Hostel in Bremerhaven, Germany

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Get to know Bremerhaven (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Bremerhaven. To help you make friends with Bremerhaven before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

Bremerhaven, Lower Saxony, Germany, is located by the shores of the River Weser in the north of Germany. The harbour is one of the largest in Germany and essential for the regional economy due to the container terminal, fishing industry, and industrial services here. Bremerhaven is an enclave in the state of Lower Saxony and belongs technically to the city of Bremen, which is around sixty-five kilometres south of Bremerhaven. Regular trains link Bremerhaven to any bigger city in Germany and to the European rail network. The nearest international airports offering a lot of low-cost flights are located in Bremen and Hamburg. Hamburg is around one hundred eighty kilometres west of Bremerhaven; a train ride takes less than two hours.

Bremerhaven boasts numerous hotels ranging from two to four stars. Holiday apartments and guesthouses are available, as well. If you look for a cheaper place with a decent quality, check out the hostels in Bremerhaven, Lower Saxony, Germany. The facilities of the hostels in Bremerhaven, Lower Saxony, Germany, are clean and rather modern. However, the Bremerhaven, Lower Saxony, Germany hostels are no party places; the focus is on travel groups and families.

Since most parts of the centre were destroyed during air raids in World War II, Bremerhaven has only few historical buildings. Therefore, classic post-war architecture is characteristic for the centre and the high street. History lovers cannot miss the Museum of Sea Travel (in German, Schifffahrtsmuseum). The museum boasts examples of entire ships and historical artifacts and informs on the history of the shipbuilding industry. The Zoo by the Sea (in German, Zoo am Meer), is the smallest zoo in Germany and well worth a visit. The museum Deutsches Auswandererhaus, or German Emigration Center, is suitable for history lovers who want to know more about the history of German emigration. The museum focuses on the emigration history in the nineteenth century, when more than a million million Germans left to start a new life in the New World.

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FAQ about Bremerhaven Hostels

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Your Packing List for Bremerhaven

Your Packing List for Bremerhaven

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Bremerhaven Hostel Cheatsheet

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