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Tips Hamburg free of charge inexpensive experience discover with children
Hamburg is one of the most popular and most visited destinations for city breaks in Germany. And the Hanseatic city enjoys its good reputation quite rightly. It attracts visitors all year round with an extensive art and cultural programme, a large number of sights and tourist attractions, a varied range of sports and leisure activities, a colourful nightlife, international gastronomy and a well-stocked calendar of events. The Elbe metropolis is worth a visit at any time of the year.
But the Hanseatic city is an expensive place. A short holiday in Hamburg is not always available for a small price and therefore not necessarily suitable for a small travel budget. This is especially true for families with children. For example, a long weekend in the Elbe metropolis with a visit to a musical and a trip to the Miniatur Wunderland can quickly cost a family of several hundred euros.
But families with children can be reassured. A short holiday in the Hanseatic city does not have to cost a fortune, but is also affordable for the small wallet. There are enough possibilities to experience the Elbe metropolis at a reasonable price and to save a lot of money at the same time. You just have to know them. In the following you receive some Tipps, in order to experience Hamburg with children free of charge and to discover favorably
Wednesday Family Day Hamburg Cathedral – discounts for children
A ride on the Ferris wheel and the roller coaster, a ride on the ghost train and the merry-go-round, several portions of cotton candy and roasted almonds – a stroll through Hamburg Cathedral offers a full evening programme and lots of fun for young and old. And can be a really expensive pleasure for families with children. Because in the expensive rides on the “Volksfest des Nordens” a family of several can quickly spend a lot of money. But that doesn’t have to be the case. Fortunately, this much fun and entertainment is much cheaper for families with children. The magic word is: save money with discounts.
Every Wednesday is Family Day at Hamburg Cathedral – and has been for over 40 years. On this day, the rides and gastronomy at the “Volksfest des Nordens” attract visitors with their rich discounts, inexpensive offers and discounts for young and old. Then there is a lot of driving fun for a small price. Families with children should not miss this opportunity. Because on this weekday there are two good reasons for an excursion to the Hamburg Cathedral for them: they can profit here from strongly reduced prices and save cash money and amuse themselves nevertheless after desire and mood.
Open-air cinema Rockspektakel on the Rathausmarkt – Hamburg free of charge and outside
The open-air cinema and the rock spectacle at Hamburg’s Rathausmarkt offer ideal opportunities to experience the Hanseatic city for free and outdoors in summer – and not just for families with children, but for all film and music lovers. Both free open air events have been classics in the Elbe metropolis’ annual calendar of events for many years and are a must for every fan of the “Free and Outdoor” culture in the Hanseatic city. The small hunger between meals is also well taken care of here. At both open-air events, visitors are offered a wide range of culinary delights at the town hall market.
The open-air cinema on the Rathausmarkt is one of the oldest, most popular and most visited open-air festivals of its kind in the Hanseatic city. It is organized by the Metropolis Kino in cooperation with the Department of Culture and Media of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg and takes place every year in June and July. Then, for a total of 10 days, the Rathausmarkt is transformed into a cinema hall where cineasts can enjoy a large selection of films of all genres in the open air every evening. Whether blockbusters, Hollywood ham or cinema classics – the varied film programme is aimed at all target groups and offers just the right thing for every taste and every age. Here everyone really gets his money’s worth. The show starts every day at 22:00 at night after dusk.
Then you can make yourself at home here on warm summer nights on camping chairs and camping mats, open the picnic basket you have brought with you and enjoy a bottle of great cinema in the fresh air in a convivial group and in front of the dreamlike backdrop of the Hamburg Town Hall.
The Rockspektakel is held every year on a weekend in September – and has been since 1988. For a total of 3 days, the Rathausmarkt is transformed into a large open-air festival area, where visitors can enjoy an extensive live music programme – in the open air and at absolutely no cost. No matter whether rock, punk, heavy metal, ska, reggae, electro, latin or pop – bands of all musical styles perform here. The live music programme is as varied as the colourfully mixed, international audience and offers just the right thing for every taste and every age. It includes both newcomers and well-known, commercially successful bands in the national and international music scene. In the 30-year history of the rock spectacle so far, renowned artists and bands such as Die abstürzenden Brieftauben, Die Prinzen, Lotto King Karl, Lemonbabies, H-Blockx, Selig, The Busters, Nina Hagen & Band, Beatsteaks and Revolverheld have been on stage.
The live concerts start on Friday at 18:00 in the evening and last until 24:00 at night. On Saturday the live concerts last from 13:00 o’clock at noon to 24:00 o’clock at night and on Sunday from 13:00 o’clock at noon to 22:00 o’clock at night.