Guided tour

Frankfurt: "The Sandman" Nightmarish Walking Tour

4.4 / 5

27 reviews

Activity provider: Morticus Ghosttours
Guided tour

Frankfurt: "The Sandman" Nightmarish Walking Tour

Activity provider: Morticus Ghosttours

From US$ 12.91 per person

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

About this activity

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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, and finally at the Mainkai with a view of the museum banks (Museumsufer).

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

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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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4.4 /5

based on 27 reviews

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Denke heute noch gerne dran zurück!

March 21, 2023


March 12, 2023

Sehr spannende Tour mit außerordentlich gutem Guide. Wir buchen auf jeden Fall wieder. Vielen Dank für den tollen Abend!

February 24, 2023


Product ID: 400916