Days Out: Hamburg West

Altonaer Volkspark
Biggest park in Hamburg, partly under preservation of sites of historic interest, offering forrest, lawns, minigolf, flower beds, rose garden, terraces, and restaurant, dahlia garden at Stadionstrasse 10, 22525 Hamburg (Bahrenfeld).
Bad Blankenese
Indoor fitness and family swimming pool and sauna, fitness courses, open Tuesday to Thursday 10:00-22:00, Friday 8:30-22:00, weekend 10:00-22:00, Monday sauna only, Simrockstr. 45 22589 Hamburg (Blankenese).
Wax museum showing personalities from showbiz, sports, history, politics and prominent contemporaries, electronic audio guide in English or German language, at Spielbudenplatz 3 (Reeperbahn), 20359 Hamburg (St. Pauli).
Paddy World Hamburg
Guided tours, boat trips, sightseeing, night life tours, St. Pauli walks, meeting point opposite TUI Operetta House, tourist information, open 14:00-22:00 at Spielbudenplatz 0, 20359 Hamburg (St. Pauli).
British Flair - The best from Great Britain
Annual Fair reflecting British spirit and lifestyle in Hamburg, shops offering British food, drink, products, associations stands, Night of the Proms concert in the evening, at Hamburger Polo Club, Jenischstrasse 26, 22609 Hamburg (Klein Flottbek).
Insel Neuwerk
The small island Insel Neuwerk, belonging to Hamburg, just under three square kilometres, is located right outside the Elbe estuary in the mud flats of the North Sea. Nature reserve, some pubs, access friom Sahlenburg by horse and carriage.
Welcome point for incoming ships on the Elbe riverside west of Hamburg. For every ship, national anthem is played and ship is given a welcome. Small museum in basement. Restaurant. At Schulauer Faehrhaus, Parnassstr. 29, 22880 Wedel.
Treppenviertel Blankenese
Neighbourhood on the Elbe riverside, with narrow alleys and more than 5000 steps on stairs up and down, view over Elbe, restaurants and coffee shops on top and at beach, in winter coasting slides nearby. Start at S-Bahn Station Blankenese.
Freibad Marienhoehe
Outdoor swimming pool with 26,500 square meter lawn area, beach volleyball, summer sauna, open in summer season Monday to Thursday 10:00-20:00, Friday 8.30, weekend 10:00-18:00 Luzerneweg 1-3, 22589 Hamburg (Blankenese).
Kurverwaltung St. Pauli e.V.
Non-profit tourist information offering open walks (German) and tours guided by local volunteers, group tours available in English, Hamburger Berg 12, 20359 Hamburg (St. Pauli).
St. Pauli Tour in English
Private St. Pauli Tourist Office offering guided tours in English, every Friday and Saturday at 21:30 (April to November), at Wohlwillstr. 1, 20359 Hamburg (St. Pauli).
Germanys biggest water-leisure playground with various pools and adventure area, sauna and wellness, sports pool, outdoor pool, open 9:00-23:00 weekend 10:00-23:00, early swimming hours, in Altona at Holstenstr 30, 22767 Hamburg.
The "black light quarter" is Germanys biggest black light adventure world featuring a combination of visual illusions, sounds and interactive games, 18 holes minigolf course, at Kieler Str. 571, 22525 Hamburg (Stellingen).