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We offer you all our experience and expertise for your individual Hamburg tour:

  • all of our regular tours
  • individual routes in and around Hamburg tailored to suit your needs
  • tours in English, German, Spanish and French
  • organization of bike tours, bus tours, boat tours
  • we support you with tips and hints about how to best spend your time in the city.

For inquiries, prices and availabilities please create a booking request. We will contact you as soon as possible. Or call our English/German hotline at: +49 (0)40 232 050 49 (German landline).


Overview of Hamburg topics

Below an overview of our tour contents which are optionally combinable. Other contents on request.

  • Historic City Centre
  • St.Pauli, Harbour, and Reeperbahn
  • Hamburg Craft Beer Tasting Tour
  • Harbour Boat Trip
  • UNESCO Speicherstadt
  • Elbphilharmonie and Hafencity
  • Something completely different?

Historic City Centre

Discover with us 1200 years of exciting stories and history of the old and great trading metropolitan of Hamburg.
We will guide you through the beginnings of the city, the Hammaburg, and through the centuries to the new times with Kontorhauses, world trade and the great fire of 1842.
The following topics will be discovered:

  • 1200 years of city history from the 8th century into the 21rst centuries: the Hammaburg, the Hanseatic league, the great fire of 1842, new developments in the city...
  • the impressive town hall
  • important churches in the city
  • where the pepper-sacks counted their money, Kontorhauses
  • world war memorial- St. Nicholas church
  • the cozy Deichstraße
  • Speicherstadt (old-warehouse district)
  • Ivory towers and challenges: the Elbphilharmonie
  • the Landmark and best view of the city: the St. Michael´s church
A tour with these points of interest would last 2 hours and can be extended with one or any of the following tours:

  • Kontorhouse quarter – Germany´s center of world trade in the beginning of the 20 century, impressive Kontorhauses with unique facades and breathtaking staircases and a UNESCO world heritage site
  • Speicherstadt – the world´s largest brick warehouse complex and UNESCO world culture heritage site.
  • Modern Hafencity – the ivory tower project of the city, the development of a completely new harbor city directly on the water
  • St. Pauli – harbor quarter with a view of the container terminals, the former border with Denmark, home of the sub-culture and night life
  • Harbour boat trip – Hamburg and its harbour seen from water, from old Speicherstadt to modern container terminals
For requests, prices and availabilities, it is best to create a booking request and we will contact you as soon as possible. You can also contact us on our hotline at +49. (0)40. 232 050 49 (German land line).

St. Pauli, Harbor, and Reeperbahn

Discover with us the diversity of the old suburb St.Pauli with its location directly on the former border to Denmark, its connection to the harbor and its hidden streets that are for centuries home to prostitution and where the Beatles started their great carrier.
The following topics will be discovered:

  • a ride on the Elbe river with the ferry 62 from Landungsbrücke Nr. 3 to the fish market (not guarantied due to demand of the ferry: on busy days ferry will be left out. Everyone will need a public transportation ticket, costs €1.50 per person extra).
  • the harbor, its enormous success and its dramatic problems.
  • the impressive fish auction hall: where fish where sold and stars from today.
  • the border to Denmark and Altona, The former second-largest city in Denmark.
  • High and low tide, storm floods: the next one is definitely coming!
  • the Hafenstraße: the Hamburg house occupation scene of the 80´s.
  • Alternative city development; Park Fiction: discussions, protests, rallies, local music, urban populist city planning, drug dealers, and the conceptual design of children collide with each other.
  • Große Freiheit, Beatles square: how and where the Beatles once became famous.
  • Pubs, bars and clubs: hidden, smoky, famous and wicked.
  • Where the night life takes place: Hans-Abers-Square, Herbertstraße, Davidwache.
A tour with these points of interest lasts approximately 2 hours and can be extended with one or any of the following tours:

