German ports are often on the Baltic route. Although many use Hamburg as part of a short cruise taster, or a there and back hiatus for ships that do longer and other routes. It allows engineers to board for a few days and deal with maintenance or upgrade matters. Germany is where you often rediscover both Woolworths and C&A.

Germany is part of the EU and the Euro is the currency.

BALTIC SEA - Germany

Hamburg
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Hamburg had the largest Jewish community in Germany before the second world war. There are many commemorative cobblestones (Stolpersteine). Some buildings preserved from the concentration camp that was based at Neuengamme now serve as a memorial.

In total contrast, there is the Wunderland. The model railway should not be underestimated – and it HAS absolutely HAS to be booked in advance. Do it early, our film shows how to get there. If you are on a tour with it included it will guarantee entry but your time there will be limited by the tour. It is a must, whether you like models or not!

Just up the road is a coffee house and a roasting factory inside. Worth a call, see the film.

It has possibly the best Christmas market on the ocean cruise circuit.

The Reeperbahn is not near the centre, it may be bear where your ship docks.

Hamburg cruise center HafenCity    Hamburg cruise center Altona    Kronprinzkai   Cabs and trains are easy, the main centre from the shuttle bus is an easy walk as we show you on the guide film.

GREETER – the people who love to show you their city.

What is GREETER? Simply, it is an organisation of wonderful people who will greet you in their own town, city, or port.

Blue Party at Cruise Days in Blue Port Hamburg

The port of Hamburg shines in blue and together everyone waves at the cruise ships. There are over 9,000 lighting elements,

Hamburg Christmas Market

Our film starts in Hamburg’s city centre with the market at the historic City Hall. The ariel wire flying sleigh

The Beatles Hamburg

Hamburg is on the banks of the Elbe River, from the UK it can be a short party cruise

Miniatur Wunderland Hamburg – a modern wonder of the world

We think just about everyone will enjoy Wunderland.

Hamburg, an unusual find – a coffee roasting coffee house

Finding things you might not be offered on a normal tour is something that exited us.

HAMBURG – Tours and research

Your Ship Will Probably offer a door to door service on many similar tours like these,

Hamburg – City Hall, Town Hall, Rathaus

What is in the 5 Euro tour? 

Fed by the German river Eider this is a 98-kilometre-long freshwater canal that saves 250 nautical miles by linking the North Sea at Brunsbüttel to the Baltic Sea at Kiel-Holtenau.

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Kiel itself still has a Woolworths and a C&A; see our film. Beer Kellers are fun. The Tall ships festival starts to party just as you have to leave.

Kieler Woche, BBQ at Tall Ships Festival in Kiel

Many Baltic Cruise ships go through the Kiel Canal,

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Travemünde is a ferry port to Scandinavia, a fishing port that encourages the many seafood restaurants, and a cruise port for the Travemünde Beach in the Bay of Lübeck.

The Fishermen’s harbour is a must. Fish and fish buns. The 4-masted sailing ship Passat is normally open for guided tours. The Alter Leuchtturm lighthouse is now a maritime museum. The building dates back to 1539.

Travemunde & Lübeck Guide and film, Baltic Cruise destination

Did you ever sing sea shanties at junior school and was there a song about a German fisherman? That can be relived in Travemunde each June

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These ports are on either side of the mouth of the river and almost joined. It is a ship building area, building the LNG engine units for large ships, mainly cruise ships.

Meyer Werft – Shipbuilders

German shipbuilders Meyer Werft have their headquarters in Papenburg at the river Ems, and a shipyard in Rostock,

Rostock port – Warnemunde’s other port – see Jean’s great film for Doris Visits

Warnemunde and Rostock are about 20 minutes apart, either side of the huge inlet and can be at the start or finish of a Baltic Cruise.

Warnemunde on the Baltic Cruise route

Warnemende is a German seaside resort

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Flensburg

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