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Heiligenberg, Heidelberg

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Observation Deck Historic Site
Hike or drive up Heiligenberg through the forest to reach the theater, monastery, and lookout tower perched at its summit. Climb the lookout tower to get above the tree line for breathtaking views. Explore the partially restored monastery or the many nature paths through the forest. A restaurant at the top provides basic fare; if you plan ahead, you can bring your own meal and use one of the many picnic tables. Make Heiligenberg a centerpiece of your Heidelberg vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Heidelberg trip generator.
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  • I don't know why there's a picture of the Alte Brucke gate for the Heiligenberg, which is on the other side of the river and many hundreds of meters higher. You can get there by foot (or even bicycle ...  more »
  • This entire mountain (hill) is great. So much cultural history here, not to mention great terrain for hiking and trail running. This place is one of my favorite in Heidelberg.  more »
  • Nice walk across the bridge into Heidelberg under the double tower entryway. We were there before Christmas walking around, enjoying the markets and photos at night. Try the restaurants facing the wat...  more »