Day Trip to Nuremberg and Heidelberg – Departing from Frankfurt


  • Discover two historic cities

  • Experience the romantic atmosphere of Heidelberg

  • See the medieval vestiges of Nuremberg

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Duration 10hrs30 mins

  • German
  • English

Starting time 9:30 AM

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Discover Heidelberg and Nuremberg on a day trip leaving from Frankfurt.

Leaving Frankfurt, the bus will first head towards Heidelberg, located on the banks of the River Neckar.

Your guide will then take you to see the ruins of Heidelberg Castle. Enter the grounds of the romantic medieval castle built of pink stone to discover its vast gardens and multiple relics, as well as some curiosities including one of the biggest wine barrels in the world, the “Heidelberg Tun”!

You’ll then make your way down to the city centre for a walking tour lead by your guide. As you stroll through the city’s medieval streets, you’ll understand why Heidelberg is famous for its romantic charm. During the tour, you’ll be able to admire the city’s major monuments such as the old bridge and Heidelberg University, the oldest university in Germany.

After the tour you’ll get back on the bus where you’ll be provided with a packed lunch to eat as you head to the capital of Franconia: Nuremberg.

Discover the Kaiserburg, Nuremberg’s Imperial Castle, which was once home to the emperors of the Holy Roman Empire. Your guide will also show you the house of Albrecht Dûrer and St. Lorenz Church.  Learn more about this city that has changed face several times in its history, between the trading metropolis of the Middle Ages, the Nazi Germany stronghold during the Third Reich, and the lively, welcoming city of today.

Enjoy some free time to explore and try out some of the local specialities, such as Nuremberg sausages and gingerbread.

At the end of the afternoon, you’ll get back on the bus and return to Frankfurt for the early evening.

Good to know

  • Availability: every day (excluding exceptional dates)
  • Time: 9:30am
  • Duration: 10 hrs. 30 mins. approx.
  • Departure point:Frankfurt Main Station
  • Languages: English, German

  • The tour is conducted by a guide who speaks English and German
  • A packed lunch will be provided (included in the price)
  • The lunch menu is not available in advance and will be communicated to you on the day
  • Please arrive 15 minutes early
  • A minimum of 3 participants is required to book this activity
Cancellation Terms & Conditions

No charges will be levied for cancellations made more than 7 days before the date of the activity (excluding special dates). After this, the following charges will be levied:
Between 7 and 4 days prior: 50% of the price
After this time and in case of a no-show: 100% of the price
Any reservation made for special dates cannot be cancelled, modified or refunded.

Cancellation policy terms and conditions

Price includes

  • The services of a bilingual guide
  • The bus excursion
  • Admission to Heidelberg Castle
  • Guided tour of the castle
  • Visit to the wine barrel
  • Guided walking tour of Heidelberg
  • Guided walking tour of Nuremberg
  • Packed lunch

Not included

  • Personal purchases made during the free time
  • Drinks
  • Hotel pick-up/drop-off
  • Tips (optional)
  • All other extras

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