Tour de Fish
Everything about the fish
Why is Bremerhaven called the "largest refrigerator in Europe"? Where was the first German fish steamer built? Where are almost 10 million fish sticks made every day? All this and much more can be found on a two-hour trip by bus through the Fishery Harbor. A visit to the historical fish trawler "Gera" should not be missed.
The start and end point of the new route is the German Maritime Museum. Right after leaving the starting point, we start off with the theme: On the Kennedy Bridge the bus guests are asked to look to the left, because there, before the Historical Museum Bremerhaven, began the history of the German deep sea fishing. The guide tells of the clever Friedrich Busse, his observations and ideas. These not only led to the first fish auction in Germany, but also to the construction of the first German "Sagitta" fish steamer, which began its first journey in 1885. This laid the foundation stone for "Fischtown" Bremerhaven. A visit to the Historical Museum is definitely worth it here!
But we continue to the Fishery Harbor, the focus of our tour with the Shop Window Fishery Harbor. It goes along the Europe-wide major companies of the fish processing industry as well as the former moorings of the fishers, auction halls and frozen storage. See where the high-speed steamers used to be loaded with ice and the bunker stations supplied the coal for the steam engines on board. Our guests guide you on this "fishing trip" from the past to the future. Enjoy this entertaining and interesting bus tour. During the half-hour visit to the FMS "Gera" the hard life on board a fishing vessel is mediated. On the way back you have the possibility to get off at the stop in the Shop Window Fishery Harbor (Hoebelstraße), to stroll and eat fresh fish. Or you will accompany us back to the Harbor Worlds Bremerhaven, where the bus tour ends again at the Old Harbor.
Attention: Another route is valid for the "Tour de Fisch" on all Fridays from 16 April to 6 May. The tours start at the main station. The bus starts directly in front of the building at 11 am and then goes directly to the fishing harbour. All programme items, such as the visit to the "Gera", will be carried out unchanged.
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Erlebnis Bremerhaven GmbHH.-H.-Meier-Str. 6
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March 23rd – October 12th, 2018
Friday at 11 a.m.
No bus trips on:
May 19th, 2018
From/to the stop in front of the German Maritime Museum. Premature exit at the Shop Window Fishery Harbor possible.
Driving time approx. 120 minutes from / to stop DSM
The journey and the visit on the FMS "Gera" takes place in all weather. Please pay attention to the weather.
The regular tours are in German language. Other foreign languages are available upon request.
For wheelchair users the tour is unfortunately not suitable, since the FMS "Gera" is not suitable for wheelchair users.
Dogs are not allowed.
Online bookings are possible up to five days before the start of the event. Later bookings only by telephone under 0471 - 41 41 41 or by e-mail in the tourist information Bremerhaven.
Tickets available in the tourist information at the latest 20 minutes before departure or directly on the bus from 15 minutes before departure! We recommend a timely reservation. Reserved tickets must be picked up at least 60 minutes before the start of the tour in one of our tourist information centers.
- Adults € 12,00
- Reduced [Children (from 4 years) and teenager (up to 17 years) as well as the disabled] € 10,00
- further Children € 3,90
- Children (aged 0-3) free
- Families (2 adults + 2 children) € 32,00 (each additional child + € 4,20)
- Groups more than12 persons* 5% discount, groups more than 25 persons* 10 % discount.
Book, pay and print your tickets online:
print@home tickets Adults/Reduced
Online bookings possible up to 5 days before the start of the event:
Online-Tickets Tour de Fisch
- Charter of a standard public bus (max. 40 pers., up to 2 hrs.) € 299,00
- each additional started charter hour € 195,00
Online Inquiry Charter
2-hour bus trip with city guide incl. 30-minute visit to the FMS "Gera"
Small tasting bag (sponsored by Fischfeinkost Abelmann)
Minimum number of participants: 0 persons
Maximum number of participants: 40 persons