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Hamburg: Speicherstadt Walking Tour with Coffee Tasting

1. Hamburg: Speicherstadt Walking Tour with Coffee Tasting

Meet your friendly guide at Wandrahmsteg Bridge before setting off on your 2-hour tour of Hamburg’s famous Speicherstadt. The Speicherstadt is the largest warehouse district in the world, nestled in Hamburg’s vibrant port. Explore the rich-history of this bustling hub which for centuries has been a trading center for spices, carpets, coffee, and more. Visit one of the Speicherstadt’s vibrant spice stores and soak up the array of unique sights, scents, and flavors. Learn about the spice-trading industry and how it has played a role in shaping the Speicherstadt. The tour also visits a selection of colorful Oriental carpet stores, craft stores, and chocolate shops, where you can mingle with the locals and shop for souvenirs. Finally, stop at a local coffee roasting shop to meet 2-time European Roasting Master, Erik. Learn everything there is to know about the production of coffee. Afterwards, enjoy an authentic coffee tasting workshop and discover the versatile flavors of this beloved beverage.

Hamburg: Schanzenviertel Culinary Tour

2. Hamburg: Schanzenviertel Culinary Tour

Experience a culinary walking tour of Hamburg's Shanzenviertel. Characterized by the wide variety of cafes and bars, the district will delight you with endless culinary options. Head into five local food hotspots and try the region's flavors as your guide explains their backstories. Learn about the history of this iconic neighborhood from your local guide along the way. The Sternschanze was once a star-shaped defense structure. Today, it enjoys a cult status similar to the Reeperbahn. Nowhere else in Hamburg will you have the opportunity to see the fight against gentrification and commerce at first hand, and on the tour you will discuss current topics such as the increase in rent prices and the trade and interest of investors. Explore a district that has emerged as one of the trendiest areas in the city. With an area of 0.60 square kilometers, the Sternschanze is one of the smallest but also most exciting neighborhoods in the whole of Hamburg. Right in the heart of the district is the left-wing autonomous center, the “Rote Flora.” Follow in the footsteps of Carl Hagenbeck and the true “revolutionaries,” and visit the old piano factory. Along the way, stop at some of the local favorites in the area and enjoy the culinary diversity of the district with five different delicacies, as well as hear exciting stories and discover true craftsmanship.

Hamburg: 1.5-Hour Tour of the Chocoversum

3. Hamburg: 1.5-Hour Tour of the Chocoversum

This tour takes you on a discovery of Hamburg’s chocolate side. Visit the Chocoversum by Hachez, a museum with an interactive experience in which everything revolves around sweet chocolate. Experts will take you on a 1.5-hour pleasure trip, on which you follow the cocoa beans on their exciting journey from cultivation to the finished chocolate bar. Sample the exquisite delicacies at every stage of production and experience for yourself how the delicate glaze and the fine taste develops to the end product. Follow all of the production steps closely and even create your own chocolate bar to take with you.

St. Pauli: Guided Food Tour with 5 Tastings

4. St. Pauli: Guided Food Tour with 5 Tastings

Go behind the facade of St. Pauli on a guided food tour, and discover a multicultural neighborhood beyond the stereotypes of parties, sex, and crime. Taste 5 different foods at 5 of St. Pauli's most popular hangouts, and learn about the area's turbulent history and culture with a licensed guide. After meeting your guide at the meeting point, set off on your culinary adventure. Discover 5 international and traditional local delicacies in carefully selected restaurants, with vegetarian options available where desired. During the tour, find out more about the St. Pauli area and its people with your local guide. Listen to colorful stories of contract killers, native Americans, iconic prostitutes, and Jack-the-Ripper imitators. At the last culinary stop, finish your tour right next to the Reeperbahn, the perfect location to begin your next adventure in the bright streets of St. Pauli.

Hamburg: Culinary Insider Tour of St. Georg

5. Hamburg: Culinary Insider Tour of St. Georg

Explore Hamburg's unique quarter of St Georg through its culinary delights with this fantastic food and walking tour. After meeting your local and passionate guide, you will set off to gain an insight into the living history of St Georg, which is infamous for its multicultural and open-minded mentality.  Enjoy a gentle stroll around the quarter as your guide leads you through the colorful streets, where the gay and queer scene with its nightclubs is located right next to mosques, churches and schools. Learn more about the dark history of St Georg, which was used as a plague isolation zone before being incorporated into the city of Hamburg.  After discovering St Georg, you will then have the chance to experience some of its culinary delights. Visit a number of local bars and restaurants to get a true flavor of the neighborhood, as you try some of St Georg's traditional and authentic dishes. 

Hamburg: HafenCity Food Tour and Elbphilharmonie Visit

6. Hamburg: HafenCity Food Tour and Elbphilharmonie Visit

Start your 3-hour guided walk in the heart of HafenCity. Start from the metro station at Überseequartier and enjoy the first food tasting of the tour. Visit the Speicherstadt, a historic warehouse complex that is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site and listen to exciting stories. In between you get the chance to try different well selected international appetizers in various special localities. Ride on Germany’s longest freestanding escalator and head to the plaza for a panoramic view of the harbor and the city. Savor a typical Hamburg snack and learn about the architecture and acoustics of the Elbphilharmonie from your guide. Head to the Störtebekers restaurant for a further culinary highlight at the end of your tour.

