Private Heidelberg Historical and Sightseeing Guided Walking Tour

Private Heidelberg Historical and Sightseeing Guided Walking Tour

The city tour guide informs you about the historical background of the city including its German European history with facts you will not find in books. Her voice is soft and the pronounciation has a clear British not posh accent.

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Herkulesbrunnen Heidelberg, Kornmarkt, 69117 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg Germany

The tour guide who has studied European and German history will guide you during the tour showing you all the highlights and telling you the historical facts as much as the everyday information of Heidelberg.
Why Hercules - The eternal hero played an important role for the ancient Europeans but why is the to be found in Heidelberg-
We will start out tour with Hercules.

Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By: Schloss Heidelberg, Schlosshof 1, 69117 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg Germany

I am going to tell you the story behind the Heidelberg Castle, one of the most famous castle ruins in Germany and the landmark of the city. The notorious Sun King, Louis the XIV of France, had to destroy the castle just to let Versailles shine in the light...

Stop At: Market Square (Marktplatz), Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg Germany

When Prince William of Great Britain and his wife, Kate, visited Heidelberg in 2019, they visited the heart of the city. This area has always been the centre of the renaissance city. Why-

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Old Bridge (Karl Theodor Bridge), Am Hackteufel, 69117 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg Germany

Why is the landmark of Heidelberg this old bridge- One of the most precious renaissance bridges in central Europe. Who was Karl Theodor- The statues decorating the area are of great importance.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Bruckenaffe, Alte Brucke, Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg Germany

Heidelberg Bridge Monkey dates back to the 15th century. Why a monkey- There is an interesting story behind it.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Church of the Holy Ghost (Heiliggeistkirche), Marktpl., 69115 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg Germany

Once the centre of a devestating war, the church of the Holy Ghost is the biggest and most precious of all the churches in Heidelberg. We will visit the church and the tomb of the first Heidelberger King of the Old Roman Empire.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Hotel Zum Ritter, Hauptstr. 178, 69117 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg Germany

Over 430 years old, the Hotel Zum Ritter stands out for its exceptional Renaissance and Barock style. Victor Hugo once said...

Duration: 8 minutes

Stop At: University Library (Universitatsbibliothek), Ploeck 107-109, 69117 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg Germany

The University of Heidelberg is the oldest university in Germany but not the oldest of the Germans. What secret lies behind this-
Martin Luther founded here the Protestant Church... The Nazis burnt the books...No wunder they have chosen Heidelberg. Why-

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Jesuitenkirche, Merianstr. 2 Close to Old University, 69117 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg Germany

Built from 1712 up to 1759, the church appears in Baroque style as the great rival to the Holy Spirit church. Why such a rivalry-

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Student Jail (Studentenkarzer), Augustinergasse 2, 69117 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg Germany

The jail of the students. A jail- Why did the students have a jail- Actually, it was a must to be taken to jail...because...

Stop At: Museum of the Palatinate (Kurpfalzisches Museum) and restaurant, Hauptstrasse 97, 69117 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg Germany

If you want to experience the history of the Palatinate you will have to visit this museum. It is the jewelry of the region. At first, you will think you will just admire the medieval time with a lot of porcelain and carpets but then you realise that you have the oppurtunity to dive deep into the stone ages when a skull called "Heidelbergensis" dating back 640,000 years shows us its jars.
Tickets costs 3-5 Euros.

Duration: 5 minutes

Informacion Adicional
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Service animals allowed"
"Near public transportation"
"Most travelers can participate"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"COVID-19 vaccination required for guides"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"

Duración: 2 Hours
Lugar de comienzo: Traveler pickup is offered
Wherever my travelers want to pick up.

Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.


  • Historical knowledge by a certified official tour guide

No Incluye

  • Tips
  • Entrance Fee of The Castle and The Palatine Museum


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