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A perfect weekend in Frankfurt am Main

Tips for accommodation, eating, sightseeing and shopping in Frankfurt. Here you can discover the best way to spend a wonderful weekend in Mainhattan and also what you simply cannot afford to miss out on.

From Cotton to Art: the Leipzig Cotton Mill

June 21, 1884: the first cotton is produced in the brand-new cotton mill in Leipzig. A good 130 years later, you can see something completely different. It is not cotton, but art which is produced here today.

Frankfurt am Main in the rain: 5 great activities

Your city trip to Frankfurt has been booked for weeks, and then this: with every day that your trip to “Mainhattan” draws closer, the likelihood of rain increases and the temperatures in the weather forecast drop. But you certainly shouldn’t let that spoil your excitement about your holiday because this metropolis in Hesse offers plenty of varied activities even for rainy days.

Where to go for a quick snack in between

Sightseeing can be an exhausting thing to do and for sure makes you hungry. And when it’s time to bring back the power to explore more, small and low priced dishes might do the trick. You are
lucky. In the heart of Cologne you will find endless options to grab a quick lunch or a snack to take away or eat in one of the many cool restaurants. But we’d like to help you out: here is our selection of 6 great snack bars in Cologne!

Searching for the best fish rolls

Hamburg is famous for its fish market. Every Sunday it attracts thousands of visitors. Here you can find fish in every variation. And there’s also plenty of stuff to see and buy around the fish stalls. Unfortunately though, not every day is Sunday, but given that one fish roll – at the very least – is a must for a large number of tourists in Hamburg.