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Heidelberg: Craft Beer and Street Food Tour

1. Heidelberg: Craft Beer and Street Food Tour

Savor the flavors of different street foods and craft beers on a tasting tour of Heidelberg that can tailored to your desires. Get an introduction to the food and drinks scene, from strong stouts served in a metal head bar to traditional German brews served at rustic inns. Join other travelers and local students in the melting pot of the Old Town, and get the chance to visit quarters that other tourists often miss. Follow your guide to the city's Little France area, where bistros and French cuisine are the order of the day. Alternatively, cross the river to explore the organic food restaurants of a district that resembles Brooklyn in New York. Sample authentic currywurst, frankfurters and other types of sausage. Savor local schnitzel, flammkuchen (flat breads), cakes and candies. You can visit a candy or chocolate manufacturer, watch a baker at work or peep into a distillery to see how craft beer is made.

Guided Tour of Student Rabble, Whore Pack and the French War

2. Guided Tour of Student Rabble, Whore Pack and the French War

Immerse yourself in the other, with this exciting history of Heidelberg, both entertaining and exciting... yet there is always an notorious wink. Learn about the famous student rabble that took place in Heidelberg. Hear all about the mischievous whore pack of the city. Explore sites famously effected by the French War. Have a guided tour with the governess "Marie Louise von Langfeldt", she chatters cheerfully and takes you to a Panopticum of Heidelberg in the 19th century. She gossips about everything and everyone. From drunk and boisterous students to marauding French soldiers who flared Heidelberg. She talks about thieving Catholics who stole university books, hallucinating canons and burning calves. She chatters about gawky poets and thinkers who were after every coat, everyone gets their fat here from. 

Luther In Heidelberg - Eating, Drinking, Disputing

3. Luther In Heidelberg - Eating, Drinking, Disputing

Did you know that Martin Luther visited Heidelberg in 1518? He was invited to see the Elector's brother in the castle and wrote: "We enjoyed a pleasant conversation, ate and drank and visited all the beauties that this royal and simply magnificent castle has to offer." He even wrote that he came back from Heidelberg to Wittenberg a little fuller. Listen to anecdotes and stories from this all-important time of the Reformation. The tour is especially suitable for groups and school classes. On request, group tours and special appointments can be offered at any time.   Meet at the Marienstatue in Kornmarkt then get ready for a 1.5 to 2-hour tour. Learn lots of interesting facts from your tour guide.

Heidelberg: Christmas Market Group Tour with Night Watchman

4. Heidelberg: Christmas Market Group Tour with Night Watchman

Take a look back at the almost two-thousand-year history of the city of Heidelberg and enjoy the pre-Christmas atmosphere at the Christmas market. The beautiful Neckar valley invited Celts and Romans to linger, became a princely residence in the Middle Ages, houses Germany's oldest university and was a famous holiday resort and study place of famous artists during the German Romantic era. On this tour, you will not only experience the highlights of Heidelberg but will also give you insights into the history of the city from the mouth of stylishly dressed eyewitnesses. Look forward, for example, to an encounter with an officer of the Heidelberg city guard, who is in search of a famous band of robbers. You could also listen to a talkative maid, who not only tells you all sorts of anecdotes, but also a real specialty, the Heidelberg student kiss, or a crisp refreshment served.

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