  • Harbour boat trip – Hamburg and its harbour seen from water, from old Speicherstadt to modern container terminals
  • Kontorhouse quarter – Germany´s center of world trade in the beginning of the 20 century, impressive Kontorhauses with unique facades and breathtaking staircases and a UNESCO world heritage site.
  • Speicherstadt – the world´s largest brick warehouse complex and UNESCO world culture site.
  • Modern Hafencity the ivory tower project of the city, the development of a completely new harbor city directly on the water
  • Historic City Center – the old trade and sailors metropolitan city of Hamburg, impressive Kontorhauses, great churches, history and stories of over 1,200 years of history
For requests, prices and availabilities, it is best to create a booking request and we will contact you as soon as possible. You can also contact us on our hotline at +49. (0)40. 232 050 49 (German land line).

Hamburg Craft Beer Tasting Tour

On this 3 hour tour with beer samples, you will learn of the centuries old brewing tradition of the Hanseatic league. Your will discover how different beers are brewed and how the different procedures effects the quality and tastes of the beers. A world from different aromas will unfold- citrus smells, bitter hops, malty roasted flavors- discover what you like best!
You will discover the following on the tour:

  • get an overview of over 1,000 years of brewing tradition here in the city.
  • try and compare at least 7 local brewed, high quality craft beers.
  • learn of the various brewing methods, through different types of beer styles: Lager, IPA, Porter or Bocks.
  • Get an overview of the blooming Hamburg craft beer scene with ever-more new micro-breweries, beer styles, and local specialties.
  • experience authentic St.Pauli atmosphere in buildings that use to be a brothel.
A tour with this content last 3 hours, the group size is limited to 15 people per group.

Please note: Drunken, Rowdy, costumed guests or stag parties are prohibited from doing this tour. We reserve the right to cancel a tour due to one of these reasons. In that case the full price will be due.

For requests, prices and availabilities, it is best to create a booking request and we will contact you as soon as possible. You can also contact us on our hotline at +49. (0)40. 232 050 49 (German land line).

Harbour Boat Trip

Discover the Hamburg Harbour from the waterside on a boat tour. We will show you Germany's largest port, from the historic warehouse district (Speicherstadt) - Hamburg's new UNESCO World Heritage site - to the modern container terminals with huge overseas cargo ships.
On the route that varies according to the tide you will see following sights:

  • stunning red brick facades of the historic warehouse district (Speicherstadt)
  • state-of-the-art container dispatching
  • historic museum ships
  • traditional port economies such as shipyards, terminals for shipping of cars, bulk cargo or liquids
  • amazing city panorama with its old and new towers
  • the new HafenCity, one of Europe's largest inner-city development districts

A tour with these points of interest lasts 1-2 hours and can be extended with one or any of the following tours:

  • Kontorhouse quarter – Germany´s center of world trade in the beginning of the 20 century, impressive Kontorhauses with unique facades and breathtaking staircases and a UNESCO world heritage site
  • Speicherstadt – the world´s largest brick warehouse complex and UNESCO world culture heritage site.
  • Modern Hafencity – the ivory tower project of the city, the development of a completely new harbor city directly on the water
  • Historic City Center – the old trade and sailors metropolitan city of Hamburg, impressive Kontorhauses, great churches, history and stories of over 1,200 years of history
  • St. Pauli – harbor quarter with a view of the container terminals, the former border with Denmark, home of the sub-culture and night life
For requests, prices and availabilities, it is best to create a booking request and we will contact you as soon as possible. You can also contact us on our hotline at +49. (0)40. 232 050 49 (German land line).

