With the HeidelbergBeWelcomeCARD, the Heidelberg Convention and Visitors Bureau offers visitors a chance to see all of Heidelberg’s most loved attractions for a fraction of the cost. The perfect starting place for discovering the city of Heidelberg, the HeidelbergBeWelcomeCARD is your source for seeing many attractions and events, either free of charge or at a discounted rate. It also includes free bus and tram transportation, a city guide and magazine, a Combiticket (multi pass) for the funicular to the Castle and free admission to Castle, and discounts at many shops and restaurants.

Thie HeidelbergBeWelcomeCARD can be purchased at:

  • Tourist-Information Center at the main train station (Hauptbahnhof), phone: 06221-13 8 81 11
  • Touristservice, Neckarmünzplatz
  • Town Hall (Rathaus) at the market square (Marktplatz)
  • Käthe Wohlfahrt, Hauptstraße 124, phone: 06221-18 07 03
  • Museum of the Palatinate (Kurpfälzisches Museum), Hauptstraße 97, phone: 06221-58 34 02 0
  • Designshop heidelArt in the Hauptstrasse 163
  • as well as in many hotels in Heidelberg

1 Day Pass

Valid until midnight of the day of issue.

2 Day Pass

Valid on the day of issue and until midnight of the following day.

4 Day Pass

Valid from the day of issue until midnight of the fourth day.

Family Pass

Valid on the day of issue and until midnight of the following day for a family of 2 adults and 3 children up to 16 years of age or 1 adult and 4 children up to 16 years of age.

Combiticket (multi pass)

You also get the Combiticket with your HeidelbergBeWelcomeCARD. This pass lets you combine a trip on the funicular with a tour of the famed Heidelberg Castle. So, lean back and enjoy the environmentally friendly ride up the mountain from the lower terminus (Talstation Kornmarkt). Your Combiticket includes the ride to and from the Castle on one of Germany’s most advanced electricpowered funicular, admission to the Castle courtyard and the giant wine vat in the Fasskeller and admission to the German Pharmacy Museum.

Free use of public transport in Heidelberg

The HeidelbergBeWelcomeCARD allows its holder to ride on the city’s VRN metro buses, trams and authorized trains (Deutsche Bahn: 2nd class seats on RE, RB and S-Bahn trains) in the greater Heidelberg area (Heidelberg “Wabe 125” fare zone) during the period shown.

Timetable information is available around the clock in Germany by calling +49 (0)1805 876 4636 (14 cents per partial minute from landlines, rates may vary for cellphone service providers).

Special Discounts

Guided tours, bus tours & excursions

Guided walking tour of the Old Town:
Meeting Point: Marktplatz (Market Square at main entrance to City Hall)
Times: April - October: 10.30 am daily (in German), Friday and Saturday 10.30 am (in English); November - March: Saturday 10:30 am (in German), except public holidays
Cost:: Adults €7.00, €5.00 with HeidelbergBeWelcomeCARD

Evening Walking tour:
Meeting Point: Marktplatz (Market Square at main entrance to City Hall)
Times: April-October: Fridays and Sundays 6:30 pm (in German)
Cost:: Adults €7.00, €5.00 with HeidelbergBeWelcomeCARD

Guided tour of the Christmas Market including mulled wine or punch
Meeting Point: Marktplatz (Market Square at main entrance to City Hall)
Times: November 27 and December 4, 11 and 18, Saturday 6:30 PM (in German)
Cost:: Adults €7.00, €5.00 with HeidelbergBeWelcomeCARD

Segway CitySafari
Meeting Point:Touristservice “Neckarmünzplatz”
Times: March 20 – October: Daily at 10:00 AM and 3:00 PM (english/german)
Cost:: Adults €49.00, €44.00 with HeidelbergBeWelcomeCARD

