By the water

Hamburg
Schleswig-Holstein
A former firth was separated from the Baltic by a sand dam. Merely a brook connects both - the Aalbek. The mouth of the Aalbek has become the port of Niendorf while an indoor pool was built on the dam. The north of the lake with its reeds is nature … 
Details of Aalbek-Niederung
23669 Timmendorfer Strand
Inner Alster covers 18 hectares and is the most prominent feature of the centre of Hamburg. It is flanked by three boulevards, the Ballindamm, the Neuer Jungfernstieg and the Jungfernstieg. The white boats, the "Alsterdampfer" depart from … 
Details of Alster, Binnen- und Außenalster
20148 Hamburg
The splendid arcades, built by Alexis de Chateauneuf in 1843, house elegant shops and gastronomy. 
Details of Alsterarkaden
20354 Hamburg
Spacious green area at the Außenalster with a stock of trees, lawns, japanese cherry trees, old laterns and a duck pond. The park was created in 1952, when the citiy of Hamburg  bought up the private gardens of Harvestehuder Weg to … 
Details of Alsterpark
20148 Hamburg
The Steep coast goes from Niendorf to Travemünde. On it are forest, fields and a golfclub. There are three houses direct at the coast. The only area to reach by car is the parkingplace at the Hermannshöhe, a bustourist and coffeeplace Restaurant. 
Details of Brodtener Steilufer
23570 Lübeck
The Cap San Diego is one of the last remaining ships of a series of six fast cargo ships built between 1961 and 1962 on shipyards in Hamburg and Kiel for the Hamburg-Südamerikanische Dampfschiffgesellschaft Eggert & Amsinck, the … 
Details of Cap San Diego
20459 Hamburg
The City Marina is one of Hamburg´s most versatile locations it features some of the most beautiful sights of the city. Because of the centred landing stages and anchorages, who have a direct optical connection to harbour facilities, Hanseatic … 
Details of City Sporthafen
20459 Hamburg
The Deichstrasse belongs to one of Hamburg"s unique places which have been carefully restored and looked after. The old merchants" houses, dwellings as well as ware houses are still used for commercial purposes. The sides of the houses … 
Details of Deichstraße
20459 Hamburg
The Donnerspark, near the famous Elbchaussee avenue (off no. 75) is named after the Altona merchant Conrad Hinrich Donner, who took up residence in the park in 1820. 
Details of Donners Park - Altona
22763 Hamburg
As a protection against storm tides the rivers between the North Sea and lower Elbe are being cut off by a barrage. The most important building of this kind is the Eidersperrwerk. The area around Eider and Treene are being protected against high … 
Details of Eidersperrwerk
25764 Wesselburenerkoog
The Ernst-August lock at Klütjenfelder Hafen was completed in October 2011, having cost a total of 26 million euros. It replaces a much larger (unpreserved) construction from 1861 for flood control and tidal range compensation. The lock and … 
Details of Ernst-August-Schleuse
21107 Hamburg
The Fehmarnsund bridge connects Schleswig-Holsteins mainland with Fehmarn, an island in the Baltic Sea. The bridge is about one kilometre long and is beside the car traffic also a railroad bridge. Since 1999 the bridge is listed and counts as a … 
Details of Fehmarnsundbrücke
23775 Großenbrode
Every Sunday morning, between 6 and 10am, the famous fish market of St. Pauli takes place, directly on the Elbe embankment, on a broad cobblestone promenade with old lampposts lined by clinker houses. Goods of all sorts are being sold within this … 
Details of Fischmarkt Hamburg-Altona
Fischmarkt 20359 Hamburg
The Fleetinsel, the Fleet Island, is located between the Old City and the new part, between two canals, the Herrengrabenfleet and the Alsterfleet, and between the underground stations, Stadthausbrücke and Baumwall. The island is connected via … 
Details of Fleetinsel
20459 Hamburg
300 year old Frisianhouse. North german longhouse with thatched roof and red bricks. Rooms covered with tiles from Delft. 
Details of Friesenhaus mit Kachelstube und Reetdach
25832 Katingsiel
Pedestrian tunnel at Rendsburg ti cross the Kiel-Canal. 
Details of Fußgängertunnel Nord-Ostsee Kanal in Rendsburg
24768 Rendsburg
The turquoise buildings belongs to the police department of Harburg. These are also available for film shooting purposes, provided that work routines are not inhibited. 
Details of Gebäude WSPK 3
21079 Hamburg
In Altona between Max-Brauer-Allee and Museumstraße the Platz der Republik is situated. The park forms an axis between the Altona townhall in the south and the train station in the north, whilst the high-rise building of the Deutsche Bank in the … 
Details of Grünanlage Platz der Republik
22765 Hamburg
The only german leisure park that is lcoated near the seaside. Opening time is between april and octobre.  
