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Binnenalster: Our most recommended tours and activities

  • Hamburg: City Cruise on Alster Lake

    1. Hamburg: City Cruise on Alster Lake

    Sail past the famous Alster Fountain and under the Lombards bridge directly to the Outer Alster. See beautiful residential areas and sights, such as the Hotel Atlantic, Blue Mosque, U. S. Consulate General, or Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten. Discover the city´s stunning panorama with its church spires and bridges, as well as the natural life along the lakeside with its many water birds and rare plants.

    It was a wonderful trip. The scenery was beautiful and the Captain was very informative and witty.

  • Hamburg: City Center and Speicherstadt Bike Tour

    2. Hamburg: City Center and Speicherstadt Bike Tour

    Set off on a discovery tour of Hamburg and immerse yourself in the city’s most iconic landmarks and districts. Your guide will explain the history behind the harbor city and the tales behind all the impressive sights. You’ll travel through the Speicherstadt, a UNESCO world heritage site in the east of the city. While here, admire the unique 19th-century brick architecture which sits on millions of oak poles within the waterways. As you take in all the pretty canals, you’ll be forgiven for thinking you’re in Venice. Hamburg is a very flat city which means it’s perfect for cyclists of all ages and riding abilities.

  • Sailing Sight Seeing Tour (1.5hr) on Aussenalster in Hamburg

    3. Sailing Sight Seeing Tour (1.5hr) on Aussenalster in Hamburg

    The crew will welcome you aboard the sailing ship for your private cruise on the Alster River in Hamburg. Under the guidance of your experienced skipper you’ll enjoy, explore, and experience Hamburg from the water. Experience a fantastic sailing trip with a unique maritime flair in the heart of Hamburg. The skipper can customize the tour to suit your interests. You can decide how much time you want to allot to water sports, entertainment, and information. Discover a pirate treasure at the top of a church tower, a bridge named after a U.S. president, the White House in Hamburg, a seamen’s church far away from the harbor, and a mosque far away from the Islamic world. This and much more awaits you on the tour!

  • Hamburg: City Center and Speicherstadt Walking Tour

    4. Hamburg: City Center and Speicherstadt Walking Tour

    Explore the northern German metropolis of Hamburg on foot and learn more about the fascinating stories of the city and its history. With a trusty guide, discover the HafenCity district, a growing area of novel inner-city architecture and public spaces on the Elbe. Admire the fascinating Elbphilharmonie and impressive harbor vistas. As Europe’s second biggest port, Hamburg has always been open to adventurers and travelers from around the world. You’ll also visit the UNESCO-listed warehouse district called Speicherstadt, which translates from German to ‘City of Warehouses’. Spend some time admiring its unique charm and listen to facts about the largest warehouse district in the world to be built on timber pile foundations. Tour the city center, home to the beautiful town hall. Here the architecture and the symbolism of the sculptures will tell you a lot about Hamburg's tradition and pas...

  • Hamburg 3.5-Hour Bike Tour

    5. Hamburg 3.5-Hour Bike Tour

    Explore Hamburg on this 3.5-hour bike tour. From the Reeperbahn to the Alster River – experience the charm of this port city. The tour begins at the office in St. Pauli. From here you ride through Heiligengeistfeld to the Outer Alster Lake and the Inner Alster Lake. Ride past the Town Hall, the Speicherstadt, HafenCity, and St. Michael's Church. Back in St. Pauli, you head to the piers and the world-famous Reeperbahn. You make a stop at each attraction, where you’ll discover interesting facts and information from your guide, take photos, and ask questions. During the tour you’ll have a coffee break, where you can soak up the atmosphere of the city. Hamburg is very flat and the ride is easy going. This tour is therefore suitable for all ages and riding abilities.

    Einfach super! Sehr gut organisiert und extrem nett und freundlich durchgeführt.

  • Hamburg Center: Smartphone Scavenger Hunt Tour

    6. Hamburg Center: Smartphone Scavenger Hunt Tour

    Discover the city center of Hamburg during this interactive scavenger hunt game played on your smartphone. Learn interesting facts, solve questions, gain points, and see how you place on the regional league table. Get to know Hamburg city hall and the famous Jungfernstieg with the Binnenalster Lake, and more. Learn about the city including its development and history. Discover historical places as well as must-see sights and hot spots away from the usual tourist paths. For each solved question or task, receive 10 safari points. If you need a hint to solve the question, you only get 5 safari points. At the end of the game, your safari points will be added. The higher your score, the higher your placement in the safari regional league table.

