the residence of the electors of the Palatinate. Heidelberg Castle is world famous and the most romantic castle ruins of Germany and the town's landmark. Experience with guided audio tours Heidelberg castle. You can reach it by foot from our hotel Hirschgasse and enjoy it before with an tremendous panoramic walk.
Since the destruction of the soldiers of king Ludwig the 14th in 1689 and 1693 the castle had been restored just partially.
The castle's hulk is situated 80 metres above the valley, on the nothern part of the "Koenigsstuhl" and dominates the view from the old town up to the hill. The "Ottheinrichsbau", one of the castle's palace buildings, belongs to the most outstanding german buildings of the Renaissance.
Palace Courtyard, Giant Barrel
Daily 8.00 a.m. - 5.30 p.m.
Viewing only possible as part of guided tours.
Guided Tours daily on demand in German and English; other languages by prior arrangement;
Guided tours for groups by prior arrangement;
Special guided tours as published in the programme by prior arrangement.
German Apothecary Museum (Deutsches Apothekenmuseum)
April - October: 10.15 a.m. - 6.00 p.m.
November - March: 10.00 a.m. - 5.30 p.m.
Permanent Exhibitions (Romantic and middle age-exhibition)
Daily 9.30 a.m. - 5.30 p.m., can only be visited with tickets for the palace