UNESCO Speicherstadt (old warehouse district) and Kontorhouse-quarter

On our 2.5 hour tour through the Hamburg Speicherstadt you will discover the largest interrelated warehouse complex in the world. You will see the very impressive and breathtaking buildings of the new UNESCO World Culture Site like the world famous Chilehaus. In the Kontorhouse quarter, the first solely quarter for office buildings in all of Europe and the Speicherstadt, you will delve deeply into the times when trade brought Hamburg onto the world stage.
The highlights of this tour include:

  • taking wonderful photos of the neo-gothic-brick warehouses and expressionistic Kontorhauses.
  • admire the Chilehaus from the 1920´s, a building that is shaped like a ship.
  • experience breath taking staircases in the style of the 1920´s (entrance only available on weekdays).
  • experience the actual development of the Speicherstadt from a dark industrial area to one of the most attractive quarter in the city.
  • discover more of the functionality of the great brick warehouses with a direct connection to the water.
  • Smell, taste, and touch some of the most important goods like tea, coffee, and Persian rugs.
  • savor a traditionally roasted cup of coffee from the Speicherstadt.
  • visit with us a typical Persian rug warehouse and learn about the age old art of rug knotting.

A tour with these points of interest lasts approximately 2.5 hours and can be extended with one or any of the following tours:

  • Modern Hafencity – the ivory tower project of the city, the development of a completely new harbor city directly on the water
  • St.Pauli – harbor quarter with a view of the container terminals, the former border with Denmark, home of the sub-culture and night life.
  • Harbour boat trip – Hamburg and its harbour seen from water, from old Speicherstadt to modern container terminals
  • Historic City Center – the old trade and sailors metropolitan city of Hamburg, impressive Kontorhauses, great churches, history and stories of over 1,200 years of history.
For requests, prices and availabilities, it is best to fill out the fields down below, we will contact you as soon as possible. You can also contact us on our hotline at +49. (0)40. 232 050 49 (German land line).

Elbphilharmonie and the new HafenCity

The HafenCity is Hamburg´s new showcase district, one of Europe´s largest inner-city construction projects and an experimental field for urban city life of the 21st century. When finished, it will have expanded the Hamburg city centre by 40% and will double the number of residents living there.

Starting from the current undeveloped fields near the HafenCity University we will work our way along the old inner docks and the modern architecture to the Elbphilharmonie, Hamburg´s new iconic landmark. Learn about this gigantic urban development project that will take another decade or two to finish:

  • The thrilling planning phase: secret peddling and courageous visionaries
  • Urban transformation: the industrial harbour becomes a part of the inner-city
  • Groundbreaking architecture from world famous architects
  • New transport and living concepts, multigenerational housing and social inclusion strategies
  • Environmental urban planning, decentralised energy supply and production
  • Maritime flair, historic ships and old style cranes
  • The Elbphilhamonie: from drama to success story

The tour ends at the Elbphilharmonie where your group can visit the Elbphilharmonie Plaza with its 360° view of the city on your own. This requires Plaza tickets which must be reserved in advance.

We recommend 2.5 to 3 hours for this tour. It can be lengthened or combined with the following tours or content:

  • Kontorhouse quarter – Germany´s center of world trade in the beginning of the 20 century, impressive Kontorhauses with unique facades and breathtaking staircases and a UNESCO world heritage site
  • Speicherstadt – the world´s largest brick warehouse complex and UNESCO world culture site
  • Historic City Center – the old trade and sailors metropolitan city of Hamburg, impressive Kontorhauses, great churches, history and stories of over 1,200 years of history
  • St. Pauli – harbor quarter with a view of the container terminals, the former border with Denmark, home of the sub-culture and night life
  • Harbour boat trip – Hamburg and its harbour seen from water, from old Speicherstadt to modern container terminals
For requests, prices and availabilities, it is best to fill out the fields down below, we will contact you as soon as possible. You can also contact us on our hotline at +49. (0)40. 232 050 49 (German land line).

Something completely different?

You know the Reeperbahn, town hall and the Speicherstadt and every stone in them already? We will gladly give you an individual tour so that your tour will be an unforgettable experience.

Just choose "other topics" in the inquiry form on our website and please give a brief description in the text box as to what you would like to see.

Or call our hotline at +49 (0)40 232 050 49 (German landline) so we can consult personally and directly with you.


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Price depends on your wishes and duration. Please contact us for an estimate of costs.

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