Frankfurt is conveniently situaded in the heart of both Germany and Europe.
Its international Airport, which is directly accessible from all across the globe, is only a few minutes from Frankfurt´s main Train Station, one of the largest in Germany.
Frankfurt is a great Walking City. The cast majority of ist downtown destinations may be reached on foot. There is also a well-developed public Transport System, which connects Frankfurt with the surrounding Rhine-Main Region both quickly and easily.
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Frankfurter Neue Presse
Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung
Most of the large department stores in Frankfurt are open Mon-Fri 9 am-8 am and Sat 9 am-6 pm.
Tourist Information Office Main Train Station (Reception Hall)
Mon-Fri 8 am-9 pm. Sat, Sun and public holidays: 9 am-6 pm
Tourist Information Office Römer (Römerberg 27)
Mon-Fri 9.30 am-5.30 pm. Sat, Sun and public holidays: 9.30 am-4 pm
Tourist Information Office Höchst (Antoniterstraße 22, Frankfurt-Höchst)
Mon-Fri 8 am-8.15 pm. Sat, 8 am-4 pm
+49 69 212 388 00
Immerse yourself in the 1,200-year history of the Main metropolis. Countless sightseeing attractions serve to highlight both the former and the current importance of Frankfurt am Main.
Come and feel the pulse of time. Frankfurt stands for innovation and development. It is a place where trends are set, where ideas become reality. Frankfurt architecture ranks among the most modern in all of Europe. Trendy bars, pubs, up-and-coming fashion labels and a booming creative industry mirrors Frankfurts zeitgeist.
Frankfurt´s signifiance as a bustling international trade and finance location dates back to the Middle Ages. Today, Frankfurt is also a popular shopping paradise, offering a colourful diversity range of products and services for every taste and every pocketbook.
Frankfurt is a pulsating metropolis. Business and finance, trade shows, shopping and a vivacious nightlife combine to make "Mainhattan" one of Germany´s most exciting cities.
Frankfurt also has a warm and cosy side. Rest and recuperate at one of the traditional apple wine pubs of Old Sachenhausen, visit one of the 48 beautiful parks and gardens or stroll along the River Main, Frankfurt´s majestic water-way, which meanders gracefully through the heart of the city.
Frankfurt am Main, the bustling metropolis in the heart of Europe, is known for its unusual contrasts. Historical attractions, as the Roemerberg with its half-timbered houses, the Emperors' Cathedral or St Paul's Church, are just a stone's throw away from the unique skyline, extraordinary cultural offers, a real shopping eldorado and numerous events throughout the year – Frankfurt is the perfect destination for an exciting city break.
Take also advantage of the benefits of the Frankfurt Card! Beside free and unlimited travel on Frankfurt's public transport system, you will get discounts on admission fees in plenty of the sightseeing attractions below.
Shopping at Zeil
Old Opera House (Alte Oper)
Applewine Express (Ebbelwei-Express)
St. Paul's Church (Paulskirche)
The Museum Embankment (Museumsufer)
Botanical Gardens (Palmengarten)
The English Theatre
Emperors' Cathedral (Kaiserdom)
Frankfurt Green Belt (GrünGürtel)
Whether it’s an award-winning gourmet restaurant, a trendy eatery, international cuisine or a traditional apple wine pub, Frankfurt has something for every taste.
Classics include, amongst others, the famous apple wine, which is served in a “bembel” (a blue-grey stoneware jug) and drunk from a special ribbed glass. Apple wine pubs typically serve the popular beverage with frankfurters, green sauce or “handkäs’ mit musik”, little round cheeses marinated in vinegar and chopped onions. Most of the traditional apple wine taverns are located in Sachsenhausen.
The Freßgass', the city’s culinary main street, offers a wide range of cafés, restaurants, bistros and delis lining both sides of the street.
In Frankfurt, many different food markets take place during the week. Several parts of the city have their own market, which is organised at least once a week. There, you can buy fresh fruits and vegetables, meat, fish, cheese and dairy produce, flowers and many other products.
Trattoria i Siciliani
Im Herzen Afrikas
Surf 'n Turf Steakhouse
Römer Pils Brunnen
Blumen - Restaurant in der Bar
Frankfurt is well-known for its apple cider, "Äppelwoi," so do not miss the city’s famous cider pubs! You can easily find a place to try the famous drink or maybe just an ordinary, nice cup of coffee.
Frankfurt has a highly diversified range of offers available during the evening hours as well. Why not discover the Main metropolis from one of its many sky-high lounges, a stylish piano bar, or by way of a concert at one of the city’s many clubs?
Good places to spend your evening with a drink are Sachsenhausen with its many bars and pubs and the trendy station district where a lot of new, modern and creative bars and clubs have opened during the last years.
Maintower Lounge & Restaurant
Elfer Music Club
Balalaika Bar & Music Venue
O'Reilly's Irish Pub
There are fun shops in most areas of Frankfurt, but the most popular shopping area is in the centre of the city. The main pedestrian street Zeil offers two classic department stores, Kaufhof and Karstadt. This is also where you will find the Zeilgalerie mall with its seven floors and a roof terrace with great views of the city.
If you are looking for Gucci, Escada and Versace your best bet is to head for Goethestrasse, a more exclusive version of Zeil.
In the Sachsenhausen area, south of the Main River, is a more charming shopping area that caters to younger people.
Those who are looking for funkier shopping should go to the Bornheim area. Bergerstrasse has exciting design, fashion and vintage shops.
Shopping at Zeil
Heinemann Duty Free
Flea market at the Museumsufer Embankment
Market on Schillerstrasse
Flughafen Frankfurt Airport
Flughafen Frankfurt Airport is located twelve kilometres from the city centre. It is the second largest airport in Europe. At the airport you can find both a regional train station and a long-distance train station. Local trains conveniently connect the airport with the city’s main railway station. There is also a large number of buses and shuttles to get to and from the airport. You can find them outside Terminal 1 and 2. Taxis and car rental companies are represented at the airport.
Address: Flughafen Frankfurt Airport, Frankfurt
Phone: +49 180 6 372 4636
The Hahn Airport, which also serves Frankfurt, is located 110 kilometres to the west of the city. Buses depart from the main terminal for the 1 hour 45 minute journey. Tickets are available on board. Taxis and car rental companies are represented at the airport.
+49 65 43 35 14
Taxi Bucke GmbH
+49 65 43 81 85 18
Address: Hahn Airport, Frankfurt
Phone: +49 65 43 5 09 2 00
Frankfurt’s local transport consists of commuter trains, streetcars, buses and an underground system. Tourists can purchase a "Frankfurt Card" with unlimited travel, discounts at museums and guided city tours. The card is available at visitor information centres, travel agencies, the main train station and the airport.
Phone: +49 1801 768 4636
Taxis are usually beige Mercedes cars that can be hailed on the street. Tipping is accepted at 10-15% of the final fare.
Main Taxi Frankfurt:
Phone: +49 69 73 30 30
Look for the yellow signs with the post office name on them - ”Deutsche Post AG”.
Address: Goetheplatz 6, Frankfurt
Phone: +49 228 4333111
You can easily find a pharmacy in Frankfurt.
Apotheke an der Hauptwache:
Address: Schillerstraße 4, Frankfurt
Phone: +49 69 9130 700
Country code: +49
Area code: 069