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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
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All reviews beautiful lake morning run round the lake outer alster inner city boat trip sunny day nice area visit hamburg walk around boats joggers lakes path shore bike perimeter
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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 Andre N
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 5 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 27 July 2018

Lovely to see. Aussenalster is a gathering spot for many tourists. lots of restaurants, shopping, and activities to watch or join.

Thank metalking
Reviewed 6 June 2018

I walked some of the path round the lake and had dinner in a lakeside restaurant with friends. Unfortunately a violent thunderstorm drove all diners indoors! You can also take a boat trip round the lakes where you will have pointed out to you some...More

Thank Christine R
Reviewed 23 May 2018

The 160-hectare lake, split into the Inner and Outer Alster is popular with locals and visitors alike, who come in search of peace and quiet on and beside the water. Hire a sailing boat or a kayak from the companies right on the water's edge...More

Thank Mohamed G
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Response from Uwe B | 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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