Guided tour

Heidelberg: 2-Hour Crime Tour with Costumed Guide

Activity provider: H&B Tour Conception
Guided tour

Heidelberg: 2-Hour Crime Tour with Costumed Guide

Activity provider: H&B Tour Conception

From US$ 378.14 per group up to 20

Enjoy a spooky 2-hour tour through Heidelberg and discover the dark past of the city.Hear gruesome and scary stories from your costumed tour guide and explore the famous sights in the old town.

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
German, English
Wheelchair accessible
Private group


  • Learn interesting facts about authentic crimes from Heidelberg's archives
  • Enjoy an exciting tour through Heidelberg's old town
  • Discover the main sights including the Town Hall, Market Square, the Church of the Holy Spirit, the Old and New University, and more
  • See Heidelberg's past up close
Full description
Explore the dark side of romanticism with the Commissar and discover spectacular criminal cases from the old town of Heidelberg. Take a look behind the romantic, picturesque facades and unearth human chasms and criminal intrigues. Hear spooky stories about old ladies who slaughtered cats and sold them as meat, students who killed a respectable guardsman, and an antique dealer who sold the sword of the Hölzerlips dozens of times to unsuspecting tourists. Discover the main attractions of the old town including the Town Hall, the Market Square, the Church of the Holy Spirit, the Jesuit Church, the Old University, the New University, St. Peter’s Church, the Old Bridge, and Marstall. A guide in historical costume with high-quality props relates the aforementioned exciting anecdotes.
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Meeting point

Heidelberg old town (69117), by the Statue of Madonna at Kornmarkt

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4 /5

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Die „Inszenierung“ durch den Führer wirkte auf die Dauer übertrieben und albern. Leider passte der Inhalt selten zum Thema der gebuchten Nachtwanderung. Selten Neues im Vergleich zu einer klassischen Nachtwanderung. Die Erwartung wurde nicht erfüllt. Schade!

November 13, 2022


Es war die etwas andere Stadtführung - und sie hat uns trotz des Wetters sehr viel Spaß gemacht. Im Vorfeld wurde nachgefragt, um was für eine Gruppe es sich handelt, damit sich der Guide individuell auf die Gruppe einstellen kann. Es war eine rundum gelungene Tour!

November 4, 2022


April 4, 2022

Product ID: 32565