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OpenMapSurfer ( - was a web map service with a couple of maps rendered with MapSurfer.NET. This web map service was developed by Maxim Rylov User:Runge and hosted by the Heidelberg Institute for Geoinformation Technology (a spin-off from GIScience (Geoinformatics) Research Group, Heidelberg University)



  • 2020-05-13: The tile API of OpenRouteService ( will be discontinued in June 2020.
  • 2018-02-04: Users of the old API via Heidelberg university need a token to access their data,[1] new users needed to sign up already (free plan available)[2]
  • 2012-02-09: Hillshading layer based on ASTER GDEM was added.
  • 2012-04-13: A layer with administrative boundaries was added.


The OSM Data of the maps was not been updated after mid 2018.


More information (updates, terms of use) can be found at the forum.