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Frankfurt: Night Pub Crawl through Alt-Sachsenhausen

1. Frankfurt: Night Pub Crawl through Alt-Sachsenhausen

Discover Frankfurt in a very special way – on a group tour with a guaranteed fun factor. After all participants have received their VIP wristbands at the meeting point, you head off towards Alt-Sachsenhausen at 22:00. You will then spend approximately an hour at each of the five different bars and pubs. The program includes a typical Hessian apple wine pub, an Irish pub, and a cocktail bar. At the end of the tour you head off to a karaoke bar, where you can enjoy some karaoke and stay as long as you wish. On the way between bars, you will be provided with free shots all night. Join this tour and experience an unforgettable night out in Frankfurt. You will not only discover 4 new places for going out but also meet many fun people who are also in Frankfurt to have fun.

Frankfurt: Shared or Private Walking Tour

2. Frankfurt: Shared or Private Walking Tour

Discover the highlights of Frankfurt with a local guide on a 1.5-hour walking tour that lets you compare the historic monuments with some of the skyscrapers of the modern era. Meet your guide at the iconic Justitia-Brunnen statue and make your way to your first stop, the iron footbridge of the Eiserner Steg, built in 1868. As you stroll, learn how many of the grand buildings were destroyed during World War II, and hear about the major renovation of 2008-9. See the historic Römer and Paulskirche, where the 1st German national assembly took place. You will explore the latest project of the city of Frankfurt, the new old town (Neue Altstadt). Along the way, get useful information about every attraction.

Frankfurt: Old Town Historical Walking Tour

3. Frankfurt: Old Town Historical Walking Tour

Discover Frankfurt's unique economic and political history on a guided walking tour, led by a local historian. Perfect for both history buffs and amateurs alike, step into the past and learn how the city's first market rose to become the financial leader of Europe, now serving as the headquarters of today's European Central Bank. Wander through the narrow streets of the Old Town as your guide details fascinating accounts of bygone times, including the world of local shopkeepers and some of Frankfurt's most famous (and infamous) residents. Learn how the city's middle-class not only accumulated economic power, but how this consequently transformed Frankfurt into becoming a leader of German democracy.

Frankfurt: Old Town Wonders Exploration Game

4. Frankfurt: Old Town Wonders Exploration Game

Discover Frankfurt’s fascinating history and attractions while you solve clues around the Old Town. Explore this beautiful German city by playing a quest with your friends, significant other, or family. Embark on an adventure where each clue will lead you from one place to another, giving you exact directions, so you won't need a map, a GPS, or a guide. When you solve it and guess the answer, the secret story of that place is unlocked. Book the quest and receive your access code by email that can be used in the app. The tour will take you up to two hours to complete, but there’s no time limit, so go at your own pace. You won't need a guide, just download the app, go to the starting point, and be ready to begin the adventure. All group members will be able to play the city game on their smartphones. You can play as a group and solve the clues together as you walk. Or you can split into smaller groups/teams and compete against the other groups. Each person can also play on their own, separate from the group and meet the group at the end.

Frankfurt: Skip-the-line Städel Museum with Guided City Tour

5. Frankfurt: Skip-the-line Städel Museum with Guided City Tour

Discover Frankfurt's finest art museum, the Städel Museum, with skip-the-line entry. Learn all about the art history of one of the oldest museums in the city, and immerse yourself in the stunning collection. Afterward, take a guided walk through the Old Town and stroll along the Main River. Meet your guide at the entrance to the Stadel Museum, and skip-the-line to the museum embankment. Founded in 1817, it is one of the oldest museums in the entire city and hosts one of the largest art history collections in all of Germany. Walk through the museum, seeing over 3000 paintings, 600 cultures, and 4500 photographs. Experience displays of modern and classic European art, from seven centuries. Travel through time from the early 14th-century, to the Late Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque, and then into the Modern periods. Find works by French impressionist painters, like Claude Monet, Cubist master, Pablo Picasso, and contemporary artist, Francis Bacon. Admire the painting of portraits, life in nature, religious events, history, natural phenomena, and other thought-provoking themes of humanity. Listen to your guide's expert commentary, ask as many questions as you want, and dig deeper into the artistic masterpieces. Take the extra option to then embark on a sightseeing tour of the Frankfurt Old Town. Stroll the museum embankment, along the Main River. Cross the Iron Footbridge, with its padlocks placed there by romantic couples. Discover the market square and many other important sites.

