Must see and do
Visit Liebighaus, Germany’s premier specialist museum of sculpture, with exhibits ranging from the ancient civilisations of Egypt, Greece and Rome to the Middle Ages and the Renaissance
Get an impressive 360º view of the city’s skyline from the Main Tower Observation deck
Take a walk through the Palmengarten, a tropical and botanical garden boasting an exotic collection of orchids, palms, ferns and hundreds of roses
Visit Frankfurter Römer, Frankfurt’s city hall since 1405
Try the local delicacy, the Frankfurter sausage, which many believe is where the hot dog originated
City Tour (Half Day/Full Day) Discover old and modern Frankfurt on this tour, which shows you the most important sights of the former coronation city of the German Emperors and the modern European Banking Centre. Highlights include the historic Römer City Hall, the Cathedral and Paul’s Church. The bus then stops so you can walk through Römer Square and into the old town district of Sachsenhausen, to Goethe House, birthplace of the great poet and home to the international fair grounds. The tour takes in the banking quarter, the old Hauptwache and the shopping centre Zeil and one of the largest European rail stations.
Heidelberg Excursion (Full Day) Visit charming Heidelberg, a city steeped in tradition, on the River Neckar. One of the first traces of ancient man, a 600,000-year-old jawbone was found on the city’s outskirts in 1907 and a copy is on display at the Museum of the Palatinate. Visit Karlsplatz (Karl’s Square), which was named after Grand Duke Karl Friedrich of Baden and provides an unhindered view of the city’s beautiful historic castle. The Philosophenweg (Philosophers’ Walk) offers many good view points of Heidelberg. Make a trip to the top of the Heiligenberg, which has the ruin of the Abbey of St Stephan on one side and the Thingstätte amphitheatre nearby. Pieces of historic Heidelberg you must see are the ruins of the Abbey of Michael with its impressive view over the Neckar Valley. This tour lasts around 5.5 hours and includes your castle entrance fee and a lunchbox.
River Cruise Tour on The Rhine (Full Day) You will enjoy an unforgettable day trip to the Rhine River Valley, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. There will be time to admire the magnificent River Rhine and quaint villages and vineyards. The Rhine has more medieval castles to admire than anywhere else in the world. Keep an eye out for the famous Loreley Rock; enjoy a gorgeous view from the Niederwald Monument and take a cable car ride (optional) from the top of the hills in summertime. Lunch in a beautiful restaurant by the river is included, along with a wonderful boat trip on a Rhine steamer alongside the famous river panorama up to St Goarshausen. You will be invited to enjoy a wine tasting and there is also time for a spot of shopping at Rüdesheim/Drosselgasse.