No trip to Heidelberg would be complete without a visit to the castle. Dominating the city from the brow of the hill, the ... More
Heidelberg Castle (Heidelberger Schloss)
No trip to Heidelberg would be complete without a visit to the castle. Dominating the city from the brow of the hill, the castle offers breathtaking views over the old town and the River Rhine. It may be worth timing your visit to coincide with the Schlossfestspiele castle pageant or with one of the fantastic firework displays which illuminate the castle several times a year. Built over a period spanning three centuries, the castle developed from being a simple medieval fortress into a splendid Renaissance palace. Regular guided tours are available.
A saying goes that you if haven't sat on the banks of the River Neckar, you haven't seen Heidelberg. The
Neckarwiese, or Neckar Park, is a ribbon of green which stretches along the river for several kilometers. Popular with ...
Behind Friedrich's Palace , this Belvedere was added in 1610 and nowadays attracts visitors by the hundred. The view over
Heidelberg's sea of roofs, the Holy Ghost Church, and the Old bridge across the river Neckar is unforgettable. Yet ...
A fascinating mix of natural beauty and architectural brilliance, Schloss Pillnitz is one of Dresden's biggest attractions. Situated in the
middle of an idyllic park on the outskirts of the city, the castle built by August the Strong in ...