10 BEST TEAM BUILDING ACTIVITIES IN FRANKFURT

A colossal European metropolis, home to one of the nation’s oldest medieval settlements.

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Frankfurt am Main—commonly referred to as Frankfurt—is a vast modern city upon the banks of the River Main. This prestigious contemporary city holds considerable power in Europe and is characterised by its progressive commercial, financial and technological industries.

If you’re planning your next team-building retreat, a visit to this forward-thinking yet historical city should be at the top of your list. Before relentless bombing by allied forces, Frankfurt was once home to one of the countries oldest surviving medieval settlements. Fortunately, much of the Old Town has been rebuilt and can now be appreciated on a guided walking or Segway tour.

After exploring the Old Town and modern centre, your team can embark on a range of activities including art workshops, cooking courses, go-karting, party boats and more. Keep reading to discover more ideas for a team-building retreat in Frankfurt am Main.

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Discover Frankfurt with an alternative walking tour

  • Explore the city with knowledgeable local guides who provide interesting facts and tell captivating stories about the city.
  • Group sizes can range anywhere between eight and 20 people.
  • Tours can be given in one of seven languages including English, Spanish, German, Portuguese, Italian, Polish and Arabic.
  • The full duration of the course is approximately two to three hours.
  • In the winter, make sure to bring warm shoes and clothes as well as an umbrella for the rain. In the summer, sunscreen, a hat, and plenty of water are recommended.
  • The guides are very passionate about telling the story of the city and share lots of interesting facts.

Strengthen team skills at the escape room

  • Strengthen team spirit, minimize friction losses and create a unique experience that connects your employees for a long time.
  • Teams have just 60 minutes to solve the puzzles and make their escape!
  • The maximum recommended number of participants is eight per mission.
  • Large groups can attempt 8 challenges in parallel on a total of 500 square meters.
  • Play with over 70 participants at the same time in various challenges. 
  • Exclusive evening events with up to 140 participants are possible.

Blow off some steam on the party boat

  • Every boat comes with a dedicated, fully-licensed captain. 
  • Participants may drive the boat if permitted after consultation with the captain.
  • You are advised to bring your own plastic cups, plates and cutlery.
  • Enjoy a unique perspective of Frankfurt from the serenity of the water.
  • Create a lively atmosphere with music, drinks and party games.
  • A perfect way to de-stress and facilitate new relationships between colleagues.

Enjoy a taste of Frankfurt with a guided food tour

  • Explore the districts in a new way with a private tour guide.
  • Get a taste for the local food scene as you sample numerous flavours from a range of culinary hotspots.
  • Participants can expect to visit at least six unique spots.
  • The approximate duration of the tour is three hours, covering roughly three kilometres on foot.
  • An in-depth tour designed for newcomers as well as long-term residents.
  • Your local guide delivers interesting facts with passion and charm.

Ignite your creative flair with a ceramic painting workshop

  • Ceramic painting makes a relaxing and refreshing change from the daily office grind.
  • For food and drink, a catering company can be recommended upon request.
  • Learn to use a large selection of tools and techniques to create a beautiful final product.
  • After painting, your ceramic will be dipped in colourless glaze, fired and left to cool.
  • The kind teachers are patient and teach ceramics with authenticity and passion.
  • Take home your creation and show it off to your friends and family.

Race against your colleagues in electric-powered karts

  • Enjoy professional training opportunities, exciting racing events and excellent on-site catering.
  • Take part in the sport of go-karting without damaging the environment.
  • No unhealthy petrol fumes, loud engine noises or nauseating exhaust gases.
  • Race at hair-raising speeds across a multi-level race track.
  • The staff are extremely friendly and conscious of the important safety measures.
  • The convenient on-site parking makes arrival simple and stress-free.

Improve your culinary skills with a classic cooking course

  • Pull together to create delicious dishes under the guidance of professional chefs.
  • All equipment is provided from aprons to cooking utensils to snacks and wine.
  • Participants are provided with a menu to cook and are instructed by seasoned chefs.
  • Enjoy bonding with your colleagues in a pleasant and light-hearted atmosphere.
  • Access the highest quality cooking workspace with clean surfaces and premium utensils.

Cruise the streets in style with a Segway tour

  • Segways are the most stylish, comfortable and practical way to explore the city streets.
  • The multilingual tour guides make sure to provide facts and information in a light-hearted and entertaining fashion.
  • The full duration of the tour is approximately three hours including a 20-minute safety briefing.
  • The carefully-planned route is well devised and keeps everybody entertained for the full length of the tour.
  • All Segways are in pristine condition and excellently maintained.

Bond with your colleagues at the miniature golf course

  • Large groups can book the entire facility for a private mini golf session.
  • The facility can host groups of up to 70 people.
  • Play your way through 18 creative holes lit with colourful neon lights.
  • Average playing times are between one and two hours.
  • The facility is easily accessible via bus, train, bike, car or foot.
  • The staff and kind and courteous and provide a fun experience.

Channel your inner diva at an exclusive karaoke event

  • A beautifully designed facility with kind and accommodating staff.
  • The facility can cater for up to 30 people at a time.
  • Reserve up to six microphones per group.
  • Choose from an enormous range of songs in a variety of languages.
  • Enjoy a vast selection of Asian-inspired drinks and food.
  • The rooms are nicely furnished and extremely comfortable.

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You can book these team building activities exclusively as a part of our retreat package.

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