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Our most recommended Heidelberg Night Tours

Heidelberg: 2-Hour Walking Tour with Night Watchman

1. Heidelberg: 2-Hour Walking Tour with Night Watchman

Immerse yourself in the spooky world of werewolves, ghosts, and vampires. Enjoy a tour guided by a night watchman through Heidelberg’s most famous lore and legends, and visit the creepy locations of murder and myths. Dressed in a lovingly made and detailed costume, the night watchman reveals the dark side of the romantic old town. Listen to stories that will truly give you goosebumps. Visit the locations of vicious murders and learn all about wild students and terrible monsters. Dare to venture down the picturesque streets in the evening and discover their secrets. Feel a cold shiver down the spine at the mention of supernatural beings and events.

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Heidelberg: Group Tour with the Night Watchman

2. Heidelberg: Group Tour with the Night Watchman

Take a city tour of a different kind in the footsteps of murderers, witches, executioners and of course, students. Get to know famous and lesser-known places of Heidelberg's history, like the "Faule Pelz" prison, the "Studentenkarzer" university prison, the Witches' Tower, the Brückentorverlies and the Hinrichtungsplatz. Let your guide lead you on this walking tour as a medieval night watchman with centuries-old historical knowledge and anecdotes about the mystical places in the beautiful old city of Heidelberg.  The walking tour goes through the city and past the castle according to a variety of myths and legends of particular interest to young participants, and includes visits from other famous characters.

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Groups Only: Heidelberg Castle Tour with the Nightwatchman

3. Groups Only: Heidelberg Castle Tour with the Nightwatchman

In past centuries, the walls of Heidelberg Castle learned many dark secrets of their inhabitants and heard of murder, intrigue, and unholy connections. The chattering night watch of the Dukes Palace invites you on a tour around the castle and gardens and tells you everything about these gruesome legends and events. Of course, the night watchman have noticed some piquant details about state affairs and they like to dish the dirt about the dukes and their family business. Look forward to a tour with eerie legends, anecdotes, and spicy details around the long-forgotten inhabitants of the most romantic ruin in the world. Of course, the night watchman will also report bloody battles and the destruction of the castle, and if you always wanted to know what pipe smoking and bombing has to do with the finding of French uniform buttons in the vaults, then you should acompany the night watchman on their way around the dark walls and through the dark trenches.

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

4. 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. 

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What people are saying about Heidelberg

Overall rating

4.4 / 5

based on 35 reviews

The committed, humorous and very creative night watchman gave us an entertaining, entertaining and informative evening with his stories. The night watchman tour was an exceptional tour of the evening city, peppered with exciting and interesting information about Heidelberg, as we have never seen it before - TOP!

An experience

The tour was very informative, funny, so that you could remember a lot, I have never learned so many interesting things about a city in such a short time. Our tour guide was very professional. It was a lot of fun.

The tour was made very entertaining and exciting! It's just a shame that you have to print out the voucher and it is not enough to display the confirmation on your mobile phone.

The tour was very well presented. the guide was easy to listen to and you were never bored. The stories the guide had to tell were very funny. #Pfarrer likes monkeys :)

Very entertaining and interesting despite the initial rain. Our guide was there with heart and soul and created a funny and informative atmosphere.