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Excursion destinations Heidelberg

If you have excess time, let the natural surroundings of Heidelberg draw you in. The Heidelberg Hotel Hirschgasse is the perfect starting point for excursion destinations in the Rhine-Neckar region. Whether it is a visit to the car- und technique museum in Sinsheim, a boat trip on the Neckar or a football match in the Wirsol Rhein-Neckar-Arena, there is something for everyone!!

After an exciting trip in the region, let yourself wind down and relax in our hotel.

Heidelberg vineyard Sunny side upon the bridge

Heidelberg vineyard "Sunny side upon the bridge"

Vineyard "The sunny side upon the bridge" is our historical Heidelberg vineyard, home to a range of local wines, and stunning castle view. This steep vineyard is managed by the wine estate Adam Mueller in Leimen. With a location on the eastern side of the philosopher's walk, it has less tourists and more intimate views...

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Valery walk Heidelberg - noble Sissi

Valery walk Heidelberg (Valerie Weg) of noble Sissi

Find yourself on the noble trails of Empress Elizabeth of Austria,“Sissi”. You can enter the narrow foot path - Valerie walk - behind the Karlstor station via a passage crossing the railway lines. Located just across the river Neckar, you can reach it quickly, from the Hirschgasse, over the foot bridge. The Valery walk (Valerie Weg), curves in closely along the granite rocks...

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Philosopher's walk

Philosopher's walk

The Philosopher's walk is about 2 km long and leads from the district Neuenheim up to the Heiligenberg. It reveals sweeping panoramic views of Heidelberg right up to the Rhein Neckar valley. The walk is easily accessible from the back of the hotel Hirschgasse. It is located on the opposite side of the castle on the Königstuhl and one of the most famous sights of Heidelberg...

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Boat trips on the Neckar

Boat trips on the Neckar

Don't miss out on excursions or boat trips on the beautiful Neckar or Rhine valley. Book a tour or solar cruise to castles and palaces passing through Neckarsteinach, Neckargemünd and Eberbach or opt for the other direction from Mannheim...

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Funicular railway Heidelberg

Funicular railway Heidelberg

The funicular railway Heidelberg is the electric mountain railway. It consists of two cable cars, which travel in two sections from the Kornmarkt past the Heidelberg castle with a transfer at the station Molkenkur to the Königstuhl. The mountain railway is operated by Heidelberg Straßen- und Bergbahn AG (HSB)...

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Karlstorbahnhof - S-Bahn Station - Altstadt

Karlstorbahnhof - S-Bahn Station - "Altstadt"

It only takes one stop from Heidelberg main railway station to the Karlstorbahnhof S-Bahn station to reach us - even with a panoramic castle view. Being that it's just 1 stop, this saves you time and cab money. Start your impressions off right with an 8 minute walk enjoying...

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Car museum Dr. Carl Benz in Ladenburg

Car museum Dr. Carl Benz in Ladenburg

The Dr. Carl Benz car museum Ladenburg, is dedicated to the inventor of the car, “Carl Benz”. From the private collection of Winfried A. Seidel: The exhibits are shown inside the halls of the historical Benz factory in an open and vast atmosphere...

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Palace and palace gardens Schwetzingen

Palace and palace gardens Schwetzingen

Close to Heidelberg is the Schwetzingen palace and baroque castle gardens, definitely worth the visit. It was built as the summer residence of the palatine elector Karl Philipp and Karl Theodor. The palace gardens which had been established in the 18th century, are very famous...

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SAP-Arena Mannheim

SAP-Arena Mannheim

The SAP-Arena Mannheim is a multi-functional event hall in Mannheim with 13.600 seats. The arena is the home location of the record champion leading German ice-hockey league (DEL), the Mannheimer Adler and of the German handball league team Rhein-Neckar Löwen...

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Luisenpark Mannheim chinese garden

Luisenpark - fantastic number 1 garden of the Metropole region Rhine-Neckar

The Luisenpark, is known as one of the nicest gardens in Europe. Expect to find an enormous variety of animals, plants and cultural programs for the whole family. It is repeatedly voted as the number one destination for its recreational facilities in the Metropolregion Rhine neckar...

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Mannheim Palace

Mannheim Palace

Mannheim Palace was built beginning in 1720 under, “Elector Carl Philipp” as one of the largest absolutist Baroque palaces on the Upper Rhine. The Mannheim Court of his heir, “Carl Theodor” enjoyed an outstanding reputation as the centre of culture, art and science...

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Speyer Cathedral and Crypt

Speyer Cathedral and Crypt

The imperial Cathedral of Speyer, the foundation of which is in the form of a Latin cross, is one of the largest and most significant Romanesque edifices in Germany. Don't miss this shocking destination, when staying in the Heidelberg hotel Hirschgasse, dating back to 1472...

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Rhein-Neckar-Arena soccer stadium

Rhein-Neckar-Arena soccer stadium

So you've never been to the Rhein Neckar Arena and you want to see your first Bundesliga soccer game but don't know the best way to get there? Well here you can find all the information on getting to and from your destination...

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Thermal baths and swimming pools Sinsheim

Thermal baths and swimming pools Sinsheim

In Europe's largest vitality thermal bath, holiday dreams come true - a pleasure for the soul as well as the senses. Only a few minutes by car from Heidelberg and Heilbronn, “the Thermen & Badewelt Sinsheim” offers...

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Auto and Technology Museum Sinsheim

Auto and Technology Museum Sinsheim

At the Automobile & Technique Museum Sinsheim you will experience the adventure of technology in a unique form. The museum was opened in 1981. Today it has more than 3,000 exhibits on an area of more...

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