Leisure tips

There's so much to experience!

Enjoy the cosmopolitan atmosphere as you stroll through our wonderful city. As you walk past, see what the great landmarks of Bremen have to tell you about the Hanseatic city's fascinating history. There are plenty of attractions in and around Bremen for art and culture lovers, sports fans and those with a particular hobby:

Leisure activities in/at the Youth Hostel

  • Roof terrace
  • Dining room with view of the Weser
  • Spacious foyer with television
  • Bistro
  • Billiard table
  • Table football

Leisure activities in the vicinity

  • Brick Gothic Town Hall with Renaissance facade and stone sculpture of Roland have UNESCO World Heritage status
  • The Town Musicians of Bremen
  • "Haus der Bürgerschaft" (Parliament House), former "Gildehaus Schütting", Weigh House
  • Bremen Cathedral
  • Church of Our Lady
  • Schnoor district with romantic alleyways
  • Historic "Böttcherstraße" street
  • Cycle tours in the surrounding area
  • Outdoor and indoor pools
  • Bike rental station at the main station
  • "Pauliner Marsch" sports gardens with skater park (street & indoor), three artificial turf pitches for football and more, all-weather basketball court, rock climbing and bouldering hall, beach volleyball
  • "Werdersee" local recreation area
  • Universum Science Center: Interactive exhibition called "Expedition: People, Earth and the Cosmos", offering a playful approach to science
  • Astrium visitors' centre: For wannabe astronauts and anyone who'd like to learn more about space
  • Fallturm: At the large lab of the Center of Applied Space Technology and Microgravity (ZARM) of the University of Bremen, zero-gravity experiments are performed
  • Kunsthalle Bremen: Paintings and sculptures from the 15th century to the present day
  • Neues Museum Weserburg, German and international art from the past 30 years, educational museum programmes
  • "Böttcherstraße" Art Collections: Paula Modersohn-Becker Museum, Roselius-Haus, silver treasure of the Riga "Brotherhood of Blackheads"
  • Bremer Geschichtenhaus ("Bremen House of History"): "Interactive journey through time looking at the city of Bremen's trade past", for those with a thirst for knowledge
  • Bremer Rundfunkmuseum ("Bremen Broadcasting Museum")
  • Cathedral Museum: Artefacts from the tombs of Bremen's archbishops
  • Focke-Museum: Art and culture since the early Middle Ages
  • "Gerhard-Marcks-Haus" museum of sculpture
  • Hospital Museum
  • Schloss Schönebeck with museum
  • Toy museum in the Schnoor district
  • Museum of Carpentry
  • Übersee-Museum: Museum of ethnography, natural history and trade
  • "Wilhelm-Wagenfeld-Haus" Design Centre
  • Wuseum - the Werder Bremen Museum
  • Stroll along the Schlachte
  • Quayside market (May to September)

Sightseeing and excursions

  • Excursion to Bremerhaven, home to the German Emigration Center, the "Klimahaus", "Zoo am Meer" ("Zoo by the Sea") and a harbour tour
  • Excursion to the North Sea, enjoying the Lower Saxon Wadden Sea National Park
  • Artists' colony on the "Teufelsmoor" bog and moorland

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