  • Highlights of Hamburg: 3-Hour Guided Bike Tour

    7. Highlights of Hamburg: 3-Hour Guided Bike Tour

    Set off on a discovery tour of Hamburg and immerse yourself in the past and present of the city on this guided bike tour. Follow in the footsteps of merchants, experience the vibrant city, and see what course Hamburg has embarked on for the future. Ride along the Alster, see the hustle and bustle at Jungfernstieg, admire the Town Hall, and take a look at the famous St. Michael’s Church. “Hamburg then and now” is the motto of this tour. After this compact bike tour, get to know how the Hamburg locals tick and why they love their city so much and get many great insider tips along the way.

    Die Tour hat sehr viel Spaß gemacht. Es wurde viel Wissenswertes erzählt, ohne dass man dabei mit Informationen überladen wurde. Auch die Route war sehr schön gewählt, sodass man auch Ecken etwas abseits der Innenstadt kennenlernen konnte. Ich würde die Tour auf jeden Fall weiterempfehlen!

  • Hamburg: Scavenger Hunt through the City in German

    8. Hamburg: Scavenger Hunt through the City in German

    Discover the Hanseatic city of Hamburg in a playful and unusual way with the city game Hamburg. The Route Hamburg City I will lead you to the most famous sights of Hamburg's city center. On your tour, you will see Mönckebergstraße, the town hall with the stock exchange and the old post office. Go past Jungfernstieg with the Alsterhaus as well as the colonnades, before your scavenger hunt ends at "Planten un Blomen". How the city game Hamburg works: You will find 16 sealed and numbered envelopes in the city game box. In these, you find small tasks that need to be solved. Led by the clear and unambiguous directions, you make your way through Hamburg on foot or on your bike. Decipher the riddles to find your way to the next place of interest. The solution of every task gives you the number of the next envelope, you need to open. You do not know in advance, in what order the envelopes of...

  • Hamburg: City Tour by Bike with Elbphilharmonie

    9. Hamburg: City Tour by Bike with Elbphilharmonie

    Start your interesting bike tour through Hamburg at the picturesque district Rotherbaum and drive along the Außenalster to the Binnenalster. Here you are greeted by the panorama of the old and new town. Make your way through the Gängeviertel of the new town and the preserved working-class district of the 18th-century, nowadays hosting the art scene. Here you can find the memorial stone of the birthplace of Johannes Brahms. Passing the urban new town you drive across Fleet-Island, the former harbor, following the tracks of the great fire of 1842 to today's modern city. Discover Neuer Wall with its passages and countless designer shops and enjoy the metropolitan flair. Drive along the Deichstraße, the origin of port operations of Alt-Hamburg, to the famous Speicherstadt. Here, the UNESCO world heritage site, with its unique massive brick architecture from the 19th-century, sits on million...

  • Hamburg: Old Town Walking Tour - Town Hall to Speicherstadt

    10. Hamburg: Old Town Walking Tour - Town Hall to Speicherstadt

    Get insight into Hamburg, its history and its locals during this fascinating city tour. Start your tour at the beautiful town hall, where the architecture and the symbolism of the sculptures will tell you a lot about Hamburg's traditions, as well as the self-awareness of its inhabitants. Continue to the St. Petri Church, the oldest church building in the city, and walk to the Cathedral Square, where the city was once founded with the castle known as Hammaburg. Listen to stories about people called 'Pfeffersäcke' and 'Insassen,' who transformed the castle into a city. Hear about the Vikings and the old traditions of the beer brewers, who helped make a rising city out of Hamburg. Cross the Trost Bridge and continue to the Port of Hamburg. Pass splendid historical office buildings, beautiful canals, and the ruins of the St. Nikolai Church. At the end of your tour, visit the warehouse dist...

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What people are saying about Binnenalster

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 646 reviews

Be ready to hustle and keep up. Make sure to ask the pace of the tour. Guide is great. Just need to make sure all are included. I understand you cannot wait for the one but let us know up front the pace. Highly recommend this company just make sure your ready and ask. Thank you to the guide from Australia. Sorry I cannot remember your name.

Great city tour by Ilke! She had great knowledge and was quite funny, cycling around the city was very fun!

It was a wonderful trip. The scenery was beautiful and the Captain was very informative and witty.

I made the Tour with Philipp who is a good guide and showed me the highlights of Hambourg.

Probably best way in 3 hours to see central Hamburg