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Hamburg: 1-Hour Harbor Cruise

Hamburg: 1-Hour Harbor Cruise

Embark on a harbor cruise of Hamburg and listen closely to live German narration as you pass the Speicherstadt district, HafenCity, Köhlbrand Bridge, Elbe Philharmonic Hall, and more. See the most iconic of the city's 2,400 structures crossing over the waterways, canals, and harbor basin. Climb aboard the boat and explore the various attractions of the city, depending on the tide and the time of day. Along the way, learn interesting facts about the city and its history as well as the incoming and outgoing ships. Simply sit back and enjoy the fantastic views from the water. Admire the historical Speicherstadt (warehouse district) with its narrow waterways, the modern HafenCity, the numerous bridges over the Elbe River, busy locks and container terminals, the large Blohm and Voss shipyard, and the Köhlbrand Bridge. Finally, finish your tour and disembark at the departure point.

Lübeck: 1-Hour Splash Bus City Tour

Lübeck: 1-Hour Splash Bus City Tour

Enjoy a unique attraction in Lübeck: Splashtour, a bus that transforms into a boat.  The captain will greet you at the bus stop and take you on a journey through his hometown, mixing personal stories with historical facts to make this a truly special experience. This ride will give you a completely different view of the city. On this 1-hour tour, you'll see the most interesting and beautiful corners of the Hanseatic city. The highlight is the spectacular splash, when this bus suddenly becomes a ship and drives you along the Trave, past the picturesque skyline of Lübeck. Enjoy the live commentary in German, giving you insights on Lübeck's history, glory days, and most famous inhabitants. Travel through the Lübeck harbor and around the historic old town. From the water, you can see all main sights including the 7 towers of Lübeck, the Holsten Gate, countless bridges, the romantic garden district, and the historic houses of the old town. From the road, glimpse into everyday live in Lübeck, passing unique little shops, historic houses, and countless sights.

Bremerhaven: Admission ticket to Klimahaus Bremerhaven

Bremerhaven: Admission ticket to Klimahaus Bremerhaven

Journey around the world. Welcome to the Klimahaus. The Klimahaus Bremerhaven is a mixture between a science center and a theme park. It shows a unique world of weather, climate, and climate-change knowledge and experience, also making it a climate museum. Travel the world along the eighth longitude and experience the earth’s climate zones close up – exciting and spectacular. The Klimahaus is located in the middle of the Havenwelten Bremerhaven (Harbor Worlds Bremerhaven). Seen from a distance, it could be a ship or a cloud. But no matter what one makes of the form, the Klimahaus is an architectural accent in the Old Harbour. Its construction is remarkable in itself. You will cross five continents and nine locations. You will sweat, freeze, marvel, and laugh, and above all, meet people from around the world who will talk about their everyday lives and describe how the climate affects them.

Sylt: Guided Island Tour by Bus with Sylt Highlights

Sylt: Guided Island Tour by Bus with Sylt Highlights

Explore the island of Sylt onboard a comfortable bus and learn about the island on a guided tour. Hop aboard the spacious bus at th ZOB and relax on the scenic drive to through Wenningstedt and Kampen to the shifting sand dune area of List. Stop for a short break at the habour in List and visit the northernmost fish shop: Gosch in List. Continue to the Hörnumer Odde nature preserve where you can purchase a boat trip with an Adler ship and admire the lush Hörnumer Odde preserve. Head back to your meeting point at the end of the tour.

Lübeck: City Highlights Scavenger Hunt and Self-Guided Tour

Lübeck: City Highlights Scavenger Hunt and Self-Guided Tour

Get to know Lubeck at your own pace on this interactive scavenger hunt walking tour played on your phone. Decipher riddles, interact with the most important attractions of the city, and unlock interesting facts and legends. An ideal outdoor activity for first time visitors, couples, groups, families, and children. Can be used as a great team-building activity. After downloading the scavenger hunt onto your phone, use the app and integrated maps to begin your adventure in front of the beautiful Burgtor , part of the original medieval city walls. Next, head to the Hospital of the Holy Spirit, , which housed the poor and sick in the Middle Ages. Marvel at the intricate murals on the walls and the tiny cubbies meant for residents. At each stop, learn about the attraction and solve a location-based riddle that can only be solved if you reach the specific location. Use logic, imagination, observation, and team spirit to unlock the correct code and reveal the next destination of the city sightseeing game. Continue to learn about Lubeck's Culture by visiting Theater Lübeck. Then walk to Buddenbrookhaus, a charming building with elaborate facades, once home to writers Thomas and Heinrich Mann. Stop by Marienkirche, a medieval basilica built in the 13th century, located at the highest point of Lubeck's Old Town in the merchant's quarter. Wander further through the city to Stadtverwaltung Hansestadt and then to Museum Holstentor, the city's second gothic gate. Stroll deeper into the city and admire the architecture of St. Peter's Church and also Museumsquartier St. Annen which was previously an Augustinian nunnery. Before ending the game, stop at the towering Lubeck Cathedral and learn about its development in the 12th century by Henry the Lion.

