One of the country’s most modern cities, Frankfurt is the financial center and main transport hub of central Germany, boasting the third largest airport in Europe. With a vast number of international and domestic flights passing through each day, Frankfurt has become a popular stopover as well as a tourist destination in its own right. If you’re staying in town for a spot of sightseeing, here are a few tips for how to get around in Frankfurt.
Tag Archives: Germany sightseeing
May 8, 2013
Germany’s largest state is also one of its most scenic – a fairytale landscape of towering mountains, sweeping valleys and pretty mountain villages, dotted with medieval castles and idyllic beer gardens.
May 1, 2013
With its bustling port and network of waterways and transport links, Hamburg makes the perfect base from which to explore the sights of northern Germany. Here are a few ideas for day trips from Hamburg.
April 24, 2013
With 26 cities, some 25,000 medieval castles and a myriad of historic sites dotted around the country, you could spend months exploring Germany. With only one week to spare, you’ll need to plan your itinerary in advance to maximize your time. Whether you want a non-stop city sightseeing tour, a laid-back river cruise or a cultural trip around scenic Bavaria, here are 3 varied 1-week itineraries to fuel your wanderlust.
March 13, 2013
With an incredible 25,000 castles dotted around the country, many set in breathtakingly picturesque locations, picking a selection of Germany’s most beautiful castles was no easy feat. But here we are: from the castle that inspired Sleeping Beauty to an enchanting palace marooned on a lake, these are 10 of Germany’s most beautiful medieval fortresses.
August 10, 2011
At Germany’s easternmost point (more or less) you’ll find the Saxon town of Görlitz. Like Dresden, Görlitz is one of the success stories of the former East Germany, luring visitors with an outstanding ensemble of historic buildings which span over five centuries.