Hanseatic Day in Brilon / Germany
Historic Hanse A journey in pictures
195 hanseatic cities in 16 countries
Brilon Schnade 4741 Bea 4 T Rgb Titel
4-7 June 2020

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

From the 4th to 7th of June 2020, the German city of Brilon will host the 40th International Hanseatic Day. Themed "Hansa. Homeland. Handmade.", the event will present Brilon as a traditional, innovative, creative and cosmopolitan Hanseatic City.

More information about the Hanseatic Day in Brilon
The hanseatic cog © 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“.

Tipi Detail 2

You can help to make the next Hanseatic Day colourful!

28. October 2019

Volunteers in Brilon are creating patchwork tipis made of 1200 squares of cloth. They will serve as colourful tents of encounter during the 40thInternational Hanseatic Days in Brilon next year. Design your own knitted or crocheted square by mid-February and take part in this great initiative!  

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