Hanseatic Day in Riga / Latvia
Hanseatic cities in 16 countries
Riga Internationaler Hansetag
19-22 August 2021

UPDATE! Riga will host Hanseatic Day 2021 as a hybrid event

Due to the ongoing pandemic the 41st International Hanseatic Day will take place in a hybrid format with a number of online and local components. The theme of the event is "Sailing through the centuries". Read more.

Map of the hanseatic cities
194 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 of all 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“.

Logo Welikij Ustjug Hansetag

11th Russian Hanseatic Day in Veliky Ustyug

03. June 2021

On 23-25 July, the 11th Russian Hanseatic Day will be celebrated in Veliky Ustyug under the theme "Conserving the past, shaping the future!". The event coincides with the traditional town festival and the Prokopius market. Prokopius was a hanseatic merchant who came from Lübeck to Russia in the second half of the 13th century.

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

We go to the roots of the Hanseatic history

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

Modernes Europa des Mittelalters ... more

The Hanseatic League A journey into the past, arrived in modern times

Experience Lüneburg

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

Visit Cesis

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