King's Throne (Konigstuhl), Heidelberg

(4.1/5 based on 160+ reviews on the web)
Take the funicular or drive up to King's Throne (Konigstuhl), where you'll find breathtaking views of city of Heidelberg, the River Neckar, and the Rhine Valley stretching out below. If the sky is clear, you can see all the way to the Pfaelzerwald Forest, 50 km (31 mi) away. Stop for refreshments at the mountaintop restaurant, and take advantage of the many walking paths. Kids will enjoy the playground and park. The 4 km walk downhill offers seclusion along a wooded path. If you decide to take the funicular, you'll see the Heidelberg Castle at one of its stops. Plan to see King's Throne (Konigstuhl) and other attractions that appeal to you using our Heidelberg family vacation planner.
Create a full Heidelberg itinerary
map

Plan your trip to Heidelberg

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans in Heidelberg by other users

37 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 17 days in Europe BY A USER FROM INDONESIA December, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced 17 days in Europe BY A USER FROM INDONESIA December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 12 days in Germany, Austria & Rome BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE May, romantic, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, romantic, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 7 days in Germany, Italy & Austria BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE April, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 7 days in Heidelberg, Munich & Frankfurt BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 60 days in Europe BY A USER FROM VENEZUELA July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in Germany & Brussels BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, culture, outdoors, historic sites, hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 17 days in Germany, Amsterdam & Brussels BY A USER FROM PANAMA May, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 19 days in Germany, Amsterdam & Brussels BY A USER FROM PANAMA May, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 12 days in Heidelberg BY A USER FROM INDIA May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in Stuttgart & Heidelberg BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans
Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • You can reach Königstuhl by Bergbahn, bus (line 39) or by cycling there. You can also take the 'Himmelsleiter', which is a path with 1166 stone steps and 300 altimeters. Pass the castle on the Schloss...  more »
  • Very nice view of Heidelberg, in partially sunny winter weather. With the mountain railway from the grain market at midday on the Königsstuhl drove and then on the way back yet on a tour of the Castle did. Was a great Sunday.
    View original
  • It can be very nice walks on the Königstuhl. You can go for a ride with the funicular above but also in the fairy tale paradise or to falconry. The whole area invites for relaxing hiking. For families with strollers that do not always necessarily suitable. We would like to but only in falconry or fairy tale paradise, comes easily with a stroller there. Also by car, you can go up to the Königstuhl. Up there, there's lots of parking, and it wouldn't surprise me if they find any. In the summer, it is however very Crowdy has top views of Heidelberg and the Neckar Valley from there.
    View original