Hamburg Riverside Tour – Elbe River
Discover Hamburg’s fascinating riverfront on a sightseeing tour along the Elbe River in a double-decker bus, enjoying the scenic views and city sights. Travel along the noble street of Elbchaussee to the lovely hillside district of Blankenese. Discover the famous staircase district of Treppenviertel on a guided walking tour of its labyrinth of stairs, and enjoy the spectacular views of Hamburg harbor, the ships and the river. Then take a ferry to Europe’s largest fruit-growing region, the Altes Land.
- Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
- Enjoy fantastic aerial views
- Led by a local guide
Your Hamburg riverside sightseeing tour departs from the port of Hamburg. Your driver/guide first takes you along the Elbchaussee, one of the most beautiful streets in Germany, lined with luxurious 19th-century villas. After arriving in the picturesque hillside district of Blankenese, your guide will lead you on a walk through charming Treppenviertel, the famous staircase district, down to the landing-stage, where you’ll board the ferry to cross the Elbe River.
On the south side of the river, your tour continues by bus through the scenic countryside of the Altes Land, Europe’s largest fruit-growing region. On your way back to Hamburg, enjoy fantastic views over the city from Kohlbrandt Bridge before returning to the port via Hamburg’s Harbor City, one of Europe’s biggest architectural development projects.