Our guided tours around Heiligenberg are offered with various emphases and can be conducted in German as well as English, French, Russian and Spanish upon request (limited topics). All tours can be booked through Claudia Schäfer. Of course, the tours are conducted in compliance with the Corona regulations.
History of Heiligenberg from the foundation of the monastery, the hearings under the Zentlinde (ancient open-air court), the memorial chapel and the grave of the progenitors of the House of Battenberg / Mountbatten to Heiligenberg Castle with the Grand Duchess Wilhelmine and her son Prince Alexander of Hesse and by Rhine.
From Darmstadt to London – a comprehensive view of the family of Battenberg / Mountbatten.
Protestant church of 1263, the history of its building (with the discoveries made during the renovation in 2006), the reconstruction by Prince Alexander, the gift of his sister, Empress Marie, an altar cloth made of red velvet, and the mechanical clock.
Prince Alexander of Hesse and by Rhine – His idea of Heiligenberg as a Battenberg / Mountbatten residence.
Take a walk through the historic park around Heiligenberg Castle and find out how the once agriculturally used area was turned into a flourishing park. Enjoy the historic atmosphere and get to know the plants that thrive here, including the almost thousand-year-old lime tree.
The Heiligenberg for children
There is now a guided tour especially for children to discover the history of Heiligenberg in a playful way. Funny stories provide insights into the lives of children back then. The bath house, the deer house and the princess house play just as much a role as the spacious park landscape.
Who?: Six to twelve year olds
When: Sundays from 2 p.m., about one hour
Information and booking:
Ellen Scholz, phone +49 6257 61451 or email email@example.com