Guided tour

Frankfurt: "The Sandman" Nightmarish Walking Tour

4.6 / 5

7 reviews

Frankfurt: "The Sandman" Nightmarish Walking Tour

From US$ 11.65 per person

Spend a spooky day in Frankfurt on this guided walking tour with a nightmarish theme.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 70 minutes
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Live tour guide
Wheelchair accessible


  • Marvel at the buildings of the old town of Frankfurt
  • Enjoy the best view of Frankfurt from the Eiserner Steg footbridge
  • Hear a chilling story behind "The Sandman"
Full description

Experience the scary side of Frankfurt, Germany, on a guided walking tour that pays homage to E. T. A. Hoffmann’s short story, “The Sandman.” Visit some of Frankfurt’s top attractions while learning about the city’s history from your guide. 

Your nightmarish journey starts at Frankfurt’s cathedral. There, meet your guide, a man in eye-catching clothing. Head out to visit some of the top attractions of the city.

Stop at Rotes Haus, the Saalhof, the Eiserner Steg footbridge, the Historic Villa Metzler, the Museum of Applied Arts, and finally Metzler Park. As you explore, learn interesting things about Frankfurt, and hear a dark story about the sandman.

  • Guided walking tour
  • Pickup/drop-off
Not suitable for
  • Children under 12 years
  • People with heart problems
  • People with epilepsy
  • People with a cold
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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Meeting point

Meet in front of the main entrance of the cathedral. Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before the activity starts.

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Video recording

Know before you go

  • This tour will take place rain or shine
Customer reviews

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4.6 /5

based on 7 reviews

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Es war sehr sehr interessant, gut gespielt und vorgetragen. Wir waren zu dritt und haben auch sehr viel Neues erfahren. Es hat uns sehr viel Spaß gemacht und wir werden noch weitere Grusel-Touren machen. Wir sagen vielen Dank und macht so weitervon uns für diese tolle Vorstellung 5⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️.

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