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Hamburg

It is one of the great cities of Germany and a major reference in the country. Hamburg since the medieval age, managed to earn fame for being one of the most important ports of the Old Europe. Today it is a magnificent city and with much more than corporate headquarters and banks.

It is located in Northern Germany and the most recent statistics show that is the second most populous city in the country and eighth in Europe. Here live nearly 1.8 million people in a metropolis that has become increasingly cosmopolitan by mixing two very important factors: the presence of one of the largest ports in the world and the many companies - national and international – Large-scale headquarters.In fact, Hamburg is situated on the banks of the Elbe and the city depends on these waters. Some people call it Venice of the North, due to the numerous canals that can be found here. But, for example, compared to the Italian city or the Dutch capital, Amsterdam has more bridges. In Hamburg, you can find more than 2,500 bridges that help the city to be more functional.Hamburg has two sides. On the one hand, the industrial side, on the other, a city with an innovative architecture, bold, green parks and a very cool environment. The temperatures are mild, with in the hot months from June to August the thermometer will mark between 20 and 22 degrees. From December to February, temperatures can go slightly below zero.