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|Destination Airport||Frankfurt Intl.|
|Destination Airport IATA Code||FRA|
|Destination City Name||Frankfurt|
An important financial and commercial hub for the whole of Europe, Frankfurt has an impressive city centre and a number of important attractions. Whether you’re in town on business or to soak up its unique atmosphere, you’ll find plenty to keep you busy in ‘Mainhattan’.
Like many parts of Germany, Frankfurt has a continental climate and experiences four distinct seasons. The busiest time of year to book flights to Frankfurt is the summer. July and August are peak season in the city with blue skies and warm temperatures making it the perfect time to get out and about.
If you’re looking for cheap flights to Frankfurt Germany however, you’ll have a better chance of securing a great deal if you fly in spring or autumn. Although the weather is never guaranteed, May, June, September and October are normally very pleasant in the city, allowing you to explore Frankfurt on a budget.
Winters in the city can be cold and long. Snow, rain and biting winds are common, so if you’re planning on doing a lot of walking and sightseeing on your trip, it might be best to plan your holiday at another time of year.
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Frankfurt Airport is the busiest air hub in Germany and one of the busiest in Europe. As well as being a major hub for Lufthansa, the airport is served by over 100 other airlines which together offer services to almost 300 destinations worldwide. This gives passengers an incredible choice of flights with departures leaving regularly for Europe, the US, Asia, the Middle East, Africa and South America. The airport itself offers a great selection of facilities and amenities. While you’re waiting for your flight you can explore the Airport City Mall, the Gateway Gardens and a number of restaurants and shopping areas.
From Frankfurt Airport you can continue your journey to the city centre by train, bus or taxi. Hire cars are also available at the terminal building.
Cheap flights from London to Frankfurt are available from a number of airlines including:
As you’d expect from a modern German city, Frankfurt has a fast and efficient public transport network. The easiest way to get around town is the U-Bahn. These underground and overground trains connect much of the city centre while regional services link Frankfurt with nearby towns and cities.
If you want to see the city like a local, and burn a few calories in the process, hire a bike from one of the many rental shops or via the city’s public bike share scheme. Frankfurt is a great place for cycling and you’ll find bike paths are easy to navigate and clearly marked.
The most famous sight in Frankfurt is the Römerberg, the historic centre of the city. Visit the imposing Römer, Frankfurt’s characterful town hall, then stroll over to the Alte Nikolaikirche before visiting the Dom, the city’s cathedral.
If you want to learn a little more about the city’s unique culture, visit the Goethe House. The birthplace of the German poet features a number of fascinating exhibitions.
For panoramic views of Frankfurt, head over to the lofty Main Tower. A viewing platform 200m up offers 360˚ vistas over the city and the surrounding area. Alternatively, climb the 324 steps to the top of the cathedral tower and see Frankfurt from a different point of view.
The Frankfurt Card offers free travel on all public transport for either one or two days. It also provides the holder with up to half price entry to many of the city’s attractions.