Frankfurt Combo: Heidelberg Half-Day Trip And Frankfurt City Tour

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Combine two tours to explore both Frankfurt and nearby Heidelberg in one day. Start with a half-day trip to Heidelberg to visit the impressive Heidelberg Castle ruins, Old Town and the Karl Theodor Bridge. Back in Frankfurt, enjoy a 2-hour sightseeing tour by double-decker bus to observe the citys many contrasts. Visit the Romer town hall and Frankfurt Cathedral, walk around the historic city center, marvel at the sleek buildings in Frankfurt's European banking center and much more.


  • Excellent value for money
  • Great overview and orientation of the city
  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city

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Heidelberg Half-Day Trip (9:30am - 3pm): Start your combo tour with a trip to Heidelberg in the morning. Board a luxury coach in central Frankfurt and travel approximately 50 miles (80 km) south to the lovely city of Heidelberg, often described as Germany's most beautiful city.

Heidelberg will greet you with its lovely Renaissance buildings framed by vibrant green hills lining the River Neckar. Perched above the city is Heidelberg Castle, which youll visit first. Seeing these famous castle ruins will undoubtedly be a highlight of your half-day trip!

Your guide will show you the evocative castles many styles of German architecture and its interesting artifacts, including the incredible wine barrel that is stored within the castle ruins. Reputedly the largest in the world, the Heidelberg wine barrel can hold more than 51 gallons (193 liters) of wine.

Enjoy panoramic views over Neckar Valley from the castle before descending into the city of Heidelberg for a walk around its medieval Old Town. Visit the notable Old Bridge (Karl Theodor Bridge), Church of the Holy Spirit and House of the Knights with its impressive Renaissance facade and small lanes with half-timbered houses.

Then, relax on the 1-hour drive back to Frankfurt for the second portion of your combo tour.

Frankfurt City Tour (4:30pm - 6:30pm): When you arrive back in Frankfurt, board a double-decker bus for a narrated sightseeing tour, which shows you the diversity of this historic yet modern metropolis.

First, visit to the Romer town hall. Built in the 15th century, the Romer is one of Frankfurt's most important historic buildings, once the site of celebrations during the elections and coronations of emperors.

Cruise through the modern European banking center, where you'll see the tall skyscrapers that dominate the city's skyline. See the European Central Bank/Eurotower, the Stock Exchange and Goethe House, the former home of 18th-century literary genius Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe.

Hop off the bus for a leisurely walk around the historic heart of the city. Your guide will point out the noteworthy architecture of St Paul's Church and Frankfurt Cathedral (Gotischer Kirchturm).

Back aboard the bus, visit the Hauptwache, a Baroque plaza surrounded by modern buildings. Pass the Zeil shopping center, see the Old Opera House, and view the big towers of the former city wall.Your tour ends at the original departure point in the evening.

Inclusions for Frankfurt Combo: Heidelberg Half-Day Trip And Frankfurt City Tour

  • Transport by air-conditioned coach
  • Professional guide
  • Entrance fees

Exclusions for Frankfurt Combo: Heidelberg Half-Day Trip And Frankfurt City Tour

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities (optional)

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Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Tour in Heidelberg is with a live guide, however you have the option to purchase personal earphones for additional explanations in different languages (approx. 5 euros)

Cancellation Policy
  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

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  • Heidelberg: Our tour guide Larry was very uninformative. Very little info given about what we were actually seeing and didn't answer most questions.

    Frankfort: Peter was Great 5 star. VERY informative, knowledgeable, personable.

    This was not a half day trip to Heidelberg. It was the full day tour and therefore our Frankfort tour was at night in the cold outside walking. Which was not what we signed up for. But Peter made it worthwhile.

  • Great! Very good tour of Heidelberg and I recommend this tour be taken when the Christmas market in Heidelberg is up and running. Enjoyed seeing the largest wine barrel in the world!

  • Adrian was good tour guide. He took us to Heidelberg castle which as wonderful. Very nice place to visit. Also downtown Heidelberg was great. There are many shops and eating places there. Sausage was delicious. I would recommend this trip if you have time in Frankfurt and looking for thing to do and William for Frankfurt City tour also nice, it was small group and he Q and A many things about Germany, so it was very interesting. We got to ask so much about Frankfurt and it history, we really enjoyed it. And some part of tour, we got ride on hop-on and hop-off all to ourself. Combination for these trip it was definitely money well spend. Got to know Frankfurt pretty well.

  • It was an enjoyable day, filled with history. It would have been nice to have more time exploring the Old Town of Heidelberg on our own. Our tour guide, Adrian, only allotted about 40 minutes for us to explore it and it was rushed.

  • Excellent tour guide for the Heidelberg tour. Very well organized. We enjoyed the sights. The 2-hour Frankfurt part of the tour was cancelled so we went on the Hop On-Hop Off tour which we could have done earlier in the day had we known about it. Both of these tours are worth the time and cost.

  • Bus was old and filthy and it smelled bad. The manager at the location was extremely rude.

  • The Heidelberg part was amazing Natalie the tour guide was Fantastic She made the tour wonderful Ask for her by name
    But the Green Lines tour company cancelled our afternoon city tour because we wrere the only two who had booked it and I think they should not do it and they owe us an apology

  • The first part of the tour was great. We drove out to Heidelberg and was guided through the castle and city of Heidelberg. When we got to Frankfurt, we drove by landmarks from the van, not the open sightseeing bus. We didn and #39;t stop at any points of interest either. Then we were dropped off at 3pm.

  • it was a very nice tour and the guide was really good and funny

    Daniel Montreal

  • It was a fantastic experience for the first half. The Heidelberg tour guide was very good and she gave us some very good information and despite it being very cold and snowing we enjoyed this part of the tour tremendously.
    For the City Tour they just put us on the Hop on Hop off bus which was not the greatest. The sound track was poor and all in all not much fun.

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