Heidelberg and Nuremburg Day Trip from Frankfurt

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Immerse in history and culture in a visit to Heidelberg and Nuremberg.

  • Visit the beautiful cities of Heidelberg and Nuremberg and explore medieval sites
  • Hear interesting commentaries about the fascinating history and culture of the two cities from a knowledgeable guide
  • Take a break and taste the famous Nuremberg fried sausages and gingerbread


Known as one of the most beautiful cities in Germany, Heidelberg remains an everlasting favorite among tourists. Our journey begins with a fascinating morning tour to this city situated along the pristine River Neckar.

We will visit the world famous castle ruins with its impressive Gothic and Renaissance building resonant of medieval architecture. Stroll on the large courtyard, the mighty terrace and see the Heidelberg Tun, one of the largest wine barrels in the world. Take a walk in the medieval town center and marvel at the Old Bridge, Karlstor, Church of the Holy Spirit, House of the Knights, and the charming lanes lined with half-timbered houses. The city also hosts the Heidelberg University which is the oldest university in Germany.

Our journey will lead us to Nuremberg in the afternoon, the capital of Franconia. Being the mighty center of European trade and commerce during the Middle Ages and a region significant to the Third Reich, Nuremberg offers not just marvelous attractions but also a vivid history.

Come to see the mighty Imperial Castle Kaiserburg, the former residence of the Emperors of the Holy Roman Empire in Germany. Visit the House of Albrecht Durer, the residence of a renowned German painter, engraver, mathematician, and theorist.

See the Old City Hall and the main market square which is the site of the famous Christkindl market. Marvel at the beautiful fountain, the Church of St. Lorenz, the Church of Our Lady with the amusing Running Men clockwork and the charming Crafts Yard.

Take a rest in between and have a bite of the famous Nuremberg fried sausages and gingerbread.


  • Entrance to Heidelberg Castle and Albrecht Dürer's House

  • Transportation fee

  • English-speaking guide/driver

  • Snacks
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Heidelberg and Nuremburg Guided Tour from Frankfurt

Spend your morning at Heidelberg, home of Germany's oldest university and the Heidelberg Castle. Visit Gothic-Renaissance buildings, medieval town squares and the Old Bridge. Then, head over to Nuremberg and learn more about the city's rich history: from being a thriving capital during the Middle Ages, to being a Nazi headquarters.

Duration: 11 - 12 hour(s)
Available: Daily
Pick-up: Available
Inclusions: Entrance to Heidelberg Castle and Albrecht Dürer's House / Transportation fee / English-speaking guide/driver / Snacks
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  • 09:15-08:45

    Pick up from Specific Hotels in Frankfurt or Check in at ETS GmbH Office

  • 09:30

    Departure from Frankfurt

  • Heidelberg

    Explore the medieval town center of Heidelberg and admire the city's well-preserved buildings and half-timbered houses. Visit the Old Bridge, House of the Knights and Heidelberg Castle, one of the most important Renaissance structures on the Northern Alps.

  • Nuremberg

    Formerly the unofficial capital of the Holy Roman Empire during the Middle Ages and a prominent city during the Nazi Era, Nuremberg is rich with German history and culture. Visit the Albrecht Dürer House and taste the region's best gingerbread and sausages.

  • 20:00

    End of Tour

  • (For Check-In) ETS GmbH Office (Wiesenhuettenstrasse 39, 60329 Frankfurt am Main) Time: 09:15:00

  • (For Check-Out) ETS GmbH Office (Wiesenhuettenstrasse 39, 60329 Frankfurt am Main) Time: 20:00:00

Check-in Time & Location

  • (For Check-In) ETS GmbH Office (Wiesenhuettenstrasse 39, 60329 Frankfurt am Main) Time: 09:15:00

Check-out Time & Location

  • (For Check-Out) ETS GmbH Office (Wiesenhuettenstrasse 39, 60329 Frankfurt am Main) Time: 20:00:00

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  • For a small group tour up to 8 people, an English-speaking driver/guide will hold the tour. For larger groups over 9 people, a bus will be provided and there will be a bus driver and a tour guide.

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