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Our most recommended Hamburg Bike Tours

Aussenalster: Celebs, Waterfronts and Nature Cycle Tour

1. Aussenalster: Celebs, Waterfronts and Nature Cycle Tour

Cycle through the green suburbs with their animal and plant diversity and magnificent villas. Check out the multicultural district of St. Georg with artists' quarters, colorful gastronomy, and shop scene. Follow a CityMap through Dammtor to Pöseldorf-Rotherbaum, past consulates, residences and the parks of Harvestehude, Krugkoppel, Fernsicht, Leinpfad, Winterhuder Stadtpark with a planetarium viewing platform. Ride through Stadtparksee, Liebesinsel, Goldbekufer, Winterhuder Canal, Uhlenhorst with the fabulous Blue Mosque and a unique distant view of the skyline of Hamburg's Old and New Town. Don't miss out on Feenteich, Schwanenwijk and Mundsburger Brücke.

Hamburg Harbor: 3.5-Hour Guided Tour by Bike

2. Hamburg Harbor: 3.5-Hour Guided Tour by Bike

Start your 3.5-hour guided cycling tour in St. Pauli, pass by St. Michaelis Church and continue to HafenCity, which is home to the Elbphilharmonie. Continue along the Baackenhöft and cross the Elbe River, taking in the panorama of Hamburg. In Veddel you’ll learn about the district’s history and its important connection to the development of the harbor. See the Golden House and the famous Ballinstadt Emigration Museum. On the way back across the Elbe, explore the famous Speicherstadt and learn about the first metropolitan railway and the canalization of Hamburg. End the tour with a stop at the Landungsbrücken and finally at the Davidwache, the famous police station on Spielbudenplatz.

Hamburg 3.5-Hour Bike Tour

3. Hamburg 3.5-Hour Bike Tour

Explore Hamburg on this 3.5-hour bike tour. From the Reeperbahn to the Alster River – experience the charm of this port city. The tour begins at the office in St. Pauli. From here you ride through Heiligengeistfeld to the Outer Alster Lake and the Inner Alster Lake. Ride past the Town Hall, the Speicherstadt, HafenCity, and St. Michael's Church. Back in St. Pauli, you head to the piers and the world-famous Reeperbahn. You make a stop at each attraction, where you’ll discover interesting facts and information from your guide, take photos, and ask questions. During the tour you’ll have a coffee break, where you can soak up the atmosphere of the city. Hamburg is very flat and the ride is easy going. This tour is therefore suitable for all ages and riding abilities.

Hamburg: Downtown, Alster & Alternative Areas Bike Tour

4. Hamburg: Downtown, Alster & Alternative Areas Bike Tour

Discover the contrasts of Hamburg on an exciting bike tour through the Hanseatic city. The tour convenes at Dammtor, just 10 minutes from the bike shop. After you have chosen a suitable bike for yourself, ride towards Sternschanze, through the historical neighborhood of Schröderstift, Sternschanzenpark, and the actual district with its alternative cultural activities. Continue on along Hafenstrasse in St. Pauli through the Portuguese quarter to Neustadt. Find out more about the project of the artist cooperative “Komm in de Gänge” and pass through the sophisticated boutique scenery along the Inner Alster Lake. Visit the Kontorhaus district from the 1920s and visit the “Münzviertel” in Hammerbrook, a representative case for the discussion on socially responsible city use. Ride on to St. Georg, where you will find contrasts of multicultural life. The route takes you on to the Inner Alster Lake under the Lombard Bridge with its “campers” and further on to the rowing clubs and consulates before returning to the bike shop.

Hamburg: Self-Guided Walking or Bike Tour Around the Alster

5. Hamburg: Self-Guided Walking or Bike Tour Around the Alster

Explore the area around the Hamburger Außenalster with a self-guided smartphone tour and messenger-based game. Make your way around the Außenalster as you help Luke to find his friend Phil. As you solve tricky puzzles, hear to your audio guide's commentary on local history and facts. Start your tour whenever you like and play at your own pace. Phil has disappeared. On his way home, Phil sent messages to his friends, but it's a total mess. Luke desperately needs your help to get through pictures, voicemails, and clues. Your tour takes you all around the Außenalster, where something is always going on - walking, cycling, jogging, sailing, rowing, pedal boating, standup paddling, and so much more. Learn how the Alster was created and discover million-dollar mansions, buildings, historic sites, and squares with beautiful views. Of course, there is always time for a beer in between, but don't forget to find Phil.

