Local & surrounding area

We want you to enjoy your stay in Heidelberg in every way. Our local staff will be happy to organize individual city tours for you and advise you on your planning.

Heidelberg offers many opportunities for leisure activities. The imposing ruins of the castle tower high above Germany's oldest university town. The Philosophenweg (Philosophers' Path) on the other side of the Neckar offers magnificent views of the castle and the old town. The entrance to the Neckar valley invites you to picturesque boat trips to Neckargem√ľnd and Neckarsteinach.

Summer or winter

Heidelberg hosts numerous events such as the Heidelberg Castle Illuminations and fireworks, the Heidelberg and Schwetzingen Castle Festival, the Christmas Market in the romantic old town as well as a variety of cultural highlights.

Heidelberg is also perfect as a starting point for the trips into the surroundings. Technology museums and trade fairs in Sinsheim and Speyer draw thousands of visitors every year. Odenwald, Palatinate Forest and nearby Alsace lend themself to a scenic hiking at any season of the year.

Located on the brink of the nature park Odenwald, the ISG Hotel constitutes a convenient springboard for visits to the old town by bike, by car or by public transportation.

A trip to the old town could, for instance, start with exploring the Heidelberg Castle and its garden that both feature unforgettable panoramic views of old Heidelberg. After strolling through narrow cobblestone paved lanes, why not wind down the day on the Town at one of Heidelberg's cosy restaurants.