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From Frankfurt: Heidelberg & Baden-Baden Full-Day Tour

1. From Frankfurt: Heidelberg & Baden-Baden Full-Day Tour

The romantic old city of Heidelberg and the famed spa town of Baden-Baden form the setting for this day trip across southeastern Germany. See the remains of a famous Renaissance castle, explore the enchanting woodland of the Black Forest, and get a firsthand look at the region's iconic sights. Your day starts with a ride south to Heidelberg, a picturesque city on the river Neckar. Tour the famous Heidelberg Castle for a look at the long courtyard, the mighty terrace, and one of the largest wine barrels in the world. Then, take a walk in the city's medieval town center to marvel at the Old Bridge, Karl's Gate, the Church of the Holy Spirit, and the House of the Knights, as well as the oldest university in Germany. In the afternoon, your tour continues to Baden-Baden, one of Europe's most beautiful health resorts and best-preserved spas. When you arrive, pay a visit to the elegant Kurhaus, where you can check out the immaculate gardens and parks around the stylish casino. Next, take a tour through the enchanting coniferous woods of the Black Forest and visit the Mummelsee, a glacial lake among the mountains that was left behind by the last Ice Age. Take some free time to relax amid this beautiful scenery and check out the locally crafted cuckoo clocks, which carry on a tradition that began here in the woods, before you set out for the return trip north to Frankfurt.

Frankfurt: E-bike Tour of the Parks of Western Frankfurt

2. Frankfurt: E-bike Tour of the Parks of Western Frankfurt

Enjoy a scenic and relaxing e-bike adventure thorugh historic parks in western Frankfurt on this guided tour. Learn about the developments that Frankfurt went through before the creation of these parks and how war shaped these verdant spaces.  Meet your guide and get set up with a high-quality e-bike that will help you glide through the city with ease. Listen as your guide gives you a briefing on how to use your e-bike to ensure you are comfortable on your e-bike before starting your trip.  Begin your ride through the parks of Rothschild, Grüneburg, Niddatal, Brentano, and Solms. Take in beautiful old trees that where planted as part of English landscape gardens in the 18th and 19th centuries. See traces of old walls, bastions, moats, and earthworks that once protected the city from attacks. Peddle past small ponds, water features, sculptures, monuments, green spaces, flower beds, and benches. Return to your meeting point at the end of your tour. 

From Frankfurt: Rothenburg ob der Tauber Wine Tour

3. From Frankfurt: Rothenburg ob der Tauber Wine Tour

Embark on a day trip from Frankfurt along the "Romantic Road" to Rothenburg on der Tauber. Taste some regional wines during the journey, and see the main sights of the charming city of Rothenburg with your guide. Depart from in front of Frankfurt's main train station in the morning and travel through the Tauber Valley, the wine-growing region of Germany's oldest holiday route. Pass small villages such as Weikersheim and catch a glimpse of its magnificent Renaissance palace and its beautiful park. On the way from Frankfurt to Rothenburg make a stop to taste some regional wines including sparkling wine and dry white wine. Make a brief photo stop in the city of Würzburg and see the Prince Bishop's Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Arrive at Rothenburg ob der Tauber, which is considered one of Germany`s most romantic towns, and a medieval architectural jewel. See the main sights of the town with your guide, such as the town wall with its numerous towery and gates. Stroll around the Market Place with its magnificent Town Hall and many half-timbered houses. Admire the exterior of the Church of St. Jakob and the "Plönlein." You will also have time for lunch, reserved at a restaurant at your own expense. Pay a visit to The German Christmas Museum, which highlights festive traditions and history in Germany. Or, you may visit the Medieval Crime Museum with its historical collection of objects relating to medieval law. On the return journey to Frankfurt am Main, stop for a glass of Tauberschwarz red wine. Finally, be returned to central Frankfurt in the evening.

Frankfurt: E-bike Tour Through the East of Frankfurt

4. Frankfurt: E-bike Tour Through the East of Frankfurt

Join a guided e-bike tour that will show you the best of the eastern parts of Frankfurt. With the help of electric bike technology, discover this side of the city on an extended route that takes you to some of Frankfurt's most picturesque and historic areas. One of your first destinations is located close to the Hessian apple wine and orchard route. The garden on the Lohrberg is one of the most beautiful gardens in Frankfurt. Explore some of the city's historic trade routes such as the Hohe Straße, which was part of the Via Regia and had important spiritual, cultural, and military importance. South of the Hohe Straße ran the Gelnhäuser Poststraße, an equally important trade connection. Cycle along the Main River, which, together with the Rhine, has historically been considered one of the main arteries of Europe. Check out more modern developments as well such as the Frankfurt Osthafen and industrial buildings that were built in the vicinity during the 20th century.

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