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Heiligenberg, Heidelberg

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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 have many photos of this fantastic entrance into the city. I have been to the city twice in eight years and still find everything wonderful. 
  • Worth walking to see the stone bridge that crossing the Neckar River. It connects the Old City with the eastern part of the Neuenheim district of the city on the opposite bank. One of the best-known l...  more »
  • This is on the old bridge and hard not to miss. This was the scene ofr our new years eve celebration and it was packed with people celebrating with their foreworks in an ad hoc manner. Not for thr fei...  more »