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“Nice tour from Koenigswinter”
Review of Drachenfels

Drachenfels
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USD 51.54*
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Rhine River Cruise to Königswinter with Sea Life Visit or Drachenfels Cliff
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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 are also a restaurant and other facilities.

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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 cog railway is nice - but too expensive... However, walking up needs some energy, but it is worthwhile...

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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!

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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 like that.
I spent a long time just staring and taking it in.
The hill up to the ruins was hard on the legs but worth it to be able to touch the remains of such an old building.
We took the train up and walked back down, which was much easier but worryingly steep at the top and at the very bottom. We found there was a lot to see on the way down and I think it’s definitely a good choice to experience both.

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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 road or along winding paths through the woods or you can take a train up (8 euros one way or 10 euros round trip). At the end of the train line is a touristy bar, restaurant area. From there you still have a short but steep walk all the way to the top. The ruins are as drama as the views of the Rhine.

Thank Henry B
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