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FRANKFURT TRAVEL GUIDE
WHAT TO EATThe original Frankfurter würstchen (Frankfurt sausage), grüne sauce (a creamy 7-herb sauce served as a side with boiled potatoes and eggs), Frankfurter rippchen (cured pork cutlets), Frankfurter kranz (a ring-shaped buttercream cake), Frankfurter brenten (traditional marzipan cookies) and handkäse cheese.
WHAT TO BRING BACKThe city’s beloved apfelwein (apple wine) or any related products (jellies, soaps, etc.), a bembel (pitcher for apfelwein), traditional Frankfurt mustard and grüne sauce seed packets to make your own at home.
FUN FACTFrankfurt isn’t only home to the famous würstchen and two of Europe’s tallest buildings (Commerzbank Tower and MesseTurm), it’s also the birthplace of Germany’s most famous writer, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. Pay homage to the man with pit spots at the Goethe statue, the Goethe House and Museum, and even, the Goethe University.
IMPORTANT INFOFor more information on all necessary travel documents and more, check Air Canada’s Travel Requirements page and the Government of Canada’s Travel and Tourism website.
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