Heidelberg City Tour


Saturday, August 26, 2017, 13:30 - 18:30
Heidelberg Old Town & Castle

EFA 2017 participants and their guests are invited to join a guided tour through the romantic city of Heidelberg. With a tour through the winding alleys of the old town, you can get to know the many different faces of Heidelberg - dreamy squares, the oldest university in Germany, the Heiliggeistkirche (Church of the Holy Spirit) and the Jewish Quarter. And then it is up to the castle with the funicular railway. In a tour around the inner courtyard and the castle garden, you can discover the electoral residence ruins and visit the famous giant barrel.

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Participation Details

Participants and their guests can register for the city tour by writing an email to the efa2017 [at] uni-mannheim [dot] de (subject: Heidelberg%20City%20Tour) (local organizer). The tour has a cost of EUR 30 per person. The price includes

  • bus transportation (Mannheim <-> Heidelberg)
  • ticket to the castle and funicular
  • English guide

Tour participants should meet at the University of Mannheim at 1.30 pm to leave for Heidelberg. You will be back to Mannheim at around 6.30 pm.



Write an email to the efa2017 [at] uni-mannheim [dot] de (subject: Heidelberg%20City%20Tour) (local organizers) mentioning the number of tickets you would like to purchase. The ticket(s) will be added to your ConfTool account. We will ask you to settle the open bill within five days from booking.

Please note that:

  • The tour has a cost of EUR 30 per person
  • The tour is non-refundable. You can decide to give your spot to a friend or colleague*.
  • The tour has limited availability. Places will be allocated to those who register and pay first.

*In order to offer this tour, we had to pre-pay it. Unfortunately, we are unable to cover the costs of cancellations.