Hauptwache Tours

Located a few blocks north of Römerberg square, Hauptwache is one of Frankfurt’s most famous public squares, leading onto the city’s principal shopping street, the Zeil. The square takes its name from the restored 1729 baroque building of the same name, the former headquarters of the city's Stadtwehr Militia that now serves as a lively café and dominates the center of the square, overlooking the Zeil.

A medley of architectural styles mark the Hauptwache, including the 17th-century baroque-style St Katharina Church, with its 54-meter tall clock tower; the futuristic mirrored façade of the My Zeil shopping mall and the neighboring glass-fronted Zeilgalerie; and the towering Commerzbank, Germany’s tallest skyscraper. Beside the Hauptwache café, a sunken terrace area, nicknamed ‘the Hole’ by locals, leads to an underground passageway of shops and eateries, linking the square to the Kaufhof department store.
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Frankfurt City Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

Hit all the highlights of historic Frankfurt on this hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour. With your one-day pass, create your own adventure with 14 possible stops including Römer (town hall), St Paul's Church, the Botanical Garden Palmengarten and the majestic Opera House. As you cruise through town aboard a double-decker coach, listen to interesting audio commentary (available in 12 languages) about the city’s history and culture.
  • Duration: 1 day
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Frankfurt Super Saver: City Highlights Tour plus Full-Day Rhine Valley Trip and Cruise

See the best of Frankfurt by land and water on this combo city tour and steamboat cruise on the historic Rhine River! Enjoy a guided morning coach trip through the Frankfurt City, where you’ll see landmarks like St Paul's Church, Frankfurt Cathedral, Goethe House and Hauptwache Plaza, and on to the UNESCO-listed Rhine Valley for breathtaking natural vistas. You’ll break for lunch before your afternoon sightseeing cruise, and conclude your day with a fun wine-tasting session.
  • Duration: 9 hours
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  • Duration: 9 hours
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Frankfurt City Tour

Explore the best of Frankfurt on this guided, 2-hour sightseeing adventure around the city. Visit many of Frankfurt’s top attractions on board an open-top bus. See Frankfurt Central Station, the Museum Embankment, European Central Bank (Eurotower), the historic Römer city hall, St. Paul's Church, Frankfurt Cathedral and the Hauptwache, one of the most famous plazas in the city. Enjoy a detailed commentary about Frankfurt’s history, culture and architecture from the expert local guide while rolling along through this historic yet modern town.
  • Duration: 2 hours
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Frankfurt Combo: Heidelberg Half-Day Trip and Frankfurt City Tour

Visit Heidelberg, Germany’s oldest and most famous university town, then explore the sites of Frankfurt on this combination 9-hour adventure. Begin with a half-day excursion to see some of Heidelberg’s most popular sites, like the famous ruins of the Gothic landmark Heidelberg Castle and the baroque Old Town district of the city. Then return to Frankfurt to see many of its top attractions and landmarks during a 2-hour sightseeing tour on board an open-top bus. Round-trip coach transportation to Heidelberg included.
  • Duration: 9 hours
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  • Duration: 9 hours
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Frankfurt Layover Private Sightseeing Tour with Round-Trip Airport Transport

Discover top attractions in Frankfurt on this private 5-hour Frankfurt Airport layover sightseeing tour with round-trip airport transport. Cross the River Main with your private guide and gaze over the famous Museum Embankment. Stroll along the cobbled streets of Old Sachsenhausen and see the New Opera House, Hauptwache and Goethe House. Admire towering skyscrapers in the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. Explore the Westend district, home to the Eschenheimer Tower, the Old Opera House and Senckenberg Museum. Marvel at the medieval Römer and Frankfurt Cathedral, and visit the bustling Market Hall. 
  • Duration: 5 hours
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Frankfurt Skyline Hop-on Hop-off Tour

Frankfurt is home to a great number of landmarks and attractions, but getting around the city on foot takes time and effort. With this 24-hour hop-on hop-off bus tour ticket, spin through the city in comfort and enjoy fine views along the banks of the Main River. Hit sites of interest including the Hauptwache and the Senckenberg Museum with ease, and enjoy the freedom to explore Frankfurt at your own pace.
  • Duration: 1 day
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PREMIUM SIGHTSEEING TOUR FRANKFURT

Explore the city of Frankfurt with your own chauffeur during this 3-hour driving tour. Create your own itinerary with your driver based on your interests and see some of the city’s famous sights like Eschenheimer Turm, Cathedral of St. Bartholomew, Hammering Man, The Hauptwache and much more. Learn about the history of the city from your guide and discover the best places for photo opportunities as you drive around.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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Private Tour: Frankfurt City Highlights

Discover top landmarks and famous sites in one of Germany’s most vibrant cities on this private 2.5-hour Frankfurt city highlights tour. Travel by air-conditioned vehicle and discover city attractions such as the medieval Römer, St Paul’s Church and Frankfurt Cathedral. Head into Old Sachsenhausen with your private guide, where locals enjoy coffee in buzzing cafes. Cross the Main River toward the Old Opera House and Hauptwache. Learn of 18th-century poet Johann Wolfgang von Goethe at Goethe House and admire soaring skyscrapers at the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
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