Many of Rhine - Neckar’s highlights can be found within easy reach of Handschuhsheim, making it a great place to base yourself while you are in town. Among the places not to miss are the marvelous Thingplatz and the fantastic Heidelberg Church of the Holy Spirit. Two other interesting attractions that are close by Handschuhsheim are Heidelberg Castle and the Corporate SAP Headquarters.
The area is the home turf of the much-loved Rhein-Neckar Löwen handball team in winter and Rhein-Neckar-Löwen. Both teams compete in regular games at SAP Arena, Mannheim. If, by chance, you are not enamoured with sports, you can still come to the stadium during one of the many musical spectacles staged here.
When it’s time to rest your weary head after checking out the delights of Handschuhsheim, check in to one of the many local bed-and-breakfast, hotel and short-stay apartment options. For a good night’s sleep check out the NH Heidelberg, the Leonardo Hotel Heidelberg, and the popular Leonardo Hotel Heidelberg City Center.