Exploring Heidelberg Castle and it’s Wonderful Town

Heidelberg castle is one of the (many) wonderous castle ruins in Germany.

Nestled in the university town that bears the same, the castle is one of the top tourist destinations in the South Western region of the country.

We visited the small town specifically for Heidelberg Castle, which sits upon a hill overlooking the city.

Heidelberg Castle

Heidelberg castle has far more history than Neuschwanstein castle, which is a baby as far as castles are concerned.

A Brief History of the Castle

Some famous residents throughout the ages include Ludwig III in the 15th century, Louis V in the 16th century, and Charles II in the 17th century.

Who Lived in Heidelberg Castle?

Although you can walk up the sloping hillside to the castle gardens for free, you need to purchase a 2 Euro ticket to get inside the courtyard.

Touring Heidelberg Castle

The only way to get inside the castle is via guided tour, which is 4 euro per person.

Can You Go Inside Heidelberg Castle?