Frankfurt on Foot Original Tour, is a 3-4 hour, easy walking tour & starts at 10:00.
We visit many of the highlights of the city, revealing the long, fascinating history of Frankfurt. We take you to places that the tour buses can’t & leave no carbon footprint. 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
Adults –14 €.
Students, Seniors, Military – 12 €.
Kids 12 and under are free
Guests at the 5 Elements 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.
Did you know that if you book our Daily tour on Trip Advisor that they charge you more than our tour actually costs, but give us less? They charge us a 20% commission. So, if you purchase a ticket on Trip Advisor/Viator, they may charge you more. Save money and pay directly with us on the day of the tour, where no reservations are ever needed and the tour only costs 14€ or 12€.
Discover the Very 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
– Eisener Steg, a 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 was 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 1500s.
– 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
– 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.
Meeting point is on Braubachstrasse 41, in front of the Binding Schirn cafe, 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.
Tour starts at 10:00
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!