Almost all major stores and restaurants accept credit cards, so it isn’t necessary to carry a large amount of cash. You have to pay for goods and services in euros; currency can be exchanged in the bank or in specialized exchange offices.
Fans of rock music will be interested in visiting the city in August, when the annual Highfield Festival is held. A significant part of its activities are carried out in the open air; all street concerts and performances are absolutely free.
The city has perfect cleanliness, so you have to throw garbage only in special boxes. There are special smoking areas close to all major shopping and entertainment centers.
Erfurt is a pretty calm city; however, travelers shouldn’t forget about basic measures of caution. Don’t leave personal belongings unattended and don’t go for a walk in remote areas of the city in the evening.
In restaurants and cafes it is appropriate to leave a tip for a good service; 10 - 15% of the total would be sufficient. Paying for taxi driver, you can round the resulting amount to any convenient sum.