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With a population of about 5.5 million, the FrankfurtRheinMain Region is the second largest economic area in Germany. The region encompasses parts of three federal states and is one of the most dynamic and best performing economic regions in Europe. And yet FrankfurtRheinMain is so much more than just a successful business centre. The region is home to world-famous museums, well-known orchestras, and a lively theater, art, and cultural scene. In addition, a diverse array of recreation and leisure activities are right at your doorstep. Relax in one of the numerous spa and wellness resorts or with a day on the golf course in Taunus, Spessart or Odenwald. Explore the region’s natural beauty with a hike or bike tour through the vineyards in the Rheingau, Bergstraße, Franken or Rheinhessen. The Frankfurt Rhein Main region certainly offers enough to quench any thirst for cultural and recreational activities.
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Since 1993, the Financial Centre Frankfurt has been a host city for the J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge, a 5.6 kilometer run through the city centre. The first year 527 participants from 57 companies took to the streets and began a great tradition in the Main Metropolis. In 2016, 68,119 runners from more than 2600 companies […]
For a little over two years, the Bundesbank’s Money Museum has been closed to visitors. Following extensive renovation and expansion, it has now reopened. At a ceremony on 16 December 2016, invited guests were able to view first-hand the completely redesigned – and now considerably larger – exhibition. The Money Museum opened its doors to […]
The Frankfurt Christmas Market looks back on centuries of tradition and is one of the oldest in Germany. In fact, the first official reference of the market was in the year 1393. Centred in Frankfurt’s Römerberg, the traditional, timbered houses offer one of the most picturesque backdrops of any Christmas Market in Germany. At the […]
On Sunday, October 30, 2016, runners from 104 countries tested their endurance in the 35th Frankfurt Marathon. Behind the Germans, the French and British, with 589 and 360 runners respectively, made up the largest participant groups. In addition, runners from Belarus, India, Madagascar and even one from Greenland were drawn to the marathon in the […]
Each year, the ECB’s EUROPEAN CULTURAL DAYS showcase the rich culture of one of the EU’s member states. The events, hosted by the ECB and the national bank of the featured country, are always a cultural highlight for the Frankfurt Rhine-Main region. This year, between 17 October and 1 December, the ECB and the Deutsche […]
For the third year, the football season opened in the Financial Centre with the Frankfurt Main Finance Cup. This year’s Cup pitted the Spanish RC Celta de Vigo against hometown heroes Eintracht Frankfurt in a friendly match on Sunday, August 14, 2016. The event has become a favorite for families and football fans across the […]
Schwarz-weiß wie Scheeee! Das ist die SGE! On Sunday, August 14, the Commerzbank-Arena will again be filled with the joyous sounds of Eintracht Frankfurt fans cheering on their home team as the official opening game of the new season. Gates will open at 10 a.m. for the traditional season-opening party which will include plenty of […]
One concert series always receives worldwide attention: the 29th Rheingau Music Festival will take place from July 18 to August 27, 2016, and includes 153 concerts at more than 40 venues across the Rheingau and neighbouring regions. The main event locations are Kloster Eberbach, Schloss Johannisberg, Schloss Vollrads and the Kurhaus in Wiesbaden. Additional venues […]
Music fills the air and a world record is set. Thousands of excited guests waited in anticipation for the official announcement that they had achieved a word record. 7,548 musicians came together to play in Frankfurt’s Commerzbank Arena where an official representative from the Guinness Book of World Records confirmed the event as the largest […]
For the fourth time, BigCityBeats hosted World Club Dome and transformed the Commerzbank Arena in Frankfurt into the biggest club in the world. Over the first weekend in June, hundreds of DJs and artists performed for the crowd of more than 130,000 on 20 stages covering the immense 700,000 m² festival area. Headlining the opening […]