Heidelberg Public Walking Tour

You will learn about:

History of the Germany’s oldest university

Prominent thinkers associated with the University

Pope Urban VI, Student Jail, Philosophers' Walk

You will see:

The Old Town

The Church of the Holy Spirit

The University

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1 hour 30 minutes


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  • What's included :
    • Public guided Tour
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities (recommended)
    • Entrance fees
    • Entry/Admission - Altstadt (Old Town)
    • Entry/Admission - Church of the Holy Ghost (Heiliggeistkirche)
    • Entry/Admission - Alte Universitaet
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Altstadt (Old Town), Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg Germany

    In the Old Town, the heart of the city life, experience the wonderful combination of old and new buildings, narrow streets, market squares, arts, history, science, shopping, eating and relaxing. The main road through the Old Town one of the longest pedestrian zones in Europe and is where most of the shopping is centered.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Church of the Holy Ghost (Heiliggeistkirche), Marktpl., 69115 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg Germany

    Have a look at the Church of the Holy Spirit the most famous church in Heidelberg, one of the few buildings in the city to survive the many wars during the past centuries.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Alte Universitaet, Grabengasse 1-3, 69117 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg Germany

    Pass by the local University and learn how it was founded in 1386 on instruction of Pope Urban VI, Heidelberg is Germany's oldest university and one of the world's oldest surviving universities. Don’t miss a visit to the Student Jail. Students were detained here for minor offences such as disturbing the peace, and so were still allowed to attend their lectures – as long as they returned when their class was over. In use between 1778 and 1914, the walls of the jail are filled with the incarcerated students’ writings, images, and portraits.

    Duration: 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Neckarmünzplatz, 69117 Heidelberg, Germany
    Return Detail :
    Neckarmünzplatz, 69117 Heidelberg, Germany
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Organised by Global Guide Services

Activity ID: V-88037P46

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