Heidelberg Half-Day Trip from Frankfurt

Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes
Destination: Germany, HE, Frankfurt

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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Frankfurt
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable


Visit the romantic city of Heidelberg on a half-day trip from Frankfurt. With an expert guide to show you around, you'll explore the ruins at Heidelberg Castle and discover the city's Old Town, home to Renaissance period buildings, the Karl Theodor Bridge and the Church of the Holy Spirit.


  • Comprehensive tour by bus/coach
  • Get inside tips from a local
  • Great overview and orientation of the city
  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
  • Includes free admission to top local attractions

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: ETS Touristik GmbH, Wiesenhuettenplatz 39, 60329 Frankfurt, Hesse Germany

Add some small-town elegance to your Frankfurt vacation with a tour of Heidelberg of almost 6 hours. Choose a morning or afternoon departure time, meet your friendly guide in central Frankfurt and board the coach for a 56-mile (90-km) drive. You'll soon arrive in beautiful Heidelberg, a mosaic of Renaissance buildings and red-hued rooftops set against a backdrop of green hills.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Schloss Heidelberg, Schlosshof 1, 69117 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg Germany

Begin at Heidelberg Castle, strategically perched upon a hilltop overlooking the city , where you'll have time to tour the building's impressive ruins. Explore the site's diverse buildings and spaces, and check out centuries-old artifacts such as the Great Barrel that was build in 1591 and once stored up to 130,000 liters (about 34,342 gallons) of wine! Another attraction is the German Pharmacy Museum at Heidelberg Castle which shows pharmacies from the 17th till 19th century and stores about 1,000 pharmaceuticals and finally from the huge terrace at Heidelberg Castle you have a wonderful view over Heidelberg city.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Altstadt (Old Town), Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg Germany

Next, stroll along the cobbled streets of the medieval Old Town, viewing impressive landmarks like the Karl Theodor Bridge, the Church of the Holy Spirit, the House of the Knights with its precious Renaissance facade and small lanes with half-timbered houses.

Duration: 2 hours

  • Professional guide
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Castle Visit
  • Entry/Admission - Schloss Heidelberg

  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Audioguide in several languages available inside Heidelberg Castle against a small fee
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for travelers with walking issues
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers
Departure Point

Wiesenhüttenpl. 39, 60329 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Return Details

Returns to original departure point

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.


5 hours 30 minutes

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

User's Reviews

Image - 03 Apr 2018 -

Ashley R

The views from the castle were incredible! Might have been my favorite activity in Germany. Our guide was friendly and informative

Image - 29 Mar 2018 -


Beautiful tour. Heidelberg is beautiful. Dont recommend going on a Sunday like we did only because there are a lot of shops that are closed. It was still really fun.

Image - 19 Mar 2018 -

Pablo Q

nice expericne.... our tour guide was great!!

Image - 06 Mar 2018 -

Deborah R

Great vistas fun group. Would do it again

Image - 05 Mar 2018 -

Jose Z

Unfortunatly was completly ruined by the previous experience to Cologne.
That as a complaint that is still unanswered

User's Picture Gallery



View from Heidelberg Castle


View up to the mountain from the old town bridge


Heidelberg castle




View from Heidelberg castle


We were all walking into where the Gazebo is kept now.


View at some of the houses across from the old bridge


Old Bridge


Heidelberg Castle





Heidelberg Castle

View of the Heidelberg Castle from the main bridge


Hang in out at Heidelberg Castle 08-2015

Tyrone and Wanda 1st Wedding Anniversary!!!



View from the top of the castle


Heidelberg Castle

Heidelberg Castle


Early Morning at Heidelberg

Archway at the Castle


Church of the Holy Spirit

Church of the Holy Spirit as seen from Heidelberg Castle.


Part of the Castle

Taken from one side of the moat...amazing views!!





Heidelberg Sights

Heidelberg Castle Ruins


Looking towards the City Gate

Quaint streets and beautiful shops and bakery's everywhere. A very pretty little town.


Heidelberg Castle

A most fantastic and beautiful Castle. A real treat!


Heidelburg from above

This photo was taken upon arrival at the Heidelberg Castle looking down onto the houses nearby.


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