For your perfect day in Hamburg our Concierge-Team with Luis Hänßgen and Linus Eckmann is looking forward to helping you plan your visit to the Hanseatic city of Hamburg and is excited to share his best tips with you. For enquiries in advance, you can reach our Concierge-Team directly by phone at +49 (0) 40 3494 3123 or by email at concierge.hvj@fairmont.com - of course, we are also happy to answer  any questions or provide information during your stay.

Explore the beautiful Hanseatic city by bicycle!

With our Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten bicycles, you can start your private bicycle tour from our hotel. From there, you can discover the surroundings as well as the impressive sights of Hamburg. Our concierge team will be happy to advise you on the rental of our exclusive bicycles and plan the perfect route through our Hanseatic city for you.

Our Concierges Luis Hänßgen and Linus Eckmann happily advise you on our bicycle service during your stay.

Our recommendations for your bike tour

Explore green oases in the city, maritime flair along the Elbe or the diversity of Hamburg's neighborhoods with a bike tour we have planned for you. Click on your favourite destination and find your cycling route on komoot.

Around the Alster Lake

Along the Elbe River

Around the harbour

Around the Alster Lake

Along the Elbe River

Around the harbour

Planten un Blomen

During the summer months, Hamburg offers countless activities and opportunities to explore the different facets of the city. A very special highlight are the water light shows in Planten un Blomen, which was voted Germany's most beautiful park this year. Every evening from May to September, colourful light shows illuminate the park in sync with the music, creating a special and magical atmosphere.


EUROPAs Beste 2024

The stars are rising in the night sky over Hamburg for EUROPA's best. Experience culinary mastery on board of the EUROPA and look forward to the exclusive gourmet event on the 2nd August 2024 with many delightful highlights in the breathtaking setting of the Port of Hamburg.


honeymoon-special from hapag-lloyd cruises

Hapag-Lloyd Cruises invites you on an unforgettable honeymoon cruise to the most beautiful destinations in the world. Let yourself drift away together and enjoy the exclusive honeymoon package offer on the world's best cruise fleet (*lt. Insight Guides 2024). On the ships, you will find the perfect conditions for savouring life's very special moments, tailored to your unforgettable honeymoon experience.


Special Moments with Montblanc

Experience the world of writing like never before. Get a very exclusive behind-the-scenes look during a private tour of the MONTBLANC HAUS and exhibition. Here you will discover the most unique pieces and handwritings from world-famous icons. Let yourself be inspired by the magic of writing and the world-famous Montblanc writing products. Together with Montblanc, we offer exclusive excursions for you and will be happy to plan a day trip for you.

Personal Shopping at Alsterhaus

For the ultimate shopping experience, we recommend the Personal Shopping Service at Alsterhaus. Get professional advice from experienced stylists and shoppers on the 5th floor of the luxury department stores'. Experience shopping at the highest level with a glass of champagne - just as you wish.



The Inner Alster Lake is located at the city centre at Jungfernstieg, together with the Outer Alster Lake with its green parks and elegant white buildings the Alster Lake is a delight for the eyes. Y ou can take an exquisite stroll along its waterside for 7.4 kilometres, stopping now and then at small cafes like the Alsterperle and letting your gaze wander. You can also rent a rowing boat from Bodo's landing stage and enjoy the Alster Lake from the water.


The Elbphilharmonie is probably Hamburg's best-known international building. The renowned 'Elphi', completed in 2016, is one of the tallest buildings in the city and is praised for its acoustics. Of course, tickets for concerts sell out very quickly. Alternatively, you can also go up to the public plaza on the longest escalator in Europe and enjoy the magnificent panorama.


Thanks to our gateway to the world, the third largest port in Europe, Hamburg was a founding member of the renowned Hanse and achieved a high level of prosperity which can still be admired throughout the city. Every year, almost 9,000 ships and over 200 cruise ships lock here. We recommend a harbour day or night tour to discover the city from the water.


The Speicherstadt and the neighbouring Kontorhaus district are a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the largest warehouse complex in the world. lt was built from 1883 and is an architectural as well as tourist gern. Spices, coffee, cocoa and tea are still stored here, and the Speicherstadt is also the world's largest transhipment point for Persian carpets. The former closed-off free port area was opened in 2003 and 13 museums have settled here. A place you have to see !

Treppenviertel Blankenese

The so-called “Treppenviertel” ( “stairs quarter”) is situated in Blankenese close to the Elbe River. Enjoy the dreamlike view over the river and explore the impressive staircase quarter. During a walk through the former fishing village with its many picturesque old buildings, colourful fishermen's cottages and winding alleys, you will experience the city from a  completely different perspective. Mediterranean flair and a breathtaking idyll characterise the unique setting on the waterfront.


Neuer Wall

Neuer Wall is Hamburg's most exclusive address for a luxurious shopping trip. In addition to renowned fashion labels from all over the world, numerous Hamburg shopping institutions can also be found here. Visit the Alsterhaus, Hamburg's best-known department stores. On five floors you will find luxury articles from all areas.

Hamburg’s Little Notting Hill

Discover a neighbourhood in the heart of Eppendorf that is affectionately called "Hamburg's little Notting Hill". Let yourself be enchanted by the charm of the Eppendorf neighbourhood and stroll along the small boutiques, galleries, cafes and restaurants. To round off this little shopping excursion, Birdland is a real insider's tip among Hamburgers: One of the only jazz clubs of the city and certainly the most popular.


Fish market

With a view of Hamburg harbour, every Sunday morning you can find fish sandwiches, freshly brewed coffee and fragrant flowers as well as special antiques from all over the world at Hamburg's best-known market. Experience the unique atmosphere in the early morning.



Typically Hamburg: At the Landungsbrücken, with a fantastic view of the Elbe River and the ships passing by, you can get the best fish sandwiches at "Brücke 10". Afterwards, we recommend a walk through the Old Elbe Tunnel to the other side of the river - from Finkenwerder you can enjoy a unique view of the Hamburg panorama. A walk is particularly suitable at sunset. Enjoy the breathtaking scenery over the harbour and feel the magic of the Hanseatic city.


The Isemarkt in Eppendorf is definitely one of Germany’s most beautiful weekly markets. Discover the numerous cultural and culinary market stalls stretching on over 750 meters under the Ise Bridge. Every Tuesday and Freitag you will find all kinds of delicacies, fresh produce and regional delicacies at the famous Isemarkt. Enjoy the distinctive charm of Hamburg's neighbourhood and stroll through the pretty weekly market. We recommend: Fresh oysters and a glass of champagne for an exclusive start to your visit to Hamburg.

City Hall

The Hamburg City Hall, located in the heart of the Hanseatic city, spans five floors and impresses with its Gothic towers, oriels, and richly adorned facades. The interior of the City Hall is equally impressive, featuring opulent halls and grand staircases. Explore the history and political significance of this notable building during a guided tour of the Hamburg City Hall. Our concierge team is available at all times to assist you in planning.

Plan your day.

Our Concierges Luis Hänßgen and Linus Eckmann happily advise you on our bicycle service during your stay.


Luis Hänßgen & Linus Eckmann

Mail concierge.hvj@fairmont.com
Tel +49 (0) 40 3494 3123


Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten
Neuer Jungfernstieg 9 - 14
20354 Hamburg

Tel +49 40 34 94 0
Fax +49 40 34 94 26 00