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Henry Heidelberg Tours

I provide exclusive, private tours of the many interesing sites and things to do in Heidelberg, Germany. From wine tasting in the cellar of the Heidelberg Castle to following the footsteps of Goethe along the stunning ‘Philosophenweg’ hiking trail, it’s my pleasure to lead private tour groups of all sizes through this unique and beautiful city.

Heidelberg Tours

Explore, ‘the most beautiful Town in Germany’ – it’s charming Old Town, famous Castle, it’s ancient University (1386 AD) & it’s ideal location surrounded by forests.

Tours Nr. Heidelberg

 Discover the ‘Real Germany’ – within 20 mins are amazing Gardens, impressive Cathedrals, cool Castles, quaint villages & lovely country-side.

Wine Tours

Riesling & so much more – Discover how good German wine is & how beautiful the wine country is. 5 different wine regions are all within 1 hour of Heidelberg.

The Black Forest & Nature Tours

35% of Germany is forest – home of the Fairy Tales. Engage with all the wonderful local Nature. Discover delightful rural areas & the quieter side of Germany.

Alsace Tours

French Style combined with German organization makes Alsace a truly special place to visit. Visit remarkable Strasbourg & it’s stunning Gothic Cathedral & don’t miss the exceptional country-side & oodles of pretty villages.

Customer Feedback

  •   Henry did an outstanding job of making sure we saw all the sites we had requested, while accommodating my husband's multiple disabilities. He was an equal match to my husband's superb intellect and knowledge and their conversations were lively. This was a site that my...More

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    9/02/2018
  •   While traveling through Germany, we stopped in Heidelberg and got a great tour. The 11 year old loved all the facts and dates and while my 15 year old was initially skeptical, she warmed up after a while with Henry’s tailored tidbits of information and...More

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    7/16/2019
  •   My sisters and I were very lucky to have Henry Cottam as our guide during our private tour of Heidelberg. We had no set agenda other than to familiarize ourselves with some of the highlights of the city. Henry did just that, sharing his knowledge...More

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    10/21/2018
  •   My family and I were in Heidelberg for the day on a Viking River Cruise. They requested that we find us a private tour guide, and I am so glad they did and that I found Henry. We had a last minute vessel change and...More

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    11/07/2018
  •   I did this tour with some business friends. Henry Cottam was an exceptionally good tour guide. The tour was excellently prepared. Henry passed on sound knowledge in a very humorous way. Nice anecdotes loosened the tour again and again and always made for a good...More

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    9/20/2019
  •   We did two tours with Henry - the walking tour and a bike trip. Henry is very knowledgeable of the area, he took us to places we never would have found otherwise. I feel we got to experience Germany from a German’s point of view;...More

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    8/08/2018