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Drachenfels 1, 53639 Koenigswinter, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 2223 296990
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Rhine River Cruise to Königswinter with Sea Life Visit or Drachenfels Cliff
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“castle ruins” (14 reviews)
“amazing views” (9 reviews)
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Drachenfels 1, 53639 Koenigswinter, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 2223 296990

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not really a hiking spot but if you wanna be somewhere high and a good walk, this one is a good place. I went with my sister and friends during the new year. There were lots of people; germans and foreigners. There are also good...More

1  Thank Zethlene d
Reviewed 20 November 2017

Visited in July with wife and 2 boys. Walked up to the Drachenfels which turned out to be a nice outing. Surely recommended.

Thank Kaichen88
Reviewed 12 November 2017

There is a funicular, or a trail leading to the top. The walk up is a bit steep at the beginning, but not very strenuous. It takes about 40 minutes to get up. The Drachenfels castle ruins at the top offer a nice view. There...More

1  Thank MLovei
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Excellent view to the Rhine Valley - both south and north - and very nice spot to climb up the Dragon Rock ruine. You can interrupt the cog railway ridehalf way in order to visit the Schloss Wolkenburg and the nice garden (extra payment!) The...More

Reviewed 1 November 2017

Make sure you've got your walking boots and a stick! The walk up Drachenfels is steep but you definitely get rewarded at the top with great views and maybe a waffle too!

Thank ultravioletmoon
Reviewed 31 October 2017

I had only one thought the entire time, ‘I am literally on top of the world.’ It feels like you can see forever and as one of my friends pointed out, you can see why they’d choose to build a castle there with a view...More

Thank Stacey A
Reviewed 27 October 2017

I have been coming here since I was 6 or 7 years old - my grandfather would have me ride on a donkey to the top and tell me the story of how Siegrfried slayed that dragon. You can walk up either along a paved...More

Thank Henry B
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

The ruins are totally secondary to the view. You can see forever up and down the Rhine. Take the train or walk, either way you will be rewarded. The walk is strenuous!

Thank FrankCGlazer
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Head up the hills on the mountain railway or walk up if you're feeling energetic. Take in the beautiful views across the Rhine Valley and across to Bonn. Don't miss the ruins at the very top and stop for refreshment in the smart modern cafe.

Thank ManInBlack64
Reviewed 14 September 2017

We had a great trip with the whole family up there. The younger people hiked (about 30min up) and the older ones were able to take the cable car, which was quite convenient and not too expensive either. There is a restaurant up there and...More

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Laura D
9 September 2016|
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Response from Risto M | Reviewed this property |
Hi Laura, The cog rail has only three stops, one at the top, one halfway next to the castle Drachenburg and one in Königswinter. The nearest railway station is Königswinter Bf. The nearest subway/tram station is called... More
Madhav Reddy B
7 August 2016|
Response from M O | Reviewed this property |
Take the regional express train to Koenigswinter, then follow the tourist trail(and the donkeys).