Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt is the business and financial center of Germany and the largest city in the German state of Hesse. The city is known for its futuristic skyline and the biggest German airport. Located on the river Main, Frankfurt is the financial capital of Continental Europe and the transportation centre of Germany. Frankfurt is home of the European Central Bank and the German Stock Exchange. Furthermore, it hosts some of the world's most important trade shows, such as the Frankfurt Auto Show and the Frankfurt Book Fair.

There are many attractions in Frankfurt. The downtown area, especially Römer square and the museums at the River Main, draw millions of tourists every year. Römerberg is the old centre of Frankfurt. It features various buildings and a church from the 14th and 15th century (the buildings were mostly destroyed during World War II but completely rebuilt afterwards). The Römer itself is the town hall of Frankfurt. Cafés and shops can be found at the square itself and in the vicinity. Next to the cathedral, at the Archäologische Garten, you can see the remains of the Roman settlements that gave this place its name.

Things to See & Do

* Römerberg - Old Town centre of Frankfurt
* Dom – main cathedral
* Hauptwache – central hub of Frankfurt’s modern downtown area
* Museumsufer – museum district
* Palmengarten – botanic gardens

General Information

Cruise Season – March to Dec
Currency – Euro (€) (EUR)
Language – German
Land Area – 248.31 km²
Population – 679,664 approx.
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time - GMT/UTC plus one hour
International Country Telephone Code – + 49

Port Location – The port at Frankfurt is located in the city centre on the river Main.

Travel Links - All major airlines and all airline alliances fly frequently to Frankfurt and connects it to every continent and major city in the world. The German flagcarrier Lufthansa is the main airline in Frankfurt and offers the best connections.

Frankfurt has connections to most German cities - and some international destinations - via InterCity and high-speed InterCity Express trains. There is no problem to get a connection to any train destination from Frankfurt.

Frankfurt is serviced by various trans-European buslines like Eurolines. The main terminus is the central station (Hauptbahnhof).

Cruises departing Frankfurt, Germany

River Queen, Classic Xmas Markets Ex Frankfurt To Nuremberg

Departure: 08 Dec 2020 From: Cruise line: Uniworld Boutique River Cruises Cruise Ship: River Queen.

7 Night Cruise sailing from Frankfurt to Nuremberg aboard River Queen.

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