The castle is open again to a reduced extent for up to 300 visitors. The opening hours are daily from 10 - 17 o'clock. A mask is mandatory and the minimum distance of 1.5 metres applies here as well. The castle garden remains accessible. The inner courtyard, barrel cellar, balcony, German Pharmacy Museum and shop are open. The lower cable car will be operating regularly again, the upper cable car is expected to be operating again from May 22. The guided tours are still cancelled. There is a limited number of visitors in some areas.
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.