One of the highlights of Frankfurt is the bustling weekly markets. The markets look back on a century-long tradition (12th century) of selling fresh food in the open air. Keeping up to this belief, these markets offering regional, national and international specialties is something one simply cannot miss! Experience Frankfurt’s rich culture along with the local produce
1. Flohmarkt Schaumainkai
Every Saturday, Flohmarkt Schaumainkai offers a unique experience to its visitors. One can browse through pre-owned antique items while enjoying the backdrop of the Frankfurt skyline and the authentic charm of the East Port. Not to miss, an array of snacks at the local restaurateurs.
Kleinmarkthalle, a 1,500-sq/m indoor market hall, is a culinary paradise. Herecan find more than 156 stalls selling spices, ingredients, desserts, and breads from all over the world. The freshest fish, meats, and cheeses are for sale daily, as well as a spectacular assortment of fresh flowers. Aside from the traditional Green Sauce, one can also try a number of delicacies that are freshly prepared. Kleinmarkthalleis open on all days except Sunday
3. WochenMarkt Bornheim
The highly efficient Wochenmarkt Bornheim in Frankfurt is a well-established farmers’ market that caters to the needs of the locals and visitors for their supply of daily groceries.. This market is the most interesting one and has been in existence since 1980
4. Flohmarkt Jahrunderthalle
The largest flea market in Jahrunderthalle makes for a perfect weekend plan. Flohmarktis the cultural and congress center of Frankfurt and hosts a number of dealers who bring in a variety of products. In addition to classic items like books, decorative items and fresh produce, one will also find commercial dealers here.
5. Bauermarkt Konstablerwache
Frankfurt’s largest outdoor grocery market is the farmers’ market held every Thursday and Saturday at Konstablerwache. Not just a market, this place is a popular meeting point for Frankfurt locals, who come here to enjoy a glass or two of the traditional apple wine.
Schiller Street comes to life every Friday, as local farmers and small business owners set up for Schillermarkt. It turns into a shopping paradise with vendors selling artifacts, hand-made jewellery and design objects. Visitors can enjoy a glass of beer in the sun along with live music and performances.