Saturday, 9 September 2017

Pink sailboats in the Hanseatic City of Hamburg

Sailing on Lake Alster in the Hanseatic City of Hamburg in Germany
Sailing on Lake Alster in the Hanseatic City of Hamburg (Germany). Photo by Chris Raven
Visiting Hamburg? Download the eBook version of Lonely Planet's Hamburg PDF chapter from the Germany guidebook.

Head to Germany's north because you love the water: white-sand beaches are everywhere and, inland, Mecklenburg's lakes are a maze of places to paddle. Then there's the fabled Baltic heritage of the region's historic towns, and finally waterside Hamburg.

Coverage includes: Hamburg & around, Lüneburg, Naturpark Elbufer-Drawehn, Schleswig-Holstein, Lübeck, Travemünde, Kiel, Schleswig, Flensburg, Glücksburg, Husum, the Halligen, the North Frisian Islands, Schwerin & the Mecklenburg Lake Plains, Schwerin, Güstrow, Neubrandenburg, Müritz National Park, Neustrelitz, Coastal Mecklenburg - Western Pomerania, Rostock, Baltic Coastal Resorts, Wismar, Darss-Zingst Peninsula, Stralsund, Rügen Island, Greifswald and Usedom Island.

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