Bremen has both bus and walking tours of its historic sites. Bus tours, conducted in both German and English, depart from the Hauptbahnhof Tuesday to Sunday at 10:30am. They cost 18€ for adults and 12€ for children 11 and under. Walking tours depart every day at 2pm, last 2 hours, and cost 6.50€ or free for ages 11 and under. From April 14 to October 6, there is an additional walking tour conducted on Saturday at 11am. The combination of a morning bus tour with an afternoon walking tour offers a broadly comprehensive overview of Bremen. Tickets should be reserved in advance, then picked up at the tourist office.
The city also sponsors boat trips around the harbor. They depart from the jetty in front of the Martinikirche every day March to October. Tours depart at 11:45am, 1:30, and 3:15pm. From May to September there's an additional tour at 10:30am. You can reach the jetty from Marktplatz by walking southwest along Böttcherstrasse for about 3 minutes. The cost is 14€ for adults and 9€ for children 13 and under. For more information, call the tourist office or Hal Över (tel. 0421/338989; www.hal-oever.de).
Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.