A Taste of the Heidelberg Monkey

Have you ever rubbed a statue for good luck?

The Heidelberg monkey is a must-visit for those in town. It is said touching the gold disk will bring fortune, rubbing the fingers ensures a return to Heidelberg, and stroking the nearby bronze mice will improve fertility.


While we were quick to touch the disk, we were just a little hesitant to touch the fingers for fear that a “guaranteed return” might spell a hiccup in our trip, getting stuck or otherwise. However, we would be thrilled to return to this adorable fairytale town.


Want to read more of our adventures in Heidelberg? Check out our full article here!

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