Official club name: Friendship Force Hamburg e.V.
Airport: Hamburg Airport
Many airlines serve Hamburg, intercontinental flights also come in via Frankfurt, London, Paris, Amsterdam etc.
Railroad: Hamburg has excellent railroad connections from all European cities.
Cost of transportation from the airport or the railway station: No charge.
Private cars or public transportation, if hosts meet their guests at the airport or railway station. If coming by bus, we arrange to meet them wherever and whenever it is convenient.
The maximum number of Ambassadors our club can host: 20 Ambassadors.
About the club:
FF Hamburg has about 70 active members. We like to welcome two incoming exchanges each year and send two outgoing exchanges. Our clubmembers meet 4 to 5 times a year.
FF Hamburg club has been active since 1979 and participated in both incoming and outgoing exchanges every year since that time.
About the region:
Hamburg has 1.7 Mio inhabitants. Germany’s largest seaport is also one of Europe’s leading transit ports. Tour this world class container port on a harbor barge, take in the unique warehouse complex on a fleet tour or stroll along the Elbe River. Every May the Port of Hamburg celebrates its anniversary with a three day bash featuring the ballet of the lighters, a windjammer parade, fireworks and hundreds of booths.
And what European City is graced by a lovely midtown lake Alster?
Hamburg offers a beautiful City Hall, the famous Reeperbahn and beautiful surroundings with medeval cities and typical northern German country sites. We have sporting events, several museums and other cultural programs visitors can enjoy year around.
About the exchanges:
Our purpose is to uphold the intent of the Friendship Force philosophy of making friends around the world, and we believe this club has made this happen.
We have many places to take our incoming Ambassadors:
City Hall, Harbor, 19th century mercantile and warehouse buildings, old Hamburg. We are also proud of picturesque neighbored towns like Luebeck, Lueneburg and Stade, which show the old Germany of the 16th century.
We arrange welcome and farewell parties and we provide day hosts and free days for more individual entertainment.
The main emphasis is for the hostfamily to make friends with the Ambassadors. And in the personal atmosphere our guests have the opportunity to meet other people and see other homes or have smaller excursions with their hosts.
Friendship Force Hamburg e.V.
c/o Wolfgang Dietz