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Heidelberg is considered one of Germany’s most beautiful cities. The harmonious ensemble of castle, Old Town and river in the midst of mountains was an inspiration to the poets and artists of the Romantic period, and has lost none of its fascination today for millions of visitors from all over the world. The symbol of the city, Heidelberg castle, lies some 70 meters or 230 feet above the Neckar on the hillside of Heidelberg’s local mountain, the King’s Chair. The ruins of the regal castle towering above the town are among the most impressive sights that a trip through Germany can offer the marveling traveller. The city of the oldest university in Germany (founded in 1386, and since 2007 officially a University of Excellence) looks back on more than 800 years of history: from the former residence city of Germany’s Prince Electors up to today’s modern and future-oriented center of knowledge and economic growth. Among other achievements, in 2007 Heidelberg was the nation-wide leader in the conservation of nature.
Heidelberg Castle (with the Great Vat and the Apothecary Museum)

Heidelberg Castle (with the Great Vat and the Apothecary Museum)

The castle was erected on a medieval fortress complex high above Heidelberg. For five centuries, the powerful Prince Electors of the Palatinate region, members of the House of Wittelsbach, resided here. In 1693, during the War of Palatinate Succession, the castle with its towers was destroyed. The magnificent ruins became the symbol of an entire epoch, the German Romantic period. Today during the annual summer Castle Festivals the castle is an enchanting stage setting for numerous open-air performances.
White Fleet Heidelberg

White Fleet Heidelberg

Whether you are exploring Heidelberg for the first time, rediscovering your hometown or seeking a mini-vacation, a White Fleet cruise is a relaxing way to see one of Germany´s most beautiful townscapes. There are numerous cruises to choose from. During our tour of 40 minutes up to three hours you get great impression of Heidelberg, the castles in the Neckar valley, the Mannheim harbor or the Old Rhine at Worms. Chartern: Are you looking for a special location for an event or a festivity? Client parties, Corporate events, Private group trips, Weddings, and so on.. Great music, food, laughter and constantly changing scenery will make your celebration one to remember. We assist you in planning your special event. Please contact us for more detailled information about buffets and prices.
Solarboat Neckarsonne

Solarboat Neckarsonne

The ship (length: 36,90 m) on the Neckar River is powered by solar energy. The passengers experience the most delightful views of the city while the ship gently gildes by. The views are only enjoyable from the waterside. This is an environment that makes the trip the experience. Additional to the fascinating round view the ship offers many pleasant comforts: two bistros, PA system, and toilets. The largest and most modern solar steel ship in the world. Its maximum capacity is 200-250 persons. There are approximately 150 seats in the heated interior and 100 more available on the outside deck. The ship and the pier are both handicap accessible.” Charter Trips: You can also rent the solar shuttle for private charter trips. The commodious interior is ideal for bus and travelling groups. Weddings, meetings and all kind of group-events can be celebrated on board. Gliding on the Neckar River every event becomes a special highlight. We would be glad to support you in questions of catering, decoration, program and route.
Heidelberger Liebesstein

Heidelberger Liebesstein

The "Heidelberger Liebesstein" is an Odenwald sandstone which stands on the north side of the Old Bridge. Couples in love can fix an engraved love lock there to seal their eternal love. The engraved love locks seal the eternal love of couples. According to an old tradition, couples close the lock together and throw the key into the river. The view through the love stone opens up a unique photographic perspective of the romantic landmark of the city - Heidelberg Castle.
Casa Salis

Casa Salis

Casa Salis is an oasis of salt where you can relax and unwind in a unique ambiance. We offer salt rooms for salt inhalation and a salt water floating pool. Massage beds are also part of our programme for your well-being. Discover our treatments in the warm light of Himalayan salt, accompanied by soft music. Increase your happiness. Take a break from daily life. Forget everything around you and let yourself be enchanted by a fascinating ambiance.
Walking tour of the Old Town

Walking tour of the Old Town

Enchanting alleys and squares, small gardens that pop up unexpectedly, museums and galleries: Heidelberg's Old Town has many facets. So that you do not miss any of it, we offer guided walks around the Old Town. Our tours will breathe life into the city's past, adding rich detail to the contours of today's city. Whether it is the Heiliggeistkirche (Church of the Holy Spirit), the Jesuit district, Germany's oldest university with its Studentenkarzer (Students´Prison), or the other sightseeing attractions: every place of interest in the Old Town has a unique ambience and history well worth immersing yourself in for a few minutes. The tour also passes along the Hauptstrasse (Main Street), one of the largest pedestrian zones in Europe. Many detours into the alleyways of the Old Town confirm once again the truth of the sentence which says "only truly learn about the countryside by taking the back roads."
City and Castle sightseeing tour

City and Castle sightseeing tour

It feels like your own VIP box: Your seat on the bus gives you a stunning view of the "Heidelberg stage". First act: Karlsplatz in the center of the Old Town, with its imposing view of the Heidelberg Castle. This is followed by a leisurely drive along the river Neckar, with a break at the Old Bridge for a first photo stop. Discover the magical interplay of bustling everyday life and world-famous sights. Act 2 is entitled "Heidelberg Castle": There you will experience a fascinating tour through the history of the world famous building. A visit to the inner courtyard and the largest wine barrel in the world ever filled with wine. At the end of the guided tour your Castle ticket allows you to enjoy the ride on the funicular railway which stops in the Old Town at the bottom Kornmarkt station.
Segway-Tour

Segway-Tour

Experience the Segway a whole new perspective on the city Heidelberg. Let yourself be inspired by the interesting and outlooks, which offers our highly philosophical City Safari Segway tour along the Philosophers' Way, or start with us in the direction Schriesheimer Strahlenburg. Many other safaris in the region can be found on our website.
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