And on Friday morning the couple looked to be in excellent spirits as they bid auf wiedersehen to Berlin and boarded their train to Hamburg, their final pit stop.
A royal welcome: Crowds once again lined the streets in Hamburg today as Kate-mania continues to sweep the country.
However in a stunning coincidence, it was commissioned before anyone realised that the Duke and Duchess were going to visit Hamburg. William said he had only been on Britannia a few times. Local newspapers and TV gave blanket coverage to the the Duke and Duchess' three day visit to the country The couple chat to their hosts as they arrive at Hauptbahnhof on Friday morning.
'I don't know it that well.'Asked if there were any mistakes, he joked: 'I will have a careful look. Later, they will travel to the Elbphilarmonie Concert Hall to listen to a special performance given by the Hamburg Symphony Orchestra for the children of Hamburg In an impromptu addition to their museum tour, the Duke and Duchess tried their hand at the cargo ship simulator, which allows visitors to experience what it is like to navigate a ship into Hamburg harbour.'Let's see if I can hit that yacht! He may have had the wheel, but the volunteer in charge of the simulator, Hans Trey, put Kate in charge and got her to sound the fog horn. 'You are the captain.'Afterwards he said: 'They did a wonderful job.
Highlights include a blue Catherine Walker coat, a red Alexander Mc Queen maxi and a yellow Jenny Packham dress, but how lovely is this little lilac number?
Launched in April 1953 at John Brown's Clydebank Shipyard - it travelled 1,087,623 nautical miles, calling at more than 600 ports, in 135 countries.
Kate pulled out all the stops for the final day of her royal tour, with a custom Emilia Wickstead creation.
Hamburg is Germany's second largest city whose links with the UK go back to the in the 13th century according to Kensington Palace Royally good style: Kate's clutch is believed to be Anya Hindmarch red snakeskin; similar styles can cost anything from £300 upwards.
The couple have been received warmly at every pit stop, with one local woman planting a kiss on Kate's hand yesterday British charm: The Duke has impressed locals by speaking in Polish and German this week; Kate, by contrast, was forced to apologise to German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday after admitting she did not speak German Kate, 35, wore an A-line lavender dress this morning, paired with a small red clutch, as she waved to crowds at Berlin Hauptbahnho station.
Prince George, who turns four tomorrow, and younger sister Princess Charlotte were nowhere to be seen.