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Frankfurt: River Main Sightseeing Cruise with Commentary

1. Frankfurt: River Main Sightseeing Cruise with Commentary

The 50- or 100-minutes boat trips depart from Eiserner Steg. The boat leaves every hour. You have can choose between either 50/100 minutes downstream or 50/100 minutes upstream. Sailing towards Griesheim, see the urban areas of Frankfurt towards the Western harbor. Here you have a wonderful view of the skyscrapers of Frankfurts Financial Center or you can enjoy the museums along the embankment, for example the Städel. The ship will turn around before the Griesheim lock. At 12h00 the tour will take you upstream. Sail past the beautiful embankments of the river main towards the Eastern harbor of the city. You can see the district Sachsenhausen and its museum embankment. You will have the chance to get off at "Gerbermühle", a historic landmark to Frankfurt's poet Goethe. All tours are accompanied by commentaries in English and German.

Frankfurt: Hop-on Hop-off Day Skyline or Express City Tour

2. Frankfurt: Hop-on Hop-off Day Skyline or Express City Tour

Enjoy a sightseeing tour through Frankfurt aboard a comfortable double-decker bus. When the weather's good, the roof of the bus stays open, letting you take in a clear view of the most beautiful buildings and parks in the city. Get to know this bustling metropolis in a whole new way as you listen to commentary in 10 languages. Hop on or off the buses as often as you like at any of the stops along the route, sprinkled throughout the city's most interesting areas. Learn about Frankfurt's main attractions while on the bus, or explore the city's beautiful sights at your own pace. Take a trip through the bustling city center (Express City Tour) or along Frankfurt's famous skyline (Skyline Tour), both available for one just one price. Stops: Paulskirche - Römer - Goethe-Haus - Main Tower - Alte Oper - Palmengarten - Senkenbergmuseum - Messe - Hauptbahnhof - Museumsufer - Eisener Steg - Alt Sachsenhausen - Untermainkai - Mainkai - Zoo Frankfurt - Hauptwache. You can get on or off at any of the 16 stops as many times as you please with the 1-day hop-on hop-off ticket.

Heidelberg 6-Hour Tour from Frankfurt

3. Heidelberg 6-Hour Tour from Frankfurt

Experience the charm of Heidelberg on this day trip from Frankfurt which includes entrance to Heidelberg Castle. Board a bus in the morning and spend the day seeing sights like the one of the largest wine bottles in the world.  Hop aboard an air-conditioned bus at a centrally-located bus stop in Frankfurt. Sit back and relax on the drive to Heidelberg. Visit the world-famous ruins of Heidelberg Castle which has a stunning combination Gothic and Renaissance elements.  Stroll through the expansive courtyard and admire the views from the terrace. Marvel at one of the largest wine barrels in the world. Wander through the medieval town center to find the Old Bridge, the Karlstor, and the Church of the Holy Spirit. Admire the Haus zum Ritter (Knight's house) with its magnificent Renaissance façade. Take a walk on old narrow lanes lined with half-timbered houses. Pass by Germany’s oldest university and is full of interesting stories.  Extra time can be spend philosophizing on the Philophenweg (Philosophers' Way) or purchasing a glass or two of excellent regional wine. Return to Frankfurt by bus at the end of your tour. 

Wiesbaden: Exciting Self-Guided Outdoor-Escape-Game and Tour

4. Wiesbaden: Exciting Self-Guided Outdoor-Escape-Game and Tour

Get to know Wiesbaden while playing an escape game. Download the app to your phone, then meet your friends or family in the center of the city. Walk or cycle to different sites, receive clues, and solve a crime. Go on a tour that is interactive, fun, and perfect for groups of 2 to 5 people. Start your tour by meeting at Marktplatz. Listen to a fictional crime case about a police officer turned author who has disappeared. His latest book should have been a bestseller, but that, too, has gone missing. Visit several witnesses and try to find out what has happened and crack the case. Make your way across the city, checking off tasks as you go. As you search for clues, marvel at Wiesbaden’s famous sights. Visit 15 different locations. See if you and your team can set the record for the fastest tour. Enjoy completing some extra tasks from the app after the tour has finished.

Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour: Cathedral, Financial District & More

5. Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour: Cathedral, Financial District & More

This hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour on board a double-decker bus will take you to all the most important sights of Frankfurt, like St. Bartholomew's Cathedral, site of the election and coronation rites of the Holy Roman Empire, and the Financial District, now Europe's most important banking center. Visit the historic Old Town, its famous City Hall – called Römer for its association with the Emperors – the Cathedral, the Church of St Paul, and Goethe's house. Scarcely any other German city boasts as many extraordinary contrasts as Frankfurt: the towers of the ancient city wall, dwarfed by the massive skyscrapers of the Banking Quarter – among them the second-highest one in Europe – offer just one of its stunning architectural vistas. Here you can see the European Central Bank, the old Hauptwache – headquarters of the town militia in the 18th Century – and the justly famous shopping quarter, known as "Zeil." And of course there is the Museum Riverbank, one of the most important cultural districts in Europe, containing the Old Opera House, the scene of internationally renowned premieres. On this tour you'll discover what Frankfurt has to offer. The last trip of the day starts at 17:15 and a circuit without stops takes approximately 60 minutes. Bus stops: 1. Hauptbahnhof 2. Museumsufer 3. Eiserner Steg / Sachsenhausen 4. Haus der Jugend 5. Affentorplatz / Altes Sachsenhausen 6. Berliner Straße / Paulsplatz 7. Bankenviertel 8. Opernturm 9. Palmengarten 10. Senckenbergmuseum 11. Messe Frankfurt

Frankfurt: Walking Food Tour with Tastings

6. Frankfurt: Walking Food Tour with Tastings

Join a guided food tour around Frankfurt and meet fellow food lovers. Enjoy a culinary experience exploring up to 3-4 food spots famous amongst the locals, and taste unique dishes. Meet your guide at the central square Willy-Brandt-Platz to begin your journey. Feeling hungry? No worries, we hope you have brought your appetite as you will be tasting lots of delicious dishes on this walking tour. Taste the best signature dishes from different countries in popular restaurants, cafes, and hidden tasting spots. Get to know multicultural food specialties and find out insider information from your guide about the concept of the different food spots that some locals don't even know. Share unique dishes, a diversity of savory dishes, sweet desserts, and drinks. Enjoy an unforgettable tasting adventure together with other foodies. 

Frankfurt: Self-Guided Outdoor-Escape-Game and adventure

7. Frankfurt: Self-Guided Outdoor-Escape-Game and adventure

You will start at a location in the centre. From then on, your smartphone (our special app in German language) will guide you. You will hear about a missing person. Help the police to find him or to find out what happened to him. You will assist the local police. You will get access to all police files and to all witness reports. There must be some detail that will finally solve this mystery. The app will guide you to 15 different locations. At each location you will solve a riddle or try to solve a Blackstory. And you will get access to new information about this strange crime case. This is a fun game and is perfect for a group of up to five persons. Perfect for couples, perfect for families with kids older than 9. This is more than a basic walking trip, this is an amazing and a challenge for you as a team. Read about the background story here below. What is this crime case about, what is the story behind it? Let us provide you with some background information. This whole case is about him. He used to be a successful detective. After he retired, he started to write books which became bestsellers. His new book with short stories about the most crazy crime cases that he had to deal with during his career as detective will be released soon. But suddenly he, the author, disapeared. And also the script of his new book is missing. There are rumours about problems in his marriage and lately he also acted weird. That is what his friends are saying. Since he went missing, the media reported constantly about this case, but the police is still unable to solve this crime case. Can you find out what happened? You will go to 15 different locations to meet his friends, listen to witnesses and read or listen to police reports. And you will also find some of the weird stories that he wants to publish in his new book. A book that is supposed to become a bestseller. Work together as a team and find out what really happened, while you explore this area. This is a good workout, a fun game and an exciting and challenging task for you as a team. Special offer: if the weather suddenly is not suitable for your adventure or you want to reschedule due to other reasons: no problem. Once you booked, you can start within 48 hours after the originally booked starting time. Bonus: We included some extra tasks and riddles which you can solve at any time after you finished this event. Note: Your route is not a mainstream tourist route from one famous sight to another. There also will not be any historical or boring articles or speeches about the places that you will visit. The places that you will visit might fit to the story of the crime case, but maybe not always. You will explore the area while you concentrate on solving this tricky fictional crime case.