Highlights of Hamburg: 3-Hour Guided Bike Tour

6. Highlights of Hamburg: 3-Hour Guided Bike Tour

Set off on a discovery tour of Hamburg and immerse yourself in the past and present of the city on this guided bike tour. Follow in the footsteps of merchants, experience the vibrant city, and see what course Hamburg has embarked on for the future. Ride along the Alster, see the hustle and bustle at Jungfernstieg, admire the Town Hall, and take a look at the famous St. Michael’s Church. “Hamburg then and now” is the motto of this tour. After this compact bike tour, get to know how the Hamburg locals tick and why they love their city so much and get many great insider tips along the way.

Hamburg: City Tour by Bike with Elbphilharmonie

7. Hamburg: City Tour by Bike with Elbphilharmonie

Start your interesting bike tour through Hamburg at the picturesque district Rotherbaum and drive along the Außenalster to the Binnenalster. Here you are greeted by the panorama of the old and new town. Make your way through the Gängeviertel of the new town and the preserved working-class district of the 18th-century, which nowadays hosts the art scene. Here you can find the memorial stone of the birthplace of Johannes Brahms. Passing the urban new town you drive across Fleet-Island, the former harbor, following the tracks of the great fire of 1842 to today's modern city. Discover Neuer Wall with its passages and countless designer shops and enjoy the metropolitan flair. Drive along the Deichstraße, the origin of port operations of Alt-Hamburg, to the famous Speicherstadt. Here, the UNESCO world heritage site, with its unique massive brick architecture from the 19th-century, sits on millions of oak poles within the waterways that are called Fleete.  Then make your way through the postmodern HafenCity, the former harbor area. Discover the 110-meter-high controversial Elbphilharmonie. Finally, follow a path across the new flood protection system offering splendid views of the mighty Elbphilharmonie from below. Drive through the utopic-like publishing building made of steel, located at Baumwall, and pass St. Michael's Church. Follow the historic Peterstraße with the Brahms- and Telemann Museum. After 3 hours, you finally reach the starting point of the tour passing the exhibition halls.

Hamburg: Bike Tour of the Speicherstadt & Old Harbor

8. Hamburg: Bike Tour of the Speicherstadt & Old Harbor

Enjoy a tour of the old docks by bicycle in the Hanseatic City of Hamburg. Experience a multi-faceted excursion over the Alster to the Chilehaus, through the Speicherstadt in the east and over to the Elbquartier.  Enjoy a visit to the German Greenpeace Center, then travel further over the Baakenbrücke into the Baaken Harbor. Take in a panoramic view of the Freihafenbrücke, then ride along the Moldau Harbor to the Hafen Museum in Hamburg. Immerse yourself in the maritime atmosphere as you pause for a coffee, before continuing over the Argentinienbrücke and the Steinwerder district, through the old Elbe Tunnel, then back to St. Pauli.

Hamburg: 3-Hour Bike Tour around the Outer Alster Lake

9. Hamburg: 3-Hour Bike Tour around the Outer Alster Lake

Discover the elegant neighborhoods around the Outer Alster Lake by bike and experience the unique charm of the Hamburg. Ride along the Alster shoreline, over beautiful old bridges, through green parks, and past imposing city villas with impressive waterfront properties. You will also see the enchanting Blue Mosque and have the chance to enjoy the stunning views of Hamburg’s old and new towns. Toward the end of the tour you will reach St. Georg and follow the footsteps of Hans Albers. Experience a bizarre microcosm of different lifestyles on the Lange Reihe, Hansaplatz, and Steindamm. You will make frequent stops along the way to learn more about the history and hear interesting facts.

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What people are saying about Hamburg

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 497 reviews

Deze tour al voor vertrek geboekt, een perfect uitje voor de eerste dag in Hamburg. De ontvangst was zeer vriendelijk. Fiets uitkiezen en gaan! We werden begeleid door Ilka, een ervaren gids. Ze geeft duidelijk aan welke richting op en wanneer we stoppen. Interessante verhalen en de tijd vliegt voorbij door de afwisseling van fietsen en luisteren en door de diversiteit aan locaties. Tussendoor maken we een stop bij een gezellig klein cafe (toiletbezoek, drinken). Het fietstempo is prima bij te houden. Ik heb enorm genoten van deze tour en zou het iedereen aanbevelen.

Our city guide Steffen led us through Hamburg with a lot of esprit, nice stories and in-depth knowledge. Wherever possible, he chose routes that were easy to cycle on, but we always felt safe and in good hands, even on busy roads. Thank you and gladly again!

We really liked the bike trail. We saw a lot of Hamburg and learned interesting things. Our guide Manfred always made sure that everyone came along and answered our questions. We can definitely recommend the tour.

Wonderful experience! Another way to discover a city by cycling from one neighborhood to another. The guide was knowledgeable and attentive. His explanations were thorough. To recommend !

Gunnar guided the tour to perfection and with historical background. We were thrilled and can only recommend the tour!!! Andrea and Daniel