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Address: im Naturpark Siebengebirge, 53639 Konigswinter, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Well worth a trip, nice restaurant at the top. Ideally use the train up and take a walk down, with a stop at the Schloss.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Well worth a trip, nice restaurant at the top. Ideally use the train up and take a walk down, with a stop at the Schloss.

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Bonn, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been up here several times with all my geusts and i am still always amazed by the beauty of this place...A must see for anyone who visits this area..

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Thank lydia402016
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016 via mobile

The folklore behind the berg is very interesting and is either a great hike up/down the berg or you can take an old fashioned trolley up yo the top for a small fee. Very scenic views of the Rhine from the top. Though there not much of the fort left to see.

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Thank Libbibelle
San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

Every year Schloss Drachenfels is open to the public. The rooms are beautifully decorated for Christmas, there are carollers and brass bands, and a small Christmas market in the garden. There are vendors inside the house selling very nice, and reasonably priced, items. After dark, the house and grounds light up in a magical display. Each year has a theme;... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015 via mobile

Really nice hike. Not too long and manageable. The view of the river takes you back to the Nibelungen.... weather permitting of course.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015 via mobile

A great day out with a steep hike up the hill, with a rewarding view of the privately owned castle of drachenburg and the river Rhine.

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Thank Andreas W
Zwolle, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

We started our walk in Köningswinter at were the trainstation is. At the start a steep uphill walk will take you to castle Drachenburg which is absolutely beautifull, unfortunately closed for winter. After walking furhter up to hill you have a great view of the castle, the Rhine and surroundings. Continuing the uphill walk you arrive at the Drachenfels Ruine... More 

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

We visited in November when the train wasn't running so decided to walk to the top. A pretty steep climb in places, but well worth it for spectacular views of the castle, Konigswinter and the Rhine, we thought we could see Cologne Cathedral in the distance.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

Yes, it's a steep climb up (though you can take a tram part of the way) but the view from the top is beautiful. If you have time then venture on to one of the other paths and head a different way back down the hill, it's equally picturesque but without so many other people - of course, make sure... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

I wasn't expecting much from Bonn but this little gem was a pleasant surprise. Sadly the day that I visited the caves weren't open to visitors. This didn't stop me climbing to the top of the steep hills. The view was fantastic. There are some beautiful ruins that you can browse - great photo opportunities !! You can either walk... More 

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