Philosophers' Way (Philosophenweg), Heidelberg

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Stroll down the scenic north banks of the Neckar river along Philosophers' Way (Philosophenweg). Named for its solitary and romantic charm, the riverside path is as one of Heidelberg's iconic landmarks. Here, you'll find views of the city's historic old town and the Heidelberg Castle. Meander through the surrounding gardens, or venture farther up the path: On the mountain, you can visit an 11th-century monastery and remains of a Celtic fort. If you time it right, you can sit outside at the hilltop cafe to enjoy the sun setting over the old city skyline. With our international travel planner, Heidelberg attractions like Philosophers' Way (Philosophenweg) can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • The philosopher's path we walked directly on the first day and have not regretted it. After a sharp rise in (but to deal with the is), you walk along almost flat on the other side of Heidelberg at Heidelberg. In the middle of the Green, with park benches and the one or other great postcards look at Heidelberg. Herrlich.
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  • When you are in Heidelberg, it's definitely worth to this path and enjoy the beautiful views. Remember after drinking a beer on the banks of the Neckar.
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  • If you are in Heidelberg, you should have gone on anyway, the philosopher's path. A beautiful view.
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  • The nature at its best, no wonder it is called a philosophers walk. Just avoid getting to the top the mountain rather take a detour to the city via bridge.
  • Nice place to take a walk!
  • This market is really worth! The view of the old city is splendid! It gives a view of all of the city and the Castle! Wow! The steep climb is worth I find!
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  • Popular for locals and guests alike.
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