Top tips for cruise liners and visitors to Hamburg
Our network has come up with a few extras especially tailored to cruise customers. You can find more offers at Hamburg Tourism, while the HVV Website will show you how to get around using public transport.
So why not extend your stay in Hamburg and explore one of Germany’s most fascinating cities?
831th Hamburg Port Anniversary
Every May, in celebration of the port’s founding in 1169, Hamburg puts on the world’s largest port festival. Windjammers, ocean liners and tall ships are as much a part of the celebrations as the Schlepperballett tugboat display, fireworks and open ship events. The next anniversary will be celebrated 108-10 Mai 2020, when once again the Elbe will become a catwalk and the riverside walkways a buzzing open-air party.
Hamburg Cruise Days
From 10-12 September 2021, this cruise ship event will take place for the seventh time. The harbour and Speicherstadt will be drenched in blue light as an entire fleet of majestic passenger steamers turns the Elbe into a catwalk. This biennial event is one of Hamburg’s biggest attractions.
Prior to the Hamburg Cruise Days, experts from around the world gather in the city from 08-10 September 2021 to discuss challenges and trends in the European cruise ship industry. This biennial conference is one of the industry’s most important events. In 2017, 5,000 visitors and 260 exhibitors from forty countries were in attendance.