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Aschaffenburg is a city in northwest Bavaria, Germany. It is is located on both sides of the River Main in the southwest part of Germany, 41 kilometers (25 miles) southeast of Frankfurt am Main. The second river is the small Aschaff which flows in the western part of the town into the River Main.

Aschaffenburg is set amid the most scenic backdrop of mountains and forests along the Main River. The town is famous for its impressive Renaissance-style Castle of Johannisburg, which graces the bank of the river. Visit the monastery church of St. Peter and Alexander, the oldest church in the city. You can also see the half-timbered buildings around the market square.

Things to See & Do

* Castle of Johannisburg
* Church of St. Peter and Alexander
* Schönbusch Manor
* Historical "Altstadt" (the oldest section of Aschaffenburg)
* City Galerie

General Information

Cruise Season – March to Dec
Currency – Euro (€) (EUR)
Language – German
Land Area – 62.47 km²
Population – 69,000 approx.
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time - GMT/UTC plus one hour
International Country Telephone Code – + 49

Port Location – The river port at Aschaffenburg is located along the Main in the district of Leider.

Travel Links - Frankfurt Airport is located 46 kilometers (30 miles) from Aschaffenburg and offers connections to destinations all over the world. The trip to and from the airport takes about 30 minutes by motor vehicle or approximately 45 minutes by InterCityExpress train.

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