Heidelberg's 200m-long ‘old bridge’, built in 1786, connects the Altstadt with the river’s right bank and the Schlangenweg (Snake...
For bird’s-eye views, climb 208 stairs to the top of the tower of Heidelberg's famous church, constructed between 1344 and 1441, which...
The Marktplatz is the focal point of Altstadt street life. The trickling Hercules fountain – that’s him up on top of the pillar – in...
Especially when the weather's chilly, this is a wonderful spot to warm up with a wickedly thick house-speciality hot chocolate in...
Café Weinstube Burkardt
Charming Burkardt's latest incarnation sees it hitting its stride. A superb selection of wines from villages around Heidelberg are...
Alte Brücke · interesting places nearby
One of the most peaceful ways to appreciate Heidelberg's charms is to get out on the river. Solarschiff's solar-panelled boat engine is silent – all you hear during a 50-minute cruise, apart from onboard commentary in English and German, is the water and the distant sounds of the city.