Places to Visit in Bremen, Germany, Europe
Bremen is a German city located in the northwestern part of the country covering an area of 326.73 sq, km. It belongs to the Bremen/Oldenburg Metropolitan Region, is situated about 395 km northwest of the national capital, Berlin. Bremen is the 10th most populous city and one of the commercial centers of Germany.
Bremen is geographically placed between 53°4′33″ N latitude and 8°48′27″ E longitude at an altitude of 12 meters. Bremen features an oceanic climate with the temperature ranging from 20.2 to 22.6 °C in the warmest months (June, July, and August) and −1.1 to 0.3 °C in the cold months (December, January, and February).
The major landmarks in Bremen include:
- Central Park Wallanlagen
- Bremer Bank
- The Weserstadion
- Bremen Town Hall
Connectivity to Bremen:
Bremen is served the Bremen Airport with scheduled domestic and international flights from/to Frankfurt, Munich, Amsterdam, Paris, Girona, Gran Canaria, Haugesund, London Toulouse, Copenhagen and Istanbul. Bremen Airport is located 10 minutes drive from the centre of the city and has good accessibility by taxi or bus.
Bremen also has a good connectivity with the rest of Germany by both bus and train services. The major bus station of the city is located next to the Bremen Central Railway Station.
Tourists can use shared car or taxi or bus or rental bike for local travel. The major taxi operators in Bremen include Taxi-Ruf and Taxi-Roland.
Culture, Food and Shopping in Bremen:
Bremen is the site of many grand events attracting competitors and tourists from all around Europe and the major events include Bremen Carnival, Eiswette, Vision Parade, International Bremen Summer, Freimarkt and International Cutter Race.
The famous shopping options in Bremen are as follows:
- Lloyd Passage
- Waterfront Shopping Centre
List of the prominent food corners in Bremen include:
- Das kleine Lokal
- Grashoff’s Bistro
- Presse Bar Cuisine
- Gallo Nero
Tourist Attractions in Bremen:
Bremen Town Hall:
The Bremen Town Hall or Rathaus is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, considered as one of the best structures in Europe. It showcases the wealth and freedom of Bremen and tourists can visit this historical site only through guided tour arranged by the Tourist Information Office.
Dom St Petri:
The Dom St Petri is also called as Cathedral of St Peter was constructed in the 13th century, features the impressive sculptures of Peter, Moses, David and many other famous personalities. No entrance fee.
Bremen Roland is a typical statue nestled in the market square measuring a height of 5.47 meters and was built in 1404 in front of the city’s cathedral. Another notable statue in the city is Gerhard Marcks’ bronze sculpture.
List of other places of interest in Bremen includes:
- The Marktplatz
- Our Lady’s Church
- Universum Science Center
- The Rhododendron-Park Bremen
- The Kunsthalle Bremen
- Beck’s Brewery
- The Übersee Museum Bremen
- Focke Museum
- Central Park Wallanlagen
- The Weserburg Museum für moderne Kunst
- The Kunstsammlungen Böttcherstraße
Best time to visit Bremen:
Throughout the year is best, especially the Christmas season will be best to enjoy holidays in Bremen.
Accommodation options in Bremen:
Bremen houses all sorts of hotels welcoming tourists throughout the year with different tourist favor facilities and services. The major well facilitated hotels in Bremen are listed here below:
- Prizeotel Bremen-City
- Hotel Gastehaus Walter
- Courtyard by Marriott Bremen
- Holiday Inn Express Bremen Airport
- Atlantic Grand Hotel Bremen
- Hotel Bremer Haus
- Dorint Park Hotel Bremen
- 7THINGS – My Basic Hotel
- Radisson Blu Hotel
- Boelts am Park Hotel
- Ringhotel Munte am Stadtwald
- INNSIDE Bremen Hotel
- Atlantic Hotel Universum
- BEST WESTERN Hotel Zur Post
- Star Inn Hotel Bremen Columbus