Tour the historic ruins of the Heidelberg Castle in the city's Altstadt (Old Town). On the south bank of the Neckar river, the old quarter features a charming combination of narrow streets, historic storefronts, and medieval architecture. You can study the late Renaissance styling of the Knight St. George house, one of the only buildings to survive the War of Succession. Explore the bustling market square if you're looking for dining and shopping options. Be sure to make the trek to the top of the hill to explore the old castle and enjoy views of the city. For travelers who use our online itinerary creator, Heidelberg holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Altstadt (Old Town) and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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Heidelberg is situated on the river Neckar in the Rhine Rift Valley in southwest Germany. Heidelberg has a romantic old town complete with a castle. The castle, Heidelberg Castle *1398), rest on a... more »
whats not to love about this sweet old charm town?? everything here is so beautiful and sweet! i could live here for real! :-) more »
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