Embark on an exciting journey through Hamburg with the traditional spice trader Jacob Lange as your guide. This 1.5-hour tour takes you from the historical Deichstrasse all the way to the Speicherstadt, the largest warehouse complex in the world.
What to Expect
Embark on an exciting journey through Hamburg with Jacob Lange, an influential and respected spice trader dressed in historical 19th-century merchant clothing. From his magnificent manor, which was built on the historical Deichstrasse in 1686, you’ll follow your guide over the city’s bridges to the Speicherstadt, the largest warehouse complex in the world.
Walk along the picturesque waterways and warehouses, past Hamburg's imposing construction site, the Elbe Philharmonic Hall, and make a quick detour to HafenCity. Discover interesting and entertaining facts about the “city within a city”, its global spice trade, and its rich history. Your guide will also recall many entertaining anecdotes about the Hamburg spice trade.
Find out why a peppercorn isn't necessarily a corn of pepper. You’ll also learn how the spice trade once controlled the fate of the Hanseatic city. This tour with a traditional spice trader gives you great, genuine insight into the city of spices.
- Walking tour with a professional guide
What's Not Included
- Food and drinks
- Canal cruise