Named after a German town is Heidelberg,a town 50 kilometers from Johannesburg.
The town lies on the N3 highway at the foot of Suikerbosrand mountain range.The Suikerbosrand Nature Reserve is also a major reason why most Gauteng holiday makers enjoy visiting Heidelberg. At the nature reserve, a number of tourists enjoy hiking as there are numerous trails that are coupled with spectecular view if the Suikerbosrand mountain that forms a unique backdrop to the town.
Sightseeing is also enjoyed in Heidelberg for there are several exciting places to visit. The Transport Museum housed at the old railways station as well as the Dutch Reformed Church which is now a heritage site are some of the places you can begin exploring. The Heidelberg cemetery is another popular site as this where the uncle of the inventor of the airship, Count Heinrich von Zeppelin’s grave is.
For those looking to spend a few nights, accommodation in Heidelberg offers some very good options which ensure great holiday. From self-catering units and lovely lodges to well-equipped guest houses, accommodation in Heidelberg is the perfect base to explore the town.