- By kevin
- On Mar 29, 2018
- Travel Tips
It's time to visit Frankfurt, have the European tours packages from Frankfurt, Frankfurt vacation. Known for its futuristic skyline and historic center, Frankfurt, or Frankfurt-am-Main, to give it its full name, is a city where old and new coexist in harmony.
Reasons to Visit Frankfurt?
The Renowned Liquid Gold
For over 250 years, apple wine has been the drink of choice for Frankfurters. Try "Apfelwein" or "Ebbelwoi" in one of the traditional German Kneipen (bars) in Alt-Sachsenhausen, or take the multicolored Ebbelwei Express tram. The one-hour tour takes in some of the city's most iconic sights as you relax with a glass of apple wine or juice to a soundtrack of traditional music.
It's Goethe's Birthplace
Famous statesman and writer Johann Wolfgang von Goethe was born here. Visit the site of his family home; the elegant four-floor, half-timbered house in the Innenstadt neighborhood is a city landmark, and it has been reconstructed as a museum.
That Famous Skyline
Frankfurt has some of Germany's tallest buildings, and its skyline has earned it the nickname "Mainhattan". The best views are from the eastern bridges on the River Main or from the viewing platform of the Main Tower, the only skyscraper that's open to the public.
The old center of Frankfurt is known for the Römer complex of renovated historical buildings and Kulturschirn open-fronted shops. Highlights include the Altes Rathaus (Old Town Hall), the Neues Rathaus (New Town Hall), and the 14th-century St. Leonhard's Church. Visit during the festive season to shop at over 200 stalls in the Christmas Market.