Frankfurt: Scary Sightseeing Tour with The Hangman

6. Frankfurt: Scary Sightseeing Tour with The Hangman

Enjoy a 1-hour walk through Frankfurt at night with a robed hangman as your guide. Follow your scary guide (if you dare) on a journey of discovery of Frankfurt's history and his bloody work. But while you listen to your guide, be aware, for he must finish his work and he has no time to waste because the devil is after him.  Start your journey into the past at the cathedral, where German kings and emperors were elected and crowned. Continue towards the bank of the Main where many culprits, mostly women, were drowned in the water. Finally, reach your final stop, the Römer, Frankfurt's famous Town Hall, where you will learn all about the Römerberg's gruesome past as the location of many medieval death penalty punishments and torture chambers.

Frankfurt: Jack the Ripper Fright Tour

7. Frankfurt: Jack the Ripper Fright Tour

Enjoy almost an hour's walk through the Günthersburgpark in Frankfurt, where you can let professional actors entertain you with a scary theatrical play whilst providing you with interesting information about the origin of criminal investigations and Frankfurt's history. Your journey starts near the entrance to the Bethanien hospital, from where a masked man will guide you to the nearby Günthersburgpark. Once there you will hear about the history of Frankfurt, the history of this park and of a brutal murder. All will seem to be normal, but then your journey into madness begins. The time will be turned back to the year 1888, the year of the infamous serial killer Jack the Ripper. Why could the police never find out who he was? And why did his brutal murders stop at the end of this particular year? You'll find your answers on your way. But be on your guard because someone may be the ripper himself, or one of his impersonators.

Frankfurt: Bachelor or Bachelorette Party Pub Crawl

8. Frankfurt: Bachelor or Bachelorette Party Pub Crawl

Enjoy an exciting pub crawl without the stress of planning one yourself. Whether a birthday party, bachelor or bachelorette party or a work outing, this private tour through the pub quarter of Frankfurt promises an unforgettable experience. Let your guide lead you through 5 of Frankfurt's hippest hotspots without the worry of waiting in line to get in. The itinerary includes a traditional Hessian apple wine bar, an Irish pub and a cocktail bar. End the tour in a karaoke bar - close out the night on a literal high note! Enjoy free shots at various bars on the tour and even a few along the way. Please note when booking from where you would like to be picked up in Sachsenhausen and your private bar tour begins from there.

Welcome to Frankfurt: Private Tour with a Local

9. Welcome to Frankfurt: Private Tour with a Local

Transform the way you travel and make it as much about the people you meet as the places you see. Get a welcome to Frankfurt from a local host eager to share all the tips and tricks to help you make the most of your stay. Meet at your hotel or Airbnb accommodation and get familiar with the neighborhood. Learn all the insider tips, such as the best places to eat and buy groceries. Find out the easiest ways to get around. Alternatively, arrange to meet at a central landmark or intersection to start your walking tour (minimum 2 hours). Upon booking, a guide will get in touch to confirm all the details, such as meeting place and time. They will also ask you some questions to get to know you better so that the tour can be completely customized for you. Benefit from the option of taking public transportation or a taxi to get around (at your expense) at any point during your tour. Put yourself in the capable hands of a local expert, and learn about the top things to see and do during your time in the city. By the end, you will feel more comfortable navigating on your own, and confident that you have all the information you need.

Frankfurt: Urban Adventure Game

10. Frankfurt: Urban Adventure Game

Discover the city of Frankfurt with a fun and interactive game. The tour starts from a central square in the city center and will lead you past important monuments and interesting sights. All throughout the route, clues are waiting for you — puzzles, hints, and riddles.  All you need is a clever team of 2 to 6 people, a charged smartphone or tablet with approximately 100 MB of mobile internet, a pen, and the game map. This is a self-guided experience so you can start to play whenever you like. Complete the game in 2-3 hours, or take breaks for coffee, lunch, or shopping.

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What people are saying about Hessen

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 123 reviews

A very nice guide who explained the history of the city of Frankfurt, the buildings and important events to us in a relaxed and entertaining way. It was so gripping that we were even able to remember many of the details and were amazed. We were a group of 9 women and went on a company outing to Frankfurt. Everyone was enthusiastic and the city tour was undoubtedly a highlight. We would do it again in a heartbeat and recommend it to everyone. In addition, there were so many hints and tips on what else to do that the day was actually too short.

We were very impressed by Mr. Sanell's tour. His very entertaining tour was very entertaining, interesting and informative! We can only highly recommend him and Get your Guide!! Thanks very much!!!

It was often very noisy due to the dismantling work on the Römer, but the guide always found quieter places

The tour was very entertaining. Our guide very informative.

Great value for money and a guaranteed successful evening