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All-in-One Hamburg: Tour from the port of Kiel for Cruise Ship Passengers

Embark on an unforgettable shore excursion from Kiel port to the vibrant city of Hamburg! Join us for an exceptional bus tour starting in Kiel. Sit back and relax as we make our way from the port to Hamburg. Our professional local guide from Hamburg will enhance your experience as you explore the iconic landmarks and hidden gems of the city. Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to discover all that Hamburg has to offer!

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If you are travelling on a cruise ship to the port of Kiel and have only one day on shore, let us take you on a fascinating, all-encompassing journey to Hamburg! 

Hamburg is second largest city in Germany after Berlin and it is one of the most beautiful and exciting cities in Europe. It became a well-known tourist destination due to its wild, red light district but is now attracting a more discerning clientele with its modern architecture in the form of the Elbphilharmonie, Speicherstadt, and the Hafencity, not to mention the canals, Alster, stunning Rathaus and high end shopping.

This shore excursion is adjusted to each ship’s docking times and starts promptly after your vessel’s arrival, returning with plenty of time to spare before its departure. Our expert team has been organizing these tours for nearly a decade. We have never missed a cruise ship’s departure and imparted our knowledge and enthusiasm for our unique and beautiful city to thousands of satisfied passengers!

What's included

  • Comfortable, air-conditioned bus
  • Professional tour guide during your time in Hamburg
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
  • Entrance fees (none will be required)


Kiel Port

Your unforgettable shore excursion begins right at the cruise terminal, where our hosts eagerly await your arrival. Step aboard a modern, air-conditioned bus for a comfortable 1.5-2 hour journey to the captivating city of Hamburg



You will arrive at Landungbrücken, your first taste of Hamburg. Be captivated by panoramic views, the iconic Landungsbrücken Piers, and a historic riverside promenade, Here you will have the opportunity to take elevator down into the historic Old Elbe Tunnel.



You will have a chance to marvel at the modern architectural splendour of the Elbphilharmonie.


St. Michael's Church

During a short stop in Krameramtsstuben you will be able to visit the beautiful baroque church of St. Michaelis.



Take a scenic drive through the UNESCO-listed Speicherstadt, a historic warehouse district. Immerse yourself in the red brick buildings and intricate network of canals of this maritime wonder, seamlessly transitioning into the modernity of Hafencity.



Your exploration of Hamburg takes you to Deichstraße, Hamburg's Oldest Street. Enjoy the stroll and absorb the medieval charm of the street, relishing in the well-preserved architecture and the tales of centuries past.



As you traverse Trost Bridge, enjoy breathtaking views of the waterway below. This picturesque crossing not only offers a moment of serenity but also serves as a symbolic link, seamlessly connecting Hamburg's rich past with its vibrant present.


St Nikolai Memorial

St. Nikolai Church was originally built in the 12th century but was severely damaged during World War II. Now preserved spire and remains of the St. Nikolai Church serve as a memorial and observation platform. It's symbolizing the city's wartime history and honoring those affected by conflict.


Hamburg Town Hall

Walk towards Rathaus, Hamburg's stunning City Hall. Along the way, receive explanations about the significance of Rathaus, its architecture, and the historical events that have unfolded within its walls. Here you will enjoy some free time for grabbing a lunch and souvenir shopping.


Scenic drive through the city

After your free time at Rathaus, the bus will take you on a scenic drive through Gänsemarkt, past Staatsoper, Dammtorbahnhof, and the University, leading to iconic spots like the TV-Tower (Hertz-Tower), Planten un Blomen, and, if possible, the Bunker at Heiligengeistfeld, before heading to the lively district of Reeperbahn.


The Beatles Monument

At the end of the tour, you'll have the opportunity to see the Beatles monument on the Reeperbahn, an iconic tribute to the place where the legendary band began their career in Hamburg's famous red-light district.

Kiel Port

At the finish of our tour, the coach will take you comfortably to the port, providing at least 1-1.5 hours until the departure of the ship.

Important Information

Starting times in the 2024 season:

Tuesday, May 21, 2024 7 : 30 - Norwegian Getaway
Wednesday, June 5, 2024 7 : 30 - ms Zuiderdam
Friday, June 14, 2024 7 : 30 - Norwegian Dawn
Friday, July 19, 2024 9 : 30 - Oceania Marina
Saturday, September 21, 2024 7 : 30 - Norwegian Dawn
Wednesday, October 9, 2024 7 : 30 - ms Rotterdam


Our representatives will be waiting for you outside the terminal entrance holding a sign "Vexperio".
We adjust each tour’s starting time to the docking times of the cruise ship. In case a cruise ship is late or changes its itinerary, we amend the tour starting time accordingly.

In the event of heavy traffic, road blockages, special events, or unforeseen circumstances the tour itinerary may be subject to change. We cannot take responsibility for such incidents and refunds will not be provided.

At the end of the tour, you will be dropped off back at your cruise ship.


Cancellation policy:
- For groups of 1-6 people: free cancellation up to 24 hours in advance.
- For groups of 7+ people: free cancellation up to up to 7 days ahead. From 6 days in advance to 24 hours in advance, a 50% fee will apply. /unless cancellation is due to the ship's itinerary change, in which case it can be done free of charge up to 48 hours ahead
- Cancellations less than 24 hours ahead or no-shows result in no refund.

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