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This is a pleasant are with lots to see, boats for rent, both sail and paddle as well as tour boats that function in a hop on hop off capacity. Much of the area is great for sight seeing, walking and bicycling. We enjoyed some...More
As an excursion from our cruise which docked for the day in Hamburg, my spouse and I went on a leisurely boat ride on an old steam driven craft around the Alster Lakes. Lovely and interesting views including rowing teams practicing and amateurs sailing. Highly...More
A walk round the smaller lake is a must, with great views of the architecture that surrounds the lake on 3 sides, and a number of bars and restaurants on boats / decks on the lake itself. The only issue is the main path around...More
We walked around the Alster Lakes while visiting Hamburg. Very pleasant. You can rent boats to go on the water or you can take a cruise if desired. But a walk is free and very enjoyable. We were bothered by insects though so you may...More
I walked on the spacious walking paths beside the lake every morning we were in Hamburg. It was a perfect place to walk and even very early in the morning there were plenty of other people out walking. The boat ride on the lake was...More
We walked around the lake one afternoon - quite a long way but definitely worth it. Plenty of cafes to stop at although none took credit cards. We also went on a canal boat trip from here. Two hours long which was about an hour...More