Philosophers' Way, Heidelberg
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Philosophers' Way, Heidelberg - Address
Address: Philosophenweg, 69120 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
Time Required: 01:30 Hrs
Timings: 24-hrs Details
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Overlooking the northern banks of the Neckar River, the Philosophers’ Way is a picturesque path located on a hill ideal for long walks, picnics and in general absorbing the gorgeous view of Heidelberg. The path itself winding through woods, vineyards and gardens is rightly named so, as during the Romantic Era it was often visited by philosophers, poets and such to reflect upon their creative solitude. Interestingly, it is said that the climate too here is very different from that in the valley below!
Even though it is a bit of a steep start and requires a little effort to climb the hill, you don’t regret it at all for the glorious sight later of the old town of Heidelberg. The path is well marked and with benches to rest at regular intervals.
Philosophers' Way Information
- Wear comfortable walking shoes.
- To see nature in full bloom, Spring or early Summer is the best time to visit.
- Information signboards can be found all along the way.
- Can be easily accessed by people with special needs, like prams, wheelchairs etc.
How To reach Philosophers' Way by Public Transport
- Bruckenstraße station
Restaurants Near Philosophers' Way
- Le Gourmet im Hotel Die Hirschgasse
- Patria Boat Restaurant at the Hotel Heidelberg Suites
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