Day trip

From Frankfurt: Heidelberg and Nuremberg Full-Day Tour

Activity provider: ETS Touristik GmbH

From Frankfurt: Heidelberg and Nuremberg Full-Day Tour

Activity provider: ETS Touristik GmbH

From US$ 282.99 per person

This tour takes you first to romantic Heidelberg: the "old city" on the Neckar has about 1 million visitors annually from all over the world. Afterwards you drive to Nuremberg, a city with a rich and varied history.

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Duration 10.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English, German

Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a day trip to the medieval towns of Heidelberg and Nuremberg
  • Visit picturesque city streets and Heidelberg Castle
  • Admire impressive the surroundings with Gothic and Renaissance buildings
  • Look at the grand Gothic designs of St. Lorenz Church and Frauenkirche
Full description
Get to know two of the most beautiful and historic cities in Germany during a day of sightseeing filled with medieval grandeur. With a look at the imposing ruins of Heidelberg Castle and the seat of Holy Roman Emperors in Nuremberg, you will get a great overview of the region's colorful past. After you meet your guide, set out for a visit to the picturesque city of Heidelberg along the River Neckar. Tour the famous Heidelberg Castle and admire the long courtyard, the mighty terrace, and one of the largest wine barrels in the world. Then, take a walk in the city's medieval town center to marvel at the Old Bridge, Karl's Gate, the Church of the Holy Spirit, and the House of the Knights, as well as the oldest university in Germany. In the afternoon, you cross into Bavaria for a visit to the storied city of Nuremberg. Look up at the mighty Imperial Castle, or Kaiserburg, which is one of the grandest medieval fortifications in Europe. Later, you can check out the Old City Hall, and the site of the famous Christkindl's market. Start your return journey after a look at the towering Gothic facades of the St. Lorenz Church and the Frauenkirche.
Includes
  • Guided tour of Heidelberg and Nuremberg
  • Admission to Heidelberg Castle
  • Roundtrip transportation to and from Frankfurt City centre
  • Live tour commentary provided in English
  • Pick up from hotel in Frankfurt needs to be requested via email (bookings@ets-frankfurt.de) or phone (++49 69 271010) 2 days prior to the tour service and needs our confirmation.
  • The pick up is approx. 45 minutes prior to the tour departure time in your hotel at the reception.
  • The cost for the pickup service is 10,00 Euro per person and each way to be paid on the spot.
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Date

Meeting point

Departure is at 09:30 am at the bus stop in front of the Le Meridien Hotel, Wiesenhuettenplatz 38 in Frankfurt.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Know before you go

  • Take note: this tour operates with a minimum of 4 passengers, however adding up the bookings from all of our customers (this means, you can also send your booking for only 1-3 people).
  • Pick up from hotel in Frankfurt needs to be requested via email (bookings@ets-frankfurt.de) or phone (++49 69 271010) 2 days prior to the tour service and needs our confirmation.
  • The pick up is approx. 45 minutes prior to the tour departure time in your hotel at the reception.
  • The cost for the pickup service is 10,00 Euro per person and each way to be paid on the spot.
Customer reviews

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The car was clean and Peter (guide) was amazing. He had a lot of knowledge about the historic sites that we visited. Wish the tour started sooner like 8 am as the hours with daylight are less in winter. If you are looking for a tour in winter I recommend the 6 hr Heidelberg tour instead

December 26, 2021

Product ID: 213597