Located on the shores of the river Elbe, the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg is Germany’s second largest city after Berlin and it has a lot to offer in terms of lifestyle, culture, shopping and sightseeing. Renowned for its understated elegance, the international harbour city is often referred to as the Gateway to the World. The water is always close by and the buildings tell of the city’s rich history as well as the powerful developments Hamburg has undergone in recent time. Whether you are on a sightseeing tour or just looking to have a great time, Hamburg is the perfect destination for a city-trip.