Travel Guide - The city of Frankfurt, Germany
is a combination of the past with the present. Frankfurt
has much to offer the business traveler, students,
historians, and tourists. Many know Frankfurt as the
financial center of Europe but there is much more
to see and do in this city. Frankfurt is a large city
and is split into Frankfurt and Frankfurt am Main
but they are still connected. The am Main section
is located near the river front. Frankfurt is filled
with different nationalities, friendly people, a breathtaking
skyline, and parks.
Many don't except to see the amount of parks that
are throughout Frankfurt Germany. It isn't
surprising to see the German people enjoying these
parks. The river bank paths are filled with walkers,
joggers, cyclist and rollerbladers. The German take
pride in having the parks to enjoy, and they use their
parks. Along the paths you will find cafes, restaurants
and even a few small shops, if you need a break. Frankfurt
is a city that is always expanding, but they have
been able to hold onto the past and blend in the present.
are two airports located in Frankfurt. The
Frankfurt International Airport is the known
as the second largest airport in all of Europe. All
major airlines use this airport. Frankfurt’s
public transportation makes getting around a breeze.
Of course they have taxis, buses and trams but there
are also U-Bahn and S-Bahn trains that can get you
around Frankfurt with ease. Tickets can be bought
in stations or online. The city of Frankfurt has done
their best to make using the public transportation
easy to use.
Frankfurt offers all sorts of sights
and sounds. The streets are filled with museums, galleries,
restaurants, cathedrals, and theaters to meet everyone
tastes. If you are just visiting Europe to shop, not
to worry because in the Fressgass you will find plenty
of shops, cafes and bistros to keep you busy. Here
you don’t have to worry about cars because it
is a pedestrian only zone. Since 1949, Frankfurt has
been the host of the Frankfurt Book Fair. This fair
attracts people from around the world and within Germany.
In a typical year over two million people come to
Frankfurt to vacation or for business.
are plenty of tours and tourist attractions that can bring you around Frankfurt
and Frankfurt am Main. These are wonderful to get
a sense of everything there is to do and see in here.
Your travel agent may also be able to make some suggestions
on what to see in Frankfurt. Once
you have arrived in Frankfurt, double check with your
hotel's front desk. They may be able to give you some
pointers, or discounts for the city. The German people
are a friendly group of people. While German is the
main language, you will find that many speak English
if not more languages. The currency of Germany is
the European Dollar, otherwise known as the Euro.
You can exchange money in the airport, train stations,
hotels, and banks. Many ATM machines do except our
American ATM cards. Also the majority of Frankfurt Hotels, shops
and restaurants do take the major credit cards.
When visiting Frankfurt, take the
time to explore the new and old. Whether you are here
for business or pleasure, make the best of it. Frankfurt
has enough to offer everyone who comes to visit.