Visiting Program of the City of Frankfurt am Main
... for children and grandchildren of former jewish citizens of Frankfurt and those who were politically or religiously persecuted.
Since 1980 the City of Frankfurt am Main has organized a visiting program for former jewish citizens of Frankfurt and those who were politically or religiously persecuted during National Socialism. In the meantime over 3.500 interested persons from all over the world have already participated in theses events during the past years.
Have your parents or grandparents been obliged to leave Frankfurt am Main during the national-socialist régime? Would you like to see the native town of your parents or grandparents again and find out more about the democratic society and cultural Frankfurt nowadays?
Are you interested in the above visiting program? Do not hesitate to contact us for further information. We will be glad to inform you.
A resolution of the Frankfurt City Parliament provided that the children and grandchildren of former Frankfurt citizens should also be invited to visit their parent's native town.
This visiting program is usually organized once a year in spring. Every year Mayor Peter Feldmann invites on behalf of the municipality (the local government) and the city council (the parliament) about 25 guests (excl. companion), who together make up a group of travellers, to a one week visit to the former native town of your parents or grandparents.
The city assumes on this occasion following costs:
- flight ticket to Frankfurt and back home for the direct descendant
- overnight accommodation in a hotel with breakfast
- frame program with receptions, interesting opportunities for contact and cultural events etc.
- a rover ticket for using the local public traffic valid on the S-Bahn, on the Frankfurt Underground, on trams and buses within the town area
- admission tickets for an individual visit to the Palmengarten, the zoo and the Senckenberg Museum as well as a Museum Embankment-Ticket