In every season of the year, there is lots to see and to explore in Heidelberg and its surroundings. To help you with your vacation plans, please find a list of must sees and other things to do during your visit below:


GPSYour destination in the Rhein-Neckar Area, for leisure or for business, is close and easy to reach from Hotel Heidelberg, skipping the downtown traffice of Heidelberg:

ADM/Wild Dairy/Capri Sun:
4 km
Heidelberg Main train station:
4 km
Heidelberg Congress Center (Opening spring 2024):
4 km
 10 km
SAP Walldorf: 12 km / SAP St. Leon Rot: 20 km
SNP Dome
(MLP Academics/Rhein-Neckar-Löwen)
: 3 km
Mannheim Maimarkt grounds:
15 km
Mannheim City center & Mannheim Rosengarten: 
20 km
Sinsheim & Fair grounds Sinsheim: 35 km
Speyer: 25 km
Frankfurt & Airport Frankfurt Rhein-Main (FRA): ca. 90 km
Stuttgart & Airport Stuttgart: ca. 120 km

Events 2024

29.03.-01.04.2024 Easter
09.-12.05.2024 German Holiday Weekend
17.05.-20.05.2024 German Holiday Weekend
01.06.2024 Castle illumination Heidelberg
30.05.-02.06.2024 German Holiday Weekend
23.-25.08.2024 Nitr / Olympix Hockenheim
07.09.2024 Heidelberg castle illumination
13.-15.09.2024 Glücksgefühle Music Festival, Motodrom Hockenheim
28.09.2024 Street festival in the old town
18.-20.10.2024 DTM Final Race Hockenheim
from approx. 25.11.2021 Heidelberg christmas market + ice skating rink
  Due to permanent changes, we cannot guarantee the dates of these events,
please double-check the dates with the organizer or promoters of the events.


Schloss 300x292Take the funicular up to the castle with Perkeos big barrel and the pharmacy museum, Student prison, University, Old Bridge, Kurpfalz region museum, packaging museum, church visits, boat ride on the Neckar on a traditional boat or on the solar boat, walk the Philosophers path, Segway Safari, climbing, Heidelberg Zoo, Bonsai museum, botanical garden, theaters and many more.

For your bike tour, you may store your bike in our bike garage, including charging options for E-Bikes.

The Heidelbergs tourist office offers city tours, sightseeing tours and walking tours for every taste.
And don't forget to shop in Heidelbergs main street, the Hauptstraße. With a length of 1.6 km it is the longest pedestrian zone in Europe!


Kongresshaus 300x239Schwetzingen: Castle and castle gardens
Speyer: Dome, Museum, Car- and Technical Museum, Sealife
Wine Region: e.g. Edenkoben, Deidesheim, Bad Dürkheim
Sinsheim: Car- and Technical museum, Rhein-Neckar-Stadium for a soccer game
Mannheim: Mannheim Castle, Planetarium, Luisenpark

Amusement parks: Holiday Park Hassloch, Park with wild animal refuge Tripsdrill

More to see and do in:
 Bad Wimpfen, "Die Bergstraße", Weinheim, Odenwald, "Die Burgenstraße", Burg Guttenberg mit falconry, Mauer - Archeological site of Homo Heidelbergensis, Worms, German Wine route, Deidesheim, UNESCO Geo-Nature Park

Golfing in the Heidelberg area

Golf Rhein Neckar HeidelbergGolfclub Wiesloch-Hohenhardter Hof: 18-hole course in 69168 Wiesloch.
St. Leon-Rot:
Two 18-hole courses in 68789 St. Leon-Rot, has been named Germanys best golf course
Golfclub Heidelberg-Lobenfeld: 18-hole course in 74931 Lobbach-Lobenfeld
Golfclub Sinsheim-Buchenauerhof: 18-hole course in 74889 Sinsheim
Golf Club Bensheim: 18-hole course in 64625 Bensheim
Baden Golf & Country Club:
 9-hole course & 18-hole course in 76684 Östringen-Tiefenbach