Gala Night at Heidelberg Castle / Saturday
The Gala Night at Heidelberg Castle will be the highlight of the festival. Heidelberg Castle is one of the most popular ruins worldwide and attracts around a million visitors from all over the world each year. On the occasion of the 30th jubilee of Intango we will celebrate the first Tango Ball at Heidelberg Castle after more than 20 years.
Königssaal, Schlosshof 1, 69117 Heidelberg-Altstadt
Directions: When you enter the castle area you will find directions to „Courtyard/Schlosshof“. Walk through the courtyard until the very end and you will see the direction „Big barrel/Grosses Fass“. The entrance to the milonga/Königssaal is through the „Big barrel“.
Please note: Walking with high heels in the courtyard (cobblestone) is not recommended. At the „Big barrel“ you can change your shoes before you enter the Königssaal.
From Heidelberg’s main railway station: Bus 33 or 20 to „Rathaus/Bergbahn“ (20 min transfer time), then you can either take the Bergbahn (2 min transfer time) to „Schloss“ or you can walk (10-15 min) to the castle
From S-Bahnhof „Heidelberg Altstadt/Karlstor“: ca. 10 min walking distance to „Bergbahn“
By foot: a) Take the stairs: Left from the Bergbahn building you will find a walk upstairs to the castle (ca. 300 steps) . You will reach the main entrance of the castle in ca. 10 – 15 minutes. b) Take the Burgweg/castle path: Follow the sign „Burgweg“ left from the Bergbahn building.
Bergbahn Castle ticket: costs 9,- Euros per person (roundway ticket) and includes free entry to the Courtyard, Big barrel and Deutsches Apothekenmuseum/German pharmacy museum
At the Gala Night you will have free access to the courtyard and the big barrel. The Bergbahn Castle ticket is an option if you don’t want to walk and/or if you want to visit the castle during daytime.
Timetable of Bergbahn: www.bergbahn-heidelberg.de (last departure up is at 8 p.m., please check the timetable)
Timetable of public transport: www.vrn.de
More info on Heidelberg Castle: www.schloss-heidelberg.de
At the castle there is no parking space. The closest car parks in the Old Town are: P12 (Kornmarkt/Bergbahnstation) and P13 (Rathaus). Then you can either take the Bergbahn or walk to the castle.
If you would like to offer or look for shared rides, please use our Facebook Group.