Kiel: City Sightseeing Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

Kiel: City Sightseeing Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

Experience the maritime atmosphere of Kiel from a different perspective with a 24-hour ticket for the hop-on and hop-off sightseeing bus. Marvel at the boats in the port from the open-top bus, and travel to the extreme end of the North Sea-Baltic Canal to visit the former fishing village of Kiel-Holtenau. Look at the many sailboats, ferries and freighters in the Kiel Fjord. Due to the natural seawater harbor, the imposing offshore ferries and cruise ships can be seen directly in the city. An informative and live audio commentary will provide you with information about Kiel's history and monuments, as well as interesting facts about the vibrant city along the way. See the distinctive towers of the shipyards and submarine memorial at Laboe from the eastern shore. Journey through the locks of the Kiel Canal, before driving through the former fishing village of Holtenau. Admire the Holtenauer Lighthouse, and get panoramic views of City Hall Tower in the distance. See the tower of the Kiel Opera House and the ruins of Kiel Castle. Return to the city center to walk among the fountains of Hiroshima Park, and discover a former estuary at the Kleinen Kiel. Tour Stops: Stop 1 - Hbf Kiel (Wasserseite) Stop 2 - Schwedenkai Stop 3 - Ostseekai - Schiffahrtmuseum Stop 4 - Reventloubrucke - Landtag Stop 5 - Nord-Ostsee-Kanal (NOK): Schleuse Stop 6 - NOK Kanalfahre Stop 7 - Holtenau Stop 8 - Universitat - Rankestrabe

From Hamburg, Brunsbüttel or Cuxhaven: Day Trip to Helgoland

From Hamburg, Brunsbüttel or Cuxhaven: Day Trip to Helgoland

Take an exciting day trip from to Heligoland, Germany's only island not in the vicinity of the mainland. Over 40 miles off the coast, the island is known for its spectacular red cliffs, upon which sit the white sands of sprawling dunes, surrounded by unspoiled nature. The boat departs from Hamburg early, with the ride lasting approximately 3.5 hours. Zip down the Elbe river to Cuxhaven and out onto the North Sea on a sleek, ultra-modern catamaran, passing the port of Cuxhaven. Enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi, gazing out across the vast waters from the open-air deck, or from the comfortable cabin. Modern flat screens all over the ship will teach you fun facts about the Elbe, Northern Germany, and the North Sea during the cruise. Arriving on Heligoland, wander the stunning island for approximately 4 hours. Gaze out over the dunes and onto the north sea, before doing some shopping — all tax free because of the island’s duty-free laws. Soak in the idyllic charm of the area, before hopping back on to the comfortable boat for your trip back to Hamburg.

Lübeck: entertaining guided tour to old town highlights

Lübeck: entertaining guided tour to old town highlights

Would you like to gain first, wonderful impressions of the time-honored Hanseatic city of Lübeck and also learn a little about the illustrious history and special architecture of the Hanseatic city? Then join us on an informative walk through the listed old town of the world cultural heritage. It begins at Lübeck's world-famous landmark, the Holsten Gate, in front of the famous seven-towered city skyline and takes you through the historic streets to Lübeck's other brick buildings worth seeing, such as the town hall and the St. Marien Church. A detour to the medieval corridors and abbey courtyards of Lübeck should not be missing from our tour. At the end of the tour you will understand why the Hanseatic city of Lübeck is one of the most visited cities in Europe.

SEA LIFE Timmendorfer Strand Ticket

SEA LIFE Timmendorfer Strand Ticket

Located directly on the beautiful beaches of the Baltic Sea, experience an exciting journey into the impressive underwater world between the Baltic Sea and tropical waters at SEA LIFE Timmendorfer Strand. In 12 themed underwater worlds, breath-taking biodiversity with more than 2,500 animals from the exciting depths of the oceans is waiting to be discovered. The journey, which leads through a spectacular glass tunnel among other things, invites all curious sea explorers into the fascinating depths of the ocean – without getting wet. From the North and Baltic Seas to the beautiful coasts of Europe and into the tropical oceans. Marvel at majestic blacktip reef sharks or the impressive green sea turtle and find yourself face to face with impressive rays. Admire smaller animals such as the colourful clownfish, cute seahorses and other dazzling sea creatures. Walk on the soft, muddy ground of the forest, face a boa constrictor or stick your head into the piranha pool. In the Rainforest Adventure area, get closer than ever to the jungle and its inhabitants.

Lübeck: Self-Guided Walking Tour Seafarers' Quarter

Lübeck: Self-Guided Walking Tour Seafarers' Quarter

Explore Lübeck, one of Germans UNESCO Heritage at your own pace and see its seafaring quarter on this interesting and historic tour. Walk through the Marien-Magdalenen quarter, named after the patron saint of the Burgkloster, a former seafarers' and travelers' quarter, characterized by numerous inns and hostels and oriented towards the long-distance trading port. Take a leisurely 3-4 hour walk through the old streets, alleys, and passageways typical of Lübeck, to discover secrets in backyards and to take a closer look at the many small details along the way. Visit the museum harbor and the former red light district, and enjoy a great vantage point high up at the Burgkloster. Meet mafia birds, hand weavers, an order of knights, a magician and much more. At the tour stops, there are entertaining tasks to solve and fun questions to answer. For example, who knows what a nose shield is? The tour is a great way to get outside and discover new things with family, friends or on your own. It's like being shown Lübeck by a good friend. Many anecdotes will enrich your walk through the city. You can start the tour at any time and as often as you like in the browser of a smartphone. On site or even from the comfort of your sofa. Enjoy your time in Lübeck! *** Good to know *** You will receive the link to start the tour in an email directly after booking.

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Most organized tour all cruise. Guide was informative and talked just the right amount. She kept people together and on schedule. Driver knew what he was doing and navigated the city well.

Our guide was really great, loves her job and explained it to us so well. We really learned a lot about Lübeck and are so happy that we booked this little tour. Great!

Sim worked well, stable and strong connection right after activating. GYG chat support is fast and helpful as well. Satisfying experience in overall :)

Loved it! Easy to follow with gps directions. Interesting stories!

It was wonderful but the boat goes slowly...tops 6 km/h 😅