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Heidelberg & Neckar Valley: Segway Tour - 360 Degrees

1. Heidelberg & Neckar Valley: Segway Tour - 360 Degrees

Discover Heidelberg and the Neckar Valley on this Segway tour. Ride along the Philosophenweg (philosphers' way), pass by the Neuburg Monastery, and admire views of Heidelberg Castle. Uncover facinating information about the city from your guide.  Start your tour at the Neckarmünzplatz and cross the Old Bridge to the opposite side of the river Neckar. From there, head to the first highlight of this 360 degree tour, the Philosophenweg (philosphers' way) with a fantastic view over the city. Roll on by the Neuburg Monastery, which was founded in 1130. Continue to the Köpfel and see the Neckar Valley, the city of Heidelberg, and the Rhine Valley from above.  Follow your guide to the valley to Ziegelhausen and make your way uphill easily to the Wolfsbrunnen restaurant and conference center which has been extensively restored to its former glory. Hear about its glamourous, star-studded guestlist. Go further towards Heidelberg Castle and pass Villa Bosch and the Carl Bosch Museum, which will provide fascinating insights into the life and the inventions of Carl Bosch, the Nobel Laureate from Heidelberg. Enjoy the amazing view of the castle garden from above the castle before gliding further to the Klingenteich. Pass the Jewish Cemetery on your way back to the Old Town and the starting point at the Neckarmünzplatz.

Heidelberg Highlights Segway Tour with Castle

2. Heidelberg Highlights Segway Tour with Castle

Immerse yourself in the history of Heidelberg and discover both well-known and obscure highlights of the city by Segway on this tour. See a living picture of the interesting landscape of the Neckar Valley as you ride down historically-significant streets. Begin the tour at Neckarmünzplatz and ride over the Old Bridge to the other side of the Neckar. The first famous sight is the Neuburg Abbey, built in 1130 and filled with history. Then head to Köpfel with its views of the Neckar Valley, the city of Heidelberg and the plains of the Rhine. Continue into the valley to Ziegelhausen and take the steep ascent to Wolfsbrunnen, a restaurant and conference center that was recently renovated. See the glamour of the restaurant's earlier days with a look at the guest list filled with famous artists and royalty. Ride in the direction of the castle past the Villa Bosch and the Carl Bosch Museum that takes an exciting look at the life and discoveries of Nobel Prize winner and Heidelberg resident Carl Bosch. Enjoy the incredible view of the castle's gardens before making your way to the Klingenteich Jewish Cemetery. The tour ends back in the Old Town at the viewing point at Neckarmünzplatz.

Heidelberg: Hills and Wine Region Segway Tour

3. Heidelberg: Hills and Wine Region Segway Tour

Have you always wanted to try out a completely revolutionary and utterly out-of-the-ordinary method of travel? Then join this Segway tour of Heidelberg! It will take you along the river Neckar, through orchards and vineyards, with a beautiful view of the Odenwald. Enjoy the purity of nature – without the effort of cycling, or the noise of a car motor. Starting on the Neckarmünzplatz, you will ride straight through the vineyards up to the mediaeval Strahlenburg Castle in Schriesheim. From there, enjoy dreamy views of the entire Rheinebene, the flat plain, surrounded by hills, where the Neckar meets the Rhine. The tour will then take you in a circle on other pretty routes through this beautiful landscape back to your starting point.

Heidelberg: 2-Hour Kayak Tour

4. Heidelberg: 2-Hour Kayak Tour

Discover the beautiful city of Heidelberg on a kayaking tour. Admire the old bridge, the castle, the waterfront, and much more from the River Neckar. Paddle through the city in comfortable single or double kayaks as you take in views of the old town. Your guide will point out all the sights along the way. Enjoy a fun and active tour that is suitable for any skill level.

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What people are saying about Heidelberg

The Segway tour was fabulous. Our guide Kevin was very nice, knowledgeable and fun to be around. He gave us an excellent tour of the nice spots in the city with interesting commentary. Five stars to Kevin and this tour. I recommend this tour to everyone visiting Heidelberg.

Great and for beginners slightly demanding tour. My girlfriend and I had lots of fun. The guides Herbert and Christina did a great job. We can definitely recommend this activity.

It was a great tour with a very friendly guide who showed us the most important sights and who told us interesting facts about the city.

First time on a Segway. It was a lot of fun, good introduction and nice guide

Very friendly welcome, the tour was interesting and fun.