Hamelin Panorama

Hamelin City Breaks

Visit the fairytale city of Hamelin in Germany and discover the world of the legendary Pied Piper. Enjoy a relaxing boat tour along the River Weser and take the time to visit the nearby city of Hildesheim, Germany's capital of Romanesque architecture. It is home to two UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including the Romanesque-Gothic Church of St Michael. Hildesheim is a city best explored on foot, taking in the town's Rose Trail.

Also in the area is Castle Hämelschenburg, a beautiful three-winged building surrounded by a moat.

Want to dance to a different tune than that of the Pied Piper? Take a look at our Cologne city breaks or hotels in Karlsruhe for a different view of Germany.

Additional Information
Useful Information
  • Flight time from London: 1 hour 30 min
  • Hannover Airport: 66km from the city centre; transfer time about 1 hour
  • Nearest railway station: Hamelin station
  • Currency: Euro

The Pied Piper’s House

No trip to Hamelin would be complete without a visit to the The Pied Piper’s house. Located in the historic Old Quarter, this house is a living piece of the world of fairy tales, and it arguably the most beautiful building in the city. 

Pied Piper Statue

Located in the centre of the Old Town is this beautiful bronze sculpture of the infamous Pied Piper. 


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