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Half-Day Private Tour from Frankfurt to Mainz by Train

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Escape the bustling city of Frankfurt and embark on a half-day private tour to the charming city of Mainz. Nestled at the confluence of the Rhine and Main rivers, Mainz is a historical treasure waiting to be explored. Immerse yourself in its rich cultural heritage and discover the birthplace of Johannes Gutenberg, the inventor of the printing press. Visit the renowned Gutenberg Museum and witness Gutenberg's original 15th-century translation of the Bible. Marvel at the impressive Mainz Cathedral with its six towers that have dominated the skyline for centuries. Admire the breathtaking stained glass windows by Marc Chagall at St. Stephan's Church, and soak in the medieval charm of Kirschgarten with its quaint half-timbered houses and inviting taverns. With a private guide and convenient train transportation, this unforgettable excursion from Frankfurt offers a perfect blend of history and beauty.

About this experience

  • Free Cancellation For a full refund cancel at least before the start of your booking
  • Admission Included
  • 4 hours
  • Suitable for 1-15 Participants
  • Private Tour
  • Guided Experience
  • Explore the Gutenberg Museum and see the original Bible
  • Visit the iconic Mainz Cathedral with its 6 towers
  • Admire the vitral windows of St. Stephan's Church by Marc Chagall
  • Discover the vibrant Gutenbergplatz and its famous statue
  • Experience the charm of medieval half-timbered houses in Kirschgarten
  • Possible customizing on tour with your local guide on the spot
  • Private guided Tour
  • Local Guide who will be with your group only
  • Gratuities
  • Entrance Fees to attractions not listed in the itinerary
  • Transportation costs (Train tickets average price: €18 per person)

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Introduction

Escape the bustling city of Frankfurt and embark on a captivating journey to the romantic city of Mainz with the Half-Day Private Tour from Frankfurt to Mainz by Train. Nestled at the confluence of the Rhine and Main rivers, Mainz is steeped in history and culture, offering a delightful getaway from the high-rise skyline of Frankfurt. Immerse yourself in the rich heritage and appreciate the long-standing wine-growing tradition that characterizes this enchanting city.

What to expect?

During this 240-minute tour, you can anticipate an exploration of Mainz's most iconic landmarks. Begin your adventure at the Gutenberg Museum, housed in the Palace of the Holy Roman Emperor. Marvel at the original 15th-century translation of the Bible, a testament to Johannes Gutenberg's revolutionary invention, the printing press. Delve into the magnificent ambiance of the Market Square and admire the Heunensäule, a sandstone column commemorating the history of Mainz.

Who is this for?

This private tour is designed for wanderers seeking a short escape from Frankfurt's urban landscape. History enthusiasts will delight in the rich cultural heritage and architectural marvels of Mainz. Wine connoisseurs can indulge in the city's long-standing wine-growing tradition, savoring the flavors of the region. Whether you are a history buff, a wine aficionado, or simply seeking an idyllic day trip, this tour is inclusive and suitable for anyone looking to embrace the beauty and allure of Mainz.

Why book this?

Embark on this exceptional journey to Mainz for a myriad of reasons. Immerse yourself in the historical significance of Mainz as you explore the Gutenberg Museum, dedicated to the genius inventor of the printing press. Marvel at the stunning vitral windows at St. Stephan's Church, an artistic masterpiece by Marc Chagall. Delight in the medieval half-timbered houses and charming taverns of Kirschgarten. With a private guide by your side, you will gain insightful knowledge and a personalized experience throughout the tour, ensuring an unforgettable adventure in Mainz.

Good to know

As you embark on this tour from Frankfurt to Mainz, remember to meet your private guide at the main entrance of the train station in Frankfurt. The total duration of the tour is approximately 240 minutes, allowing ample time for exploration. Discover the highlights of Mainz, such as the iconic Gutenberg Museum, Mainz Cathedral, and the captivating Gutenbergplatz. Immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage and relish the unique charm that Mainz offers. The tour concludes at the main entrance of the train station in Frankfurt, where you can continue your journey or return to your hotel with memories to last a lifetime.

Reviews

Travelers who have embarked on this Half-Day Private Tour from Frankfurt to Mainz praise the exceptional knowledge and professionalism of the private guides. They express their awe at the Gutenberg Museum and its showcase of Johannes Gutenberg's contribution to the world. The vitral windows at St. Stephan's Church and the medieval charm of Kirschgarten have also garnered immense appreciation. Overall, guests express their satisfaction with the tour, highlighting the enriching experience and the opportunity to immerse themselves in Mainz's cultural heritage.

How long before the event do I need to book?

  • You can book at any time before the event

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Your Itinerary

Gutenberg Museum

At the Palace of the Holy Roman Emperor, you will see what today is the Gutenberg Museum, dedicated to Johannes Gutenberg, the inventor of the printing press and where his original 15th century translation of the Bible is still to be seen.

Admission Included

Mainz Cathedral

See St. Martin’s cathedral, the “Mainzer Dom '' and its 6 towers, a landmark in the skyline of Mainz for at least the last millennium.

St. Stephan's Church (Stephanskirche)

At St. Stephan’s Church, you will see the famous vitral windows of the Russian-Jewish artist Marc Chagall, done after the heavily damaged church was rebuilt after WWII.

Gutenbergplatz

Look up to the life-size statue of the city’s most famous son, and see the great hall of the Mainz State Theatre, as well as the Carnival Fountain with its over 200 figurines and allegories.

Kirschgarten

Enjoy some medieval half-timbered houses and many charming taverns.

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