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Recommended by 714 out of 733 hikers


  • Christoph

    beautiful mystical path up to the Philosophenweg. You will be rewarded with a magnificent view of Heidelberg's old town.

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    • February 9, 2020

  • Biitii 105

    Anyone who walks the snake path from bottom to top should be as healthy as possible, because this is cardio training in its purest form in a unique environment! Whoever walks from the Theodor-Heuss-Bridge onto the Philosophenweg has a somewhat "gentle" ascent.

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    • September 20, 2019

  • Volker🏃🏻

    If you want it short and fast, you just have to take the steep snake path. When it rains, the cobblestones quickly become slippery.

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    • September 13, 2021

  • MySonMyWifeAndMe

    Lovely little path up to the Philosophenweg

    • January 7, 2018

  • Dirk

    Really nice, slightly exhausting way up to Philosophenweg. But crowded, if nice weather and even weekend. So let's get started earlier.

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    • February 28, 2019

  • 🌲🅹︎🅴︎🅽︎🆂︎🌲

    Nice "shortcut" over the old staircase, partly on cobblestones and past old stone walls to the old bridge

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    • June 10, 2020

  • Seb S190

    A climb that is worthwhile gives you a beautiful view of the castle, the old town and the Neckar.

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    • July 11, 2020

  • camino incluso

    The direct descent into the old town for pilgrims on foot: The snake path leads to the old bridge in a short and crisp way.

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    • September 8, 2020

  • Baumschubser J.L.

    The way is about. But he's in a mood.

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    • November 1, 2019

  • Tanja

    The haunted path
    Very nice to go up the Schlagenweg. Absolutely worth seeing

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    • August 30, 2021

  • Katalanin

    In autumn, unfortunately, a lot of leaves on the ground. Can get slippery quickly.

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    • October 24, 2021

  • The Bull Terrier, his Human & Food

    Path from Philosophenweg to the Old Bridge

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    • July 13, 2017

  • ⛰🚶🏽Rouven 🚲 🛋

    ... the best view over Heidelberg and the castle ...

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    • June 4, 2020

  • Wander-Hirsch

    Most beautiful, albeit strenuous, ascent to the Philosophenweg.

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    • November 3, 2020

  • Rosi 🦋☀️

    The Schlangenweg leads from the Philosophenweg back to the city.

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    • October 6, 2021

  • Andreas Cruanas

    Sturdy shoes are particularly recommended for the descent, as the pavement is very uneven and can become slippery, especially in bad weather.

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    • October 24, 2021

  • Ingridlocker

    Nice view on the descent

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    • October 31, 2020

  • Mo

    Winding path to Philosophenweg along walls on both sides.

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    • August 30, 2021

  • Juliane

    I'd rather go up than down. You have to be careful when going down. The views further up are really, really beautiful and the ascent was worth it at the latest!

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    • April 23, 2022

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Location: Electoral Palatinate, Germany


  • Distance312 yd
  • Uphill125 ft
  • Downhill0 ft

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