Please note: The castle will close on Tuesday, 17 March until at least Sunday, 19 April 2020. The castle garden remains accessible for the time being. Further information: "Heidelberg and the Coronavirus".
World-famous and a byword for German Romanticism – Heidelberg Castle. The castle ruins rise majestically over the roofs of the old town, but for five hundred years it was home to the Prince Electors of the Palatinate. Nowadays, the enigmatic castle attracts several million tourists each year.
8 am - 6 pm (last entry 5:30 pm)
Big Wine Barrel:
8 am - 6 pm (last entry 5:50 pm)
10 am - 5:30 pm (last entry 5:10 pm)
Castle-Ticket (funicular railway, castle courtyard, barrel cellar and German Pharmacy Museum included):
Adults €8, reduced €4
With your HeidelbergCARD this ticket is already included!
Guided tours supplement:
Adults €5, reduced €2.50, Families €12.50, Groups (of 20 and more) per person €4.60
Special guided tours supplement:
Adults from €6, reduced from €3
Audio Tour in English, French Spanish, Japanese, Chinese, Russian
Further information at www.heidelberg-schloss.de