Frankfurt on Foot is a 3-4 hour, easy walking tour that takes place 365 days a year, all holidays included. We visit many of the highlights of the city, and we tell you about the long, fascinating history of Frankfurt. We take you to places that the tour buses can’t & we leave no carbon foot-print. We have searched high and low for many of the secret gems of Frankfurt that will make your sightseeing tour memorable. All tours are in English,
We want our walking tours to be affordable for everyone, so adults pay only 14 €. If you are a student, a senior or in the military, you receive a discount price of 12 €. Guests at the 5 Elements Hostel and the Frankfurt Hostel receive discounted tickets for 10 €, when you present your key-card to our tour guides. Show your Rick Steve’s Germany book for a 1 euro discount. (Only 1 discount per person)
If you have a large group, please contact us ahead of time (at least 24-48 hours notice) so that we can arrange a separate guide for you, as well as a special price.
Discover the Best of Frankfurt with Frankfurt on Foot:
– The Roemer and the Roemerplatz. City Hall since 1405 and old town square.
– Book Burning Memorial, site of the Nazi book burning
– Alt Nikolai Church, Gothic church, built 1290
– House Wertheim, the inner city’s only original half-timbered house left at the end of World War II, we tell you how it was saved and why.
– Eisener Steg, pedestrian bridge over the Main river, offering a great view of the skyline and the many museums lining the riverbanks.
– St. Bartholomew, better known as the Kaiserdom, Imperial Cathedral chosen as the site for Coronations and Elections of the Holy Roman Emperor for centuries
– Jörge Ratgeb Wall Paintings in the Karmeliter Cloister, the largest religious wall paintings north of the Alps, painted in the early 1500’s.
– Stumble Stones, or in German, Stolper Steine. We show you this unique way of remembering many of the victims who lost their lives due to the Nazi regime.
– Jewish Holocaust Memorial Wall, we visit this very personal Memorial that the city of Frankfurt has chosen to honor the memory of the approximately 12,000 Jewish citizens of Frankfurt who were sacrificed during World War II. Anne, Margot, and Edith Frank are included on this wall of remembrance.
– Medieval Jewish Cemetery, one of the oldest and largest Jewish cemeteries in Germany
– Jewish Ghetto Wall, Once part of the city defenses in 1180, it later became one of the walls that surrounded the Jewish ghetto.
– Klein Markt Halle, A favorite on the tour, this is a wonderful produce hall, filled with fruits, vegetables, chocolate, pastries, cheeses, breads, meats and fish, and delicacies from around the world. (not on Sundays and holidays)
– Hauptwache, historic Frankfurt landmark
– Bull and Bear and the Frankfurt Stock Exchange
– Thurn and Taxis Palace, newly reconstructed, and a lovely example of architecture from the 1700’s.
– Eschenheimer Turm, original guard tower, once part of the city defensive walls
– Alte Oper, one of the classic opera houses in Europe, once known as the most beautiful ruin in Germany
– Goethe House, we view the house where Goethe was born, and explain why he is Frankfurt’s favorite son.
– Paulskirche, the location of the first parliament of Germany in 1848.
Because we use native English speakers, you never have to worry about whether or not you will understand the guides. We try to be as accurate as possible with our information, but never boring. Our tours are more than just plain, dried facts and dates! Along the way, we answer any questions you might have about Frankfurt and Germany. We can give you advice on where to eat, where to shop, what museums to visit, along with information about local events and how to find them.
Every day is tour day, as we walk 365 days a year starting at 10:30, no matter what the weather, all Holidays included! Please try to be on time, though the guide will wait up to 5 minutes on latecomers.
Meeting point is on Braubachstrasse, in front of the Binding Schirn cafe shown in the photo, by the Römer and near the Tourist Info office. Trams #11 or # 12, stop is Römer / Paulskirche. Using the S-bahn, get off at the Hauptwache stop, and walk straight down Neue Kraemer to Braubachstrasse. The Esprit Store is on the corner of Neue Kraemer.
Address to use for GPS or Google maps – Braubachstrasse 41, 60311 Frankfurt am Main
To call: Outside of Germany – (+49) 1520 846 4200
Inside Germany with a German phone – 01520-846 4200
Wear comfortable walking shoes!