Hamburg river cruises are the best way to experience one of Germany's largest cities. Here, you'll find something for everyone, and, with the help of all-inclusive tours featuring knowledgeable local guides, you'll really have the chance to be immersed. With a vibrant culture, incredible architecture, world-class dining, and a rich history, Hamburg can't be missed.
Visit Hamburg most popular attractions when cruising
Cruising Hamburg is made easy with the number of great attractions lining the river. One of the most outstanding riverside features in the city is the Elbe Philharmonic Hall. This modern architectural masterpiece is one of the largest concert halls in the world, even featuring its own hotel. You'll find regular shows here played by the NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra.
Once you've visited the Elbe Philharmonic Hall, we highly recommend exploring the surrounding district when touring the city on your German river cruise. Known as the Port of Hamburg, you'll find walkable streets with pedestrian bridges among the Warehouse District. In it, plenty of eateries, shops, and architecturally significant buildings are to be found.
Preparing for a Hamburg river cruise
When visiting with a Hamburg cruise, you'll be traveling along the elegant Elbe River. Elbe River cruises feature other great cities like scholarly Wittenburg, Dresden, and even the German capital Berlin, which can be included as a pre- or post-cruise excursion.