Walking tours

Heidelberg walking tour

Availability: Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Discover beautiful Heidelberg
  • Visit the Old Town and Church of the Holy Ghost
  • See the prestigious Old Heidelberg University
What to expect

Heidelberg is a charming city on the river Neckar. Go on a 1.5-hour guided tour through the picturesque university town and learn more about its Old Town, Church of the Holy Ghost and Old Heidelberg University.

The tour starts in the Old Town, the heart of the city life. Stroll through one of the longest pedestrian areas in Europe and enjoy the wonderful mix of old and new buildings, narrow streets, market squares, shops, restaurants and museums. You will visit the most famous church of Heidelberg, the Church of the Holy Spirit. It is one of the few buildings in town that survived the many wars of the last centuries. Afterwards you will pass by the Old Heidelberg University. Founded in 1386 on instructions of Pope Urban VI, it is the oldest university of Germany.

Your guide will also show you the Student Jail, the so-called “Studentenkarzer”, where students were held for minor offences. They were still allowed to attend lectures but had to go back to jail after. In use between 1778 and 1914, the walls tell interesting stories from the incarcerated students who decorated them with poems, writings and images.

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What's included
  • Guided tour
  • Possiblity to customize the tour with your guide on the spot
What's not included
  • Gratuities
Reduced price
  • Youth (0-28 years old)
Where

Neckarmünzplatz, Obere Neckarstraße 31-33, 69117 Heidelberg

Meeting point:

Meet your guide in front of the Tourist Information at the Neckarmünzplatz

What to remember
  • Group size: max. 25 people
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When
  • Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 10.30am
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Provider
Global Guide Services GmbH
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 5 days before the activity begins.

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