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About Bremen

About Bremen

About Bremen

Welcome to Bremen – the Free Hanseatic City! Home to the Bremen Town Musicians, tourist attractions and internationally operating economic clusters – Bremen is a destination with a wide-ranging appeal. Bremen, the two-cities-state with Bremen inland and Bremerhaven located close to the North Sea shore, has a long maritime tradition.


Maritime industries still represent the heart of Bremen’s economy and maritime sciences are strongly concentrated here. For more information on the Maritime Cluster Bremen click here.


Bremen is an important location for international trade with port operations and logistics that are in demand worldwide as well as with leading-edge technologies in automotive engineering. Furthermore Bremen is a main centre of the European aerospace industry and among the first addresses for the wind energy sector on- and offshore.


© BTZ Bremer Touristik-Zentrale - View of the City of Bremen


Bremen is a beautiful city, a place worth living in and worth visiting. Year after year, around 40 million day visitors and 1.3 million overnight guests come to experience the Town Hall and the Roland statue, now on the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage List, or the many other cultural and leisure opportunities on offer. Rent a bike or hop on the tram and discover Bremen the ‘City of short distances’.


On the shores of Bremerhaven you may discover attractions like the ‘Climate House’, the ‘Zoo am Meer’ and the ‘German Emigration Centre’. 


Get inspired to visit Bremen and Bremerhaven either for the European Maritime Day 2014 or any other time. It is always worth a trip and you will be most welcome! 


Download the brochure We and the Sea – Maritime competence in Bremen and Bremerhaven