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Philosophenweg Heidelberg

Philosophenweg Heidelberg

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Recommended by 1341 out of 1364 hikers


  • Gabi

    The hiking trail offers great views of the opposite castle and the Königstuhl. It is one of the warmest spots in Germany, which is why it always blooms earlier here than in the valley. Numerous benches invite you to take a break with a view. If you want to do a bit more, you can continue hiking to the Neustift monastery.

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    • January 28, 2018

  • Thomas 🖤💚

    The Philosophenweg is an approximately two-kilometer-long, especially steep, path that leads from the Neuenheim district of Heidelberg to Heiligenberg. It is located directly opposite Heidelberg Castle on the Königstuhl and is one of the sights of Heidelberg.

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    • May 19, 2020

  • Anke 🤗

    Nice path to walk above Heidelberg with beautiful views of Heidelberg and the Rhine valley

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    • June 28, 2020

  • MW aus LE

    Walking a different way.
    With the Bierpadre.de on the trail of the philosopher's path, from one pleasure oasis to another.
    A tip.

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    • April 11, 2016

  • LSky

    No way known in Heidelberg as this. But with the prospect, which is offered you also no wonder 😅👍

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    • July 20, 2018

  • The Bull Terrier, his Human & Food

    Beautiful way above the Neckar.

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    • July 13, 2017

  • Karin

    because of the great views of the city worth a visit to the other side of the Neckar

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    • September 12, 2018

  • JR on Tour

    Beautiful panoramic path opposite the Heidelberg Castle. That's why you always have a nice view of the castle.

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    • March 28, 2019

  • 1Fritz-Mar 🇩🇪❤️🇺🇦

    From HD-glove home it goes high on the philosopher's path, he offers dream views of Heidelberg.

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    • April 1, 2019

  • Ralf

    Definitely on the Merian pulpit: beautiful view

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    • June 19, 2017

  • The Bull Terrier, his Human & Food

    Great way above Heidelberg.

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    • August 29, 2017

  • Mattes

    Great view of Heidelberg, Castle and Neckar

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    • April 14, 2018

  • Baumschubser J.L.

    Wonderful way, with a great view

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    • November 1, 2019

  • 🇺🇦Uwe 🏃‍♂️1098🏍

    I think the upper Philosophenweg is almost even more beautiful

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    • August 16, 2021

  • Petra Illing

    If you continue to the monastery of Neuburg, you can stop there wonderfully and then go down to the brick houses country road to walk from there along the Neckar, past the Russian stone back in town.

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    • May 31, 2019

  • Jochen

    Full length 2km long leads from Heidelberg to the Heiligenberg. Good view of the castle and old town opposite.

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    • January 7, 2017

  • Ralph K.

    First of all, it can be said that it is a beautiful path, with a fantastic view over the Neckar and Heidelberg with its beautiful castle in the background. If you hike the way, you will pass the philosopher garden, the botanical jewel of Heidelberg. In spring, the first flowers open here earlier than elsewhere, and plants from subtropical areas thrive

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    • May 24, 2018

  • MySonMyWifeAndMe

    Nice path wit a nice view

    • February 17, 2018

  • Veronika 2020

    great path with wonderful panoramic views of Heidelberg

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    • August 17, 2021

  • Dirk

    Good view and beautiful entrance and exit over the Schlagenweg.

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    • February 28, 2019

  • Tranquility_AH

    Don't skip the Philosopher's Garden

    • November 4, 2019

  • MySonMyWifeAndMe

    Lovely little path along the Neckar river

    • January 7, 2018

  • Yvonne

    On the Philosophenweg in Heidelberg, the beautiful view of the city and the castle automatically makes you philosophize about this beautiful area on the Neckar! Very inspiring!

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    • February 17, 2021

  • Volker🏃🏻

    Walked twice - twice beautiful, the ascent via the snake path is more strenuous and when it rains you can expect slippery cobblestones. Many opportunities to enjoy the great panorama with the castle and old town. My recommendation: Hike from the Benedictine Abbey of Neuburg to the Philosophenweg and return by bus.

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    • September 13, 2021

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