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Welcome!

Welcome to Offenbach! The small city in the heart of the Rhein-Main metropolitan region offers its guests a variety of cultural and touristic activities along with an exciting mix of urban city flair and classic architectural features. No matter if you want to explore the city just for a couple of hours our deciced to start a longtime relationship, we try to help you with all the informations you might need.

Home to 118,000 residents, it is conveniently very near to Frankfurt and easy to get to via a number of motorways close to each other and a dense public transport system. Frankfurt airport, which is 15 kilometers away, takes just 28 minutes to get to by S-Bahn (a suburban train).

Offenbach isn’t just attractive as a location for international exhibitions and other events, but also as a leisure city with a high recreational value. Situated directly on the south bank of the Main River, it is an excellent starting point for bicycle tours to Frankfurt or towards the southeast. The idyllic award-winning Main Bike Path runs from the city centre to Rumpenheim Castle, which boasts a landscaped English garden that kings once frequented. The Lili and Büsing parks in the middle of Offenbach, which Goethe is said to have enjoyed as early as 1775 in the same place, are also ideal for a romantic stroll. In addition, those visiting the city centre will discover other historic structures such as Isenburg Castle, which is classed as a notable building from the Renaissance and used by the famous Offenbach University of Art and Design today. Büsing Palace is an impressive Neo-baroque “city palace”.

A “weather city” and home to the German Meteorological Service’s headquarters, Offenbach has a unique 20,000m2 weather park which entices people to take a trip into the nearby countryside by explaining weather phenomena and their scientific backgrounds clearly and simply to visitors in the form of an educational entertainment park. Not far from the park there is a high-ropes course for thrill-seeking adventurers.

A culinary trip to the Wilhelmsplatz is the perfect way to end any activity in Offenbach. Three times a week, there is also a popular market in the restored historic centre, while the Kopfsteinpflasterplatz is home to a variety of restaurants and offers visitors the opportunity to go on a gastronomic world tour. In the summer in particular, days here are often concluded with Hessian specialities or delights from other countries.

If you’re interested in culture, it is worth visiting Offenbach’s world famous museums, two of which are the Klingspor-Museum for Modern International Book Art, Typography and Calligraphy and the German Leather Museum, which has footwear dating back 4000 years. Among other things, the Haus der Stadtgeschichte (Museum of City History) documents lithography developments which play an important role in Offenbach’s economic history. In addition, the city is known for creativity and is home to many artists and designers who regularly open their galleries and studios to the public. Finally, Offenbach has a very full festival and event calendar throughout the year.

Bienvenue!

Bienvenue à Offenbach ! La petite ville située au cœur de la région métropolitaine Rhin-Main accueille ses visiteurs en leur proposant une offre culturelle et touristique variée, ainsi qu’un mélange réussi du charme urbain et de l’architecture classique.
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La ville de 134 000 habitants est idéalement située près de Francfort et est desservie par un réseau autoroutier dense ainsi que par un système de transports en commun étendu. L’aéroport de Francfort situé à 15 kilomètres est accessible en train express régional en seulement 28 minutes. Offenbach est une ville attractive non seulement en raison des salons et événements internationaux qui y sont organisés, mais aussi pour ses nombreux loisirs permettant aux visiteurs de se détendre. Grâce à son emplacement sur la rive sud du Main, les conditions sont idéales pour se promener en vélo jusqu’à Francfort ou en direction du sud-ouest. La piste cyclable du Main, pittoresque et classée, relie le centre-ville au château de Rumpenheim et ses jardins anglais où se promenaient autrefois des rois. Très prisés par Goethe en 1775, les jardins Lilipark et Büsingpark dans le centre-ville d’Offenbach invitent également à une promenade romantique. Les visiteurs peuvent aussi découvrir les monuments historiques du centre-ville comme le remarquable château d’Isenburg datant de la Renaissance, qui abrite aujourd’hui une école de design renommée, ou bien le palais de Büsing, un bâtiment néobaroque impressionnant.

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