13 days in Hamburg & Sylt Itinerary

13 days in Hamburg & Sylt Itinerary

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Hamburg
— 7 nights
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Westerland
— 5 nights
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Hamburg

— 7 nights

Gateway to the World

As the country's biggest port and one of the busiest in all of Europe, Hamburg has a well-deserved reputation as Germany's Gateway to the World.
Explore Hamburg's surroundings by going to Lubeck (Salzspeicher, Lubeck Altstadt (Lubeck Oldtown), &more), Baeckerstrasse (in Luneburg) and Bremen (Bremer Rathaus, Historische Altstadt, &more). There's much more to do: catch all the local highlights with Sightseeing Tours, stroll around Planten un Blomen, contemplate the waterfront views at Port of Hamburg, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Tierpark Hagenbeck.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Hamburg trip planning website.

Metzingen to Hamburg is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In August in Hamburg, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Westerland.

Things to do in Hamburg

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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Westerland

— 5 nights
Westerland is a seaside resort and a former municipality located on the German North Sea island of Sylt. Westerland is known for nightlife, theme parks, and golf. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Ellenbogen, head outdoors with Lister Wanderduenen, take some stellar pictures from Uwe Dune, and explore the striking landscape at Morsum-Kliff.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Westerland tour itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Hamburg to Westerland takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Hamburg in August since evenings lows in Westerland dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Westerland

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

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Sylt travel guide

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Beaches · Lookouts · Zoos & Aquariums
Queen of the North Sea
Often considered a playground for Germany's elite, Sylt offers both cosmopolitan luxuries and a quaint island lifestyle. One of Germany's largest islands, it boasts some of the finest shorelines and shorefront scenery in the nation.You can enjoy outdoor activities like biking and hiking in traditional fishing villages, as well as internationally acclaimed fine dining and upscale shopping. Despite Sylt's modernity, this once-small community in the Wadden Sea remains deeply connected to the ocean.