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Address: Drachenfels 1, 53639 Konigswinter, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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+49 2223 296990
00:00 - 23:30
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USD 40.73*
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Rhine River Cruise to Königswinter with Sea Life Visit or Drachenfels Cliff
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Beautiful view over the Rhine valley

Come and see ! The lovely spot looks like in a fairytale, two castles, both open for a visit, and kept perfectly. You will just love it !!! And you will never forget the view... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Sankt Augustin, Germany
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Sankt Augustin, Germany
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Come and see ! The lovely spot looks like in a fairytale, two castles, both open for a visit, and kept perfectly. You will just love it !!! And you will never forget the view ! The lovely Rhine valley just lying there !

Thank perledeslichts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful views and amazing Castle. Took the train up and also took the tour which goes through the history of how the castle was built. It was never conquered and with its many lines of defenses you can see why! Very cool, definitely want to visit again.

Thank Sara M
Freising, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I went up here several times and every time is worth the hike. Ow, yes, do not take the expensive cable cart. Just make a nice big hike over the Ölberg and other peaks of the seven mountains. It is worth having this place half way for lunch. IT is pretty busy on nice days,but worth it. The little dragon... More 

Thank gerson v
Konigswinter, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

The views from Drachenfels are amazing! You can either ride the little train up= 10 euros or hike, its a short hike but very steep. There is a little beer garden up top, so you can have a cold beer when you arrive.

Thank kdeckx
Rapid City
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

We walked up to Drachenfels from the parkplatz at the base of the Drachenfelsbahn. It is an easy walk up if you take your time. There is a small imbiss part way up where you can get some pommes or bratwurst. The view from the top, either the restaurant or the very top by the ruin is great. We were... More 

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West Covina, California, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

The drachenfels can easily be reached from Bonn by either car, train or boat. We decided to take a Rhine cruise from Bonn to konigswinter which takes about 90 minutes and offers some nice views over the Rhine valley. The price for a round trip was 20 euros per person and included two tickets to the drachenfelsbahn which carries you... More 

Thank Koln101
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

We took the train to the Drachenfels ruins and enjoyed the beautiful view and strolled the hilltop. From the hilltop, we walked down to Drachensberg.

Thank Julia N
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

We walked up the hill, most restaurants were closed but the foggy weather gave it all a nice mysterious look. Drachenburg was lovely, we went on to the top through the beautifull woodland. We didnt go in to the ruines as we had a baby with us but the views from the top were spectacular.

Thank Martijn W
Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

You can go from Bonn to Konigswinter and walk 10 minutes to Drachels Bahn or you can go hiking - I want to go there again - its a breathtaking

Thank Myrna N
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

I took the Drachenfelsbahn to go up to the top of the hill at the castle ruins. The weather was amazing so the views were absolutely great! Then I took the path down to the castle which was fairly short. And then I entered the castle... Even though I can say that it is really beautiful every single word explaining... More 

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