Details of HANSA-PARK
23730 Sierksdorf
The harbour is located at the Schlei, upstream from Olpenitz and Maasholm. Besides fishing boats, also historic traditional sailing ships are lying in the museum harbour. 
Details of Hafen in Kappeln
24376 Kappeln
Graswarder is a stretched peninsula next to Heiligenhafen at the Baltic sea. Some pictorially framework- and timberhouses are standing directly on the beach, mostly used for touristic purposes. 
Details of Halbinsel Graswarder
23774 Heiligenhafen
The original brick building of the “Kunsthalle” was built in 1869, a new annex between 1914 and 1921. The “Kunsthalle” of Hamburg is one of the great picture galleries, with important European paintings from the Middle Ages to the present … 
Details of Hamburger Kunsthalle & Galerie der Gegenwart
20095 Hamburg
For more than ninety years the Hamburg Ship Model Basin HSVA has been and still is one of the leading companies in hydrodynamic research. The company has influenced the development of crucial technologies, methods, standardisations and problem … 
Details of Hamburgische Schiffbau - Versuchsanstalt
22305 Hamburg
This part of Hamburg´s harbour remains completely unaffected by the tide. It contains the Hamburg yacht centre, the ship calibration station Heimdall, the Clipper clubhouse and the interior harbour side of the harbour police. Contact: Yacht Centre … 
Details of Harburger Binnenhafen
21079 Hamburg
These days the inland port in the centre of the town is merely used by sports boats and private ferries. The town hall is situated where once the shipyard was . The spacious forecourt with its numerous cafés and historic buildings attracts many … 
Details of Husumer Hafen
25813 Husum
In 2001 this significant end point of the Kiel fjord was built at the so called “Kieler Hoern”. In the shape of a curved barette this modern building offers office accommodation in exposed position for firms of every kind.A restaurant with a … 
Details of Hörn Campus
24114 Kiel
The „Hörnbrücke” (Hoern Bridge) is a three-membered bridge for pedestrians and bicycles in Kiel. Since 1998 it connects the western waterside of the Hoern with the “germania harbour” in the district Gaarden at the eastern waterside. It is … 
Details of Hörnbrücke Kiel
24103 Kiel
Germany’s largest swimming office building has been housing IBA Hamburg GmbH since February 2010. The steel module superstructure sits on a 50-metre long and 26-metre wide concrete pontoon. The modules are relatively light and can be partially … 
Details of IBA Dock
20539 Hamburg
Fehmarn is the biggest and only island in the eastern sea. With its 2.1000 hours of sun in a year it is one of the sunniest and driest regions in Germany. Since 1963 has been the island connected to the mainland with the Fehmarnsund bridge. 
Details of Insel Fehmarn
23769 Fehmarn
Neuwerk is a Wadden Sea island on the German North Sea coast and a homonymous quarter of the city of Hamburg, Germany. During low tide the island can be reached on foot or by horse carriages from Cuxhaven, at other times by ship. The island is 3 … 
Details of Insel Neuwerk
27499 Insel Neuwerk
Sylt is the most northern island of Schleswig-Holstein in the North Sea. It is connected with the mainland by the “Hindenburgdamm” and reachable by car-train or by ferry boat from the Danish harbour Havneby. With almost 100 km2 Sylt is … 
Details of Insel Sylt
25980 Sylt
Since the Hamburg international garden show (IGS) has been ending, this area in the middle of the Wilhelmsburg district is open for the public. In the beautiful park you can chill out next to the water, you can go for a walk and the children have a … 
Details of Inselpark Wilhelmsburg
21109 Hamburg
Maritime pictures, models, flags, decorations, cards, uniforms and even a projection on a wall of ice makes the Maritime Museum in Hamburg so unique.On its 11 floors the largest private maritime collection by Peter Tamm, is presenting its beauty … 
Details of Internationales Maritimes Museum Hamburg
Kaispeicher B 20457 Hamburg
The Jungfernstieg alongside the Inner Alster is one of Hamburg's most famous promenades and shopping strips. At the jetty, one can go for a cruise on the Alster, take a break from shopping in the old-established Alsterpavillon or watch the artful … 
Details of Jungfernstieg
20354 Hamburg
The Kattwyck bridge is the biggest bascule bridge in the world. It is 290m long and was built in 1973. The maximum height of stroke is 53m high.A specialty about the bridge was, that it had train and car traffic, but there is a second bridge next … 
Details of Kattwykbrücke
21107 Hamburg
From the traditional granary, built in 1925, a lot of crown glasses are looking directly down to the port of Kiel. You get outside to the waterside through the big, former gate. The listed building is just 10 meters away from the water. Rooms can be … 
Details of Kiel / Eckmann Speicher
Am Bollhörnkai 24103 Kiel
The modern ferries of the Scandinavian line are demonstrating the impression of the haven in Kiel. The biggest part of the haven is on the eastern banks of the fjord. In this area is the ferry transport to Russia and the Baltic states located. 2014 … 
Details of Kiel / Fährterminal Schwedenkai
24103 Kiel
The bascule bridge crosses the river SChlei. It is 50m high when opened. 
