1. Germany
  2. Hessen
  3. Frankfurt

Frankfurt: The Black Death Tour

Product ID: 252952
Enjoy a city sightseeing tour combined with a thrilling theater play. Discover the history of the Black Plague while exploring the city at night.
About this activity
Duration: 75 minutes
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Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
German
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Let professional actors entertain you with a mix of scary theater play
  • Enjoy a one hour walk through Frankfurt's city at night
  • Hear interesting stories about the history of Frankfurt and the plague
Full description
Learn more about the terror of the Black Death that haunted Frankfurt many times during the Middle Ages. Start your journey near the Eschenheimer tower, one of the main entrances of the city in the 16th century. Find a plague doctor on his way through the infested city. Join him and learn more about the worst pandemic in human history.

Nearly a third of the whole population of Europe died by the plague. In addition to this, the continent was in the midst of the Thirty Years' War. Frankfurt was frequently sieged because of its strategic position. Learn about the many plagues that fell upon the city, and about its sudden disappearance in 1667.
Includes
  • Guided tour
What’s Not Included
  • Transportation to the meeting point
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with heart problems
  • People with epilepsy

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Meeting point

Meetingpoint at the place before the main entrance of the CineStar Metropolis.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Weather-appropriate clothing
  • Face mask or protective covering
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Oversize luggage
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Alcohol and drugs
Know before you go
• At least 2 participants are needed for this tour to take place
• This tour is conducted in nearly any weather so please dress appropriately
• The local partner is working in conjunction with public health authorities for up-to-date guidance and implementation of preventative measures relating to the COVID-19 virus
Customer reviews
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So it was a bit strange at the beginning because we didn't really know who was doing our tour, he just chatted a few and started what we thought must be our guide

November 2, 2019

The leadership did not meet expectations.

November 2, 2019

Toller Spaß mit der ganzen Familie!

February 17, 2020

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Product ID: 252952