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Heidelberg, the City of Charm awaits
you with all of its charm, history and romance. Many
guidebooks claim that Heidelberg, is one of the 10 most romantic
cities in the world. Heidelberg (Germany), city in
southwestern Germany and offers a variety of attractions, from
the Famous Heidelberg Castle, to its quaint pedestrian streets,
offers something for everyone. For a complete listing of castles
Heidelberg Event Listing:
- September 6th - Castle illumination and fireworks.
This is one of the biggest visitor occasions of the year -
you're going to love it.
- September 27th - The Heidelberg fall festival.
Massive street festival, well known throughout Germany,
plenty of German beer and sausages to be eaten! Make sure
you reserve your hotel well in advance. Great fun, if a
little bit too busy.
Recipe for Romance:
Stay at the charming Hirschgasse
One night in a romantic Laura Ashley
suite with Champagne breakfast, candle light dinner, sight
seeing tour, or a boat trip.. it all awaits you at the
Hirschgasse Hotel. Call now and find out what special
rates are being offered in the month of February.
at its finest! In the largest suites you will find luxurious
space available to you. With a separate salon, you have your own
undisturbed living area, additionally to the bedroom. Bathrooms
have whirlpool bathtubs, separate toilets and two
Dine or surprise somebody special in the Le Gourmet. For the
finest in creative French-Mediterranean cuisine. Enjoy famous
wines with delicate fish, fowl, and meats that are artfully
matched with exquisite sauces, and savory herbs carefully
prepared by a master chef.
Old Town Heidelberg and Rekindle those Special Feelings of
On the summit of Jettenbühl (195 m/640 ft),
which dominates the eastern portion of the city, is Heidelberg
Castle (mainly 14th-17th century), one of the most impressive
historic landmarks of Germany, called the red walled castle. The
structure, now largely in ruins, preserves numerous examples of
medieval, Renaissance, and baroque German architecture. Of
particular interest are the four granite columns located in the
castle courtyard, which were once part of a castle belonging to
The castle's Otto Heinrich
wing houses a pharmaceutical museum. The cellar of Heidelberg
Castle contains the famed Heidelberg Tun, a wine vat with a
capacity of 220,017 liters (58,124 gallons). The present
day barrel was constructed in 1751 from 130 oak tree trunks, It
is 8.5 meters across and 7 meters high with a dance floor on
top. It was built under Karl Theodor, a baroque plaque bears his
The great Vat
Travel Plans Now and Celebrate this Old University
and Historic Town!