Frankfurt – The most international city in Germany
Frankfurt am Main, the dynamic and international financial and trade fair city with the most imposing skyline in Germany. No matter where visitors come from, they will always meet people in Frankfurt who speak their language and a restaurant that serves their favorite food. Its central position, the excellent infrastructure with one of the biggest airports in Europe and its internationalism make Frankfurt a leading European city.
Discover the historic heart of the city called “Römer”- the famous old city hall-, the Paul’s Church and the Cathedral. See the Old Opera, do some shopping on the shopping street “ Zeil or visit the Goethe House. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe was born on 28th August 1749 at this house. You will be lead through the different floors of Goethe’s family home- see the Dining room, Goethe’s writing room etc . On the third floor a short history of the house and it’s residents can be found. Next door to the Goethe Haus is the Goethe museum, a 14-room gallery showcasing artworks from the writer’s time.
End your sightseeing tour with lunch in a typical apple wine pub. Enjoy some delicious apple wine in one of the numerous rustically decorated pubs and enjoy typical regional dishes such as Handkäse ( typical cheese from the region) or Frankfurter Grüne Sosse ( specialty of Frankfurt: Sauce with 7 different herbs and sour cream served with boiled potatoes and e.g. eggs).
But Frankfurt is also a perfect starting point for great excursions. Visit romantic Heidelberg with the beautiful castle (partially in ruins) towering above the picturesque medieval town center. An excursion to the Rhine Valley starting from Frankfurt is also an absolute must. Admire the beautiful landscape, the charming little vineyards, and the mighty medieval castles during a boat trip on a Rhine steamer and end the day with a wine tasting in a little tavern.
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Andreas Kolik, the 2 star chef of the restaurant Lafleur describes his cuisine as contemporary classics in combination with Mediterranean influences and regional products. The restaurant’ s name is reminiscent of the famous wine estate Chateau Lafleur in Pomerol. The wide choice of wines in the restaurants own wine cellar includes a selection of regional and international wines of the best wine grower in Europe. Enjoy a fantastic evening in this excellent restaurant in a perfect combination of classical and modern style interior.
Situated in the Steigenberger Frankfurter Hof the Restaurant Francais treats its guests to new taste experiences at the highest levels. Chef Patrick Bittners, (awarded 1 Michelin star) culinary creations are inspired by French haute cuisine. Try excellent German and French wines of their wine list that includes more than 400 different wines.
Modernly decorated, this restaurant offers excellent food in a wonderful atmosphere. Chef André Rickert’s cuisine is inspired by the international “bistronomics” movement. The restaurant Weinsinn has been listed with 1 Michelin star since 2013.