About Frankfurt

Travelling from Frankfurt International Airport – Frankfurt:

  • Take the suburban train S8 or S9 to Frankfurt Central Station which is in the direction of Hanau or Offenbach Ost.
  • Once you are at Frankfurt Central Station, you can reach KAP Europa by tram, underground or walking.
Underground (From Frankfurt Central Station)
  • Take line U4 in the direction of Bockenheimer Warter.
  • After one stop, get off at "Festhalle/Messe" and take the exit called "Festhalle/Messe/Kap Europa"
  • When you exit the underground, turn left in the direction of "Osloer Straße" and you will reach the Kap Europa main entrance.
nce youAn excellent bus service transports residents and visitors across the city throughout the day and night including a regular 24 hour service to Edinburgh Airport operated by Airlink100.  Visitors can plan their journey within Edinburgh with Lothian Buses or with First Group for those coming from further afield - See more at: http://edinburgh.org/travel/getting-around/#sthash.D0Zv5Hlx.dpuf
Tram (From Frankfurt Central Station)
  • Exit Central Station via the main entrance.
  • Take tram line 16 and 17 in the direction of "Frankfurt Ginnheim" or "Frankfurt Zuckschwerdtstraße" and get off at the third stop, "Festhalle/Messe".
  • Cross the Friedrich-Ebert-Anlage towards the entrance "City" and the "Messeturm". When you are facing this entrance, turn left in the direction of "Osloer Straße" and you will reach the Kap Europa main entrance.
Walk (From Frankfurt Central Station)
  • It is only a ten minute walk from Frankfurt Central Station to Kap Europa. Exit Central Station via the north exit and follow the signs in direction of “Messe” on the Düsseldorfer Straße heading to the Messeturm.
  • After about five minutes, cross the Platz der Republik and follow the Frie-drich-Ebert-Anlage until you arrive at the underground station “Festhalle/Messe“.
  • Once there, turn left in the direction of "Osloer Straße" and you will arrive at the main entrance of Kap Europa.


Things to Do & See:

Frankfurt is the financial capital of Germany, and thanks to its skyscrapers and the river Main, Frankfurt is playfully called "Main-hattan".

Being an internationally diverse city, Frankfurt has many great things to offer; from arts, outdoors, and shopping, to historic buildings and high-rises. So, as well as your time listening to presentations and catching up with friends and colleagues, why not explore Frankfurt.


Here is a selection of the most visited attractions as listed by Trip Advisor.

Städel Museum (less than one and a half miles from KAP Euorpa)

This is Germany’s oldest museum foundation and Frankfurts finest art museum. Under a single roof, its collection offers a fantastic collection of 700 years of European art from the early 14th century to the present day.

Main Tower (less than two miles from KAP Europa)

This is city's only high-rise open to the public. Take the elevator up to the 650-feet high platform to enjoy sweeping views of Frankfurt’s skyline. Here you can enjoy a cocktail and meal at the Main Tower bar and restaurant, located on the upper floor of the tower.


Goethe House (less than one and a half miles from KAP Euorpa)

Frankfurt is the birthplace of Germany's most important writer, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832). Take a tour of the Goethe family house.


Senckenberg Museum of Natural History (less than one mile from KAP Europa)

It is the largest museum of natural history in Germany and showcases thousands of exhibits, ranging from fossils, Egyptian mummies to the museum's most famous attraction; the largest dinosaur skeleton in Europe.


Skyline Plaza Shopping (less than half a mile)

It has roughly 170 stores and services. The absolute highlight is the “Skyline Garden”, a unique oasis of green situated on the mall’s rooftop and featuring a restaurant, children’s playground, various recreational facilities, an observation platform and, surprisingly, a small vineyard.




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