Heidelberg and Nuremberg Tour: Take a day to explore the romantic city of Heidelberg, coupled with the rich history of Nuremberg. Offering a bit of past and present, you're sure to have a day to remember.
* Visit the impressive Heidelberg Castle
* Wander along the historical streets of Nuremberg
* Includes a packed lunch
Regally perched on the banks of the River Neckar, you'll begin your day in Heidelberg. One of the most beautiful cities in Germany, enjoy the opportunity to explore its dignified, hilltop castle. With its grandeur and ruins, tour the large courtyard and terrace and admire one of the largest wine barrels in the world, the 'Heidelberg Tun'. Tour through the town centre and marvel at the arcs of the Old Bridge reflecting in the waters below, and gaze at the splendour of the Karlstor and the Church of the Holy Spirit, as well as the breathtaking Renaissance facade of the House of the Knights. Admire the city's small lanes lined with half-timbered houses.
Stop and enjoy a packed lunch, before continuing on to historical Nuremberg. Once a mighty centre of European trade, here you can see the robust Imperial Castle - residence of the Emperors of the Holy Roman Empire of the German Nation. Visit the picturesque House of Albrecht Dürer, a famed son of the city and one of the great European artists. Take a break to enjoy the famous Nuremberg fried sausages and gingerbread. Stroll past the Old City Hall and the main market square, as you make your way to the Church of Our Lady adorned with a golden clock. With such a unique and eventful history, Nuremberg is sure to captivate.
Fill your day with both an inspiring present and a unique past, as you journey through Germany's Heidelberg and Nuremberg.
Meeting/pick-up point: Wiesenhuettenstr. 39, 60329 Frankfurt (close to central station/opposite Hotel Savoy).
Duration: 10.5 hours.
Start/opening time: 9:30am.
End/closing time: 8pm.
Languages: German and English. Additionally, depending on travelbus equipment and availability, we voluntarily offer earphone service in Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Spanish.