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Hamburg Free Walking Tours

Harbour, St. Pauli & Reeperbahn

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Discover the variety of Hamburg´s old suburbia St. Pauli, its ties to the river and the harbor, its small side streets are home to artists, anarchists, political activists, dreamers, misfits, hookers, punks, refugees, retired sailors, failed musicians, coming stars, and discover the place where The Beatles had their breakthrough!

  • a river ferry cruise (tickets cost €1,50 unless you own a Hamburg-Card or a day-pass for the Hamburg Public Transport HVV; tickets are not included; ferry cruise could be dropped if overcrowded)
  • the importance of the port and it´s dramatic challenges
  • the Fish Market: how a fish auction turns into a party
  • low tides; high tides; storm tides: the next tide will be coming!
  • squatters’ homes: Hafenstrasse
  • The famous Reeperbahn (a great intro into the area before you return to party later).
  • Große Freiheit, Beatles square: how and where the Beatles became famous in the 60s
  • Pubs, bars and clubs: hidden, smoky, infamous
  • where the nightlife prospers: Hans-Albers-Platz, Herbertstraße, Davidwache


This tour is a free tour. Therefore you can define a fair price. However, you need a ticket for the ferry ride (day pass or on site 1,60 €).
Register here or just join us at the meeting point.
Please note: Groups larger than eight persons book a private tour with us.



Starting time

The tour starts everyday at 14:00 (2pm). Duration is 2 hours.

Meeting Point

Our meeting point is the Landungsbrücke No. 5 nearby the Hardrock Cafe (have a look for the yellow umbrella) (Google Maps).


Participation in tours which are promoted by „Hamburg Free Walking Tours“ is on a purely voluntary basis. Neither „Hamburg Free Walking Tours“ nor the self-employed freelance guides who are the providers of the tours promoted by „Hamburg Free Walking Tours“, will be held responsible in any way for injuries to body or property incurred during tours. The tour guides reserve the right to deny participation in any tour, to any person, for any reason. Thank you for your understanding.

RTG Touristik
Glasbläserhöfe 5b
21035 Hamburg
+ 49 (0)40 232 050 49
(German landline)