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Tours

Important for visitors with rollator, wheelchair and stroller

The guest guides from "Erlebnis Bremerhaven GmbH" lead visitors through the city of Bremerhaven. Our guest guides know what wheelchair users need. And people who have difficulty walking. The guides always walk easy paths. Everyone can walk along them well.

Now comes a list of all tours.

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We walk around the Old Harbor. We walk along the river Geeste. Then we go to the Wencke Dock. In a dock you build ships. Now After that we go to the Karlsburg. And then to the Historical Museum. The Historical Museum shows how it used to be here. At the end we look at the Villa Seebeck.

On Saturday we go a new way: we look at where the Seaside City of Bremerhaven started in the past. We meet at the tourist information Hafeninsel. A tourist is a visitor. We listen to the guide first. Then we walk through the Old Harbor. In the Historical Museum we look at how Bremerhaven became big. We see how a ship used to be built. Then we walk a little over the old bridge. It leads over the river Geeste. Now we come to the Wencke Dock. Ships used to be built there. Now comes the Karlsburg. From there we go to Villa Seebeck.

Important for visitors with rollator, wheelchair and baby carriage

The tour is called "From the origin of the city". The path is two kilometers long. We walk on foot. The path is outside.

The path is almost always made of single stones. The surface is smooth. Many paths are made of brick. There is a small section of grass on the dock. Look closely. You may not be able to get on the grass with a wheelchair. Or with a walker or a stroller. You need to know that for yourself. If you can't, stay on the path. You can listen from there.

Don't forget the sunscreen. Watch out for the weather. The right clothes are important.

We meet in front of the Tourist-Info Hafeninsel. The address is H.-H.-Meier-Straße 6. From there we walk to the Old Port. And then across the H.-H.-Meier-Straße. There is a ramp up here. A ramp is a sloping path. You can't take a break on the ramp. After that we go to the Klimahaus. It is called "Bremerhaven 8° Ost." The Klimahaus is a museum about the weather. Here comes the first bench now. It is only 70 meters to the bench. After that there are more benches. After 400 meters there is a ramp down again. After 80 meters there are several benches at the museum harbor.

100 meters further, you can rest at the German Maritime Museum. The museum shows how ships were built in Germany in the past and today. Just behind the house, turn right to a toilet. It is also for handicapped people. Now you have already walked 700 meters.

From here the path goes uphill a bit. At the radio tower there is a bench again. And 180 meters further on there is the next bench. It is on Erich-Koch-Weser-Platz. After 100 meters there is another bench. It is at the high school. Here it goes slightly uphill again. Now we are in the Deichstraße. At the Wencke dock we can walk across the lawn. The path is about 200 meters long. If you can't walk on the grass, continue straight ahead. On the right is a gravel path. This is a path made of small stones. It goes downhill a little bit. From here everyone can hear the guest guide. Even if you can't get onto the grass. Here again there are benches to rest. Then we go up a little more. There is a small round square.

Then we go over the Geeste bridge. And then we cross the street. The street is called "An der Geeste." With a wheelchair or walker, that's the best way. Now we turn right. The path goes down a bit. After 120 meters we come to the Historical Museum. The guest guide explains the history of the city by the sea to us here. It takes half an hour. There is an elevator in the museum.

The way goes back the same way over the Geeste bridge. Here is the "Villa Seebeck". The tour ends here. The path is a little more than 2 kilometers long.

The tour is something different. There are many stories here. Some are strange. Others are exciting. Some are even scary. All of them are about the Seaside City of, Bremerhaven. One story is about trouble with an insurance company. Another story begins with a murder in London. We hear about goblins and ghost ships. Goblins are dwarfs that live in the sea. A ghost ship is a ship without people. It drifts lonely on the sea. A goblin is a dwarf. He lives in the sea. We also tell fairy tales from the city of Bremerhaven.

Important for guests with rollator, wheelchair and baby carriage. And for those who walk with difficulty.

The tour is called "Seemannsgarn, Legends and the Sea." Seamen's yarns are stories told by sailors. They are not always true. Legends are stories of a miracle. And which are told over and over again. The tour is a bit long. The walk is outdoors.

The path is made of many solid stones. The stones are smooth. Some places are like a road. Other places are made of smooth stone or brick. In some places the stones are not smooth and straight, but uneven.

Don't forget the sunscreen. Watch out for the weather. The right clothes are important.

We meet at a railroad car. The address is H.-H.-Meier-Straße next to the green folding bridge. Now we walk in the direction of the dike. The dike protects the city from the water. After a short time you will find seats. A WC also for handicapped people. Shortly after that it goes slightly uphill. Here you can sit down again. We now pass the zoo. Here we go down a ramp to Willy-Brandt-Platz. A ramp is a sloping path. Now we have walked quite a bit. Here are large benches to rest. 100 meters further there are more benches. Now we walk over another ramp. It leads onto the dike. The upper part is called Dike Crown. It goes slowly upwards. At the top we go straight ahead. In a moment there are several benches. Quite a bit further, there are even more benches. Shortly behind, a ramp leads down again. The path is not long.

