Frankfurt

Tours

The Coronation Route - Following the Footsteps of Kings and Emperors

This two hour city walk covers former electoral sites and festival venues where the coronations were celebrated with much pomp and circumstance

Frankfurt Cathedral and half-timbered houses
Frankfurt Cathedral and half-timbered houses - © Tourismus+Congress GmbH Frankfurt am Main

Tour:

This guided city walk takes a closer look at the beginnings of Frankfurt as well as the laws governing the election of kings and emperors, coronation rituals and ceremonies and their significance within the context of the city’s historical development. Moreover, it follows the footsteps of the renowned emperor Charlemagne, known to be the founding father of Frankfurt (794 AD), and other famous kings and emperors. The walk also covers former electoral sites and festival venues where the coronations were celebrated with much pomp and circumstance.

Meeting point:
In front of the main entrance of St. Paul’s Church, Paulsplatz

Route:

  • Vaulted cellars at the historical museum frankfurt
  • Townhouse with archaeological garden
  • Frankfurt Cathedral, official coronation route
  • Römerberg old town centre
  • Fountain of Justice, Emperors’ Hall

Tour conclusion:
St Paul’s Square

Interior viewings:
Emperors’ Hall (when accessible)

Duration:
Two hours

Prices inclusive 19% VAT:
€ 170.00 per tour guide for up to 20 persons

Selfpayment for the entrance fee on the spot, further information concerning entrance fee for the Emperor's Hall:
www.frankfurt.de

Payment conditions:

For billing addresses within Germany:
- Payment due no later than three (3) weeks prior the tour date
- Short-term bookings (less than three weeks) require immediate payment

For billing addresses outside of Germany:
- Prepayment by credit card

Cancellation conditions:
- Cancellations submitted in writing at least fourteen (14) days prior to the date of the tour are free of charge.