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Ebbelwei Express

Kurt-Schumacher Strasse 8, 60311 Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany (Innenstadt)
069 213 22425
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Ranked #8 of 36 Activities in Frankfurt
Type: Trams
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Toronto, Canada
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37 reviews 37 reviews
20 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We enjoyed the tram ride, complimentary pretzels and drink, the views of Frankfurt and surrounding area. Fun for adults and children alike.

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Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
16 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

In one hour you get to see some of the main attractions in Frankfurt. During your ride you can enjoy a bottle of applewein and pretzels, which is included in the fare. To be honest, I prefer the local beer but if you visit Frankfurt some applewein is a must. In short, good value and a fun way to see... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

My friends recommend this attraction to me and I'm really pleased they did. The Ebbelwei Express (applewine express) is a cool way to spend an hour and see some of the major sights of Frankfurt while enjoying their very own home industry brew, Applewine. The tram trip takes about an hour and costs €8/person (which includes a 250/300ml bottle of... More

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calgary, alberta
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

I had one day to spend in Frankfurt and chose this is my one tour as it sounds fantastic. I'm sure it is, but it would have to show up for me to know. I checked with the tourism office and they had already heard of this complaint but could not comment as it is part of the public transportation... More

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Wiesbaden, Germany
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69 reviews 69 reviews
4 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

Took a date on it that had never been to Frankfurt before. In nice weather a great way to tour the city and the most unusual date she had been on. Was a hit!

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Turku, Finland
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71 reviews 71 reviews
13 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

This is a fun concept: you get on an old tram, have a bottle of traditional applewine (ebbelwei) and some pretzels and watch the city go by. Good if you just want to sit and relax with your friends or are tired of walking. Not really as much fun as you might expect. The service was friendly and you get... More

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Arlington, Virginia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

For 7 euros, you get to ride in a circuit around the main part of Frankfurt, but there is no narration or anything, so for that, take the 12 euro bus tour that has narration in a variety of languages through headphones. On the other hand, you can get off or on at any of the several stops, and you... More

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Florence, oregon
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

7 Euros to ride around a crowded tram, and drink a bottle of apple wine. I was expecting a little naration with the ride, maybe a little history, info on traditions, etc.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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53 reviews 53 reviews
8 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013

This is the first time I felt the need to review an attraction that I have not experienced in person! I'll tell you why. We had chosen Frankfurt as the base for our Weihnachtsmarkt tour of Hessen. As tram lovers, it would be impossible for us to miss this tram. But there were a lot of things to consider, its... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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140 reviews 140 reviews
38 attraction reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

I would definitely recommend doing the tour when in Frankfurt, you can pick the tram up at various stops around the city and can purchase tickets on the tram. For 7EUR you receive a beverage and a bag of pretzels, plus the warmth of the tram for an hour. It's a good way to see the city without having to... More

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