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Frankfurt-Egelsbach: 1-Hour Airbus A320 Flight Simulator

1. Frankfurt-Egelsbach: 1-Hour Airbus A320 Flight Simulator

Enter the cockpit of an Airbus A320 Flight at Frankfurt-Egelsbach Airport to experience virtual flying. After a short pre-flight briefing before boarding, take the captain’s seat. The flight simulator at Frankfurt-Egelsbach Airport is particularly detailed. All instruments, functions, and sounds are like in a real airplane. Fly the plane from take-off to landing with assistance from your instructor. Choose to go through different emergencies and weather scenarios with a professional pilot helping you every step of the way. You can design your route and fly to any of the 24,000 airports worldwide. Invite up to 8 friends who will sit behind you in an actual passenger cabin and look over your shoulder as you embark on your virtual flight. Fun and realism are the priority of this flight simulation. Experience a unique 1-hour with your family, friends, acquaintances, and colleagues. 

Frankfurt: Museum of Communication Entrance Ticket

2. Frankfurt: Museum of Communication Entrance Ticket

Visit Frankfurt's modern Museum of Communication and gain a comprehensive insight into the history of human connections. Book a ticket to experience the development of communication on 2,500 square meters in the permanent exhibition, and access the temporary exhibition dedicated to climate change. Explore the 44 themed islands that illustrate how development is dependent on four key phenomena: acceleration, networking, control, and participation. Learn about the past, present, and future of communication through groundbreaking innovations, historical events, and unique experiences. Discover CLIMATE_X, the temporary exhibit that invites you to explore how you can help change the world for the better. Be reminded of all the simple methods we can implement to improve our current climate crisis and reflect on the issues around it. Unwind after your informative visit with a coffee break on the terrace, with a view of the Main.

Frankfurt: Full-Day Baden-Baden and Strasbourg Trip

3. Frankfurt: Full-Day Baden-Baden and Strasbourg Trip

A longtime favorite with discerning travelers, Baden-Baden is an elegant spa town nestled among verdant hills. You can discover attractions such as its opulent casino before crossing the border to France to visit Strasbourg’s charming Old Town district, topped by its majestic cathedral. Grand palaces and luxurious villas stand proudly in the beautifully landscaped parks of Baden-Baden, as you stroll down noble avenues and learn why a sophisticated clientele has been coming here for centuries. See the famous Kurhaus spa resort and have a look at the city’s famous casino. Continue onward for a scenic photo stop at Mummelsee Lake, before progressing on to Strasbourg in France through the mysterious Black Forest. Admire the sky-high Strasbourg Cathedral, with impressive Gothic interiors that are sure to take your breath away. Enjoy your leisure time exploring the streets of the UNESCO-protected historical city centre of Strasbourg. Peruse its delightful boutiques and cafés or take a ride on the little train through the historical city center before returning to Frankfurt.

Frankfurt: The Black Death Tour

4. Frankfurt: The Black Death Tour

Learn more about the terror of the Black Death that haunted Frankfurt many times during the Middle Ages. Start your journey near the Eschenheimer tower, one of the main entrances of the city in the 16th century. Find a plague doctor on his way through the infested city. Join him and learn more about the worst pandemic in human history. Nearly a third of the whole population of Europe died by the plague. In addition to this, the continent was in the midst of the Thirty Years' War. Frankfurt was frequently sieged because of its strategic position. Learn about the many plagues that fell upon the city, and about its sudden disappearance in 1667.

Frankfurt: Eyes of Hell Fright Tour

5. Frankfurt: Eyes of Hell Fright Tour

Enjoy a 1-hour walk through the Niddapark in Frankfurt, where professional actors will entertain you with a scary theatrical play. Begin your journey into darkness at the underground train station, where two masked men wait for you under the bridge. Do you dare to follow these shady men into the darkness? If you dare, continue through the darkness and into a forest. Be on your guard because killers and the black order are sneaking around this place. Will your guide protect you from them or has he got other plans for you? Discover the answer to this question and the origin of this madness in the events of the Thirty Year War. Follow your guide into the past and discover an era where armies of mercenaries besieged Frankfurt frequently, devastating the whole environment and murdering the rural population. Finally the killing and burning was brought to an end by the Westphalia Peace. But you are about to rediscover a hidden outcome of this terrible war.

Frankfurt: Unique E-Bikes Tours

6. Frankfurt: Unique E-Bikes Tours

Explore Frankfurt your way with a variety of tours, and experience the city in a new light from aboard your unique e-bike. The choice is entirely yours! Frankfurt City Tour If you visit the home of Goethe, you cannot miss a guided tour of the city by bike. Enjoy a beautiful ride around the city and cycle alongside a local through "Mainhattan", and find out how the city earned this nickname. See the most spectacular sights and learn everything worth knowing about the history and culture of Frankfurt first-hand! Travel through the artist quarter and be impressed by the combination of modern architecture and historic buildings. Of course, there will be plenty of time for photos! The Green Belt Cycling Road The Frankfurt green belt lies in the heart of the Rhein Main regional park. The approximately 64-kilometer bike trail surrounds Frankfurt and along the way, you will discover the whole diversity of the green belt from almost untouched nature to intensively used industrial areas. The path leads you along the Nidda, through the herb gardens in Oberrad and the adjoining city forest. The green belt nestles around the built-up core of Frankfurt and acts as a "green lung" for the city.  Cider and Orchard Tour The landscape between Main and Taunus has been shaped by orchards for centuries. These are the basis for the Hessian national drink - cider. Cycle through natural orchards, pastoral gardens and nature trails as well as wine presses and restaurants. Discover interesting craft shops, natural monuments and much more. To ensure that the tour is not too dry, stop in a traditional cider pub. 

Frankfurt: Full-Day Nuremberg and Rothenburg Tour

7. Frankfurt: Full-Day Nuremberg and Rothenburg Tour

Experience Nuremberg, a city rich with wonders of cultural and historical significance. For centuries it was the preferred residence of German kings, and the undeclared capital of the Holy Roman Empire. You will then visit the 12th-century Imperial Castle built on a sandstone rock, offering great views over the roofs of the city. You will then descend the hill to the old town, where you can view the half-timbered house where the famous painter Albrecht Dürer once lived, now a museum dedicated to his masterpieces. While in Nuremberg, you will hear about the dark days of the Nazi-era, and how the military tribunals held after World War II brought some prominent members of the establishment to justice. Your next stop will be Rothenburg, an enchanting Medieval city along the famous Romantic Road, an area possessing quintessentially German scenery. You can see the sights with a local guide, and stroll the web of streets lined by colorful higgledy-piggledy houses, a truly alluring place to discover before your return to modern Frankfurt.

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Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 15 reviews

Was a really cool tour in Frankfurt, more like an outdoor show/theater. The city guide is incredibly good at playing with his voice and likes to frighten you from time to time. It was a bit difficult to spot him at the rendezvous point, but you can recognize him by a red flashlight and a plague mask in hand. So all in all exciting and informative, like a live audio book.

Museum not too large, but it is really interesting to be able to discover how the means of communication have evolved over time. The interactive guides and instructions that make you try out the objects of the past are really beautiful. Recommended!

I just loved the Strasbourg part of it. That only made it worthy! You can do it by train yourself instead of paying that much money.

Peter wax terrific, we learned alot about the fascinating town of Baden Baden and charming town of strasbourg

Very brilliant tour guide. And that on April 1st with snow flurries in Frankfurt. Thanks