Hanseatic Day in Brilon / Germany
Hanse vividly A picture journey into the Hanseatic period
195 hanseatic cities in 16 countries
Brilon Schnade 4741 Bea 4 T Rgb Titel
27th to 30th of June 2019

Hansa. Homland. Handmade. Brilon celebrates the Hanseatic Day!

From the 4th to 7th of June 2020, the German city of Brilon will be pleased to host the 40th International Hanseatic Day. Under the slogan "Hansa. Homland. Handmade.", Brilon will present itself as an traditional, innovative, creative and cosmopolitan Hanseatic City.

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More than 400 years of economic supremacy © H.-J. Draeger / © BOYENS BUCHVERLAG
An entertaining picture journey in

The Hanseatic history

For four centuries the Hanseatic League was the determining economic and then political power in Northern Europe. We will take you on a short illustrated journey through the history of the Hanseatic League.

The history of the Hanseatic League
Map of the hanseatic cities
195 cities in 16 countries

The Hanseatic League

The first organized economic interest group, which has significantly influenced trade, business and politics in Northern Europe for over 400 years. Who were the allies at that time? You will find an overview and an overview of all 195 cities, localities and trade contacts here.

To the hanseatic cities
Ehm Aussenansicht Nah Quer  Thomas Radbruch

Hansemuseum Lübeck

A great success

When Low German merchants from Soest, Münster, Groningen and Lübeck moored on the banks of the river Neva in 1193 they did not know that they were among the founders of a powerful association, which became known from the 14th century onwards as the „Dudesche Hense“.

Ehm 500 K Besucher C Olaf Malzahn

500,000 visitors in the European Hansemuseum

06. September 2019

Half a million complete: the European Hansemuseum celebrates its 500,000th visitor – just four years after its opening. A happy visitor from Lower Saxony was welcomed by director and staff with a cheerful reception of flowers and presents.

The Hanseatic League Impressions, things to know and funny things

Hanseatic day 2017 in Kampen / Netherlands

Water connects in Kampen on the Ijsselmeer between 15-18 June 2017

Around the world in 24 hours

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Schliemanns Erben (1/4): Vorstoß der Deutschen Hanse

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Experience Lüneburg

Experience art and culture in the University- and hanseatic city Lüneburg ... more

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Middle age close up in Cesis / Latvia ... more

Take a weekend trip to Bergen

Hanse-days 2016 are over and Bergen is still a European city of culture ... more