Walking tours

Old Town Heidelberg private walking tour including Castle visit

Availability: Every day
Duration: 2 hours
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Hear about Germany's oldest University and Heidelberg Student's Kiss
  • Discover the history of Germany's oldest university
  • See the beautiful Castle, the Old Town and the Church of the Holy Spirit
What to expect

Welcome to Heidelberg, a charming place and attractive destination with important tourist attractions that covers all areas of interest. Surrounded by forest, Germany's oldest and most famous university town is renowned for its baroque Old Town, spirited student atmosphere, beautiful riverside setting and evocative half-ruined hilltop castle. Heidelberg is one of Germany's most enchanting cities, so don’t miss the opportunity to visit this Romantic town that inspired many artists!

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 and hear about the story of the Heidelberg Student's Kiss. Have a look at the Church of the Holy Spirit the most famous church in Heidelberg, one of the few buildings in the city to survive the many wars during the past centuries. Pass by the local University and learn how it was founded in 1386 on instruction of Pope Urban VI.

You will walk to Heidelberg's Old Bridge to enjoy the amazing view of the Castle and to see the bronze monkey. The monkey is said to be good luck. Rubbing the mirror will bring you money; rubbing his fingers will ensure your return to Heidelberg; and rubbing the little bronze mice nearby will bring you fertility. In the second part of the tour you will climb to the Castle of Heidelberg, one of the main landmarks of the city, for a great panoramic view of the old town. The castle ruins are among the most important Renaissance structures north of the Alps.

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What's included
  • Private guided tour
  • Local guide who will be with your group only
What's not included
  • Entrance fees

Obere Neckarstraße 31-33, 69117 Heidelberg, Germany

Meeting point:

Meet you guide in front of Tourist Information at Neckarmünzplatz Heidelberg

What to remember
  • Please arrange the meeting point and time directly with the local operator. You can find their contact information in the voucher after booking
  • Private tour for groups of 1-25 people
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  • Every day
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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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