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Drachenfels 1, 53639 Konigswinter, 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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Drachenfels 1, 53639 Konigswinter, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 2223 296990
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Well with the trip to the top; great views over the Rhine, including all the way to Köln cathedral to the north. There's a cafe at the top if it's raining, but the coffee was disgusting.

Thank Tim C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is a large viewing area and cafe close to the top of this tram accessed mountain but the pathway up to the ruined castle at the top is close due to landslips so reducing the purpose of the ride up.

Thank DMH99
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Though, better get a guide or prepare, because there is little to no guidance available. Most remarkable are the views of the Rhine river from atop.

Thank Uwe D
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Short hike or a train, it's up to you! We did hike to get to the top, but it's worth it! Wonderfull view, a place to clear your thoughts, or just enjoy a cup of coffee with your family! Rhine as stunning as always!

Thank Ана Ј
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Our cousin who lives in Bonn brought us here and it was really nice. The tram was really an experience. You can see the river Rhine below!

Reviewed 10 June 2017

You can stand on the terrace and admire the distant spires of Köln cathedral, but you cannot walk the historic mule track or get anywhere near the famous ruins because of risk of rockfall. The massive cafe has a very routine feel to it. In...More

1  Thank Kala T
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Schloss Drachenburg and Drachenfels castle are well worth the visit. The ride up the mountain on the tram and castle admission take you back in time to what I can only imagine would have been an amazing period. The castle is furnished with beautiful period...More

1  Thank Kraea62
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

This was an awesome visit! Rich with history and local legends, it was very cool to stand in the spot that Siegfried slain the dragon (according to local lore). There was also a cute biergarten that overlooked the river, which was beautiful. Getting to the...More

Thank Kime H
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Even though it was hazy and I couldn't see all the way to Cologne, the views along the Rhine were still magnificent. The castle ruins are basic although the dragon theme helps make it interesting. Get the train to the very top, see the view,...More

2  Thank mrdom
Reviewed 8 May 2017

One must go to the hill top if you are in Konigswinter . You can take a tram and for the return journey + the entry to the castle it would cost you EUR 15 which is pretty much justified when you go at the...More

Thank Mayuresh T
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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).