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Discvover Hamburg - Sightseeing Tours 

Discvover Hamburg - Sightseeing Tours 

Conference Dinner on October 16, 2013 from 19:00-23:00 in the Dressurhalle:

Departure from the CCH by bus at 19:00 h - Return to the CCH at around 23:00 h

Elegance, history and exceptional atmosphere
of the “Alte Hagenbeck’sche Dressurhalle”.




You’ll sense the charm of a bygone age as soon as you set foot inside the
“Alte Hagenbeck’sche Dressurhalle”. Completed in 1903 and now fully renovated,
this unique venue has been given a whole new lease of life and will steal your heart with its historic atmosphere. The banqueting hall boasts not only a lavish interior and large-scale animal panoramas that adorn the walls but also an 8.5-metre-high ceiling.
The unique flair of the “Alte Hagenbeck’sche Dressurhalle” provides a supremely elegant setting for any event.


For accompaying persons, who are not attending the conference, Hamburg offers you a variety of options to expierence.

If you are interested in booking some of our social program offers please use the registration form for accompaying persons here


Monday, October 14, 2013 – all day – 9.30 am – 5pm
Discovery Tour – Sightseeing Tour through Hamburg by bus and boat


Total price: Price: 40,00 € per person

If you want to feel Hamburg’s heartbeat, come to the waterfront.
Our Discovery Tour includes the sightseeing tour, a harbour cruise as well as a boat trip on the Alster lakes.
Go on a launch where a humorous „harbour-guide“ reveals the secrets of the maritime world with its ships and docks.
Enjoy the impressive villas and the „hanseatic“ way of life while doing the Alster boat trip. In the old „Krameramt“ you visit by yourself a tea merchant’s office, a nice cup of hot tea included. The tickets are valid for three consecutive days, but you can take each tour only once.

• Hop-On, Hop-Off Sightseeing Tour with Line A
• Deaparture: Central Station/Kirchenallee & St. Pauli Landungsbrücken 1-2 (harbour), 
   09:30 am - 05:00 pm - every 30 minutes

• Harbour cruise St. Pauli
• Departure: Landungsbrücken 1 or 4 - 10:00 am - 06:00 pm - approx. every
   30 minutes

• Alster cruise
• Departure: Jungfernstieg - 10:00/11:00 am - 04:00 pm - every 30 minutes/05:00 pm


 Tuesday, October 15, 2013 - Daily -  10:00 am - 05:00 pm



Price per Adult: 3,50 € including spice sample

700 exhibits from five centuries demonstrate how various spices are handled, all the way from harvesting to the finished product.
Bring all your senses along: Visitors can smell, taste and handle over 50 spices here.
The Spice Museum is located in historic Speicherstadt, on a site where coffee, tea and spices where already being stored over two centuries ago.
Part of the exhibition is devoted to the history of those spices closely related to the history of Hamburg and Speicherstadt.


in the afternoon:   Excursion – in the afternoon 3:00 pm                                   

Per Excursion= 30,00 € per person


• Exc 1: Airbus-Tour

Further information will follow here shortly.

• Exc 2: Container Harbour Tour

Face to face with the giants—a harbour with a difference

Harbour tour—those words automatically conjure up a vision of launches gently moving across the Elbe. That there are some highly unusual sights to be seen on the land side of Hamburg harbour is something we show our tour guests every weekend on the
three-hour tour, 'Face to face with the giants'.
The coach sets off from Überseebrücke on a journey through time that takes us back over 800 years of the port’s history. The days of conventional cargo handling come to life once more: Nikolaifleet, Speicherstadt (the historic warehouse district) and the 1950s warehouses of "Stiftung Hamburg Maritim" as you drive past old Kampnagel cranes, you can almost catch the smell of crates, sacks and drums.
A view over the vast expanse of Hamburg harbour from almost 60 metres up, from the Köhlbrand Bridge, comes next—and suddenly we find ourselves back in the present. The modern, high-tech docklands offer us a fascinating glimpse behind the scenes. In
possession of a special permit, the coach rolls right up to the terminals. Thanks to the knowledgeable explanations of the tour guides, the bewildering confusion of van carriers and reach stackers on Burchardkai crystallises into a smooth-running machine of filigree precision, and the interplay between automatic transport platforms moving as if by magic and fully automatic portal cranes in Altenwerder, the most up-to-the-minute container terminal in the world today, becomes one great big logical, logistical whole.
Now you can find the answer to all those questions that ever popped into your head at the sight of the big ships and towering gantry cranes as you strolled along the banks of the Elbe. Only trade visitors otherwise ever get such a close-up experience of the harbour.

• Exc 3: Harbour Tour

Further information will follow here shortly.


Wednesday, October 16, 2013 - 11:00 am (2 hours)


Shopping Tour = 25,00 € per person

Markets, malls and strollers - Buy at Hamburg, from the Middle Ages to today
Fruits and vegetables at the market and people walking in the passages and on the boulevards: the shopping culture has changed radically since industrialization. And what it had with the grocery stores about? In this program, the historical transformation of shopping at the same time you get an overview of the shopping in the city center. The tour takes about the goose market, the colonnades, and the Virgin Rose in the Neuer Wall. After it goes to Mönckebergstrasse and the Kontorhausviertel with the Chile House.

Further information about Hamburg, please visit the tourist information here.


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ELTEK Deutschland GmbH
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