Outdoor Activities in Heidelberg

Outdoor activities in Heidelberg are a mix of adventure sports and some laid-back vibes amidst scenic beauty. Heidelberg comes with an ideal terrain and atmosphere to spend active holidays and make plenty of unforgettable memories. So, explore the wilderness of Heidelberg and spend some time in the lap of nature with these exciting outdoor activities Heidelberg has to offer. From the most adventurous experiences to the most popular ones, the following list combines it all to make sure you do not miss these unique experiences while planning a trip to Heidelberg.

From sunrise to sunset, let's discover the best spots for outdoor activities in Heidelberg:

  1. #1 of 61 Outdoors Activities in Heidelberg
    - Used in 1840 itineraries
    Heidelberg Castle

    Tags: Landmark, Ancient Ruin, Castle, Historical Site

    Address: Schlosshof 1, 69117 Heidelberg, Germany

    Timings: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    A prime landmark, the castle ruins are one of the most important Renaissance structures of Heidelberg. The initial structure was raised as early as 1214 AD and had been destroyed several times by ligh...Read more

  2. #2 of 61 Outdoors Activities in Heidelberg
    - Used in 869 itineraries
    Carl Theodor Old Bridge

    Tags: River, Bridge, Walking Area, Ancient Ruin

    Address: Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The old bridge of Heidelberg is officially known as the Carl Theodor Bridge after Prince Elector Carl Theodor. After a major flood destroyed the last wooden bridge in the city the Prince was prompted ...Read more

  3. #3 of 61 Outdoors Activities in Heidelberg
    - Used in 578 itineraries
    Kulturbrauerei Heidelberg

    Tags: Brewery

    Address: Leyergasse 6, 69117 Heidelberg, Germany

    Timings: 11:00 am - 11:59 pm Details

    Today a hotel in old Heidelberg town, it is best known for its brewery. A friendly staff and great experience is an add-on the Renaissance ambience of the place. Proudly presents: Brewry Beer Garden ...Read more

  4. #4 of 61 Outdoors Activities in Heidelberg
    - Used in 310 itineraries
    Student Prison

    Address: Augustinergasse 2, 69117 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Currently not in use, the student prison was opened in 1778 to serve as a punishing place for students who had committed minor offences like indiscipline, rule breaking, rowdy behaviour etc. Interesti...Read more

  5. #5 of 61 Outdoors Activities in Heidelberg
    - Used in 196 itineraries
    Old Heidelberg University

    Tags: Library, Educational Site, Historical Site, University

    Address: Grabeng. 1-3, 69117 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Old Heidelberg University (Alte Universitat) is one of the country’s oldest and most prestigious universities. Founded in 1386, it has twelve faculties and offers degrees in the undergraduate, g...Read more

  6. #6 of 61 Outdoors Activities in Heidelberg
    - Used in 130 itineraries
    King's Throne

    Tags: Mountain, View Point, Adventure, Valley

    Address: Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Literally meaning the ‘King’s Seat’, the mountain is a superb combination of spectacular views and hidden trails in the deep dark woods. 1700 ft. above Heidelberg, it is a popular hi...Read more

  7. #7 of 61 Outdoors Activities in Heidelberg
    - Used in 96 itineraries
    Heiligenberg

    Tags: Mountain, Tower, Monastery , Observation Deck

    Address: Auf dem Heiligenberg, 69121 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Bang opposite the Heidelberg Castle, across the Neckar River, lies the Heiligenberg Mountain. The mountain is interspersed with history from different ages. The hill also sometimes referred as the Hol...Read more

  8. #8 of 61 Outdoors Activities in Heidelberg
    - Used in 97 itineraries
    Hotel Haus Zum Ritter St. Georg

    Tags: Hotel

    Address: Hauptstraße 178, 69117 Heidelberg, Germany

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The oldest building to survive though all the war and other calamities, Haus zum Ritter St. Georg, stands tall and proud just opposite the Church of the Holy Spirit. Currently used as a hotel, it was ...Read more

  9. #9 of 61 Outdoors Activities in Heidelberg
    - Used in 67 itineraries
    Museum Of The Palatinate

    Tags: Art Museum, Museum

    Address: Hauptstrasse 97, 69117 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    This archaeological and art museum was founded in 1870 and houses the private collection of the art historian and artist Charles de Graimberg. The museum is divided into various sections: Art: Painti...Read more

  10. #10 of 61 Outdoors Activities in Heidelberg
    Botanischer Garten Der Universitat Heidelberg

    Tags: Garden, Botanical Garden

    Address: Im Neuenheimer Feld 340, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany

    Timings: 09:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    This fantastic Botanical Garden at Heidelberg was opened in 1593 and is currently maintained by the University of Heidelberg. A sanctuary for scientific research and conserving endangered species of p...Read more

  11. #11 of 61 Outdoors Activities in Heidelberg
    - Used in 89 itineraries
    Friedrich Ebert Memorial

    Tags: Memorial

    Address: Pfaffeng. 18, 69117 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    This memorial commemorates life and work of the German President Friedrich Ebert. President Friedrich Ebert born on 4 February 1871, belonged to a humble background and is best known for paving the wa...Read more

  12. #12 of 61 Outdoors Activities in Heidelberg
    - Used in 14 itineraries
    Bent Bar

    Tags: Bar, Pubs, Entertainment

    Address: Leyergasse 2, 69117 Heidelberg, Germany

    Timings: 07:00 pm - 11:59 pm Details

    After an exciting and yet tiring day of sightseeing Heidelberg, this is the place to hit! Probably one of the best bars in town, their cocktails are to die for. Sit back, relax and let the efficient s...Read more

  13. #13 of 61 Outdoors Activities in Heidelberg
    - Used in 48 itineraries
    Monastery Of St. Michael

    Tags: Monastery

    Address: Auf dem Heiligenberg, 69121 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    On top of the Heiligenberg Mountain is the monastery of St. Michael, most of it in ruins. The monastery has been left abandoned since the 16th century. The monastery was dedicated to the archangel St....Read more

  14. #14 of 61 Outdoors Activities in Heidelberg
    - Used in 82 itineraries
    Konigstuhl Funicular Or Bergbahn

    Tags: Mountain, Trail, River, Entertainment

    Address: Kornmarkt, 69115 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Konigstuhl Funicular (Bergbahn) is a two section funicular railway, running from the city to the nearby mountain Konigstuhl, and back. The mountain provides a spectacular view over the entire city and...Read more

  15. #15 of 61 Outdoors Activities in Heidelberg
    - Used in 23 itineraries
    Chocolaterie Yilliy

    Tags: Cafe

    Address: Haspelgasse 7, 69117 Heidelberg, Germany

    Timings: 10:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    If chocolate is what drives you, this chocolate heaven is the place to be! The story here begins with chocolate and ends at chocolate. Their specialty is this unusual Hot Chocolate on a Stick. Cozy, c...Read more