Details of Klappbrücke bei Kappeln
B203 24376 Kappeln
Since 1974, Germany´s highest bridge connects the Waltershof container terminal and the Free Port. The curved cable bridge, visible from far away has 88 steel cables and rests on 130m high columns. The bridge across the south side of the Elbe … 
Details of Köhlbrandbrücke
20457 Hamburg
The 20m high circular clinker tower (1895) is not only a historical monument, but also today it is still guarding boats the way through the Kiel Canal with its bonfire. At the end of the Kiel Cannel is a small park. It has been created upon the … 
Details of Leuchtturm Holtenau
Kiel-Holtenau
Westerhever is located on the peninsula Eiderstedt at the North Sea Coast. Its landmark is probably the most famous Lighthouse in Germany. It was built in 1906 and is about 42 meters high. Since 2001 sight seeing is possible and in the past the … 
Details of Leuchtturm Westerhever
25881 Westerhever
At Seemannshöft we can see the vessel traffic service centre (the modern, low rise building) of the Hamburg Port Authority, as well as the historic Lotsenhaus (lit: pilot house). The open tidal harbour of Hamburg is covered by high-power radar … 
Details of Lotsenhaus
Seemannshöft 21129 Hamburg
A very nice and quiet open-air pool, direct in the oldtown of Lübeck. Big green grasfloor and a view over the whole Krähenteich. Very useful for Child- and Teenagefilms. 
Details of Lübeck / Altstadtbad Krähenteich
Lübeck
Old sailingships at Untertrave canal. 
Details of Lübeck / Untertrave
Lübeck
In Finkenwerder Vorhafen lies the METHA treatment plant wharfage, belonging to the Hamburg Port Authority. METHA is the first major sediment-processing plant in the world to mechanically process dredged harbour sediments. It separates and drains … 
Details of METHA Aufbereitungsanlage / Hafenanlage
21129 Hamburg
The aim is a cost-effective heat treatment of the waste delivered by the city´s sanitation department and other waste producers. 
Details of Müllverwertungsanlage
22113 Hamburg
At Seemannshöft we can see the vessel traffic service centre (the modern, low rise building) of the Hamburg Port Authority, as well as the historic Lotsenhaus (lit: pilot house). The open tidal harbour of Hamburg is covered by high-power radar … 
Details of Nautische Zentrale
Seemannshöft 21129 Hamburg
Architectural contrasts along the edge of the harbour: The so-called pearl necklace offers an interesting succession of renovated and new buildings along a ca. 6-kilometer stretch of shoreline. 
Details of Neumühlen Hafenrand
22763 Hamburg
The Niendorf Harbour is a small Fishinghabour with a Sailingclub and a few Touringships. 
Details of Niendorfer Hafen
23669 Timmendorfer Strand
The Norderwerft, founded in 1905, features two docks and three mooring quays. The shipyard employs around 100 people, working in the fields of ship repairs, reconstruction, production of equipment and general services. 
Details of Norderwerft
20457 Hamburg
Between the Zollkanal and Oberhafen has been a bridge to the old district Klosterhafen since Jan.1st.2008. Its historically precursor was built up between 1902 and 1904. Moreover, freight traffic was used to cross under the bridge in past, so it is … 
Details of Oberhafenbrücke
20097 Hamburg
The promenade runs direct at the water. At the back part of the promenade lies the sailingclub Lübeck-Travemünde. From the walkway you have a wonderful view towards the haborentrance and the Maritim-Hotel. 
Details of Promenade am Segelclub Travemünde
23570 Lübeck-Travemünde
The SS Rickmer Richmers was built in Bremerhaven Shipyards in 1896 as a full rig steel ship with a span of 3,500 square metres. It was confiscated by the Portuguese during the First World War and used as a cargo ship by the English. After the Second … 
Details of Rickmer Rickmers
20359 Hamburg
The Schreven lake gives the park its name. In former times it was bigger and the lake used for the water supply of the historic center. Moreover it is the oldest park in Kiel. The huge playground, a wading pool, a boul square and the lake next to … 
Details of Schrevenpark
Kiel
With 62 kilometers longitude the Schwentine is one of the longest rivers in Schleswig-Holstein. It has its source at the Bungsberg, district Ostholstein, and flows through the so called "Holsteinische Schweiz" with a lot of lakes until it … 
Details of Schwentine
Kiel-Wellingdorf
The facilities of the house bout society are 1,200 square metres in size and are located within the Spreehafen. Various ships, house boats and pontoons are available for use. The floating workshops, studios, offices, venues and exhibition rooms were … 
Details of SeHHafen Hausboote im Spreehafen
20457 Hamburg
The small bridge in Haffkrug owns a wonderful view over the Lübecker Coast and on the balticsea. The place in front of the bridge was just renewed and is very well kept. 