Hamburg Craft Beer Tasting Tour

7. Hamburg Craft Beer Tasting Tour

Explore Hamburg through the history of its beers and brewing traditions on a 3.5-hour tasting tour. Then, go in search of the city’s best beers. The range of beers you will taste is constantly changed according to the seasons and special events. No 2 tours are alike, so even if you’ve done it before, you will get a new perspective on beer. Anything but a pub crawl, the tour covers the traditional beers of Hamburg´s local scene, along with locally crafted beers by micro-breweries that have launched in the last few years. Enjoy quality beers with a twist of individualism, along with beers that have been around since the Middle Ages! Learn 1,000 years of Hamburg´s brewing history. Hear why it got the nickname, “The Brewing House of the Hanseatic League." Discover where the brew came from, and what made it so special to other beers in the region. Try medieval beers, and hear stories of how beer has developed. Investigate what the brewing processes are, and why each beer is tastes different.

Hamburg: Schanzenviertel Food and Beer Tour

8. Hamburg: Schanzenviertel Food and Beer Tour

Hamburg was once a brewery stronghold. With over 500 breweries, it was the most important brewing center of the Hanseatic League, a large association of European merchant guilds and trading cities. Weißbier is actually a Hamburg invention from the 14th century. Today Hamburg's Schanzenviertel, a former meatpacking district, is a lively craft beer destination and full of underground pubs and trendy bars. Since around 2013, the craft beer movement in Hamburg has been breathing new life into one of mankind's most ancient beverages. In addition to the old and traditional styles, there are also innovative and newly interpreted beers to try. At the beginning of the tour, you will visit the Ratsherrn brewery. Then the guide will show you the Schanzen district. Visit the best curry sausage stand and enjoy a sausage together. After that, check out a cool craft beer bar. You will have the chance to taste and order some interesting new beers, depending on which type you like the most. Visit a bar with more than 100 beers and various other specialties. Take the opportunity to taste beers that taste more like fruit juice and other interesting flavors. Relax and finally chat around a round table while enjoying these tasty beers and chatting with new friends.

Hamburg: Hard Rock Cafe Skip-the-Line Meal

9. Hamburg: Hard Rock Cafe Skip-the-Line Meal

Follow in the footsteps of rock and roll legends at Hard Rock Cafe Hamburg and enjoy a classic American meal surrounded by music memorabilia. Hamburg is the city where the Beatles played their first gigs and got into a lot of teenage hijinks, and rock and roll history is still alive and kicking at the Hard Rock Cafe. Located near the banks of the Elbe river in the Landungsbrücken, one of the city’s most historic buildings, the 900-square-meter cafe boasts seating for 365 over 3 levels, a vibrant bar, a rooftop terrace with outdoor seating, live music area, vip lounge, and rock shop selling the Hard Rock Cafe’s limited-edition merchandise. Head to the port and stop in for a delicious meal. Close to many of the city’s most famous landmarks, including the old Elbe Tunnel, the Old Warehouse District, and the Harbor City, Hard Rock Cafe Hamburg is a must-see destination for visitors and locals alike. Treat yourself to an authentic american atmosphere and dine on classic selections from the following menu: funk menü choice of main big cheese burger with fries veggie burger with fries pulled pork sandwich chicken caesar salad dessert vanilla ice cream choice of beverage coffee, tea or soft drink rock menü choice of main orignal legendary burger with fries big cheese burger with fries moving mountains veggie burger with fries twisted mac, chicken & cheese with garlic bread pulled pork sandwich with fries chicken caesar salad dessert hot fudge sundae choice of beverage coffee, tea or soft drink

Hamburg: St. Pauli Highlights Guided Tour with Beer

10. Hamburg: St. Pauli Highlights Guided Tour with Beer

Explore the district of St. Pauli on a guided walking tour. Learn about local life, from the powerful gangs to the most infamous streets, including the Reeperbahn. Stop by the "Ritze" boxing gym for a drink. See the Davidwache police station, the boxer and pimp bar “Zur Ritze”, the Große Freiheit, Herbertstraße, and the award-winning "finest toilet in Germany." Find out where the dangers in St. Pauli lurk and where you can stay safe. Discover where the “Hamburger Berg” disappeared to and what happens on the Reeperbahn at half-past midnight. Enjoy a beer at the boxing gym. Learn how to get into the Davidwache police station and which gangs control Hamburg. See where the Beatles performed and partied, and get restaurant and going-out tips for the night. Discover interesting facts about prostitution and the peculiarities of the Reeperbahn.

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We were lucky and were the only ones on the tour with our super friendly and funny guide Bettina. We come to Hamburg regularly and have already done various tours, but still learned new things. The food stops are well chosen and it tasted really delicious everywhere. There were Iranian samosas, Vietnamese summer rolls, Hamburg currywurst, an Indian dish and a Franzbrötchen at the end. At all stops there was also a veggie variant. The tour is suitable for all ages and also for long-established Hamburg visitors. Thanks again to Bettina for the very pleasant and fun tour!

Our tour through the Schanzenviertel was very entertaining with Patrizia. The individual stations were delicious and the explanations were very humorous. It was a lot of fun.

This tour is simply mega - really highly recommended! The food was delicious, our guide Pete was simply the best & it was really interesting!

Was a great experience! Great tour. Nice, friendly and confident man who did the tour. Thank you again! We recommend!

Guide was very friendly and the meals were super tasty