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Ebbelwei Express

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Address: Kurt-Schumacher Strasse 8, 60311 Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany
Phone Number: +49 69 21322425
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Most people don't even know about this small train that goes through Frankfurt. It is a funny experience one should have tried it! When you get on the train you get half a litre... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Fort Washington, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beware, do not take this train if you are looking for a guided tour. It really is just the above ground train where you can drink and sightsee at the same time. You can buy an all-day train pass for less and really see more of the city. There is absolutely no tour information given out on the train. We... More 

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Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Most people don't even know about this small train that goes through Frankfurt. It is a funny experience one should have tried it! When you get on the train you get half a litre of German apple cider and some pretzels - the ride begins! See Frankfurt from a different view while enjoying some local specialities.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016

You can drink here a beer and see the interesting part of the city traveling on that tram. Fantastic idea!

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Bournemouth
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016

The thing to do is to take it only when it is going in the right direction to a place you want to go to

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016

Why this isn't done in every city is the question I've been asking myself since yesterday. It's One of the most fun sight seeing tours we've done so far. Way less tiring than the walking tours that are everywhere. Actually after a week of train hopping and walking kilometers and kilometers each day a tram ride and some cider could... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 200 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016

The Ebbelwoi Express is an antique tram that does a tour of Frankfurt and serves ebbelwoi (apple cider) as you ride along. It is very popular and very difficult to board at weekends and holidays. Patience is required. The Ebbelwoi Express operates in clockwise and counterclockwise directions so if one is full, cross over the road and catch one going... More 

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Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2016

With this funny tram you can see the whole city and enjoy a nice glas of apple wine. A very experience.

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Lisbon, Lisboa, Portugal
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2016

Innovative way to get a tour around Frankfurt: this old tram is turned into a travelling "Kneipe" - a small bar where you can enjoy riding around the city and drining the traditional for the region Apfelwein, or apple cider.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

do you like ebbelwoii? and want to explore Frankfurt? in that case, the ebbelwoii express its for sure the collar option.

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Frankfurt, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 5, 2016

rather poor return on money. very touristy and with subpar quality, far better ways to enjoy time in Frankfurt.

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