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Hessen Seasonal & holiday activities

Our most recommended Hessen Seasonal & holiday activities

From Rüdesheim: 2-hour Christmas Boat Tour on the Rhine

1. From Rüdesheim: 2-hour Christmas Boat Tour on the Rhine

Take part in a romantic tour by boat down the Rhine. The old castles on the hills, covered in snow, make for a magical view, which you can enjoy from your comfortable seat in the warm cabin of your boat. Listen to the stories and customs of ancient times as you cruise down the Rhine. Hear the fairytales, myths, and legends of the Rhine. Learn about the many architectural monuments and cities along its banks, and hear about German Christmas traditions past and present for a lovely day on the river. Enjoy drinks and snacks on board as you watch the fairytale landscape drift past. End your wonderful trip with a visit the world-famous Rüdesheim Christmas Market, where you can try glühwein and cookies while enjoying Christmas spectacles from all around the world.

Frankfurt: 'The Hour of the Vampires' Scary Tour

2. Frankfurt: 'The Hour of the Vampires' Scary Tour

Welcome to the Niddapark in Frankfurt. Enjoy a 1-hour walk with a scary theater play through the park. Your journey into the darkness will start under a bridge. There, you will meet Leon and his servant. Let him tell you about how he was changed into a vampire. In a time of the early romantic, when the air was fragrant and arousing, he found his great love. At that time Frankfurt was a prosperous commercial center.  Like all vampires, his thirst for blood is insatiable but at the moment he can control it because his craving for revenge is much more powerful. However, your vampire guide is not your biggest threat so be on your guard. There is a great gathering of lost souls in the nearby forest. They are waiting for the opening of the great feast and they are very thirsty. Will you dare to follow Leon on his way through the wood where his destiny will await him?

Frankfurt: Christmas walk, fun game and Xmas TeamAbenteuer

3. Frankfurt: Christmas walk, fun game and Xmas TeamAbenteuer

Discover Frankfurt during christmas time with this team activity full of interesting christmas content. This fun christmas adventure will lead you through the city and will challenge you and your team by fun and creative tasks. Solve puzzles, answer quiz questions, take creative photos and unlock interesting and fun facts about christmas. Begin your interactive outdoor christmas party and christmas market adventure in the city center and allow the interactive smartphone app to guide you from there. Challenge yourself and your team and enjoy a winter walk. Learn new things about Christmas, create memories and experience fun moments during this 90-120 minutes game. Enjoy a combination of quiz game, outdoor-escape-game and blackstory game, while you explore the city center. All content is connected to christmas theme. It is recommendet that you play this game as a team of 2-5 persons during november or december. It is possible to book more than one team. Perfect activity for couples, families or team collegues. Perfect also as christmas party for companies.

Rüdesheim am Rhein: Christmas Boat Cruise on the Rhine

4. Rüdesheim am Rhein: Christmas Boat Cruise on the Rhine

Experience a romantic cruise on the Rhine River. Cruise past medieval castles and snow-capped ruins covered as you admire the view from your heated and cozy ship. Listen to festive Christmas music as the boat cruises and snack on freshly-baked waffles and local coffee from the onboard restaurant. Finish the day with a visit to the world-famous Rüdesheimer Weihnachtsmarkt der Nationen, where you can taste mulled wine and cookies while admiring the traditions of other countries.

Frankfurt: Advent stroll through Frankfurt's New Old Town

5. Frankfurt: Advent stroll through Frankfurt's New Old Town

Advent is a time full of anticipation for Christmas. During a tour through the atmospherically illuminated alleys of the new old town, we would like to enchant you. Each participant will receive a voucher for a bag of roasted almonds of their choice, which can be redeemed from the Frankfurt Christmas Market upon presentation of their voucher. Together with a certified tour guide, you will discover the winding alleys and squares of the new Old Town on this one-hour tour. Buildings such as the "Rote Haus", the "Rebstockhof" or the house "Klein Nürnberg" are back on their historic sites. Also the "Goldene Waage", a Renaissance half-timbered house, originally built in the 17th century, shines again in full splendor.

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What people are saying about Hessen

The light installation was nice and you could linger a bit to enjoy it or take some photos. It's a pity that the ground isn't completely covered with flat plates (for the shoes or the rolling devices) The market place is clear but you actually got everything there except crepes :) The prices in the park were very reasonable.

Great experience. Beautiful decorations. Be prepared to walk or carry a wheelchair if a loved one needs it. Carry cash as the vendors prefer and pretty much only accept cash for goods.

The light show was fantastic. Dress for weather, was muddy in some areas.

I loved the Christmas lights. The only downside was the mud.