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Make a holiday rental, home, or cottage in Hamburg, Germany your home away from home

Hamburg is a wonderful historic town in Germany that is filled with many interesting places to visit. Located in the north of the country it is Germany’s second largest city and visitors will find great enjoyment through the wide array of activities offered in Hamburg. Visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, villas, apartments, cottages and campsites.

Things to do on holiday to Hamburg, Germany

Hamburg has many exciting things to do or visitors can also choose to relax on the beach by the River Elbe. There are great scenic views for hikers alongside the river with the 23 kilometre long Elbewanderweg, whilst cyclists can ride along the 1,000 kilometre cycle path that runs the entire length of the river. Visitors to Hamburg can also enjoy year round skiing and snowboarding at the Bispingen Snow Dome. Golf enthusiasts are spoiled for choice here with many courses in the area as well as tennis courts. There are lots of activities and rides on offer at Hamburger Dom, an amusement park with roller coaster and water rides amongst other things. There are many bars, cafes and restaurants in the area with a variety of cuisine including German fare and many international dishes too.  Hamburg has many shopping streets and malls with a large variety of goods on sale from fashion items to gifts and souvenirs. Self catering holidaymakers will be able to purchase food and drink from many different stores and markets in the city.

Places to visit on holiday to Hamburg, Germany

The city boasts many fantastic museums and galleries such as The Hamburg Kunsthalle, which is the largest art museum in Germany. Other museums well worth visiting in Hamburg include the Miniatur Wunderland, Hamburg Dungeon and Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe. Several religious buildings can be seen in the city with the most famous being St.Michaelis Church. Plenty of entertainment is available here too with several theatres and cinemas, some of which are English speaking. There are numerous different ways to see the sites of Hamburg such as via a boat trip along the River Elbe or in a hot air balloon. There are some attractive parks in the area too with the Planten un Blomen Park providing spectacular illuminated fountain concerts on the lake each day between May and September.

Weather in Hamburg, Germany

The warmest time of the year in this part of Germany is July and August when the average high temperature is 21 degrees centigrade. Winters are cold with January averaging just a high of 3 degrees centigrade during the day and -2 at night. July and August are the wettest months of the year too with an average of around 80mm in each month.

Travel to Hamburg, Germany

Hamburg Airport (HAM) has flights to and from various other cities in Germany and across Europe including Amsterdam, Brussels, Dublin, London, Madrid, Moscow, Paris, Rome, Stockholm, Vienna and Zurich. Outside Europe there are flights from Dubai, Newark and Toronto amongst others. Car rental firms Avis, Europcar, Hertz, Sixt and Terstappen are all located at Terminal 2 in the Arrivals area. Taxis are available outside Terminals 1 and 2.

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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Airy, clean well-appointed appartment near a bus service which gets you to the centre in 10 minutes.

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                                                                                                      Lovely property. Not Really two bedrooms as one bed is in the living space and the other person has to cross through to reach the bathroom, which is disturbing in the night. Mr Silberman was very nice and welcomed us properly and was helpful. We would recommend a non-slip mat in rhe shower cubicle. Overall though we really enjoyed our stay.
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                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Aug 2017

                                                                                                      Very satisfied

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                                                                                                      We found the apartment to be pleasant and thoughtfully set up, as well as provided with everything we might need. The owner has been supportive and always responsive. The neighbourhood is really pleasant: if you want to take a walk you'll find lots of green around and really nice houses to look at. Hamburg's weather is quite humid and rainly (at least it was when we were there, in August), and the apartment is at ground level: however, humidity has never been an issue since the owner provided two dehumidifiers that we left running when we were outside (they're quite noisy). For groceries, there's a largish mall 3 minutes away, and in general there are several shops and supermarkets within the area, plus an open-stall market two times a week. Of course (this is Germany after all) on Sunday everything is closed so plan carefully your shopping...! Finally, a really well-functioning suburban railway connects the Rahlstedt area of Hamburg (where the apartment is located) to the central railway station, and back, every 30 minutes (also on weekends). Since the Rahlstedt train station is 5 minutes from the apartment (10 if you're slow) and the Hauptbahnhof is right in the center of Hamburg, reaching it is easy and also quick (the train takes someting like 15 minutes). All in all, we have been very happy with this apartment.
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                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Aug 2017