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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 Things to Do in Edenkoben

Heilsbruck Cistercian Nunnery

The Cistercian nuns came to Edenkoben in 1262 and built their convent outside the town. The nunnery was closed down in 1560 after the Reformation. It is now a large winery.The church has long been...
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Apr 09, 2012

Open Air Exhibition on Wine Making

The so-called "Open-Air Museum" shows old machines and tools that were used in wine making: wine presses, barrels, wagons, and such. The pieces have been put up otdoors among the vineyards. (Of course...
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Kathrin_E
Apr 07, 2012

Where to Catch the Postcard View?

The "Postcard View" of Edenkoben, which you'll find on many postcards, shows the silhouette of the village with the two churches above vineyards. Only during my second visit I found the spot where...
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Apr 07, 2012

Rietburgbahn - Chairlift to Rietburg Ruin

Of course Edenkoben has its castle ruin, Rietburg on the mountain top above Villa Ludwigshöhe. There is not much left of the castle, the greatest attraction is the view of the Rhine Plain. The easiest...
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Kathrin_E
Oct 30, 2011

Friedensdenkmal - Peace Monument

The monument on the slope of Werderberg was erected in 1899 to commemorate the victory of Germany over France in the war of 1870/71 which lead to the foundation of the German Empire. Originally it was...
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Oct 30, 2011

Schafsplatz

The square in the town centre has only recently been redesigned. Google Earth still shows it as a construction site (checked in October 2011), so this must be really new. The small stream that runs...
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Kathrin_E
Oct 30, 2011
 
 
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The Vineyard in the Middle of the Town, and Pädel

Edenkoben has, sort of, grown around this vineyard which is now in the middle of the town. It is located on the slope of the hill with the old town and the two churches, it used to be on the edge of...
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Oct 29, 2011

Lederstrumpfbrunnen - Leatherstocking Fountain

Wild West in a Palatinate wine town ? What is the connection between F. J. Cooper's Leatherstocking tales and Edenkoben? One of the models that Cooper used for the hero of the stories, the trapper...
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Oct 29, 2011

Chestnut Forest

Sweet chestnut trees are common on the lower slopes of the Palatinate Forest. This tree is not a native to the area but has become a wild tree around here. It likes the mild climate of the wine...
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Oct 27, 2011

Ludwigsplatz

Ludwigsplatz is the central square of the old town. Such a square can be expected to be the town's "market square", but Edenkoben has renamed it after the popular Bavarian King Ludwig I, the builder...
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Kathrin_E
Oct 27, 2011

Typical Vintners' Houses

The typical houses of Edenkoben all follow the same pattern. The residential houses are lined up with their gables towards the streets. Next to each house there is a courtyard, closed off from the...
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Kathrin_E
Oct 27, 2011

Former Catholic Church of St Nepomuk

The catholic community started building their church when the protestants just finished theirs, in 1740. It was dedicated to Saint John Nepomuk, his statue can still be seen on the streetside gable....
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Kathrin_E
Oct 27, 2011

Two Churches

Like many villages and towns in biconfessional Palatine, Edenkoben has two churches, one protestant, one catholic. The two steeples are the landmarks in the 'skyline' of the town. The protestant...
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Kathrin_E
Oct 27, 2011

Villa Ludwigshöhe Palace

Villa Ludwigshöhe is located on the slope of the Palatinate Forest, not very high up but high enough to offer a wide view of the Rhine plain and the Palatinate vineyards. The palace is a villa in...
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Kathrin_E
Aug 21, 2011

Top Hotels in Edenkoben

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Weinstrasse 85, Edenkoben, Rhineland-Palatinate, 67480, Germany
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Luitpoldstrasse 79, Edenkoben, Germany, 67480, DE
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Unter dem Kloster 1, Edenkoben, Rhineland-Palatinate, 67480, Germany
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Ludwigsplatz 23, Edenkoben, Rhineland-Palatinate, 67480, Germany
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Top 5 Edenkoben Writers

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"Edenkoben, a Palatinate Wine Town"
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"A Wombat in Edenkoben: Vines, Villas and Wild West"
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