City and Castle sightseeing tour
Meeting Point: University Square, Bulletin board
Times: April – October: Thursday, Friday and Whitsunday 1:30 pm, Saturday 1:30 pm and 4:00 pm , November – March: Saturday 1:30 pm , except public holidays (in English and German)
Cost:: Adults €17.00, €13.00 with HeidelbergBeWelcomeCARD

iGuide Heidelberg
Audio-visual walking tour (mini computer with headphones)
Rental: Tourist Information in City Hall and at Käthe Wohlfahrt, Hauptstraße 124 (University Square)
Discount: €2.00

Events from Natürlich Heidelberg
This initiative offers guided tours and hikes through the Neckartal-Odenwald nature park and the Global Geopark Bergstrasse-Odenwald.
Meeting Point: Various dates and meeting points
Telephone: (06221) 5828333
Discount: €2.00

Boat trips "Rhein-Neckar-Fahrgastschifffahrt"
Boat trips on the river Neckar, Heidelberg – Neckarsteinach – Heidelberg (Duration one-way about 1.5 h)
Boat Landing: pier Kongresshaus Stadthalle Heidelberg
Telephone: (06221) 20181
Cost: Adults €12.50, €11.00 with HeidelbergBeWelcomeCARD

Solar-powered boat „Neckarsonne“
50 minute round trip cruise in Heidelberg with English audio information
Boat Landing: pier Old Bridge
Telephone: (0173) 9838637
Cost: Adults €6.50, 10% discount with HeidelbergBeWelcomeCARD

Heidelberg Helicopters GmbH & Co. KG
Helicopter flights
Telephone: +49 (0)6232.649496
Cost: 10% discount

Fahrradverleih Heidelberg at the Old Bridge
Location:Neckarstaden 52
Telephone: +49 (0)6221.6544460
Cost:10% discount

TLS Transfer & Limousine Service
Frankfurt/Main airport transfer
Telephone: +49 (0)6221.770077
Cost:€ 2.00 discount

Museums and Exhibits

University Museum with Students’ Prison (Studentenkarzer) and Old Hall
Location: Alte Universität, Grabengasse 1, Phone +49(0)6221.543593
admission with combination ticket for University Museum with Students’ Prison and Old Hall
Cost:: Adults € 3.00, € 2.50 with HeidelbergBeWelcomeCARD

Palatinate Museum (Kurpfälzisches Museum)
Location: Hauptstrasse 97,
Telephone: +49 (0)6221.5834020
Cost:: Adults € 3.00 (Tue – Sat), € 1.80 (Sun + public holidays), with HeidelbergBeWelcomeCARD € 1.80 (Tue – Sat), € 1.20 (Sun + public holidays)

German Packaging Museum (Deutsches Verpackungsmuseum)
Location: Hauptstrasse 22 (courtyard)
Telephone: +49 (0)6221.21361
Cost:: Adults € 3,50, € 3,00 with HeidelbergBeWelcomeCARD

The Collection Prinzhorn (Sammlung Prinzhorn)
Location: Psychiatric Hospital of the University, Voßstrasse 2
Telephone: +49 (0)6221.564492
Cost:: Adults € 5.00, € 3.00 with HeidelbergBeWelcomeCARD

Ethnographical Museum (Völkerkundemuseum)
Location: Hauptstrasse 235 (Palais Weimar)
Telephone: +49 (0)6221.22067
Cost:: Adults € 3.00, Family € 6.00; with HeidelbergBeWelcomeCARD Adults € 2.00, Family € 5.00

Museum of Church Art and Liturgy (Museum für Sakrale Kunst und Liturgie)
Location: Jesuit Church/Richard-Hauser-Platz
Cost:: Adults € 3.00, € 2.00 with HeidelbergBeWelcomeCARD

Museum House Cajeth
Location: Haspelgasse 12
Telephone: +49 (0)6221.24466
Cost:: Adults €2.00, € 1.50 with HeidelbergBeWelcomeCARD

