The city of Bremen is one of the two enclaves of the Federal State of Bremen in Germany. It has a wet climate because of its location near the North Sea. If you want to enjoy sunny days, book a cheap hotel in Bremen between June to August, but always be prepared for sudden rainfalls. Find a wide selection of cheap hotels online.
Bremen was first mentioned in 787 when the town was converted by Charlemagne into a bishopric. The city experienced the golden age during the 11th century and was included in the Hanseatic League in 1358. Bremen finally turned into a Free Imperial City in 1646.
Events, Landmarks, Activities
If you are planning to visit Bremen in August, make sure to attend the Festival Maritim. This 3-day festival showcases the talents of local and international bands playing at the Vegesack harbor area. The Market Square gets packed with holidaymakers because of the Town Hall which now serves as the home of the Senate President and restaurant that offers around 600 brands of wine. Other top Bremen attractions include the Cathedral of St. Petri, St. Martin's Church, Our Lady's Church and the Bremen Roland.
Bremen has a compact city center which makes it easy to explore on foot, but another option is riding a bicycle and there are several bike rentals in the city. The most efficient and affordable mode of transportation in Bremen are the trams which covers most of the city. There are also buses in Bremen with main stations near the City Hall and Hauptbahnhof.