Details of Seebrücke Haffkrug
23683 Scharbeutz
Since 1399, there was one in downtown St. Gertrude's Chapel, which was destroyed in 1842 during the great fire. On the 40th Day of its destruction in 1882, the foundation stone was set on new St. Gertrude at a new location, the Kuhmühlenteich. With … 
Details of St. Gertrud Kirche Uhlenhorst
22087 Hamburg
The construction of the Landungsbrücken, the great piers for the passenger ships, was started in 1839. Like most of Hamburg´ s buildings for public transport, built around 1910, the piers were given an impressive facade. The massive … 
Details of St. Pauli Landungsbrücken
20359 Hamburg
St. Peter-Ording is situated on the North Sea coast, 45 km southwest from Husum. The main attraction is the huge 12 kilometre beach (one of the biggest in Europe) with cafés and restaurants in stilt houses. The beach is also a famous location of … 
Details of St. Peter-Ording
25826 St. Peter Ording
This extraordinary venue for music shows, integrated into the harbour, is situated on the south bank of the Elbe, opposite the great piers (Landungsbrücken). Various shows are staged within this spacious hall.  
Details of Stage Musicaltheater im Hafen
20457 Hamburg
The Stuhlmann well showed its water display first in 1900. Enormous centaurs who fight about a catch of fish are the core elements of this fountain, symbolising the competition between the fish-markets of Hamburg and Altona. Triton and Nixe frame … 
Details of Stuhlmannbrunnen
22765 Hamburg
The brick-lined warder's building, the sluice tower and the sluice interior constitute an entity which seems to be cut off entirely from the rest of the world. An idyllic place connecting the Billwerder bay and the Tiefstack canal which leads into … 
Details of Tiefstack Schleuse
20539 Hamburg
The “Neuhof Hafengesellschaft” is Germany´ s fastest and most productive handling silo, handling more than 3 million tons of grain, oilseed and animal feed per annum. The entire plant has recently been bought up by the conglomerate ADM, so that … 
Details of Umschlagsilo Neuhof
21107 Hamburg
Kaltehofe is an island in the Elbe River which was created artificially between 1875 and 1879 through straightening the bed of the North Elbe and the development of the Billwerder Bay by a cut through the Elbe River. It belongs to the district … 
Details of Wasserkunst Elbinsel Kaltehofe
20539 Hamburg
Founded in 1895, the Wilhelmsburg rowing club has c 200 members and 38 rowing boats, from single sculls to eights. The expansive boathouse was inaugurated in 1959 and includes a hall for gymnastics and table tennis, as well as a weights room and an … 
Details of Wilhelmsburger Ruder Club
21107 Hamburg
“Wittenbergen” is one of the lovely sites along the shore of the river Elbe in the west of Hamburg. White sandy beaches under an overlooking lighthouse and wooded green hills, alternate along the banks of the Elbe, inviting to take long … 
Details of Wittenbergen Elbufer
Wittenbergen 22559 Hamburg
The Finkenwerder Yachthafen (marina) is visually cut off from the Elbe, and only becomes accessible once the entrance to the North of Rüschweg has been passed. The marina next to the Airbus premises is home to several sailing clubs and their … 
Details of Yachthafen Finkenwerder
21129 Hamburg
The traditional upper- class restaurant was completely renovated in 1998.It is famous for excursions across the Elbe in “Vierlanden”.A beer garden for 350 persons, a restaurant, a conservatory, a club- room, a banquet hall and the … 
Details of Zollenspieker Fährhaus
21037 Hamburg
The park and its lake were designed after the Second World War by filling a low plain at the Schleemer pond with debris from Hamburg. 
Details of Öjendorfer Park und Öjendorfer See
22117 Hamburg
The citizens of Hamburg enjoy the summer and the sunshine on the sandy beach of the river Elbe at the old captains’ village, Övelgönne. Front gardens of all sizes stretch down to the riverbanks. 
Details of Övelgönne Elbstrand
22605 Hamburg
The bridge connects the harbour promenade with the jetties at the lower harbour, where, amongst others, the ship Cap San Diego lies at anchor. 
Details of Überseebrücke
20459 Hamburg