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Frankfurt Travel Guide

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Plan Your Frankfurt Vacation

Although many consider Frankfurt more or less a gateway to their Europe travels, the city’s rich culture and history, dining, and amusement options might just surprise you.

Top Reasons To Go

  1. Sachsenhausen Frankfurt's "South Bank"—with upscale restaurants, fast-food joints, bars with live music, and traditional Apfelwein pubs—is one big outdoor party in summer.
  2. Paleontology paradise Beyond a huge dinosaur skeleton, the Senckenberg Natural History Museum has exhibits of many other extinct animals and plants, plus dioramas of animals in their habitats.
  3. Enjoy the outdoors The parks and riverbanks are popular with locals and tourists for strolls, sunbathing, and picnics.
  4. Get some wheels Hop on and tour the city sites from a bike; you’ll be in good company alongside locals.
  5. Exotic experience Head to the Frankfurt Zoo's "exotarium," where coral, fish, snakes, alligators, amphibians, insects, and spiders are on display.

When To Go

When to Go

The weather in Frankfurt is moderate throughout the year, though often damp and drizzly. Summers are mild, with the occasional hot day, and it rar...

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