At the bottom there is a fountain. It's called the "Klabautermann Fountain." A Klabautermann is a spirit from the sea. He lives in the sea. Many sailors believe in him. Here the path becomes bumpy*. We pass the fountain. Now we are at the Baltimore Pier. A pier is the part of the harbor where ships park. After 100 meters there is a bench here. A little further a ramp goes slightly down. Then another ramp goes up again. Here is the German Maritime Museum** and a bench. Now the path is made of red brick. It goes past the museum harbor. There are five benches here. Now the path is uneven for a short time. Then it becomes flat again. 120 meters further on there are again many benches. On the left side we pass the Mediterraneo. There is again a toilet for the disabled. At the parking garage and also at the stores. Now we are again at the railroad carriage. This is also where we started. The way was a bit long.

*There is also a smooth path. We can also go along there.
**There is a toilet behind the museum. Also for handicapped people. But we don't go right past it.

Fish processing and smoking "live" in the old Fishery Harbor.

The fishermen's port is over 100 years old. The old part of the harbor is called Historic Fishing Harbor. The "Schaufenster Fischereihafen" shows everything about the harbor. It is a starting point for visitors. A tour lasts 1 hour and a half. Here we hear interesting stories. It is about fishing and about the work in the harbor. And how it was in the past. All our guides know a lot about fish. That's why they are happy to help with buying fish.

Important for guests with walkers, wheelchairs and strollers. And for those who walk with difficulty.

The tour is called "Schaufenster Fischereihafen." That's also the name of the tourist information there. The tour is 1.35 kilometers long. It has no incline. The walk takes place outdoors.

The path is made of many solid stones. The stones are smooth. Some places are like a road. In some places the stones are uneven.

Don't forget the sunscreen. Watch out for the weather. The right clothes are important.

We'll meet at the tourist information office. It's called "Shop WIndow Fishery Harbor." There's a restroom here, too. Also for the handicapped. We are now walking along a smooth stone path. It goes along the harbor. This part of the harbor is called "Fishery Harbor I." After 100 meters there is a bench. To rest. We walk along the quay. Quay is another word for wharf. The quay is the shore of a harbor. It consists of a wall. The path is now smooth. There are many benches along the way. A little further on, the path becomes a little uneven. The stones are smaller. At the gas station we go away from the water. Then the path becomes smooth again in a short time. It does not take long to reach the next bench. Now we pass the leading light. A leading light is like a small lighthouse. After that there is a toilet. It is also for disabled people. The path is now made of bricks. It goes past the packing hall 4. We come to the fishing village. There is a good place to rest with 4 benches. A little further is the smokehouse Franke. A smokehouse hangs fresh fish in the smoke. This way it keeps longer. There is also a bench here. The tour is not long. It ends where it began. Here again is the toilet for the disabled.

Here you can learn a lot of new things. We tell you about the past and about today. And about the future. It's always about the city by the sea Bremerhaven. The tour goes through the Old Harbor. And through the New Port. It takes almost 2 hours. We walk through the Old Port. And through the new one. We hear interesting stories. How it used to be in the city.

And how it is now. We show all the interesting places. And hear the stories about them. In the past, most people went from here to America.

We are very close to it. We see how the city by the sea has grown. We see beautiful places. Like the "Climate House Bremerhaven 8° East." A Climate House is a museum about the weather. We visit the Atlantic Hotel Sail City and the Mediterraneo. Then we go to the Hafen-Passage. A passage is a passage with stores.

Important for guests with walkers, wheelchairs and strollers. And for those who walk with difficulty

The tour "is called Havenwelten - Yesterday and Today." The walk is quite long. The tour is outdoors. Havenwelten means harbor worlds. That is old language.

The path is mostly made of single stones. There are also paths made of red brick. These are smooth stones. And there are paths made of concrete.

We meet at the railroad carriage next to the tourist information Hafeninsel. The address is H.-H.-Meier-Straße. There is a bench there. We walk to the lower side of the harbor. The path is made of smooth single stones. A little further you will find benches to rest. Shortly after there is a toilet. Also for disabled people. The path now goes slightly uphill. Towards the Zoo at the Sea. There we cross the road. The way to the lock for the small boats is made of single stones. The path is uneven. A lock is like a staircase for boats. We can also stay on this side. If the path is too bad. We can listen to the lecture about locks here too.

Now we go slightly down. Here is the Willy-Brandt-Platz. There are 4 benches for resting after a short way. Behind them a ramp goes up to the top of the dike. A ramp is a sloping path. The top of the dike is the uppermost part of the dike. A dike protects the land from the water. Now we have walked quite a distance. From here on the path is concrete. At the hotel there are benches again.

A little further on is the storm tide pile. A storm tide is a very strong tide. The water then rises higher than usual and can be dangerous. Here again a ramp goes down. The path is now made of red brick. We walk along the museum harbor. The museum harbor shows how the harbor used to be. Here are 6 benches close together. You can also sit down at the German Maritime Museum. A little further is a WC. It is also for disabled people. But the way there is uneven.

Now it goes slightly downhill. We come to the Klabautermann fountain. A Klabautermann is a spirit that lives in the sea. Some sailors believe in him. There are also 3 benches here. We walk the short distance back up. When the sidewalk ends, we turn left into Columbus Street. A footbridge starts here. A footbridge is a wooden path. It goes along above the water. At the beginning there are 2 benches. At the beginning and at the end of the footbridge there are short pieces of metal. Caution. The metal can be slippery. Shortly after, there are three benches by a ship. The ship is also a restaurant. There you can eat something. It is called "Seute Deern." Here we walk along the jetty at the old harbor. Caution. It only has a railing on the right side to hold on to. At the bus stop there are many benches to sit down. Then we are right back at the train car. From here we had started.

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