EXPLO Heidelberg
Natural scientific exhibition
Location: Im Neuenheimer Feld 582
Telephone: +49 (0)6221.7282346
Cost:: 20% discount


Heiliggeistkirche (Holy Ghost Church)
organ pipe concerts
Location: Marktplatz
Discount: 25%

Kulturhaus Karlstorbahnhof
Location: Am Karlstor 1
Telephone: (06221) 978 912
Discount: Tickets on sale at evening box office at advanced sales price

Theater der Stadt Heidelberg und Philharmonisches Orchester
Admission to Heidelberg Castle Festival and to state opera, theater and orchestra performances
Tickets: Corner of Emil-Maier-Strasse/Alte Eppelheimer Strasse at the Opernzelt or the Theaterkino at Hauptstrasse 42
Telephone: (06221) 58 20 000
Discount: 20% off ticket price (not valid for special events and performances)

International Music Festival Heidelberger Frühling
Dates: March 19 – April 16, 2011
Telephone: +49(0)6221.1422422
Discount: 15% off ticket price

Enjoy Jazz – International Festival for Jazz and More
Dates: October 2 – November 13, 2010
Location: Kulturhaus Karlstorbahnhof, Am Karlstor 1
Discount: Concert tickets available at evening box office at advanced sales price


Europa-Bar in the Europäischen Hof Hotel Europa
Location: Friedrich-Ebert-Anlage 1
Discount: 50% off one cocktail

Location: in the Main Station
Discount: 20%

Zum Roten Ochsen
Location: Hauptstraße 217
Discount: 10%

Bar in the hotel Holiday Inn Hotel
Location: Pleikartsförster Straße 101
Discount: 10%

Bier- und Weinstube Gaudeamus/Crowne Plaza Hotel
Location: Kurfürstenanlage 1
Discount: 10%

Restaurant Westcoast/Crowne Plaza Hotel
Location: Kurfürstenanlage 1
Discount: 10%

Marriott Hotel Bar/Restaurant Heidelberg
Location: Vangerowstrasse 16
Discount: 20% discount on desserts

China Restaurant Asia
Location: Haspelgasse 2
Discount: 10% discount (set lunch menu excluded)

Mulled wine booth “Zum heiteren Christkind“ at the Christmas Market
Location: Universitätsplatz Heidelberg
Dates: Nov 24 – Dec 22, 2010
Discount: 50% discount on mulled wine or children’s punch

Wirtshaus Zum Nepomuk
Location: at the Old Bridge, Obere Neckarstrasse 2
Discount: 10% discount


Lush, Fresh Handmade Cosmetics
Location: Hauptstrasse 14
Discount: 1 complimentary shampoo bar for purchases of € 25.00 or more

Modehaus Kraus GmbH & Co. KG
Location: Hauptstraße 39 - 43
Discount: 10%

Keramikwerkstatt (pottery shop) Susanne Schmitt
Location: Rathausstrasse 52, Heidelberg-Rohrbach
Discount: 10% discount

Eye and Art
Location: Hauptstraße 112-114
Discount: 10%

Optik Dieterich, Akustik Dieterich
Location: Friedrich-Ebert-Platz 1
Discount: 10%

Galerie Graf
Location: Hauptstrasse 64 (inside the Palmyra publishing house)
Discount: 10% discount on all Heidelberg articles

Location: Hauptstrasse 163
Discount: € 2.00 discount

Location: Haspelgasse 16
Telephone: (06221) 2 23 45
Discount: 10%

Chocolaterie St. Anna
Location: St.-Anna-Gasse 1
Discount: 10% discount off packaged merchandise (excluding served beverages and ice-cream)

Tourist-Information at the main train station
Location: Willy-Brandt-Platz
Discount: 10% discount on souvenirs

Tourist Information in the City Hall
Location: Market Square
Discount: 10% discount on souvenirs

Touristservice Neckarmünzplatz
Location: Obere Neckarstrasse 31 – 33
Discount: 10% discount on souvenirs

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