Ideal for an introduction to the history of the castle.





The princely chambers and the 600 years of the Electorate of the Palatinate are on the agenda during this one-hour tour. From the beginnings in the Gothic ruins of the Ruprechts building, to the magnificent palaces of the Renaissance, Friedrichsbau and castle chapel.

Immerse yourself in the simple life and splendor of the splendid times of the world-famous castle ruins. Feel the romantic charm even today!

Tour through the various buildings such as Ruprechtsbau, library building, Frauenzimmerbau with Königssaal, Friedrichsbau and the castle chapel. (depending on availability)


Public guided tours

You may at any time join our public tours.

Meeting point: court yard

Reservation not required


Summer time 25.03. - 28.10.2018

Monday - Friday

every hour, starting at:

11.15am, 12.15am, 01.15pm 02.15pm, 03.15pm, 04.15pm

Saturday, Sunday, Holiday

10.15am,11.15am, 12.15am, 01.15pm 02.15pm, 03.15pm, 04.15pm


Winter time 29.10. - 31.03.2019

Monday - Friday

11.15am, 12.15am, 02.15pm, 04.15pm

Saturday, Sunday, Holiday

11.15am, 12.15am, 01.15pm 02.15pm, 03.15pm, 04.15pm


Privat guided tours

Please contact us for your desired date and prefered time. We will issue a booking confirmation.



1 hour


Admission tickets

Adults 6,00 €

Concession 3,00 €

Families 15,00 €

(2 adults + own children under 18 years)

plus castle entrance ticket


Price for groups

90,00 € for up to 20 people
each additional 4,50 €
plus castle entrance ticket



Pupil and student groups

50,00 € for up to 20 people
each additional 2,50 €
plus castle entrance ticket


Note for groups

Reservation required.

For groups available in several languages at preferred day and time.

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Explore the most beautiful spots of Heidelberg Castle.

During this 2 hour tour you will observe hidden spots, explore up and downs of the history and enjoy breath taking views.

Tour can be adjusted to your time schedule.


Following buildings may be viewed upon availability:

Ruprechtsbau, Bibliotheksbau, Frauenzimmerbau and Königssaal, Englischer Bau, Friedrichsbau, Schlosskapelle, Dicker Turm, Fasskeller.



2 hours


Available in several languages upon request.

Groups rates apply.

Reservation required.

HD-Group-special subject

Price for groups

during opening hours

108,00 for up to 20 persons
each additional 5,40 €
plus Schlossticket (entrance fee)

HD-Group-special subject past 5:30pm

Price for groups past 05:30pm

268,00 € for up to 20 people

each additional 13,40 €


Please note:
Our tour guide will collect payments, due to closure of ticket counter.

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