Flight tickets from Port Elizabeth to Frankfurt

Welcome to Frankfurt, a vibrant city located in the heart of Germany! Famed for its skyline filled with towering skyscrapers and cultural melting pot of historic architecture, Frankfurt is an exciting destination for visitors of all ages. With a rich heritage dating back to the ninth century, Frankfurt offers visitors a unique combination of modern, cosmopolitan life alongside deep-rooted history. From the city’s art galleries and museums to its incredible culinary scene, there’s something for everyone to enjoy here in Frankfurt. With so much to do and see, Frankfurt is a city full of surprises and should not be missed.

Getting to Know Frankfurt

Frankfurt, located in western Germany, is the fifth largest city in Germany, with an estimated population of 762,461 people as of September 2019. It is a global hub for commerce, culture, education, tourism, transportation and finance. The time zone in Frankfurt is Central European Time (CET), which is one hour ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT+1). Frankfurt’s official language is German, although there is a substantial minority of international residents for whom English is their primary language. Other languages spoken in the city include French, Spanish, Italian and Turkish. The currency in Frankfurt is the Euro (€).

Climate and Weather

Frankfurt is located in central Europe and has a temperate oceanic climate. The city experiences four distinct seasons — spring, summer, autumn, and winter — with variable weather that can change rapidly. Winters in Frankfurt are relatively cold, with snow possible in the winter months. Summers are generally warm, with temperatures rarely rising above 25 degrees Celsius. Rainfall is frequent, though usually in the form of light showers. The average annual temperature in Frankfurt is 9.6 degrees Celsius and annual precipitation is 754 mm. The highest temperature ever recorded was 39.3 degrees Celsius in August 2003, while the lowest temperature was -24.3 degrees Celsius in January 1988. Humidity levels can be quite high in summer and storms are frequent during late spring and early summer. Weather during all seasons is unpredictable, so having an umbrella, warm layers, and winter boots handy is a must for Frankfurt visitors.

Touring Frankfurt: Airport and Transportation

There are two airports in Frankfurt: Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Frankfurt-Hahn Airport (HHN). One way to get from Frankfurt Airport to downtown Frankfurt is via commuter train, which has a typical one way fare between €4-8. You can also travel via taxi, limousine, or ride sharing services. The one way cost is typically from €25-50, depending on the destination. Yes, you can change money at Frankfurt Airport in multiple locations, including banks, ATMs, currency exchange booths, and hotels.

Exploring the Rich History and Culture of Frankfurt

  1. Frankfurt is home to Germany’s largest museum embankment, with five museums located side-by-side along the River Main
  2. The city is home to a vibrant cultural and music scene, with classical music concerts held throughout the year at venues such as the Alte Oper
  3. Frankfurt’s cultural highlight is its Christmas Market, which dates back to 1393 and spans the downtown area during the holiday season

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