Best Day Trips from Frankfurt

Best Day Trips from Frankfurt

Best Day Trips from Frankfurt

He who has not visited Frankfurt yet, pack your bags; don't let this time go waste; get set and forever play your travel diaries in your laptop!

Germany's leading tourist destination with its infrastructure, economy and its diversity supporting vibrancy of cultural scenes, Frankfurt welcomes you with open arms! You’d be amazed to know that this historical city has one of the largest varieties of museums in Europe! Frankfurt's cultural offering, Museumsufer is its highlight. Go for the Romerberg: Frankfurt's Old Town Center, spend quality time in the Museum District, get clicked in the Palm Garden, get historic at Senckenberg Natural History Museum, embrace the St. Bartholomew's Cathedral, serve your tummy in Kleine Markthalle, visit Goethe House and Museum and the Hauptwache. And yes, don't forget to make memories in Frankfurt's largest flea market on Saturdays for which the street itself is partially closed to traffic! Frankfurt is indeed a true amalgamation of class and richness. Here are some of the handpicked weekend break destinations for the top Day Trips from Frankfurt:

1. Historic Hanau

The historic old town of Hanau, just 20 kilometers east of Frankfurt's City Center, is a comfy and enjoyable day trip. A major town highlight is the Goldsmiths' House: Goldschmiedehaus, home to an exhibition of jewelry and the likes. Also of note is Schloss Philippsruhe, a fine Baroque palace that now houses the Hanau Historical Museum and just 4 kilometers northwest of Hanau's Old Town center, with its collections of silver, ceramics and paintings, as well as some real wonderful artifacts relating to the Brothers Grimm, plus a fine sculpture garden you will love clicking pictures at. The most preferred mode of transport among people from Frankfurt to Historic Hanau is a personal car taking a total travelling time of around half an hour. Other travelling options include hiring a taxi that takes you to the destination in the same time. Book a bus and reach the destination in around 15-20 minutes!

2. Mainz Cathedral

On the west bank of the mighty Rhine River, just 44 kilometers west of Frankfurt, this magnificent old cathedral city of Mainz is home to a number of tourist attractions that altogether add up to a perfect day trip! The city's rich history has been well preserved and documented by its fine museums, most notably the Museum of Ancient Navigation and the Roman Germanic Central Museum. The Gutenberg Museum is equally worth visiting. The magnificent Mainzer Dom or Mainz Cathedral wins hearts and is the main attraction whatsoever! Don’t forget adding a visit to the Cathedral Museum in your list. The most preferred mode of transport from Frankfurt to Mainz Cathedral is a personal car taking a total travelling time of around 35 minutes. Other travelling options include hiring a taxi that takes you to the destination in around 40 minutes. Around 45 minutes will be your travel time if you go by bus!

3. The Rhine Valley

Regarded as one of the most impressive sights in Germany, the Rhine Valley is a popular tourist area! For those traveling in and around the historical city Frankfurt, this magnificent UNESCO World Heritage Site is readily accessible from the city, either by car, public transit or riverboat. Towns of interest include the distinct city of Worms, Mannheim, Planken and the Kurpfalzstrasse. The best mode of transport from Frankfurt to The Rhine Valley is a personal car taking a total travelling time of around 1 hour 20 minutes. Other travelling options include hiring a taxi that takes around 1 hour and 30 minutes.

4. Baden-Baden and the Black Forest

Visit the beautiful spa town of Baden-Baden with a beautiful 90minutes drive south from Frankfurt. Once you reach the destination, forget the car home and enjoy the pedestrian friendly and fun to explore on foot Baden-Baden! It’s popular among spa goers due to its famous therapeutic waters. Being the gateway to the Black Forest, a lovely, hilly and forested area, you are never going to regret a second spent! Explore the natural beauty here; strike poses; get clicked; have fun!! The most preferred mode of transport among people from Frankfurt to Baden-Baden and the Black Forest is a personal car taking a total travelling time of around 1 h 35m. Other travelling options include hiring a taxi which will take you to the destination in around 1h 45m.

With richness in culture, food and picturesque places, Frankfurt won't take much time in winning your heart! Happy tripping!

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