Neckar River Walking tours

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Heidelberg: Private 3-Hour Tour with Castle Visit

1. Heidelberg: Private 3-Hour Tour with Castle Visit

Discover Heidelberg and immerse yourself in the fascinating history of the old town. In just a few hours you can explore all the historical sights. Learn interesting information and get great insider tips that won’t be found in any guide book – specifically tailored to your wishes. Stroll along one of the longest pedestrian zones in Germany directly through the picturesque old town and admire the magnificent Baroque buildings. See the beautiful Old Bridge and the impressive Church of the Holy Spirit, which once housed a collection of valuable documents. Walk through the former Hortus Palatinus (Garden Palatinate) to Heidelberg Castle ruins. After a detour to Scheffel Terrace with breathtaking views of the city and the Rhine River, you will head to the castle complex itself. Here you can see the largest ever wine barrel and enjoy wine tasting in the castle cellar or visit the Pharmacy Museum in the courtyard.

Mannheim: Industrial Port Guided Walking Tour

2. Mannheim: Industrial Port Guided Walking Tour

Stroll through the region where the Neckar river meets the Rhine river on this guided Mannheim walking tour. Explore the second largest inland port in Germany and marvel at its industrial architecture. Meet your guide at the Teufelsbrücke (Devil's Bridge), the oldest existing bridge in the city. Start your tour through the port area. Uncover the origins of the area's industrial culture and the living conditions of the dockworkers. Gain insight into the current importance of the port for trade and tourism. Admire giant container ships, loading stations, and the warehouses that give the former workers’ suburb a cosmopolitan flair. At the end of the tour, enjoy the vibe of Jungbusch, the trendy multicultural neighborhood where workers and bag carriers once made their homes. Immerse yourself in the creative heart of the city where there are thriving galleries, exhibition spaces, and art events.

Heidelberg: Christmas Market Group Tour with Night Watchman

3. Heidelberg: Christmas Market Group Tour with Night Watchman

Take a look back at the almost two-thousand-year history of the city of Heidelberg and enjoy the pre-Christmas atmosphere at the Christmas market. The beautiful Neckar valley invited Celts and Romans to linger, became a princely residence in the Middle Ages, houses Germany's oldest university and was a famous holiday resort and study place of famous artists during the German Romantic era. On this tour, you will not only experience the highlights of Heidelberg but will also give you insights into the history of the city from the mouth of stylishly dressed eyewitnesses. Look forward, for example, to an encounter with an officer of the Heidelberg city guard, who is in search of a famous band of robbers. You could also listen to a talkative maid, who not only tells you all sorts of anecdotes, but also a real specialty, the Heidelberg student kiss, or a crisp refreshment served.

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What people are saying about Neckar River

Olga told the story in a very interesting way, connected the story with anecdotes, so that it was a pleasure to listen to her. An exciting "journey" through Heidelberg!

Olaga was very open-minded and did a great job of explaining things. She has very good background knowledge of the history of the city of Heidelberg

Pointed out all the places we needed to know about and was flexible with our timing

The guide we very knowledgeable and explained the happenings perfectly

Very friendly guide, responded to our wishes. spoke clearly.