06 Dec Frankfurt
While many people view Germany as being one of the most important countries in the world for finance and transport, Frankfurt is the the city most commonly associated with these things. The city is viewed as being home to the biggest financial centre in all of mainland Europe. In Frankfurt, the fifth largest city in Germany, you will find the German Federal Bank, the European Central Bank, the Stock Exchange of Frankfurt and a number of major commercial banking institutions including DZ Bank, Commerzbank and Deutsche Bank.
With Frankfurt International Airport welcoming so many business travellers on a daily basis, it is no surprise to learn that it is one of the world’s busiest airports in the world. This means that there is a huge need for transport to and from this airport, which is why Europe Shuttle provides an extensive range of airport transfer and transport services in the Frankfurt region. The Frankfurt am Main Airport FRA is the main airport in the region but there is also the Frankfurt-Hahn Airport HNN and Europe Shuttle will ensure you arrive or leave in style. With shuttle buses, private trips and even chauffeur and limousine services on offer, you can arrive and leave in style, no matter the reason for your journey.
What To See In Frankfurt
Whether you are young or old, there are plenty of great things to enjoy about Frankfurt. As one of the key German destinations, for foreign and internal tourists, there is a great deal to see and enjoy.
Traditions and Celebrations
Although many people naturally associate Christmas markets with Germany, the Frankfurt Christmas market is easily one of the oldest and the most popular in Germany. If you are looking for a traditional Christmas market visit, a trip to Frankfurt could provide you with a fascinating blend of the old and the new.
Frankfurt plays host to more than thirty museums, many of which are deemed to be museums of great international prestige and it is also believed that Frankfurt has one of the widest ranges of museum styles and topics in Europe. Twenty of these museums are included as part of the Museums Riverbank, located either side of the Main river. On Saturdays, the main street is closed to host the biggest flea market in Frankfurt.
Although there are a great number of pubs and clubs in the Frankfurt area, the area’s nightlife is probably closest linked to the Techno music scene and there are still a number of great clubs playing this style of dance music.
Anyone looking to see everything that Frankfurt has to offer would be advised to check out The Main Tower as it provides a 360 degree view of the city and everything within it. It takes a while to climb the stairs to the top of the tower, a lift is provided, but on a clear day, the views are well worth the hike.
The German Film Museum is a natural destination for anyone with a love of film and as it is located in close distance to the Museum Riverbank, it can be enjoyed alongside a great number of other museums in the city.
The pace of life in Frankfurt is obviously high so it can be of benefit to get out of the city every now and again. Even the locals will take the opportunity to explore the outer regions of the city and the outlying towns, villages and cities. There are many great German locations close to Frankfurt, including; Offenbach, Maintal, Bad Homburg, Bad Soden, Steinbach, Schwalbach, Dreieich, Kelsterbach and Bad Vilbel.
Given the huge focus on the business and banking sector in Frankfurt, it is no surprise that there are plenty of hotel and conference venues in the city. Anyone looking to woo clients or hold important meetings will find that there is no shortage of great venues that can meet all of your needs. Some of the best Frankfurt options include:
- InterCityHotel Frankfurt Airport
- Novotel Frankfurt Niederrad
- Sheraton Congress Hotel Frankfurt
- Steigenberger Hotel Metropolitan
- Fleming’s Hotel Neuen Boerse
- Courtyard Frankfurt Messe
- Tryp Frankfurt
- Hotel Excelsior
- Le Meridien Parkhotel Frankfurt
- The Westin Grand Frankfurt
- Concorde Hotel
- Mercure Hotel & Residenz Frankfurt
These conference centres and hotels will provide the perfect backdrop for you to plan for meetings or to even meet clients and impress them directly. Anyone looking to travel to and from these meetings in style will benefit from the executive services and corporate transportation that Europe Shuttle provides in the city.