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`Alte Feuerwehr´ river life


Excellent 5/5 Score from 14 reviews

Picturesque riverside setting in Neckargemuend near Heidelberg

Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed

Detached apartment house (Old Firestation) in Neckargemünd near Heidelberg at the banks of rivers Neckar and Elsenz with panoramic views across water and mountains. 1 and 2br apartments, modern furnishings, bed linen and towels provided, fully equipped kitchen, self catering, LCD TV, W-LAN, separate apartment entries. Markets, shops, pubs, restaurants, cafes around the corner. Fast bus and train connection to Heidelberg center, Walking/Cycling tracks in front of house, free car parking with your residential permit , 50 m to jetty for river cruises to Heidelberg, Neckarsteinach, Eberbach plus easy access to canoe and bicycle hire.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Frankfurt Airport 80 km, Nearest railway: Neckargemuend Main Station 500 m
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, Video player, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (3), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, BBQ
Access Parking
Further details indoors

Apartment 1 (2 br, Level 2) sleeps up to 6 guests

Apartment 2 (2 br, Level 3) sleeps up to 6 guests, (see photos)

Apartment 3 (1 br, Level 4) sleeps up to 4 guests, (see photos)

Apartment 4 (2 br, Level 1) sleeps up to 5 guests (hostel-style accommodation with live-in kitchen)

Further details outdoors

Terrace attached to the eastern side of the house with gazebo, garden furniture, BBQs, and mains power, and there are seats along the banks of Neckar and Elsenz for relaxation by the river,

The Baden-Wurttemberg region

Alongside historic cities such as Heidelberg, Freiburg or Tübingen, it is the carefully tended villages and the urban town centres which paint the true character of Baden Wuerttemberg. Great importance is attached to hospitality, and the people of Germany's southwest have a tremendous capacity for celebration and enjoyment. This love of life is reflected in the many wine and town festivals, fairs and street parties held all around the region. Different, but by no means less enjoyable, ways to spend leisure time are provided by a wide selection of parks and adventure pools, leisure centres, wildlife reserves and zoos, museums, working mills and mines, as well as monuments and memorials.


Heidelberg is a world-famous city and perennial tourist favorite with a justified international and national reputation as one of Germany's top tourist destinations. The city's urban development, its university life, many fine restaurants, shopping opportunities, cultural offerings and wide variety of annual events all contribute to the worldwide popularity of the city which even Goethe felt had something "quite ideal".

It is the blend of different, thoroughly contrasting characteristics that harmonize to make Heidelberg a fascinating and unique place. The charm of this interplay has inspired artists, stimulated scientists and is an unforgettable experience for all visitors to the city.

The town of Neckargemünd is situated at a distance of 10 km from the city of Heidelberg, upstream in the Neckar valley and in the middle of a vacation area which is part of the Neckar-Odenwald forest national park.

Also dubbed “Heidelberg’s beautiful sister”, Neckargemünd is located where the Elsenz stream joins the River Neckar. With its picturesque location, embedded in deciduous and coniferous forest, Neckargemünd is most popular not only as a residence but also as a holiday resort. Being well equipped with numerous sports- and recreational facilities, the town also features a lively cultural scene with local clubs contributing to a wide range of different activities.

See the old town centre, steeped in its 1000 year old history. Alleys, corners and numerous splendid half-timbered houses from the middle ages, the historic town wall as well as Reichenstein castle all bear witness to an eventful past. Dilsberg castle is most famous, catching the visitor’s eye from a distance.

A museum sheltered inside the old town hall depicts the history of Neckar shipping.

Apart from a wide range of cultural activities, the town along with its surrounding area also offers a host of destinations for cyclists and hikers. You will just love boat trips on the River Neckar, giving you appetite to use the town’s hotel- and restaurant facilities. Experience Neckargemünd as a starting point to discover the “Neckartal Odenwald forest” national park, the “Kraichgau” and “Kurpfalz” region, not to mention the “Burgenstrasse” (castle road) and of course the romantic town of Heidelberg.

