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Hamburg's outer port area provides visitors an escape from the crowds of the downtown area, featuring a number of recreational paths.
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Hamburg, Germany
+49 40 2802400
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All reviews beautiful lake morning run round the lake outer alster inner city boat trip sunny day nice area walk around joggers lakes path shore bike parks skyline perimeter
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This was our third visit to Hamburg......and NOTHING pleases us more than spending time walking by and around the Lake. It's beautiful.......it's peaceful......it's a getaway. We appreciate the surrounding neighborhoods also. Again.......hoards of tourists are absent!!!!

Thank morewierd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This beautiful lake is surrounded by walking and biking trails that are frequented by walkers and joggers. This lake has sailboats and in the afternoon, crew teams. It gets crowded in the afternoons so if you don’t like crowds I’d head out there in the...More

Thank LDavidMarquet
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would definitely recommend visiting this area. The weather was nice, so I was thrilled to be able to walk along the water and observe the beautiful, tranquil surroundings.

Thank Carmen H
Reviewed 13 October 2018

This is a great place to spend a day, the weekend or a week. Lots to do and see, excellent restaurants and shopping, wonderful hotels and architecture, and a rive runs through it. A must see.

Thank 63andren
Reviewed 6 October 2018

These lakes add to the beautiful relaxing atmosphere the outer city brings. You can walk, jog or sail and enjoy the lovely scenery.

Thank Susan V
Reviewed 10 September 2018

This lake is big enough for sailing, and nevertheless in a very central location in Hamburg. With the breeze, there isn't so much noise and bad smell:-)

Thank Tankred W
Reviewed 5 September 2018

go from landing stop to landing stop, each with a place for a snack and drink. see some of the most opulent town houses and villas

Thank Hans B
Reviewed 28 August 2018

If visiting Hamburg the Alster is a Must to see. Beautiful parks with walkways surrounding the Alster. Its busy with people jogging, strolling around or just sitting on one of the Benches and looking onto the Lake. The Alster itself is a busy place with...More

Thank hhx2_12
Reviewed 31 July 2018

I run 3 times around the Aussenalter while staying in Hamburg, a 5 mile run. It is absolutely beautiful, surrounded by parks and mansions, the views are incredible. Don't miss it!

1  Thank Martin S
Reviewed 28 July 2018

Separated from the inner (BinnenAlster) by a road and railway bridge, the lake was outside the old city walls leading to its name. It is surrounded by a park on most sides and is now a popular recreation area for the locals. You can rent...More

2  Thank TAIN2013
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Response from UweB900 | Reviewed this property |
1. you have to register with a credit Card and they charge € 5,- . download the "Stadtrad"-App is really good - there you see all bike-stations. Than you can rent the bikes - one size for all - you can move the seat - it's... More
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