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#6. Heidelberg

This ancient university town's wondrous setting on the meandering Neckar river is perfected by the great castle which sits above it. The student population gives the Altstadt an atmosphere unique in Germany.

Top Sights

  • Heidelberg Castle

Suggested Activity

  • Don't miss the castle.
  • Take a Neckar boat trip.

A Place to Stay

Food Suggestion

  • One of the student bars, called Historischer Studentenlokal, such as Zum Roten Ochsen, Hauptstrasse 217.