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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
From EUR117.00
 
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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More Off The Beaten Path in Karlsruhe

Birthplace of Carl Benz, and His Car Park

Carl Benz was born on November 25, 1844 in Mühlburg, now a Western suburb of Karlsruhe. The exact location of his birth had long been unknown but recent research shed light on the secret. Benz was...
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Kathrin_E
Oct 20, 2011

Go to the lakes alongside the Rhine

Not many people know about it, only the people who live alongside the Rhine or in the Karlsruhe area know the lakes.The lakes were built because the cities needed small stones to build up houses, so...
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World-travel
Apr 04, 2011

Durlach

Durlach is a suburb of Karlsruhe with the old time village charm. It was probably founded in the 12th century and was annexed to Karlsruhe in 1938.I enjoyed a lot walking through its narrow lanes and...
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Maurizioago
Nov 16, 2010

Baden-Baden

Baden-Baden, the famous and fashionable spa, rests in a wooded valley and is atop the extensive underground hot springs that gave the city its name (Baden=Bathe). Roman legions of the emperor...
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Leipzig
Feb 24, 2010

Scheibenhardt Palace

The little palace, hardly more than a manor, is located on the southern boundary of the city. It once belonged to the Margraves of Baden-Baden. Margravine Sibylla Augusta - see my rastatt page for...
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Kathrin_E
Nov 07, 2009

Schauburg

If you're a fan of independent movies and strive for watching new films every week or two, then Schauburg is the place for you. With 5 to 8 movies running at the same time, you'll have a wide range to...
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irisha
Jun 13, 2009
 
 
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Baischstrasse.

This is a dead end short street with some beautiful Art Deco (Jugendstil) houses. These were built between 1901 and 1903.You can find this street entering a big arch you find into a big building. The...
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Maurizioago
Dec 05, 2008

Leftovers Of A Lost Little Palace

In 1802/03 a little palace was built in town, the Amalienschlösschen. It was meant for the Prince Karl Ludwig, the son of the reigning Margrave, who died quite young. The palace was then used by his...
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Kathrin_E
Aug 06, 2008

Burgau: Rhine Plain Nature In A Nutshell

Squeezed between river, port, railway and highway, the protected landscape reserve of the Burgau, South of the suburb of Knielingen, contains all the landscape types of the Rhine plain. The dike along...
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Kathrin_E
Jul 21, 2008

The Rhine Floodlands Nature Reserve

The Rhine was originally a river with many branches and dead arms, winding through extended floodlands. In the early 19th century the river was regulated and straightened in order to make it navigable...
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Kathrin_E
Jul 21, 2008

Hafentor - Shortcut Across The Rhine Port

The Hafentor serves as flood gate to close the port area from the Rhine in case of floods. The huge panels of the gate are usually pulled up and allow ships to pass underneath. The Hafentor is quite...
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Kathrin_E
Jul 16, 2008

Rheinhafen - The Rhine Port

Karlsruhe's port in the Western suburbs of the city is a small river port off the Rhine where river vessels load and unload containers and other goods, mostly coal for the power plants. The two huge...
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Kathrin_E
Jul 16, 2008

A complete horses A**E

At the Euromeet 2008 (has it's own member page if you are interested) three groups of VT members were given a tour of the town by some of the VT locals. And what a great job they did too.The starting...
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sourbugger
Jul 08, 2008

The University's Collection of Sculptures

The university owns a remarkable collection of sculptures, both pre and post war, which are put up among the buildings and also inside. This is not a museum - the works of art are put up all over the...
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Kathrin_E
Jun 26, 2008

Top Hotels in Karlsruhe

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Kriegsstr. 90, Karlsruhe, 76133, de
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Festplatz 2, Karlsruhe, Baden-Wurttemberg, 76137, Germany
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Hans Sachs Str 2-3, Karlsruhe, Baden-Wurttemberg, 76133, Germany
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Douglasstrasse 7, Karlsruhe, Baden-Wurttemberg, 76133, Germany
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Mendelssohnplatz, Karlsruhe, Baden-Wurttemberg, 76131, Germany
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Ettlinger Strasse 23, Karlsruhe, Baden-Wurttemberg, 76137, Germany
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Top Things to Do in Karlsruhe

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Durlach

The Southern slope of Turmberg is planted with vineyards. Merely by coincidence I discovered today that there are two paths that lead through these vineyards, one along its upper edge between vines...
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Palace - Schloss

The square in front of the palace has been remodeled and only recently, in late summer 2011, been completed. Instead of the lower parterre a few steps down, ewverything is at the same level now, the...
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Weihnachtsmarkt

All the necessary shops for a good Xmas Market, with plenty of Gluhwien to go about. I was under the impression that people go to these to shop, but it is not about shopping it all. It is a great...
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City Garden and Zoo

The zoo is one of Karlsruhe's attractions, it has a large area at its disposal where you can come across quite a number of animals and birds, from ducks to elephants. Student and group discounts...
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Marktplatz

You will see The Karlsruhe Pyramid in the centre of the market square.This is a pyramid made of red sandstone. It was erected in the years 1823–1825 over the vault of the city's founder, Margrave...
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Botanical Garden

Karlsruhe’s Botanical Gardens are a really lovely spot in which to while away a summer afternoon. Situated to the north east of the Schloss, and within an easy walk of the busy shopping areas, they...
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Top 5 Karlsruhe Writers

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"Karlsruhe"
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"Karlsruhe - the cradle of VirtualTourist"
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"EASY TO GET HERE, EASY TO SEE & A VT EUROMEET..."
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"Karlsruhe - under construction until 2019....."
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"VirtualTourist meetings in Karlsruhe"
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