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12 Hour Layover

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12 Hour Layover

Any suggestions for sightseeing and eating? Thanks in advance.

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1. Re: 12 Hour Layover

We had 10 hours on the way to South Africa. We showered at the airport (not at a hotel) and took the train to Mainz. It offers a lot of things to do (Roman to modern) and eat in a small area. Others will recommend Frankfurt (where I lived for a year). It's fine too but more international.

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It depends on what interests you and when you will be here. There are a ton of festivals going on in the summer and early fall, there are Farmers Markets on most days of the week that are fun to eat at. If you will be here on a weekday or Sat. then plan on visiting the Klein Markt Halle, and indoor produce market. Nice little restaurant above it serving very traditional Frankfurt style food at a great price.

Do you want to see historical stuff, medieval churches, museums, art, etc.?

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3. Re: 12 Hour Layover

I'd spend the time in Frankfurt (which I loved).

Maybe take the Frankfurt on Foot walking tour at 10.30, which "hits" a lot of the highlights, then continue on your own.

You can taste your way through the Klein Markt Halle, then sit down for a beer.

As Bornheimgirl said, tell us more about your interests.

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