Top Tours & Activities in Heidelberg
Visit beautiful Heidelberg for romance on the rolling Neckar river. This lush green city is home to so many sightseeing opportunities and we'll show you our favorites, whether you like tours, attractions or just taking in the atmosphere.
This sight is truly not to be missed - offering panoramic views from its position 300 meters above the city, the brave can hike up, or take the funicular railway for a lazy ride.
In the heart of the market square, this is the city's most famous church, and an interesting place to duck into when you're done shopping. Free to enter, donations welcome.
Get lungfuls of clean air on this Holy Mountain – an ideal day's excursion for ramblers and nature lovers. The Philosopher's Walk is a popular route. Check weather predictions.
This is the place to learn more about Heidelberg through centuries of art and culture. The museum is closed on Mondays, and open 10:00AM to 6:00PM every other day.
A calming oasis in the middle of the famed university complex, the botanical gardens are dedicated to preserving wildlife and educating future generations. Small but pretty.
This famed route, Burgenstraße in German, takes you on a roadtrip through history, passing from Mannheim to Switzerland. Plan well and leave plenty or time to explore each city.
Plenty to see, do, buy and eat in this historic Old Town. It's the place to catch the funicular to the castle, or just while away a few hours eating ice cream and people watching.
For a relaxing experience locals enjoy, try a spa/schwimmbad in Heidelberg. Pools, saunas and steamrooms will soak your worries away, although foreigners should check websites to find out exactly how 'German' the experience will be. Some won't allow swimwear.
For a quick taste of Germany try a currywurst – the nation's best fast food – especially after a few good beers. Ask for "ohne darm" (without skin) for an authentic experience, and soak up your sauce "mit pommes" (with fries).
- CurrencyEuro (€)
- Time ZoneUTC (+01:00)
- Country Code+49
- Best time to visitFrom May to October the temperatures are warm, the city is in bloom, and there are plenty of outdoor festivals on offer.
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