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Cruise Frankfurt's Main River with the largest and most modern shipping company in the state of Hesse, whose tradition dates back to the year 1880. Enjoy a 100-minute boat ride from Eiserner Steg (Mainkai) in central Frankfurt and cruise between Gerbermühle (Offenbach) and  Frankfurt-Griesheim. The tour will end at its starting point.

You get a great view on sights such as:

  • Frankfurter Dom (Frankfurt Cathedral)
  • Dreikönigskirche
  • Sachsenhausen
  • Literaturhaus
  • Main Plaza
  • European Central Bank/Eurotower
  • Osthafen (East Harbor)
  • Rudererdorf (Rower Village)
  • Gerbermühle
  • Frankfurter Römer
  • Paulskirche
  • Commerzbank
  • Städel Museum
  • Westhafen Tower
  • Universitaetsklinikum Frankfurt
  • Sommerhoffpark
  • Griesheim
Disembark half-way at Gerbermühle and spend some time at this often visited building by famous poet Johann Wolfgang von Goethe and enjoy a delicious traditional Frankfurt dish (at own expense) before boarding the next boat to continue your journey or disembark at the Städel Museum, close to the landing stage Eiserner Steg (Mainkai) and enjoy a visit to this famous museum (own expense) before making your way back to your original departure point by feet along the beautiful Main riverside.
Locations visited
Mainkai
Staedel Museum
St. Paul's Church (Paulskirche)
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Overview
Admire Frankfurt from the water on a 100-minute sightseeing cruise along the Main River. Starting from Eiserner Streg (Mainkai) in central Frankfurt, enjoy views of the city skyline as you cruise upstream and downstream on a cruise that combines both options for a comprehensive overview of the city.
Highlights
  • Frankfurt sightseeing cruise
  • Travel along the Main River to admire city sights from the water
  • Spot landmarks like Frankfurt Cathedral or the Staedel Museum
  • Go upstream to Gerbermühle (Offenbach) or downstream to Frankfurt-Griesheim
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
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Reviewed yesterday
Boring and crowded.

Frankfurt is a very industrial town and while the old town or au Main part of Frankfurt has lots of attractive old buildings,the rest of it, is boring and ugly. The river cruise is just dull and though you see a few things of interest,...More

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Primus-Linie, Assistant at Primus-Linie, responded to this reviewResponded today

Ahoy Melanie H, I am very sorry to hear, that your trip with Primus-Linie did not fulfill your expectations. Of course, we cannot change the view, that you have from the boat. You get to see Frankfurt, the modern side of town, with the skyline...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Comfortable cruise

A lovely way to spend 100 minutes when the weather is hot and humid. A comfortable boat with seating under cover as well as in the open. There is waiter service for drinks. Commentary in German and English gives an outline of the sights seen...More

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Primus-Linie, Assistant at Primus-Linie, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Ahoy CQuinn2014, thank you very much for taking the time on recommending our sightseeing tour Frankfurt. Your comments will surely be very helpful for other users. We would be very happy to welcome you on board again, on your next visit to Frankfurt. With kind...More

Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile
A 100 minute cruise

It was a Monday morning, sunny day and first day of my visit to Frankfurt city. Great to start the visit in such cruise to have the first impression of the city and part of its history. I enjoyed the cruise, the drink, the sunshine...More

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Primus-Linie, Assistant at Primus-Linie, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Ahoy Samir Z, thank you very much for taking the time on recommending our sightseeingtour Frankfurt. Your comments will surely be very helpful for other users. We would be very happy to welcome you on board again, on your next visit to Frankfurt. With kind...More

Reviewed July 2, 2018
Lovely views from a comfortable boat

We recently took the 100 minute sightseeing cruise from the main quay in Frankfurt, near the famous iron bridge with all its lovers' padlocks. We only had a short wait for the boat on the quay & took advantage of the waterfront café next door,...More

1  Thank John H
Primus-Linie, Assistant at Primus-Linie, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Ahoy John H, thank you so much for taking the time on recommending our Sightseeingtour Frankfurt. Your comments and detailed descriptions will surely be very helpful for other users. We would be very happy to welcome you on board again, on your next visit to...More

Reviewed May 24, 2018 via mobile
View Riverbanks Not Much Else

We went in the 100 minute cruise up and down the river from Frankfurt. I honestly can not say I was surprised it was a waste of time because my experience has a 50/50 record and sometimes they are good. It is not the boat’s...More

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Primus-Linie, Assistant at Primus-Linie, responded to this reviewResponded June 5, 2018

Dear JRNSydney_Australia, I am very sorry to hear, that your trip with Primus-Linie did not fulfill your expectations and therefore you do not want to recommend us. We are trying to improve us and our service constantly and want to thank you for your helpful...More

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