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Daytrips from Frankfurt

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Daytrips from Frankfurt
There's plenty to see outside of Frankfurt as well.
Good for: Families, Groups, Seniors, Individuals
Seasons: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
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Heidelberg
Heidelberg

Home to the oldest university in Germany, Heidelberg was hit hard during 17th-century wars and rebuilt in the 18th century with baroque buildings. For a pleasant walk, stroll through the historic city center's Gothic streets. Be sure to take in Heidelberg Castle, the symbolic heart of the city; Alte Brucke, a beautiful 18th-century bridge; and the Student Jail. Built as long ago as the... More

Home to the oldest university in Germany, Heidelberg was hit hard during 17th-century wars and rebuilt in the 18th century with baroque buildings. For a pleasant walk, stroll through the historic city center's Gothic streets. Be sure to take in Heidelberg Castle, the symbolic heart of the city; Alte Brucke, a beautiful 18th-century bridge; and the Student Jail. Built as long ago as the 16th century, it was used to keep mischievous students off the streets for three days to a month at a time. And they say Penn State is the number-one party school! Less

Ruedesheim am Rhein
Ruedesheim am Rhein

A romantic wine village located along Germany's Rhein River.

Marburg
Marburg

A romantic German riverfront town that dates back to the 9th century. Marburg Castle overlooks this medieval university town.

Trier
Trier

Trier, which lies in the Moselle wine region along the banks of the Moselle River, is the oldest city in Germany. The city is home to the University of Trier.

Saalburg Roman Castle and Archeology Park
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Saalburg Roman Castle and Archeology Park

Reconstructed Roman fort and archaeological museum

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: 2-3 hours
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Mainz Cathedral (Dom)
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Mainz Cathedral (Dom)

The city's huge main cathedral is over 1,000 years old and contains the tombs of several of the city's archbishops.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: <1 hour
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