4–6 October, Frankfurt, Germany

About Frankfurt

Frankfurt am Main is conveniently located in the heart of Europe and known as a city of great color and diversity, a place where tradition meets modernity, commerce meets culture and activity meets tranquility. The city has about 740,000 inhabitants. The trade fairs, the global corporations, the cultural establishments and the city’s international airport all play a leading role in their respective fields and industries. Due to its convenient accessibility, Frankfurt is one of the leading tourist destinations in Germany and has become a popular location for international conferences.

The city has a long history which can be discovered by walking through the centre or in one of the local museums which are mainly located at the Museums Riverbank. Furthermore, there is plenty art to discover as series of exhibition venues combine first-class cultural offers with well-conceived architectural development. Friends of the performing arts will be overwhelmed by the birthplace of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe which impresses audiences with numerous performances in stunning locations.

Sights, arts & culture, gastronomy, shopping

Find out all about the sights and hidden gems of Frankfurt you should not miss when coming to EUROSPINE23 here:

Frankfurt has a temperate-oceanic climate. It has moderately warm summers and cold winters, with temperatures ranging from 1 °C in January to 25 °C in July. Temperatures in April/May in Frankfurt usually range between 16 °C and 20 °C, nights are cooler.

Electricity & Time
The main voltage in Germany is 220V.
Frankfurt am Main is in the Central European Time Zone (CET), one hour ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT).

Service and VAT are included in the menu price. Tips are always welcome - a rule of thumb is to add 10%, generally ending with a full Euro amount.

Shops are usually open from 09:00–20:00 from Monday to Friday and Saturday from 09:00–18:00. Grocery stores already open around 8:00 during weekdays. On Sunday, shops are usually closed.

Local currency & Bank
The currency in Germany is the EURO (€). Banks are usually open Monday–Friday 8:30–12:00 and 14:00–18:00. Banks are the best place to change money, as they charge only a small commission on cash or travellers cheques. ATMs are located outside most banks, cash can be withdrawn there 24/7. National and foreign Maestro cards (cash/debit cards) as well as MasterCard, AMEX, Visa and Diners are accepted. Credit cards are also accepted by numerous hotels, restaurants, shops and gas stations.

Useful telephone numbers
Germany’s international access code is +49 (0049)
Dial 112 in case of emergency to request the fire, ambulance and police services or refer to the staff at the registration area.

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