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Ebbelwei Express

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Neighbourhood: Innenstadt
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Address: Kurt-Schumacher Strasse 8, 60311 Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany
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+49 69 21322425

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The somewhat different city tour

For friends who visit you in Frankfurt, I recommend the Ebbelwei Express. Have fun together! During the one-hour trip there is plenty of time to enjoy the original Frankfurt... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were very excited to see the Ebblewei Express pulling into our tram stop, especially since our walking tour was cancelled at the last minute. We boarded, full of excitement and cheers-ed our first Frankfurter ciders with massive grins on our faces. Before long we were on a tour of Frankfurt's Grey, concrete jungle. There was nothing exciting about the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For friends who visit you in Frankfurt, I recommend the Ebbelwei Express. Have fun together! During the one-hour trip there is plenty of time to enjoy the original Frankfurt Apfelwein or Apple juice from Possmann with music and pretzels. A drink is included in the ticket price of 8€. There are also booking options for groups.

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Beddau, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

How on earth do I describe this attraction? A preserved tram with a twist. It includes apple cider and pretzels as part of the fare (or apple juice or water). It plays piped German drinking music throughout the journey. It has bottle racks with bottle openers on tables between seats. And it is lit with coloured bulbs inside. It travels... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
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155 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

There is nothing cool about touring the city getting drunk at the same time. It is neither typical German nor typical for Frankfurt. Made for tourists and upnoxious to anyone living here.

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Fort Washington, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 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 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

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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Thank Lis L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 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 1 August 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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 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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