Moving to Frankfurt
Frankfurt is the largest financial centre in continental Europe and is home to the European Central Bank, Deutsche Bundesbank and the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. Unlike other European cities Frankfurt’s financial district boasts a high-rise skyline with 14 of Germany’s 15 skyscrapers situated there. Frankfurt is culturally and ethnically diverse with a whopping quarter of its inhabitants living as foreign nationals and expats. Frankfurt is consistently high on many of the world’s most “Liveable City” indices and is thought of as a “Green City” as more than 50% of the area within the city limits are protected green areas.
Here are some of our fast facts for those who are planning on moving to Frankfurt.
Average Temperature Winter: -1°.
Average Temperature Summer: 20°.
Flight time from the UK: 1hr 35mins.
Famous For: The Frankfurter. A smoked pork sausage which dates back to medieval times and even has a protected geographical status!
Best area’s to live: The most expensive and exclusive place to live in Frankfurt is the Westend with some beautiful architecture and quiet tree lined streets. For those after a livelier neighbourhood, Bornheim is a firm favourite full of shops, cafes and restaurants.
Cost of Living: It is important to look at living costs before moving anywhere, in Frankfurt monthly rent for a standard flat is about £1,127, a litre of petrol is £1.27 while the cost of dinner out for two people is about £50. A beer in your local pub would set you back £3.41, a monthly train ticket is £79 and a month’s utility bill is on average £103.
For more information on moving to Frankfurt get in touch with your local Clockwork team today on 0800 195 8671.