Frankfurt Excursions & Tours: Discover the enchanting beauty of Heidelberg and the modern vibe of Frankfurt on this comprehensive tour of two contrasting cities.
* Visit Heidelberg Caste
* Explore modern and historical Frankfurt with an audio guide
* Marvel at Heidelberg’s medieval town centre
Not only will you be taken to the most interesting sites in these two unparalleled cities, you will also be able to indulge in a delightful picnic lunch.
Begin your journey of discovery by heading over to the romantic city of Heidelberg, one of Germany’s prettiest cities. Explore its world-famous castle with astounding Gothic and Renaissance buildings. Inside it you will come across ample courtyards, enormous balconies and one of the largest wine barrels in the world - the renowned Heidelberg Tun.
Afterwards, enjoy a stroll around the ancient medieval town centre, where you will marvel at the Old Bridge, the Karlstor, the Church of the Holy Spirit, the House of the Knights and countless little lanes filled with half-timbered houses.
Then it’s back to Frankfurt, one of the epitomes of modern Germany. In this diversely historic and modern metropolis you will see the former Coronation city of the German Emperors and the contrasting modern European Banking Centre. Set eyes upon one of the largest European rail stations, the Museum Embankment, the European Central Bank and the banking quarter with its towering skyscrapers. Continue to the historic core of the city, the Romer, where you will see Paul’s Church, the Cathedral and the Hauptwache, former headquarters of the city's Stadtwehr militia. Wrap it all up with an incursion into Zeil, the shopping street, a visit to the Old Opera and many more surprises.
Meeting/ pick-up point: Close to central station/opposite Hotel Savoy.
Duration: Approx. nine hours.
Start/opening time: At 9:30am.
End/closing time: At 6:30pm.
Languages: English and German. For the Frankfurt City part: audio guide service in German, English, Spanish, Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Russian, Arabic, Italian, Hindi, Portuguese and French available.