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Euro 2024 Travel Guide: Hamburg

Hamburg is buzzing with excitement and anticipation as the city prepares to host several 2024 European Championship fixtures.

Hamburg is the biggest city in northern Germany. It was built on the back of heavy industry, and the docks remain prominent in the skyline.

If you’re planning to explore this beautiful city this summer, our travel guide has all the necessary information to help make the most of your visit.

Euro 2024 Fixtures in Hamburg

  • Sunday, June 16 – Group D – Poland vs Netherlands
  • Wednesday, June 19 – Group B – Croatia vs Albania
  • Saturday, June 22 – Group F – Georgia vs Czechia
  • Wednesday, June 26 – Group F – Czechia vs Turkey
  • Friday, July 5 – Quarter-finals

Euro 2024 Stadium in Hamburg

Volksparkstadion is home to Bundesliga 2 club Hamburger SV. Given the club’s decline over the past decade, the stadium has become a sad place for its passionate fanbase.

However, it remains one of the most prominent grounds in Germany and has hosted matches at three major final tournaments, including the 2020 Europa League final.

Euro 2024 Hamburg Fan Zone

The heart of the city will be brimming with football fever as the Heiligengeistfeld transforms into a fan zone paradise.

Catch live matches on giant screens while enjoying easy access to a plethora of food and drink stalls to keep you fueled throughout the tournament.

For anyone keen to add a touch of excitement, take a spin on the Ferris wheel that offers a spectacular view of the action.

The Top Accommodation in Hamburg

These are some of Trip Advisor’s best options for accommodation that suit every budget:

The Best Bars in Hamburg

According to Trip Advisor, these are the top-rated bars in Hamburg:

The Best Restaurants in Hamburg

These are Trip Advisor’s best places to eat in Hamburg:

Travelling in Hamburg

Train travel is the most convenient way to get around Hamburg and explore the surrounding region.

The city’s transport network is supported by four stations, with national and international trains zipping in and out of the main hub 24/7.

Known as ‘the gateway to the world’, the city is also a hub for seafarers.

If you crave a more leisurely pace, ferries navigate the city’s waterways. Gondolas are also available for transport, adding a touch of Venetian charm to the picture.

The DB Navigator app is great for checking for potential delays, platform numbers and other travel information.

Places to Visit in Hamburg

Hamburg is the second-largest city in Germany after Berlin and the third-largest port city in Europe.

Nicknamed ‘Venice of the North’, the city’s canals boast over 2,500 bridges. You can explore the charming ambience on foot or boat tours are also available.

You can also visit the St Pauli neighbourhood, which is home to the infamous red-light district. The nightlife centre is where The Beatles first honed their craft.

Early risers can indulge in fresh seafood and lively entertainment at the Hamburg Fish Market, a bustling attraction that opens at 5.00 am.

You can see our travel guides for all Euro 2024 host cities here, or follow the links below for more information about the 2024 European Championship in Germany.

Euro 2024 Links

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