cathedral itself is free to visit, the treasury is not. But, it is worth every cent of the admission price to see the treasures there. Understandably, there is no photography allowed, so...
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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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globetrott

"Where to go and what to see !"
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Trekki

"Germany - my partly beautiful home country"
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Weissdorn

"Germany on a Budget from an Insider"
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"GERMANY"
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"Germany - Home, sweet Home!"
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