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The one-hour Apple Wine Express (Ebbelwei Express) tour in a vintage streetcar is offered hourly weekends and some holidays. It gives you a quick look at the city's neighborhoods, a bit of Frankfurt history, and a chance to sample Apfelwein (a bottle, along with pretzels, is included in the €7 fare).
Ebbelwei Express (069/213–22425. www.ebbelwei-express.com.)
Day trips on the Main River and Rhine excursions run from April through October and leave from the Frankfurt Mainkai am Eiserner Steg, just south of the Römer complex. The boats are available for private parties, too.
Frankfurt Personenschiffahrt Primus-Linie (Mainkai 36, Altstadt, Frankfurt, 60311. 069/1338370. www.primus-linie.de.)
Two-hour city bus tours with English-speaking guides are available from the Frankfurt Tourist Office throughout the year.
The tourist office's walking tours cover a variety of topics, including Goethe, Jewish history, apple wine, architecture, and banking. Tours can also be tailored to your interests. For an English-speaking guide, a group tour cost starts at €110 for up to two hours (prices vary depending on the type of tour).
Tourismus und Congress GmbH Frankfurt/Main (069/2123–8800. www.frankfurt-tourismus.de.)