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Hamburg Cruise Days 2019

An Overview of all Highlights

As a big city by the water, Hamburg has a lot to offer. And since we would like to keep you regularly informed about current events and highlights in Hamburg on our my4walls blog, Hamburg Cruise Days are a MUST!

The next Hamburg Cruise Days will take place from September 13-15, 2019 and promise to be an unforgettable experience.

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The Ships

Who are the stars of Hamburg Cruise Days? The ships, of course! You can expect charming river ships, but also luxurious cruise ships. A total of twelve ships will take part this year, which is even a new record.

Line Up:

AIDAperla, AIDAsol, AIDAvita (AIDA Cruises)

Amadea (Phoenix Reisen)

Costa Mediterranea (Costa Kreuzfahrten)

EUROPA und EUROPA 2 (Hapag-Lloyd Cruises)

Mein Schiff 4 (TUI Cruises)

MSC Preziosa (MSC Kreuzfahrten)

World Explorer (nicko cruises)

Frederic Chopin (nicko cruises)

Sans Souci (Plantours)

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Program Sequence

But Hamburg Cruise Days are not only a highlight on water, but also on land. The harbour edge becomes a world of experience and brings the cruise ashore with maritime markets, music, dance and culinary highlights.

Look forward to:

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Blue Port Hamburg

Over a week before Cruise Days, the Waterkant will be light up in the first blue tones. This light continues to grow into the harbour every day until it connects dozens of buildings, bridges and objects and becomes an unforgettable work of art. Light artist Michael Batz is the creator of Blue Port Hamburg. His award-winning lighting projects have already been shown in Salzburg, Florence, Cologne, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt and Berlin.

 

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Laser, Light and Harbour Sounds

We advise you not to miss the Friday evening, because this year for the first time there will be a new highlight on the opening day! Laser, Light and Harbour Sounds is a spectacular light and laser production, which is accompanied by a spherical sound scenery and magically sets the stage for the Costa Mediterranea of Costa Cruises. The show is expected to start around 21:45.

 

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The Great Hamburg Cruise Days Parade

It is unique in the world: The Great Hamburg Cruise Days Parade on Saturday evening makes the event an unforgettable experience in the blue illuminated harbour. The magnificent ships will head down the Elbe river towards the sea, accompanied by fireworks and numerous other smaller ships. Beginning is about 9pm.

Our insider tip: You should make sure you get a place in time, because the spectacular event attracts thousands to the Elbe river on Saturday evening.

Don’t worry if you can’t be there live: The parade will be broadcast live by NDR.

 

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Conclusion: If you want to feel the fascination of cruising, Hamburg Cruise Days is your event.

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