Sights and attractions

The sights and excursion destinations of Heidelberg are easily and comfortably accessible:

  • Castle: 6 km
  • Mountain railway: 6 km
  • Philosphenweg: 5 km
  • Ship landing stage: 5 km
  • Old University: 5.5 km
  • Student cellar: 5.5 km
  • Thingstätte: 6 km
  • Stift Neuburg: 8 km
  • Zoo: 2.3 km
  • Holy Spirit Church: 6 km
  • Jesuit Church: 6 km
  • ...and many more

Day trips

We would like to recommend the following day trips:

  • Boat trips on the Neckar to the Neckar valley to Neckargemündt and Neckarsteinach as well as special rides also towards the Rhine
  • Neckargemündt with castle Dilsberg
  • Neckarsteinach with its 4 castles above the Neckar
  • Schwetzingen with castle, castle park and palace square
  • Ladenburg with historic half-timbered old town and Carl-Benz garage as well as Carl Benz Museum
  • Speyer with Kaiserdom, Sealive and Auto and Technik Museum
  • Wine region Palatinate with wine tasting in one of the well known wine villages like Deidesheim, Neustadt (Weinstraße), Maikammer, Hambach and many more.
  • Mountain road with Weinheim with castle Auerbach near Bensheim
  • Castle Road to the Neckar Valley to Eberbach and Mosbach

Museums and exhibitions

  • Kurpfälzisches Museum - the historical museum of the region
  • German Pharmacy Museum in Heidelberg Castle
  • Gunter von Hagen's body worlds
  • Robert-Bosch-Museum
  • Heidelberger Kunstverein
  • Historical Museum in the Palatinate in Speyer: 30km
  • Reiss-Engelhorn-Museum in Mannheim
  • Auto and Technik Museum in Sinsheim
  • Auto and Technik Museum in Speyer
  • Sealive in Speyer
  • Technoseum in Mannheim
  • Carl Benz Museum in Ladenburg
  • Motorsport Museum in Hockenheim

Public Pools

  • Tiergarten swimming pool (outdoor pool)
  • Thermal bath (outdoor pool)
  • Giesela-Mielke-Bad in Eppelheim (indoor pool)
  • Erlebnisbad "Bellamar" in Schwetzingen (adventure pool and outdoor pool)
  • Aqua in Walldorf (adventure pool and outdoor pool)
  • Water park "Aquadrom" in Hockenheim
  • Water park "Miramar" in Weinheim
  • Spa Worlds in Sinsheim (adventure pool with outdoor pool)

Culture and theater

  • Theater of the city of Heidelberg
  • Room Theater
  • Helmholz Theater
  • National Theater Mannheim
  • Castle Festival Heidelberg
  • Castle Festival Schwetzingen
  • Music Festival "Heidelberger Frühling"
  • City Festival Heidelberg Autumn
  • Castle lighting Heidelberg
  • 4-castle lighting Neckarsteinach
  • Cultural Center Karlstorbahnhof
  • Living Neckar (Neckarufer Festival)
  • Heidelberg Historic (Oldtimer-Ralleye)
  • Old wool factory in Schwetzingen

We are happy to assist you after your arrival to arrange your individual sightseeing program.