Free Walking Tour Heidelberg

free walking tour heidelberg

Free Walking Tour Heidelberg is a fantastic way to discover the charming university town of Heidelberg, located in the southwestern region of Germany. It is known for its picturesque old town, the famous Heidelberg Castle, and its beautiful setting along the Neckar River. The city also has a rich cultural heritage, with several museums such as the Heidelberger Schloss, the Old Bridge, and the Old University. Visitors can also explore the city’s beautiful parks and gardens, such as the Philosophers’ Walk, which offers a great panoramic view of the city and its surroundings. Heidelberg is also famous for its vibrant student population, which makes it a lively and dynamic destination with a great atmosphere. With Free Walking Tour Heidelberg you will discover this great destination full of history, culture, and nature.

General information

Meeting point

Meet your guide at the main entrance of Heidelberg Castle

Start times

11:00 hrs / 16:00 hrs


2 hours




Tip only basis


Please remember to check your ticket after booking to ensure you don’t miss any updates from your guide.

Free Walking Tour Heidelberg – Highlights

Explore Heidelberg’s city center with a local guide

Discover interesting historical facts about the city

Learn about the the castle of Heidelberg

Free Walking Tour Heidelberg – Itinerary

Free walking tour Heidelberg begins at the Heidelberg Castle, an iconic castle that is known for its beautiful setting and its rich history. Visitors can take a tour of the castle and learn about its history and architecture. From the castle terrace, visitors can enjoy a panoramic view of the city and its surroundings.

Next, head to the Old Town and explore the charming streets lined with half-timbered houses. Visit the market square and the Church of the Holy Spirit, a beautiful gothic church from the 14th century.


Then, walk along the Philosophers’ Walk, a scenic path that offers a great panoramic view of the city and its surroundings. The path is named after the philosophers who used to take walks here in the 19th century. Visitors can enjoy the beautiful views and take a leisurely stroll through the city’s green spaces.

Finally, Free tour Heidelberg will take you to visit the Old Bridge, a beautiful stone bridge that spans the Neckar River. The bridge offers great views of the city and the castle. Visitors can take a stroll along the bridge and enjoy the beautiful scenery.

This itinerary offers a good balance of historical and natural landmarks, giving you a great overview of Heidelberg’s rich history, culture and its beautiful setting along the Neckar River.

Frequent asked questions

What is the minimum number of participants for the Free Walking Tour in Heidelberg?

The minimum of participants is 2 people.

What is the maximum number of participants this tour will host?

This tour will host a maximum of 20 participants.

Can this free tour be done for one single group?

If you want a tour for only your group, please request a quotation for a private tour.

Can my children participate in this walking tour?

Of course, in Free Tour Heidelberg everyone is welcome.

Do we see all the places listed in the itinerary?

The itinerary of this tour may change sometimes.

What should you bring?

Check the weather on the day of the tour to make sure you bring and umbrella in case is raining. Bring comfortable shoes, cash and a big smile 🙂

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