With a history stretching back more than 300 years, the Huguenot town of Neu-Isenburg has a lot in store for history buffs. The Hugenottenhalle (Huguenot Hall) is a local venue for art and culture. The ‘Haus zum Löwen’ (House of the Lion) city museum showcases the fascinating history of Neu-Isenburg. Are you interested in airship aviation? Then do not miss out on the Zeppelin Museum that opened back in 1936. Neu-Isenburg's shopping destinations are famous regionwide.
For even more cultural and shopping options, head to the diverse, bustling city of Frankfurt – a mere 15 minutes from the Best Western Hotel Frankfurt Airport Neu-Isenburg.
Frankfurt is primarily known as a centre for business and banking, but it also has a great deal of cultural and historical sights to offer. Start by visiting Römerberg (Roman Mountain), a beautiful market square in the heart of Frankfurt which is surrounded by historical buildings, the Historical Museum, the "Alte Nikolaikirche" (Old St Nicholas Church) and half-timbered buildings. A stop at the gorgeous city hall – the "Römer" – is an absolute must. Make your way from Römerberg across "Eiserner Steg" (Iron Footbridge) – a pedestrian bridge that provides an excellent view of the water and Frankfurt's skyline – to the Museum Embankment on the opposite side. Frankfurt’s Museum Embankment is one of the most important museum locations in Germany and in Europe. It boasts a diverse offers, from architecture to film and painting. Frankfurt's nearly 60 museums offer a diverse cultural programme to all visitors.
Treat yourself to a relaxing getaway in the great outdoors during your stay in Neu-Isenburg. Enjoy an outing to Frankfurt City Forest located just 3 km from the hotel. Jog, cycle, hike or just walk across the forest. A total of seven playgrounds in the forest provide opportunities for outdoor sports and fun activities for children. In addition to the numerous parks and green areas in Frankfurt, the Rhine-Main region features the rivers Rhine and Main and is bordered by the Taunus, Vogelsberg, Spessart, Odenwald and Hunsrück low mountain ranges. If you are looking for a natural oasis in Frankfurt's city centre, you will be overwhelmed by the Botanical Garden – one of the largest botanical gardens in Germany.
Have you ever tried the famous Grie Soß (green sauce), Goethe’s favourite dish? Are you already familiar with Handkäs mit Musik ("Hand cheese with music")? Frankfurt's cuisine includes a few specialities that, at first glance, might seem a bit odd to non-Hessen natives. But they are well worth a try. Hop through the Apfelwein (cider) pubs in the Sachsenhausen district and eat your way through Frankfurt’s culinary tradition – which of course also includes the popular cider that the locals call Ebbelwoi. Whether pure or mixed with sparkling water, Ebbelwoi is a must!
The most famous street with numerous restaurants and delicatessens is the road section between Opernplatz and Börsenstraße, which is affectionately known as Fressgass' (grub lane) by locals. Each year in May, the Fressgass' Fest food festival takes place, followed by the Rheingau Wine Market in August. Both events are among the most popular festivals in Frankfurt.
A visit to the Kleinmarkthalle is also a treat. On weekdays and Saturdays, a market takes place on over 1,500 m2, where you can taste and be inspired by a wealth of regional specialities and fresh produce.
The Isenburg Zentrum shopping centre is located directly next to the hotel. With over 110 specialist shops, everyone will find what they are looking for.
The Main Tower is Frankfurt’s highest vantage point. Its restaurant on the 53rd floor is one of Frankfurt's most popular gourmet locations.
Frankfurt Airport is much more than just an arrival and departure point. Attractions such as the visitor terrace, multiple shops and the broad culinary offer attract many visitors. If you would like to learn more about work at the airport and see the planes up close, take one of the many guided tours through the airport.
The Zeppelin Muesum offers a permanent exhibition about the history of zeppelins with special focus on passenger aviation. Scaled models and a number of technical exhibits offer detailed insights into the airships' construction and their development over the course of history.
The Huguenot and Waldensian Trail was certified as a "Cultural Route of the Council of Europe" in 2013. With a total length of 1,800 m it leads through different countries and a multitude of regional cultures. Put on your hiking shoes and get to know the diverse European cultural heritage.
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