Your Heidelberg accommodation puts you within easy distance of many great day trips to explore this gorgeous area of Germany. There are many small towns, castles, museums, parks and other wonders to explore while staying in one of the Heidelberg vacation homes.
This quaint town is complete with chalet style houses and is perfect for spending the day exploring. This town sits on a ridgeline above the Neckar River and is a medieval-looking town surrounded by an intact wall. The famous Blue Tower is in Bad Wimpfen, just waiting to be climbed. Inside you'll find museum exhibits, and access is free. You need to pay a small fee if you want to go out onto the observation deck.
Located between Heidelberg and Mannheim, this castle is renowned for its ornate and spacious gardens. The castle was the summer residence of the Electors Charles Theodore and Palatine Karl III Philip. The property is also home to one of the few remaining Rococo style theaters.
Consider biking to Weinheim from Heidelberg. Your bike route will pass through vineyards and little villages. The old town of Weinheim is wonderful to explore on foot to see ancient buildings and unique architecture. The center of the old town is home to a marketplace complete with cafes and restaurants. There is a castle in Weinheim and an adjoining garden that are open to the public.
The town of Schriesheim is a quaint little town, complete with a castle standing watch from above. There is a great little restaurant inside the castle that is open to the public, and once there you can climb the dark and narrow tower to see a panoramic view of the entire area.
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