Useful information about the flight from Chennai to Frankfurt
Frankfurt, Something for Everyone
The blend of a corporate centre and traditions set down centuries ago, meld into the exciting city which is Frankfurt. With attractions for tourists of all ages and budgets, Frankfurt is a city for everyone.
Frankfurt: major events and celebrations
Although the winters can be cold, getting down to -10°C, Frankfurt is considered a year round travel destination for tourists. As one of the main economic centres, trade fairs, exhibitions and festivals occur throughout the year in Frankfurt. The Spring Dippemess occurs in March/April and is a festival with vendor's stalls and amusement park rides. The Frankfurt Carnival, called the Fifth Season, happens on the run up to lent and is celebrated with parades, costume balls and general merry making. Fairs include the book fair, which is scheduled for October.
The summer in Frankfurt is generally pleasant reaching temperatures of 25°C, perfect for evenings out or strolling by the River Main.
Advice before you travel to Frankfurt
There are two airports which serve the city of Frankfurt. The main airport is near the city centre and public transportation links to it are excellent. The second is Frankfurt Hahn Airport and is a 2 hour drive away. This is the airport that some low cost carriers tend to use and there are buses available for the onward journey to Frankfurt.
Compared with India, eating out in Frankfurt is expensive with a simple meal costing around EUR10. Indians do need a Schengen visa to travel to Frankfurt.
Accommodation and travelling around Frankfurt
Getting around Frankfurt is easy using the public transport system which includes trams, trains both above and below ground, and buses. Buying a Frankfurt travel card for about EUR7 is a great option as it allows the user to travel all day around the city. This also includes discounts for some of the tourist attractions such as museums. Hotels should be booked in advance especially if your visit coincides with a trade fair in Frankfurt. This is one of the main business and financial hubs of not only Germany but in Europe and can be very crowded. Hostels are priced about EUR20 per person for a shared room and hotels start from EUR50 per person per night.