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30 Aug 2014


"Nice location, but poorly maintained apartment, with aggressive and negligent treatment"

I came for a long-awaited 10-day holiday, with my two adult children, for my only break this year. Our 2nd-floor apartment had nice views and was well located; the accommodation was basic and not part… More

26 Jun 2014


"Fantastic Apartment with views"

Booked this two bedroom apartment for four weeks. It was perfect. I was worried about not being in Heidelberg, but it was only a 25 minute bus trip into town. The apartment was just off the river with… More

24 Apr 2014


"Wonderful place to to base your trips."

We stayed at Aulte Feuerwehr for about 6 nights. Everything we needed was there, and the owner, Martin was great to deal with. Easy to book, communication was a snap, and everything went smoothly. T… More

4 Dec 2013


"Perfect place to stay"

I stayed here for a few days in September for a birthday party - fabulous appartment.Everything you need - bedside lights,coffee pot, good shower, excellent location with a view of the river and very … More

5 Nov 2013


"Odenwald magic"

This well appointed apartment is a great place to stay in the very pretty Neckar river valley. The Altstadt is just around the corner with really good bakeries,restaurants and the best metzgerei. The … More

27 Oct 2013


"Comfortable apartment in fantastic location"

What a wonderful place for a vacation. Clean, comfortable apartment with modern furnishings and all amenities, located right on the river front of this picturesque and historic town. Lovely views of t… More

22 Oct 2013


"A very charming apartment in a perfect river side location."

I stayed here for a short break with my family and it was just what we were looking for. Views from the apartment was fantastic and we enjoyed stepping out so close to the town centre, with just a short walk to some lovely bakeries, bars and restaurants nearby. The apartment has easy access to some great river side walks. In terms of the apartment itself, it was comfortable, clean and charming with some very handy extra storage space under the slanting roof edges. I would definitely recommend it.

5 Oct 2013


"Excellent value a stone's throw from the Neckar river"

Spent a week at Alte Feuerwehr recently. The apartment suited our needs perfectly. It was located right on the Neckar river with nice views from all rooms. Very quiet at night. Good bakery and cafe nearby. Good wifi access. Excellent hot water and shower. Apartment was well fitted out, with ample room for 4-5 people. Great access to transport, either by boat, train or bus. Only 15 minutes into Heidleberg. There are so many things to do in the area that a week felt too short. There is a cycle shop in town, which hires bikes for lovely rides along the river. Highly recommended!

5 Oct 2013


"This apartment is well situated, comfortable and makes a perfect base for exploring the region around Heidelberg"

We were well looked after and the property fitted our needs perfectly. It is well equipped and comfortable and the views over the river and countryside are excellent. The location is very convenient, close to the station and the bars and restaurants of Neckargemund, and river cruise boats stop just a few minutes' walk from the apartment. There is a lot to see in the area, Heidelberg is a boat ride, bus ride or train ride away, and there are beautiful walks and cycles around Neckargemund.

29 Aug 2013


"Appartamento non del tutto soddisfacente: servizi non corrispondenti all'annuncio e pulizia non del tutto adeguata"

Abbiamo soggiornato in questo appartamento per 2 settimane e mentre sto scrivendo questa recensione sono passati pochi giorni dal nostro ritorno. Purtroppo non posso dire che l'appartamento abbia… More

We would love to help, but we can´t respond to issues that are not communicated to us. If existing lines of communication are ignored and our agent, who guests do meet on arrival, who lives opposite and whose telephone details guests are being presented with, is not being contacted about an issue, then unfortunately we are unable to help. Our aim is to please and we will do everything to make our guests feel comfortable. Just ask, and you will get an immediate response.

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  • 3 Years listed

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Calendar last updated:30 Jul 2013

Based in Germany

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