4 days in Heidelberg

Heidelberg

With some 12 million tourists every year, Heidelberg is one of the most popular tourist magnets in
Germany. Who can resist attractions such as the world-famous Heidelberg Castle, the romantic Old
Town and the picturesque location of this beautiful city on the Neckar River, surrounded by hills and
forests? Heidelberg has fascinated poets and painters for centuries and has become the epitome of
the German Romantic period.

Mannheim

Mannheim is a city on the Rhine and Neckar rivers. The baroque 18th-century Mannheim Palace houses historical exhibits, plus the University of Mannheim. In the grid-like center, called the Quadrate, Marktplatz Square features a baroque fountain with statues. Planken shopping street leads southeast to the Romanesque Water Tower, in the art nouveau gardens of Friedrichsplatz.

ITINERARY

Day 1

Frankfurt, Heidelberg


Arrival at the Frankfurt airport and transfer to Heidelberg by private car

After check-in at hotel, Sightseeing in Heidelberg on foot

Heidelberg Castle / Student’s prison / Old town / Old Bridge / Philosopher’s walk

  • Heidelberg Castle

The castle ruins rise majestically over the roofs of the old town, but for five hundred years it was home to the Price Electors of the Palatinate. Nowadays, the enigmatic castle attracts several million tourists each year.

Open hours of Heidelberg Castle

Daily from 10:00-18:00 (last entrance 17:30) *close on 25.December.


Stay at 4 stars hotel in Heidelberg city centre



Day 2

Heidelberg, Mannheim, Worms


Breakfast at hotel

Full day visit to Mannheim, Worms and Lorsch with public transportation (train )

Suggestion 1 : Visit of Mannheim

Transfer from Heidelberg to Mannheim with public transport (train)

Free time for sightseeing in Mannheim

Mannheim Baroque Palace / Luisenpark / Wasserturm / Jesuitenkirche / Christuskirche

  • Mannheim

This modern city has the largest Baroque palace in Germany. The electoral royal palace was built by the Prince Electors Carl Philipp and Carl Theodor from 1720 to 1760. The town's most important landmark is the art nouveau Wasserturm (water tower) at the confluence of the Rhine and Neckar. The city's many theaters, museums and concert halls testify to the wide variety of cultural events offered in Mannheim.

Suggestion 2 : Visit of Worms and Lorsch

Transfer from Heidelberg to Worms and Lorsch with public transportation(train)

Sightseeing in Worms and Lorsch on foot

  • Worms

There are lots of beautiful sights to discover in Worms: the Romanesque Cathedral, Europe’s oldest Jewish cemetery, the synagogue in the old town, the world’s biggest Reformation monument (Luther Monument), the multimedia Nibelungen Museum, wonderful green spaces with gently splashing fountains, the Hagen statue on the Rhine promenade, Herrnsheim Palace and Park and much more.

  • Lorsch Abbey UNESCO World Heritage Site

From its earliest beginnings in 764 until its destruction in the Thirty Years War Lorsch Abbey has experienced an exciting history. In 2014 Lorsch Abbey was registered as UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Abbey and Altenmünster of Lorsch fulfils the conditions of authenticity through the preserved buildings themselves, in particular through the “Königshalle”, which still represents the best preserved and largely intact surviving example of architecture of the Carolingian era in Central Europe.

Transfer to Heidelberg with public transportation(train)


Stay at 4 stars hotel in Heidelberg city centre



Day 3

Heidelberg, Speyer


Breakfast at hotel

Full day excursion to Speyer with public transportation(train)

Sightseeing in Speyer on foot

Speyer Cathedral / Technical Museum of Speyer/See Life Speyer


  • Speyer Cathedral

The Speyer Cathedral is an Episcopal church, a parish church and a pilgrimage destination. The cathedral was consecrated in 1061 to the Blessed Virgin Mary and the Protomartyr Stephen. In 1981 the Speyer Cathedral was admitted to UNESCO’s World Heritage List.

Open hours of Speyer Cathedral

Sunday 11:30-17:00, Mon-Sat 9:00-19:00


Transfer from Speyer to Heidelberg with public transportation(train)


Stay at 4 stars hotel in Heidelberg city centre



Day 4

Heidelberg, Frankfurt


Breakfast at hotel

Keep your luggage at the hotel storage and free time until departure

Transfer from hotel to Frankfurt Airport by private car

Included

● Accommodation for 3 nights with breakfast
● Airport Transfer by private car (Frankfurt Airport - Heidelberg / Heidelberg - Frankfurt  Airport)

Not Included

● Cost of the public transport
● Entrance fee for monument & museum
● Personal expenses such as telephone, laundry and Tips
● City tax to be paid to the hotel
● Travel insurance
● Anything not specifically mentioned in “Service includes”

Please note that this tour will be subject to any social distancing measure taking place in this country and some modifications may apply to any activity per the requested period of travel. Please consult us for more information.

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