Schloss Heidelberg, Germany
Ranked #4 in Famous German Castles
Ranked #4 in Germany Tourism
Schloss Heidelberg is a landmark castle in the city of Heidelberg called the “Romantic Town” of Germany. Schloss Heidelberg is one of the oldest and largest castles of all times and has gone many restorations. If you are a castle buff nothing beats Neuschwanstein Castle in Germany a must see attraction. More about Heidelberg Castle below.
Schloss Heidelberg Facts
- Bulit in: AD 1214; Additions made in: 1294, 1650
- Restorations: Throughout 1900′s
- Unique Trivia: Parts destroyed twice by lightening
- Past Residents: Rupert III of Germany, Ludwig III, Antipope John XXIII, Frederick V, Elizabeth Charlotte (Princess Palatine), Charles de Graimberg
Reaching Schloss Heidelberg
You can travel to Heidelberg by train either from Frankfurt or Stuttgart which are the two nearest big cities with airports. Stuttgart is good for flights from Europe.