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Community Hotspots in the North

Don't miss a visit to these other cities in Northern Germany:

Hannover is the place where you can enjoy a unique variety of stunning attractions from the Royal Gardens of Herrenhausen to the Maschsee - a long tree-lined lake in the town center. A special treat is a relaxing afternoon at the Gay sauna Vulkan.

Bremen's attractions include the Weser-Renaissance-style town hall, the Schnoor - Bremen's oldest quarter, the unusual architecture of quaint little Böttcherstrasse, the cathedral and the venerable figure of Roland on the historical market square. And last but not least, the Bremen Town Musicians from the Brothers Grimm fairytale. Oh, and Bremen is host to the 2010 Gay Games!

Rostock, the almost 800 year old Hanseatic town, has retained much of its original charm and today, together with the seaside resort of Warnemünde, has a diverse cultural scene. This vibrant and cosmopolitan university and port town has a historical center with typical north German brick architecture and a tangible maritime atmosphere.

And a visit to the Island of Sylt which has a sizable gay and lesbian population and is often called "The Fire Island of Europe" is unforgettable. In the 1960s, Sylt became famous for "the rich and the naked," when the entire island was reportedly an ongoing bacchanalian frenzy. It's quieted down since then - but still a lot of fun!

For Community Hotspots in Hamburg and the North click here .



The biggest project in Hamburg right now is the development of HafenCity (Harbor City). At 155 hectares it is one of the most prominent city center development projects in Europe. Situated directly between the historic Speicherstadt warehouse district and the River Elbe, a new city will be created with a cosmopolitan mix of apartments, service businesses, culture, leisure, tourism and retail increasing Hamburg's city center by 40%.

Magazines and Information

Hein & Fiete is the name of Hamburg's gay information shop in St. Georg. Around four permanent and 50 voluntary members of staff are in tune with every aspect of Hamburg's gay and bisexual scene. The shop has a great deal of information on what's going on in the city's gay and bisexual community.

Various complimentary publications appear regularly giving details of party locations and clubs. They can be picked up in shops, kiosks, cafés and at the city's tourist information center. Titles include Hinnerk, Szene Guide to Hamburg and Eurogay.
Escape is the only magazine just for the ladies in Hamburg (also available at the above mentioned locations). For over ten years the magazine has provided information for lesbians in and around Hamburg including bar openings, a party overview, sports for lesbians and much more. The website Out in Hamburg provides detailed information about the city and has a great calendar of events.


Contact Information

Hamburg Tourist Board
Post Box 10 22 49
20015 Hamburg
Tel.: +49-(0)40-30 05 13 00
Fax: +49-(0)40-30 05 13 33

Hamburg Card

Get free admission to various museums, restaurants and countless other reductions as well as free public transportation with the purchase of the Hamburg CARD