We would like to take you on a walk through Heidelberg’s beautiful old city that has preserved its original character for more than 300 years. The triad of city, castle and river has fascinated people from all over the world for centuries and still attracts millions of visitors every year.
- Our city tour takes between 1,5 and 2 hours.
City and castle tour
After a stroll through the old city’s most interesting attractions we take you to the castle- according to your preference by funicular railway or on foot- where you are going to dive into the past with us.
- This tour takes 2,5 to 3 hours.
Enjoy the unique panoramic view from Germany’s most visited castle ruins on the picturesque old city. Discover the different architectural styles in the castle courtyard and the biggest historical vat that was ever filled with vine. Experience the area’s history with us and have a look into the German pharmacy museum.
- This tour takes 1 hour.
If you travel by bus we offer you the possibility of a guided panoramic tour through Heidelberg. Independent of the weather you can enjoy the view on the Neckar river, the Odenwald forest, get a glimpse of the cities districts, the train station and the castle. if you wish, we end this tour with a guided walk through the castle.
- Panoramic tour without castle:1,5 hours.
- Panoramic tour with castle: 2,5 hours.
What did the Prince Electors and their knights do all day in the big castle high above the city?
Why is there a moat, and what was a servant’s job?
Could princesses do what they pleased all day long?
Why was the big vat watched by a dwarf?
Why are there signs of pretzels carved into the church’s walls at market square?
We are going to find answers to all of these exciting questions on our tour of the castle or the old city. But there is also fun and action to make it a playful encounter with history.
- Children’s city tour: 1,5 hours
- Children’s castle tour: 1 hour
City tour with boat trip on the Neckar River
Get to know the city of Heidelberg by boat. While you enjoy a cup of coffee and some cake, you comfortably watch the old city passing by and listen to interesting details about the Old Bridge, the Neckar River and the surroundings of Heidelberg.