Tourist Attractions in Hannover

Hannover is located in the middle of the Lower Saxony region of Germany and it is surrounded by beautiful gardens and parks that are free to spend time in. We have included some tours and events to join from other nearby cities, Bremen and Hamburg, in the region in this list.

Hannover: Tickets to SEA Life Hannover

Many of the animals at SEA Life Hannover are on the red list of endangered species and they cannot be returned to their natural habitat. The colourful underwater world is also part of a conservation project and many more species were born in the aquarium.

The tropical rainforest housed under a glass dome on top of the observation tower is the home to colourful chameleons, poison dart frogs, freshwater stingrays, piranhas and the Cuban crocodile and it will make you feel as if you are in the Amazon forest.

In the insects station you can get to know real insects in close proximity.

Learn fascinating facts about the animals as they are fed and find out what Oscar the turtle’s favourite food is and what is on the shark’s menu.

Bremen: Guided Tour of City Centre in English

Bremen city center houses many historic and interesting sites to visit and during this guided tour you will wander through one of the prettiest squares in Germany, the market square in the heart of Bremen, study the sculpture of the Bremen Town Musicians that was made famous in a Brothers Grimm fairy tale, and you will learn more about the UNESCO World Heritage listed town hall as well as the stone statue of Roland.

Böttcherstraße, the most famous street in Bremen, leading from the market square to the Weser River, is a pedestrian alleyway bursting with tradition and historical red-brick buildings interspersed with modern Expressionist architecture.

You will also visit the oldest part of Bremen, the picturesque Schnoor quarter with its rambling lanes where sailors, artisans and fishermen once lived, but now houses top-notch restaurants, cafés, taverns and handicraft stores.

Bremen: In the Steps of the Bremen Town Musicians

With this tour you get to follow the footsteps of the Bremen Town Musicians as well as admire the Bremen Cathedral.

The tour begins at Town Musicians, the famous sculpture made by Gerhard Marcks where you get to learn more about the fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm. This is followed by a visit to Rathaus and the Haus der Bürgershaft where the local government performs their daily work.

The Bremen Cathedral is a romantic church built in the 11th century out of sandstone and brick and in the late 19th century it was renovated in its original style with a neo romantic crossing tower and 2 towers in the west. Since 1973 the cathedral has been under historic preservation.

Bremen: City Bus Tour

Bremen has a fascinating history of its 1,200 years of existence and on this 1.5 hour bus tour you get to explore both the past and the present from the comfort of a luxurious tour bus.

The guide will tell many stories along the way in a both informative and entertaining way.

You will learn how old the statue of Roland, facing the cathedral in Market Square, is, what the Bremen flag is called and you get to see the 146 meter high Fallturm drop tower at the University of Bremen while learning more about this old Lower Saxon town.

Hamburg: St. Pauli Brewery and Craft Beer Tasting Tour

During this tour you will be guided by an expert guide through the history of beer production in Hamburg. You will visit some of the city’s best microbreweries to get a taste of the creations of the new generation of brewers.

Enjoy a fun tour listening to interesting facts about beer and learn why Hamburg was once the world capital of brewing while sampling the specialities from the tap rooms of each of the 3 locations you will stop at while wandering through St. Pauli.

Hamburg: Historical City Tour

How did Hamburg develop into the modern, big city it is today? During this 2-hour walking sightseeing tour your professional tour guide will lead you through the history of the city.

Experience the oldest traces of the city through the picturesque last relics of the medieval town Hammaburg. Your guide will walk you through the period of Hanseatic league, the big city fire, the colonial time and the industrial revolution.

Hamburg: Panoramic Streetkart Tour

The first part of this fun and different tour is a detailed and professional briefing on the functions of the 14-horsepower street kart you will be driving, before it is time to set off from Seevetal, a municipality in the southern parts of Hamburg, with the driving direction of Hamburger Hafen (the harbour).

The tour guide will take you across Köhlbrandbrücke (the Bridge of Köhlbrand) leading you to the harbour. From there you will turn towards Elbuferstraße where you will be able to really accelerate your kart. The scenic trip on the Elbe dike will provide you with some great photo opportunities.

The tour can be adjusted depending on weather or traffic conditions through a discussion with all the participants to best suit the group’s desires.

Hamburg: HafenCity 3-hour Food Tour and Elbphiharmonie Visit

This 3-hour guided walking tour starts in the heart of HafenCity at the metro station Überseequartier where you get to enjoy the first food tasting of the tour.

The tour will then be a mix of visits to some interesting sites where you get to hear some history and stops at different locations to try some different and well selected international appetizers.

The UNESCO World Heritage Site of the historic warehouse of Speicherstadt is one of the sites you will visit and you will get to ride on Germany’s longest freestanding escalator up to the plaza that has a panoramic view of the harbour as well as the city.

Learn about the architecture and acoustics of the Elbphilharmonie while savouring a typical snack.

The tour ends at the Störtebekers restaurant for the culinary highlight of the tour.

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