Heidelberg Region

The Romantic city of Heidelberg in Baden-Württemburg
The Romantic city of Heidelberg. (Photo by Carlos Torres)

Germany's Heidelberg region is home to one of the world's oldest universities and many gorgeous castles

The northernmost corner of Baden-Württemberg is castle country, home to many a fortified perch where you can spend the night in a castle above the wending waters of the Neckar River, and to the great univeristy city of Heidelberg.

Top Heidelberg region experiences

Castle hotels in the Heidelberg region

Tips & links

Heidelberg region tourism information
How long should I spend in the Heidelberg region?

A day is plenty—though if you want to spend the night in a castle-hotel, this is the best area for it.

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This article was by Reid Bramblett and last updated in July 2014.
All information was accurate at the time.

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