Frankfurt: Old Town Scavenger Hunt and Exploration Game

8. Frankfurt: Old Town Scavenger Hunt and Exploration Game

Immerse yourself in Frankfurt's charming Old Town with a scavenger hunt game on your phone. Uncover the city's rich history and discover world-renowned landmarks, such as the Römerberg public space, Eiserner Steg, Kaiserdom St. Bartholomäus, and more, while solving riddles, quizzes, and puzzles. After downloading the scavenger hunt onto your phone, use the app to begin your adventure in Frankfurt's Old Town, a district known for its bustling streets and rich history. Read the information on your phone to learn facts about the area and solve riddles to advance to the first location. Visit the Frankfurt Cathedral and learn about its construction in the 16th century. Continue to the Eiserner Steg, a footbridge connecting Frankfurt to the district of Sachsenhausen. Wander along the Rhine River to several more locations or pause the game to enjoy a lunch along the river banks. Then it's time to wander the Römerberg public space. Take a photo of the bubbling water fountain and try to find the memorial for the book burnings of 1933. Visit a few more locations, including the Kaiserdom St. Bartholomäus, a Roman Catholic gothic church dedicated to Saint Bartholomew.

Wiesbaden: Adventure Date City Exploration Game for Couples

9. Wiesbaden: Adventure Date City Exploration Game for Couples

Take date night to a new level with this interactive smartphone game in Wiesbaden. Unlock clues to your next destination by solving tasks and answering funny questions about each other. Discover the sights of the city along the way. Begin your game in the city center and allow the app to guide you from there. You can You will receive funny instructions about how to move through the area and can design your own route, traveling by bike or on foot. Challenge yourself by acting as a team to solve even the trickiest puzzles. Find out more about each other with exciting questions and creative riddles. Unlock your next destination and receive points. Once you arrive at each location, be presented with a new task or challenge.

Hanau:Exciting Self-guided Outdoor-Escape-Game and Adventure

10. Hanau:Exciting Self-guided Outdoor-Escape-Game and Adventure

Untangle the mystery with this self-guided smartphone app tour that skips the mainstream tourist routes in Hanau. Enter a story about a former detective turned bestselling author. Ascertain why he has gone missing along with his latest manuscript. Download the app and head to the centrally-located Market Square in Hanau to begin your adventure. Skip getting lost by following clues and directions that are clearly displayed in the app. Unearth dark plot twists and turns as you solve riddles and complete tasks to unravel the mystery.  Enjoy a peculiar story where nothing is as it seems. Meet the missing person's friends, listen to witnesses, and read or listen to police reports to uncover clues. Bring to light the strange tales were in the missing person's latest manuscript along the way.  Probe the case as a team or work as an iconic lone wolf detective. Play after the case is solved with an exciting bonus round of tasks and puzzles to work out. 

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4.2 / 5

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A very enjoyable trip up and down the river, with the lovely sunny weather it made for a very relaxing 2 hours. Plenty of room on the boat, good food and friendly crew. Great views of the Frankfurt skyline with good commentary in English and German. We'll worth taking this trip.

Is a great low impact activity. Great if you have kids. Bathroom and restaurant abord. Especially nice if you're jetlagged and just want to sit and relax while seeing the sights

Easy to find 1st stop at edge of Old town city square. Lines overlap in some sections but overall good info on city.

It was amazing...the explanation was in english so we have the opportunity to know all about Frankfurt

Very good experience. Perfect tour guide and very comfortable bus.