This small town is located northwest of Baden-Württemberg in Germany . It is located in the middle of a valley where the warmer air is trapped and is able to create a relaxed Mediterranean atmosphere and a mild summer climate. You will love the old town . Its medieval style with its cobbled streets and its Baroque architecture are a delight for the most curious travelers.
You should not miss the romantic ruins of Heidelberg Castle , where in addition to enjoying impressive views of the rooftops and towers of the city, you can enjoy the concerts and plays that take place there, especially in the summer season.
Places you must visit in this small city:
-The peculiar Old Bridge that is known as the city gate.
-The oldest university in Germany: Ruprecht Karl University is the country’s answer to Cambridge.
-The path to walk that offers views of the Old City and the Castle. It will take you to the city’s mountain amphitheater and the ruins of the Basilica of San Miguel.
Throughout the year you can enjoy the different festivals that take place in the city:
– February / March , Fasching is Germany’s answer to Mardi Gras, which marks the beginning of Lent, with parties and parades.
– June , Heidelberg chamber music festival.
– July-August , plays, opera and classical concerts in the castle.
– December , Christmas market.