Heidelberg Tun – The World’s Largest Wine Barrel

Heidelberg Tun

THE HEIDELBERG TUN WAS BUILT TO STORE WINE THAT WAS COLLECTED AS TAXES: Out of sheer curiosity as to what the world’s largest wine barrel looks like, we check out the Heidelberg Tun, during our visit to Heidelberg Castle. Built from the trunks of 130 oak trees, the Heidelberg Tun is an enormous wine barrel, […]

Heidelberg Castle Illuminations 2015

Heidelberg Castle Illuminations

SCHLOSSBELEUCHTUNGEN – HEIDELBERG CASTLE FIREWORKS EXTRAVAGANZA: Everyone loves a good fireworks display and when the setting is as romantic as Heidelberg Castle and the Neckar River, the show is even more magical. Heidelberg Castle Illuminations 2015 Each summer, on three Saturday nights, Heidelberg Castle goes up in flames, casting a blaze of red glow over […]

Heidelberg Castle is Top of the Pops

Schloss Heidelberg

Of the Top 100 Attractions in Germany, Heidelberg Castle Was Voted Number 1: Over a month ago we asked those of you who have been to Heidelberg to vote Heidelberg Castle as your favourite attraction in Germany. This was part of a survey by the German National Tourism Board (GNTB) to establish a Top 100 […]