Bike Touring Highlight

Created by komoot users
Recommended by 612 out of 658 cyclists


  • Tom Pfrey

    Hamburg is not possible without the Außenalster. Sit down and enjoy the Alster water - please no cyclist.

    translated byView Original
    • June 7, 2018

  • JR56

    Tours around or on the Inner and Outer Alster and walks around the water are very popular with locals and tourists. Sunsets on the Außenalster give a romantic flair and the neighboring attractions are also worth a visit.
    With an impressive size of 164 hectares, the Außenalster is a popular starting point for walks on all shores. The paths along the water are also popular with joggers and small sailing ships and the Alster steamers make their rounds on the water.
    The Kennedy and Lombards bridges separate the outer from the Inner Alster. The Lombard Bridge also marks the old course of the city fortifications. Those who find the route around the Außenalster too laborious, despite all the temptations, prefer the small tour around the Inner Alster.

    translated byView Original
    • February 7, 2019

  • Dieter Heinsohn

    In the middle of the city and yet in the countryside

    translated byView Original
    • August 22, 2018

  • Thomas

    Because Hamburg is the most beautiful city in the world and the Alster one of the most beautiful place you have to see !!!!

    translated byView Original
    • September 23, 2016

  • Manfred

    You have to see Hamburg and Alster

    translated byView Original
    • October 8, 2019

  • HamiHH

    The war memorial of the infantry regiment (2nd Hanseatic). 76 in front of the hotel The Fontenay.

    translated byView Original
    • July 23, 2018

  • JR56

    The war memorial created by Johannes Schilling was built on October 18, 1877 in honor of the Infantry Regiment (2nd Hanseatic League) No. 76 inaugurated in the Esplanade at Stephansplatz. It is said to commemorate the fallen of the regiment in the Franco-Prussian War of 1870/71.

    The sculpture was moved to the "Fontenay" near the Fontenay monument on the Alster corner of Fontenay / Alsterufer in Hamburg-Rotherbaum in 1926.

    The monument is surrounded by balustrades and benches. At the center is a group of bronze figures on a bronze base and a red-brown marble base.

    The sculpture depicts a collapsed horse with a dying rider, an angel kissing the rider's forehead, and two other lifeless soldiers.

    The inscription on a bronze plaque in the base reads: “THE BRAVE SOON MADE THE GRATEFUL TOWN. 1870-1871. ". The names of the fallen are listed on other bronze plaques. Between the bronze plates on the narrow sides are the names of the locations of the battles and their dates (Metz, September 4, 1870, Toul, September 13, 1870, Paris, October 22, 1870, Loigny, December 2, 1870, Meung, December 7, 1870, Beaugency and Cravant 8.9.10 December 1870, Freteval 14 December 1870 and Le Mans 10.11.12 January 1871) chiselled and painted in gold.

    translated byView Original
    • July 19, 2019

  • Zimmi

    A walk around the Außenalster is always possible. In sunshine, wind, rain or snow! Wonderful! 🌞💨🌧🌨

    Hamburg - my PEARL! 🤩

    translated byView Original
    • December 27, 2019

  • Kathleen

    Small jetty right on the water, perfect for a little break 😊

    translated byView Original
    • June 6, 2020

  • Globebiker

    Break at Cafe Cliff on the Alster pier Fährdamm (Harvestehuder Weg). Delicious cake and good snacks. Nice service. Sitting outside with Alster panorama.

    translated byView Original
    • June 25, 2020

  • Folki

    If you still need a tip why a trip to the Alster is worthwhile - you won't understand it with another tip either :-)

    translated byView Original
    • July 30, 2020

  • Regina

    Break in the Alsterperle, you can sit outside, have a simple meal and have a wonderful view

    translated byView Original
    • 4 days ago

In the know? Log-in to add a tip for other adventurers!

Top Touring Cycling Routes to Außenalster

Our Tour recommendations are based on thousands of activities completed by other people on komoot.

Location: Hamburg, Germany


  • Elevation10 m

Most Visited During

  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
  • Jul
  • Aug
  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec

Weather Forecast - Hamburg