Free Things to Do in Frankfurt

You’ve gone on our Frankfurt on Foot Walking Tour and are looking for some budget-friendly things to do?  We have made a small list of things that you might enjoy and that we usually recommend to our guests that are looking for some extra activities for sightseeing. We will be happy to include any of these sites on your Private or Layover/Stopover tour.

* Deutsche Ordens Kirche (Teutonic Order of Knights Church) – built in 1309, open weekdays in the afternoon. (mask required) Fantastic Nativity on display until 2 Feb.
*Botanical Gardens – walk down Siesmeyerstr. past the Palmengarten. Open 7 days a week, but they close at 13:00 on Sundays and holidays. Masks required, no dogs, bikes, or jogging.
* Jewish Holocaust Remembrance Wall (located next to the Judengasse Museum)
* Jörge Ratgeb Frescos in the Karmeliter Cloister – Painted 1513-1521, open 7 days a week, mask required
* Höchst – Historic neighborhood in the far west end of Frankfurt, listed on the Half-Timbered Route, Farmers Market on Tues. Fri. & Sat. 07:00-13:00 including a market hall.
* Klein Markt Halle – Fabulous food hall (closed Sun. & Holidays) mask required
* Geld Museum –   
* Frankfurt City Cemetery – peaceful place to stroll and wonderful for photographers
* Katherina Church – at the Hauptwache. (mask required)
* Sachsenhausen – walk around the Applewine pub district, but stroll down the side streets for the unique stores, especially Wall Strasse, or head over to Schweizer Strasse.
* Bornheim’s Berger Strasse – Great street for people watching, cafes and a wide variety of small stores
* The side streets around the Kaiserdom are filled with small galleries and antique stores, great for window shopping
* St. Peters’ Cemetery – Frankfurt’s oldest city graveyard, directly behind Karstadt
* Parks, including the Wallanlage
* The City Forest – take Tram 17 from the Hauptbahnhof to Oberschweinstege stop to get there.

So my friends, go out and enjoy the wonderful city of Frankfurt for free!


  1. Dear Sir/ Madam, I will visit Frankfurt early September 2015. How can I join your Frankfurt on Foot Walking Tour?Please advise.Best regards,Mandy


  2. Dear Mandy, you only need to show up at our meeting point on Braubach strasse before the tour begins at 10:30. No reservations are needed and we tour 365 days a year.


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