Corona virus - Current situation in Frankfurt

Last update: 30.11.2020

Dear Frankfurt Visitors,

due to the rising COVID cases the following restrictions are in effect, from 1 December 2020 for now until 20 December 2020.

The Tourist Informationen Office Römer is open from Monday to Saturday from 9:30 am to 03:30 pm.

You can reach our telephone hotline also Monday to Saturday from 9:30 am to 03:30 pm at +49 (0)69/21 23 88 00

A quick overview of the most important hygiene measures

Contact limit Stays in public spaces are only permitted alone or in groups of a maximum of five people from a maximum of two households.
Mask duty

It is obligatory to wear a mouth and nose cover outside in the in the entire inner city area within the “Anlagenring” as well as north of the railroad line in Sachsenhausen as well as in the area of Berger Straße north of the Alleenring, Leipziger Straße and Königsteiner Straße limited to the sector between Bolongarostraße and Kasinostraße.

Masks are compulsory at all public events and in public facilities.

Wearing a mouth-nose-cover is mandatory in public transportation as well as during the stay on platforms and at stops, when driving in a vehicle with persons from more than one household and in taxis.

Prohibition of alcohol consumption The consumption of alcohol is prohibited all day in defined public places, locations and facilities. From 11:00 pm – 6:00 am the consumption of alcohol is forbidden in all public places..
Leisure events + activities

All events that serve as entertainment are prohibited.

Guided city tours are cancelled, the zoo and botanical gardens as well as museums, theatres and cinemas are closed. The Christmas Market has been cancelled as well as the flea markets. 

Calendar of Events

Restaurants Restaurants are closed. Delivery and collection of food for consumption at home is allowed. Canteens are also allowed to open.

Accommodation offers for tourist purposes are not allowed. Accommodation offers will only be provided for necessary purposes such as mandatory business trips that cannot be postponed. A necessary professional obligation is given, if the personal participation on site is absolutely necessary for professional reasons and the change to alternative (tele-) communication means as well as the participation on site by a representative is not possible.

Please find information on hotel closures in the following document:

Hotel Search

Messen + Business Meetings

Trade fairs are prohibited. As a result of the course taken by the pandemic, Messe Frankfurt will not be holding any of its own physical trade fairs at the Frankfurt exhibition grounds between January and March 2021. This does not apply to guest events that are not organized by Messe Frankfurt. The rental business continues to operate without restrictions, in compliance with the necessary hygiene and safety regulations.

Meetings and events with personal participation are only permitted in the case of special public interest and with the approval of the competent authority. The number of participants in attendance must be kept as low as possible and, in order to comply with the hygiene rules and the minimum distance, must be based, among other things, on the type and size of the venue. Wherever possible, telephone or video conferencing shall be used.

More information on meetings + events

Further information

For up-to-date information please refer to the website of the Robert-Koch-Institut.

The hotline for the coronavirus of the state of Hessen is available daily from 08:00 to 20:00 hours on the state-wide number 0800-5554666.

Rules and regulations in German language