Lust for Love
A townswoman is willing to share her secrets with you as she chats candidly about bonds of bliss and heartaches of the Prince Electors and their subjects. She tells you who attended fancy ladies and where students sang sentimental rhymes to their sweethearts. Step back in time to learn, laugh and experience Heidelberg’s history in a truly unique fashion.
(supplementary performance e.g. »herbal woman«)
Murder and Mayhem
Assault, theft, robbery, poisening … – the history of crime is a colourful one and punishments were just as manifold:
pillory, dunk cage, birching and many manners of execution. During this eventful tour you will learn about spectacular criminal cases and some not so noble robbers. The traditional methods of law enforcement and investigation will amaze you. For adults only.
(supplementary performance e.g. »inspector«)
Middle Ages brought to Life - a guided tour for kids and teens
A guide in historical costume takes you to the late Middle Ages. Listen to tales and lore of old Heidelberg and learn interesting facts about its former inhabitants and their lives.
(supplementary performance e.g. »minstrel«)
No matter which tour you choose, you will never forget the tales of Heidelberg and the Palatinate of bygone times.
All tours can be combined with additional performances and are also available in English, French, Spanish, Italian and Russian.
Past times are being brought to life by historical characters such as Count Charles de Graimberg, savior of the castle, Prince Electress Elizabeth Stuart or Duchess Stefanie de Beauharnais as you listen to their tales. With a little imagination and some great skill at telling the stories, you are transported to another age as they talk about their lives. Look behind the scenes when a talkative court lady, a garrulous maid or experienced investigator share their secrets. A herbal woman gives advice on how to awaken and preserve desire and affection and a night watchman has gruesome tales to tell. They would enjoy to enliven your event as a surprise guest. We gladly provide advice.
Chit-Chat is served
Think what it would be like to enjoy your coffee and cake or your drink whilst being regaled with exciting tales of amorous adventures, riotous students and upright citizens.Two townswomen in period costume keep you company serving gossip, trivia and anecdotes from the past. Please chose your venue.
Let yourself be filled in about the love affairs of princes and dukes and courtly pleasures like hunts, banquets and intrigues by two ladies-in-waiting. Please chose your venue.
Learn about culinary delights, decorations and table manners of the past while enjoying your meal. We can arrange for authentic musical entertainment and historical dance to perfect your festivity. Please chose your venue.
Would you like your event to be enlivened by historical characters? Past times come to life when colourful costumed characters promenade amongst your guests. When approached they will be happy to give interesting information about themselves and their period.