Ultimate One Day Romantic Heidelberg tour from Frankfurt (Heidelberg 1 Day Itinerary)

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Let’s take a one day romantic Heidelberg tour from Frankfurt, or it also can be done as a day trip from Frankfurt. Read more about things to do in Heidelberg, Germany – a perfect romantic and picturesque tour.

Also, readOne Day Visit – Places to visit in Frankfurt, Germany.

HEIDELBERG – Surrounded by forests, Heidelberg is located south of Frankfurt at a distance of about 96km.  Heidelberg is situated on the banks of river Neckar in southwest Germany, with a half-ruined hill-top castle and baroque-styled buildings along Gothic streets, making Heidelberg perfect for a romantic destination from Frankfurt.  

One Day Romantic Heidelberg tour from Frankfurt
Entrance to Romantic Heidelberg

It is said that Heidelberg inspired many poets and artists on romanticism. Therefore take a romantic Heidelberg tour from Frankfurt as a day or overnight trip.

Also, apart from romanticism, Heidelberg houses Germany’s oldest and most reputable university since the 14th Century, which is also known as a University city or Educational city of Germany.  Heidelberg is one of the major educational hubs known as the UNESCO City of literature. 

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What to See in One day Tour to ROMANTIC HEIDELBERG From FRANKFURT | Day trips from Frankfurt | Things to do in Heidelberg

HEIDELBERG CASTLE – Romantic Heidelberg tour from Frankfurt

It is a 16th-century red-sandstone ruin.  Built according to Renaissance-styled architecture, thus making it one of the most essential structures in the north of the Alps.

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Heidelberg Castle

HAUPTSTRASSE & ALTSTADT(OLD TOWN) – Things to do in Heidelberg Germany

Explore the Baroque-style buildings along the Gothic streets by walking along the narrow main road, where you will find many more narrow streets with medieval architecture, bars, boutiques, cafes, galleries, restaurants, and old churches.  Perfect for pleasant walking around.

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Explore Baroque-styled buildings in the narrow streets of romantic Heidelberg.

 Romantic Heidelberg tour from Frankfurt - day trips from Frankfurt germany

Walk into antique Bars/Cafes styled like Medieval Times.

Best places to Eat In Heidelberg – Tours from Frankfurt

  • Schnitzelbank – German
  • Ai Portici Restaurant, Italian
  • Scharff’s Schlossweinstube
  • Zum Roten Ochsen
  • Palmbräu Gasse
  • Badisches Gasthaus zum
  • Adriatic Seven
  • Traube Rohrbach

 Romantic Heidelberg from Frankfurt

KARL THEODOR BRIDGE (OLD BRIDGE OR ALTE BRUCKE)     – Romantic Heidelberg           

It is a traditional stone bridge on the river Neckar connecting an old city to the Philosopher’s walk on the other side.

The panoramic view of a ruined castle, river & charming old town, and sunsets from this bridge is worth watching.  You can book your stay at Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten, Heidelberg, with a view of Karl Theodor Bridge and locate on the banks of river Neckar in the Old town.

From here, all major tourist attractions are within walking distance. 

One Day tour to Romantic Heidelberg from Frankfurt
Karl Theodor Bridge

Sunset from this Bridge – Day trips from Frankfurt

One Day tour to Romantic Heidelberg from Frankfurt

UNIVERSITY AREA –  Tours from Frankfurt

Heidelberg University, founded in 1386, being the oldest in Germany, is famous among students.  Its Medical faculty is well known.  

Many students with their bikes are seen around this historical campus, making Heidelberg a more lively place to visit.

One Day Romantic Heidelberg tour from Frankfurt

How to Reach Heidelberg – Romantic Heidelberg tour from Frankfurt (Day Trips From Frankfurt)

Heidelberg doesn’t have an airport, so it can be reached by road or rail from the nearest big cities.

  • TOURS FROM FRANKFURT – about 96 km by road
  • TOURS FROM MUNICH – about 344 km
  • TOURS FROM STUTTGART –  about 121 km.

Heidelberg is easily accessible by road(rent a car option) and Euro-rail (Deutsche Bahn) from the nearest big cities.  Click this link to see connectivity through train. 

Best Time to Visit – Heidelberg Tour from Frankfurt

Spring and Summer.

Places to stay- Heidelberg tour from Frankfurt

Stay near Karl Theodor Bridge overlooking the Neckar River overlooking magnificent view of hills, river, bridge, and city.


It can be done as a half-day or full-day tour from Frankfurt without staying in this city. Now you know some amazing day trips from Frankfurt and would surely plan this romantic Heidelberg tour from Frankfurt.

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  1. I had no idea a place like this even existed, let alone that it is so gorgeous! I’m curious, did you take all the pictures yourself? If so, they are amazing! I hope to be able to visit one day. Thank you for the great post.

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