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"Meet your expert guide and air-conditioned vehicle outside your centrally located Frankfurt hotel to begin your private 6-hour sightseeing tour of Heidelberg a picturesque town on the banks of River Neckar in southwest Germany. Often described as Germany’s most beautiful city Heidelberg is renowned for its Baroque Old Town pretty Renaissance buildings and haunting castle ruins. Follow in the footsteps of the romantic poets most notably Johann Wolfgang van Goethe and the likes of painter William Turner and fall in love with this beautiful
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Private Tour: Heidelberg Half-Day Trip from Frankfurt
"Meet your expert guide and air-conditioned vehicle outside your centrally located Frankfurt hotel to begin your private 6-hour sightseeing tour of Heidelberg a picturesque town on the banks of River Neckar in southwest Germany. Often described as Germany’s most beautiful city Heidelberg is renowned for its Baroque Old Town pretty Renaissance buildings and haunting castle ruins. Follow in the footsteps of the romantic poets most notably Johann Wolfgang van Goethe and the likes of painter William Turner and fall in love with this beautiful
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Private Tour: Heidelberg Half-Day Trip from Frankfurt
"Meet your expert guide and air-conditioned vehicle outside your centrally located Frankfurt hotel to begin your private 6-hour sightseeing tour of Heidelberg a picturesque town on the banks of River Neckar in southwest Germany. Often described as Germany’s most beautiful city Heidelberg is renowned for its Baroque Old Town pretty Renaissance buildings and haunting castle ruins. Follow in the footsteps of the romantic poets most notably Johann Wolfgang van Goethe and the likes of painter William Turner and fall in love with this beautiful
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Philosophenweg Tips (20)

The Philosopher's Path

The Philosopher's Path is situated on the other side of River Neckar and provides you with one of the most beautiful views on Heidelberg. It is a little bit exhausting to get up there. The so-called...
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King_Golo
Dec 29, 2016

Der Philosophenweg.

The Philosophenweg (i. e. Philosophers' path) is a path situated in a green area that lies on a hill overlooking the Neckar river and the old core of Heidelberg. Here you can have a stroll, rest a bit...
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Maurizioago
Mar 01, 2015

Maybe the best view of Heidelberg.......

..... visitors will have when walking along Philosophenweg, philosophers’ path :-)If you are in Heidelberg during any season and want to take one of these famous photos which you see all over the...
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Trekki
Sep 26, 2013

Philosophenweg (Philosopher's Way)

The hill on the north bank of the Neckar overlooking the river and the old city center is home to Philosophenweg (Philosopher's Way), a scenic walking path lined with Japanese cherries, cypresses,...
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AcornMan
Apr 04, 2011

Walk the Walk

Philosophenweg, or Philosophers' Walk in English, is a promenade on northern side of the river Neckar. If you are into photography or just fine views, the walk offers some of the best views of the old...
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Maria81
Dec 25, 2009

Philosophers Walk - a great work out and view

We walked across the river and found a stair walkway with a sign indicating the Philosopher's Walk up, which turned out to be quite up. A very good hike to the walk, we spent several hours enjoying...
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Roadquill
Dec 24, 2009

Philosophenweg

The Philosophenweg is a scenic hiking path that begins on the Neckar shore opposite the Old Town. Coming from the Old Town, cross the "Alte Brücke", then the street that runs parallel to the Neckar...
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MichaelFalk1969
Jul 10, 2009

Philosophenweg

It is said that “Philosopher’s Walk” derived it’s name from the fact that the philosophers and teachers from the university of Heidelberg once walked along the route that is now lined with memorials...
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Gypsystravels
Oct 16, 2008

A great journey for those who love to walk

We decided to walk the Philosophonweg and also up the Heiligenberg to see the klosters and the Thingstaette (see other tips).Be warned, on a warm sunny day the initial rise will make you sweat. But...
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Husker_Jeff
Jun 14, 2008

Eat some food, Skin and bones!

Whether the Philosophenweg (Philosopher's Path) really inspired the likes of Nietsche, Kant or Hegel is a matter of debate. But anyone who takes this path will certainly see Heidelberg from another...
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heitzenrater
Jan 31, 2008

Witness one of Europe's most beautiful panoramas

Do you wonder where all of those gorgeous postcard photos of Heidelberg's old town were taken? Where was the photographer standing? This is your answer: the Philosophenweg.This view over Heidelberg is...
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JessH
Nov 19, 2007

Philisophenweg

High up along the hills of the opposite banks of the river Neckar runs the road knowns as the Philosophers' Road. If you want to see how to get up here, have a look at my transport tips as it is quite...
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Sjalen
Nov 17, 2006
 
 
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Things to Do Near Philosophenweg

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Castle - Schloss

towering across the university city of Heidelberg is the Imposing Schloss Heidelberg, which you can see from any angle in Heidelberg and can take panoramic shots and selfie videos from many areas like...
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Old Town/Altstadt

a tour of Heidelberg is not complete without a walking tour of the old town of Heidelberg as the Old Town has many historical Landmarks and buidlings of which a bus tour could not do as most streets...
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Kornmarkt

the Kornmarkt of the Grain Market is a smaller square in Heidelberg which is smaller than the grander Marktplatz, located 100 meters west of the kornmarkt (where the Rathaus and Church of the Holy...
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Old Bridge

The City Gate of Heidelberg lies at the southern end of the famous Old bridge and it leads to Steingrasse Street leading to the Church of The Holy Spirit. The city gates were built in 1788 alongside...
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Heiliggeistkirche

this famous Gothic Church which lies along the Marketplatz area of Heidelberg and is the tallest structure in the city beside the Castle Heidelberg, is formerly a joint place of worship between the...
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Town Hall/Rathaus

the Town Hall or Rathaus of Heidelberg lies along Marktplatz and opposite the Holy Spirit Church of which the original town hall was built in the 14th century and was destroyed in the thirty years war...
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