A modern city
Frankfurt lies in the Rhine-Main region of southern Germany. The city is an economic hub famous for its banks and its prestigious universities (the Goethe University for example), and is also a trading centre and home to Germany's biggest airport.
It is also a pleasant city to live in, with many parks, like the Palmengarten, with its tropical greenhouses full of exotic plants and palm-trees.
Frankfurt will be served by direct flights from 2020, June 2nd by Lufthansa. Direct flights will be operated on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.
The creation of new routes with Lufhtansa, including the direct Rennes-Frankfurt line, are postponed to 2021.
Franckfurt is also served by connecting flight all year long by Air France with a connection at Paris Charles de Gaulle.
> Climate : continental: warm and humid summers and very cold, snowy winters.
> Time difference with France : None
> Currency : Euro
> Travel documents required : A valid national identity card or passport are all you need if you are staying less than 3 months.
> Tourist information : http://www.frankfurt-tourismus.de/en
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe was a famous poet, novelist and playwright. You can visit the house where Goethe lived and worked.
Frankfurt’s skyscraper! Its 56 floors make it the ideal place for a breathtaking 360° view over the city. Make the most of your visit in the roof-top restaurant, where you can enjoy the local food and a glass of cider.
This impressive natural history museum charts the earth’s evolution through the rise of the dinosaurs, fossils and stuffed animals… A place to visit with the children!
Traditional German food
German food is rich and varied, from the famous "Frankfurter sausages" to "Handkäs' mit Musik" (cheese marinated in oil and onions and served with black bread) or the delicious "Grüne Soße" (green sauce). To be enjoyed with a glass of Apfelwein or Ebbelwei (cider)!