Holiday Hamburg

Following Berlin, Hamburg is Germany's second-largest city. The narrow, curving Deichstrasse, the only part of old Hamburg to endure centuries of fires and wars, gives a sense of the city's history.

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Following Berlin, Hamburg is Germany's second-largest city. The narrow, curving Deichstrasse, the only part of old Hamburg to endure centuries of fires and wars, gives a sense of the city's history. The Hanseatic League is a medieval alliance of independent Baltic and North Atlantic port cities and merchants. Deichstrasse leads directly to a bridge that spans one of the city's many canals. Massive brick warehouses, constructed after Hansa's influence diminished a few centuries ago, form a canyon along the canal's sides.

Nature

Germany is home to diverse vegetation that splashes the landscape in rich greens, purples, reds, and pinks, from wildflowers scattered through fields to moss clinging to Alpine crevices. Nature reserves make up a total of 9.5% of Hamburg's area. Bright red poppies with paper-thin petals, happy yellow and white daisies, bright yellow buttercups, timid purple violets, and sweet little Maiglöchen are among the wildflowers that bloom alongside highways and through rolling meadows. Although there is no official German flower, the country's numerous gardens are brimming with roses, dahlias, rhododendrons, and tulips.

Animals, including hazel dormice and Brandt's bats, are classified as highly rare in Hamburg's ecosystem. Since 1900, white-toothed shrews had been declared extinct before their re-discovery in Hamburg. Beavers and otters have been able to return to their old Hamburg habitats thanks to improved water quality and stronger links between bodies of water. Brown hares, for instance, which are otherwise endangered, have stable populations in Hamburg. In some suburban regions, boar have also become a nuisance. Raccoons, raccoon dogs, and nutrias are among the foreign mammals that have been introduced into the city's biodiversity.

Activities

In Hamburg, there is a climbing park where you can try a variety of adventurous activities. Amid nature, this park offers five climbing paths. If you dare, you can even take a free fall from a height of 13 meters. Not only can you enjoy a picnic lunch and relax in the area around the tipi, but you can also enjoy a picnic lunch. This park is just 30 minutes from Hamburg's city center and is directly on the S-Bahn line (S-21).

A second footbridge leads into Hafencity, the city's newest hotspot, where old and modern collide in a striking combination of 19th-century neo-Hansa brick and modern steel-and-glass flats, their balconies jutting out over inviting cafés and antique sailing vessels. This port area contains many of Hamburg's most exciting attractions. Enjoy your vacation in nature.house's holiday homes in Hamburg at perfect landscapes in Lemsted.

When you visit the harbor, you will see the Rickmer Rickmers, Hamburg's iconic floating landmark. What's more, you can now climb to the top of this ship and take in the breathtaking views.

Wallringpark is another excellent place to relax and enjoy a picnic or see one of the popular water-light concerts or a musical show if you come at night. The 272-meter-high Heinrich Hertz Telecommunications Tower, also known as "Tele-Michel," is only minutes away from Wallringpark; though it is now closed to the public, it remains a striking sight.