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$138.47 Cultural & Theme Tours

Heidelberg Private Walking Tour

Welcome to Heidelberg, a charming place with smiling locals, an attractive destination with important tourist attractions that covers all areas of interest. The locals appreciate its world-renowned beauty and idyllic setting on the river Neckar, but what they value most is the quality of life that the city offers. This cosmopolitan, friendly, people-oriented and vibrant University City is made up of 15 distinct neighborhoods and is particularly attractive to families, students, those in the creative industries, business people, and academics and researchers. Surrounded by forest, Germany’s oldest and most famous university town is renowned for its baroque Old Town, spirited student atmosphere, beautiful riverside setting and evocative half-ruined hilltop castle. Heidelberg is one of Germany’s most enchanting cities, so don’t miss the opportunity to visit this Romantic town that inspired many artists! We shall start our tour in the Old Town, the heart of the city life. Here, experience the wonderful combination of old and new buildings, narrow streets, market squares, arts, history, science, shopping, eating and relaxing. The main road through the Old Town one of the longest pedestrian zones in Europe and is where most of the shopping is centered. Have a look at the Church of the Holy Spirit the most famous church in Heidelberg, one of the few buildings in the city to survive the many wars during the past centuries. Pass by the local University and learn how it was founded in 1386 on instruction of Pope Urban VI, Heidelberg is Germany's oldest university and one of the world's oldest surviving universities. Don’t miss a visit to the Student Jail. Students were detained here for minor offences such as disturbing the peace, and so were still allowed to attend their lectures – as long as they returned when their class was over. In use between 1778 and 1914, the walls of the jail are filled with the incarcerated students’ writings, images, and portraits. After this history lesson with great photo opportunities we will end our walking tour.

$56.54 Cultural & Theme Tours

the Old Town Tour

With 23 stops in the Old Town you get many Informations about the City of Heidelberg in 1 hour. Starting Point is the Bismarckplace in the middle of the City. Another posibillity is to start from a hotel and drive to the Bismarckplace. During the Tour you get a Chocolade (hot /cold) for free and if you want. The Old Town Tour is a very popular and interesting Tour. During the tour with 23 stops we tell you many historical informations for example Friedrich Ebert or something about the Churches and of course about the University. Get in and relaxe.

$51.79 Sightseeing Tickets & Passes

Heidelberg Old Town and Castle Tour

Take a guided tour of the Heidelberg Old Town & it's famous Castle with a Professional & Qualified local guide See all the main sites of the Old Town & learn about their History; - The University - oldest in Germany, founded in 1386. And the notorious University prison. - The 'Hauptstrasse' (Main Street) & the best shops, cafes & souvenir shops - Learn about famous old residents. - Discover the fascinating history of the town since Romsn times - Visit the main Landmarks : Old Bridge, Philosophers Walk, Churches, Breweries - Tour the Castle, Castle Courtyard, Wine Cellar & stroll around the legendary Castle Garden.

$86.55 Walking & Biking Tours

Bicycle Tour into the countryside to old Roman Town Ladenbur

Pick up from your Hotel or designated Meeting Place in Heidelberg. Organise rental bikes in downtown Heidelberg. Approx. 45mins ride through the countryside to Ladenburg. 1 Hr walking around Ladenburg & stopping for coffee, cake, ice-cream, etc. Return to Heidelberg. Tour ends at the bicycle rental shop in downtown Heidelberg. The total bicycle route is 22km/13 miles and children are most welcome. Longer tours to the next town of Weinheim are also possible. (34km/21miles) E.bikes can also be Rented on request. A lunch stop can also be arranged on either tour - both towns have a good selection of eating options. This tour is avaliable all year round. A fun day out guaranteed. Alternatively I can offer you a bike tour around the main sites of Heidelberg itself.

$160.40 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Sous Vide Vakuumgaren Steak Kochkurs

Was ist die Sous Vide Garmethode? Sous Vide Garen ist eine Garmethode die schon längere Zeit in der Sterneküche eingesetzt wird. Zu deutsch nennt man es unter Vakuumgaren. So gut wie jedes Sterne- Restaurant verwendet die Sous Vide Garmethode um die besten Garpunkte zu erzielen. Durch das Vakuumieren der Lebensmittel wird Sauerstoff entzogen und der Oxidationsprozess wird unterbrochen. Dadurch können sich die Aromen nicht verflüchtigen und das Lebensmittel verliert nicht so viel Flüssigkeit. Das marinieren oder würzen funktioniert unter dem Vaakumprozess auch effektiver. Es werden weniger Gewürze und Flüssigkeiten wie Öl oder Marinaden benötige, da durch das Vakuumieren die Marinade besser in das Lebensmittel eindingen kann. Das Lebensmittel kommt in einen Behälter voller Wasser das z.B. durch einen Sous Vide Stick bei gleichbleibender Temperatur temperiert wird. Je nach Lebensmittel wie Fisch, Fleisch, Gemüse und Obst wird die Garzeit und Temperatur anhand der Beschaffenheit und Dicke berechnet. Fleisch: Dry Aged RibeyeVorspeiße: MaissuppeBeilagen: BBQ-Soße, eingelegte Zwiebel, Bratkartoffel, geklärte Butter (Ghee)Dessert: Wilde Hilde Mousse au ChocolatUnterstützt durch einen Vortrag der Metzgerei Schönes Catering – Heiko Schöne – Gorxheimertal & Laudenbach über Haltung, Zucht und FleischkundeIn Kooperation mit der Finest Fit Küche WeinheimUnterstüzt durch CASO DESIGN             

$461.58 Day Trips & Excursions

Half-day excursion from Heidelberg

Your knowledgeable and friendly driver/guide Manfred will pick you up from your hotel or apartment at 9:30 am. If you desire a different pick-up time, please let us know. Lean back and enjoy your ride in a beautiful, luxurious Mercedes-S-Class. The tour will take you up the river Neckar which is not as wide as the Rhine, but just as romantic with its many medieval castles, vineyards, and quaint little towns. You will pass through Neckarsteinach with its four fortresses situated on the hills along a bow in the river. Shortly afterwards you will arrive at Hirschhorn castle. Your guide will also take you through the old town of Hirschhorn, the so-called "pearl of the Neckar valley", where many half-timbered buildings have been preserved. A last stop will be the fortress Dilsberg which is not only a marvel of medieval architecture but also allows for a stunning view over the river valley.  You will arrive back at your hotel shortly after noon.  

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