On the Altstadt, at the entrance to the bridge side, is a statue of a Brass Monkey holding a mirror and surrounded by mice: touch the...
The 200m-long ‘Old Bridge’, built in 1788, connects the Altstadt with the river’s right bank and the Schlangenweg (Snake Path), whose...
Heidelberg’s most famous church, the Gothic-style Church of the Holy Spirit, was built from 1398 to 1441. Starting in 1706 it was used...
Just like the tree behind the bar, this mellow pub grows on you, especially after a Tabasco schnapps Warmer Erpel (warm duck) or three.
Full of doily-draped tables and dark-wood crannies, this friendly cafe serves salads, German dishes, pasta and some of Heidelberg’s...
Alte Brücke · interesting places nearby
For carbon-neutral sailing, you can’t beat this glass-topped boat, powered by 12-tonne batteries juiced up by 56 sq m of solar panels. It was extended by 12m – yes, chopped in half and lengthened – in 2010. The engine is silent – all you hear during a 50-minute excursion is the water and the distant sounds of the city. Docks just west of the Alte Brücke.