Best Things To Do In Hamburg: Summer Edition

When the sun shines bright over the bustling city of Hamburg, there’s no better time to discover its vibrant waterfront scene. With warmer days, Hamburg’s dynamic energy reaches new heights, offering a selection of exciting activities for visitors of all ages. From leisurely beach activities to picturesque boat tours, sweetwater swimming options and the must-visit Reeperbahn music festival there’s something for everyone to enjoy along the Hamburg’s waterfront.

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Beach Activities

Get your beach towel ready and explore the vibrant urban beaches along the banks of the Elbe River in Hamburg. Sink your toes into the soft sands of Övelgönne Beach, known for its relaxed atmosphere and stunning views of passing ships. For a lively beach experience, head to Elbstrand, where you will find beach bars, volleyball courts, and sun loungers. If you’re seeking a family-friendly beach day, Falkensteiner Ufer offers calm waters and plenty of space for picnics and sandcastle building. Whether you’re a sunbather, sports enthusiast, or family adventurer, Hamburg’s beaches offer the perfect setting for a day by the water.

Boat Tours

Discover Hamburg’s iconic landmarks and scenic waterfront from the comfort of a boat tour along the Elbe River. Glide past historic sites such as the Speicherstadt (warehouse district) and the renowned Elbphilharmonie concert hall as you take in panoramic views of the city skyline. Whether you opt for a leisurely sightseeing cruise or a thrilling speedboat adventure, exploring Hamburg from the water offers a unique perspective on the city’s rich history and maritime heritage.


Escape the summer heat and take a refreshing dip in one of Hamburg’s tranquil lakes. The city offers endless swimming options where you can cool off and enjoy nature’s beauty. Spend a peaceful time at the Eichbaumsee, a family-friendly day out at the Stadtparksee, or enjoy a sunset at the Allermöher See, – Hamburg´s pristine lakes provide a perfect respite from the hustle and bustle of city life.

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