Cruises from Hamburg
Hamburg is a major transport hub in Northern Germany and is one of the most affluent cities in Europe. Located on the river Elbe, some 110 km from its mouth in the North Sea, the port can take the world’s largest cruise ships. The birthplace of Johannes Brahms, who spent his early formative years in the city, it is renowned for its numerous musicals, operas and orchestral presentations. The many streams, rivers and canals in Hamburg are crossed by over 2300 bridges, more than Amsterdam or Venice.
Hamburg has more bridges inside its city limits than any other city in the world. Many visitors take a canal boat tour that presents a fascinating view of the city.