Experience one of Germany's unique cities, known for its impressive number of top museums ranging from art and science, to history. Take a walk through the medieval villages by the riverside, and unwind in a cosy tavern after a day spent shopping in exclusive boutiques. There's plenty to enjoy on a luxury holiday in Frankfurt.
Frankfurt, also known in full as Frankfurt am Main, is an old imperial city located on the River Main with plenty of modern influences. Impressive skyscrapers decorate the skyline, and the powerful business centre of Bankenviertel (nicknamed 'Mainhattan') boasts one of the world's largest stock exchanges. Thousands of business travellers flock here for some of the most influential trade fairs in the world. As a result, contemporary fine dining, exclusive shopping, and nightlife has exploded in this city, offering holidayers plenty to do during their stay.
Discover the classic charm of this destination, by visiting the Altstadt (Old Town), and seeing the chocolate-box beauty of the historical Römerberg, the city's main square. Duck into inviting taverns to try the traditional local cuisine, relax in the lovely parks, and explore the beautiful boutiques of this neighbourhood. For culture hunters, go to the Museum District known as Museumsufer, and marvel at the diverse range of galleries and museums that is second only to Berlin.
Then, when night falls, you don't have to look far for exciting nightlife. Book a show at the Grand Old Opera House, and see a legendary German opera like Tristan and Isolde. Or if you fancy hitting the town, the entertainment options here are numerous, from rooftop bars, swanky lounges, and hip clubs, there is something for everyone.
The best time to visit Frankfurt is from April to September. Through these months the city's climate is pleasant and sunny, ranging from 17-26 degrees Celsius, with lush greenery. December sees the arrival of snow, and one of Germany's largest Christmas markets.
Summer brings the al fresco season with many of Frankfurt's Apfelwein (apple wine) pubs offering outdoor seating and beer gardens. Take your pick of outdoor events and festivals, from open-air movie showings to beach bars (complete with freshly delivered sand) by the riverside.
Have your taste of the local gourmet experience during your luxury getaway, and try the local cuisine. Visit signature restaurants serving dishes from around the world, prepared in unique ways. Sit next to a show kitchen and see the chefs in action, or get a piece of the action at the Chef's Table.
International options include authentic Lebanese cuisine, as well as Japanese and Italian influences. Enjoy the finest dishes al fresco, and take advantage of the growing gastronomy scene that is taking hold in Frankfurt.