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Address: im Naturpark Siebengebirge, Konigswinter, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Phone Number: +49-2223-29-69-90
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Beautiful views

It's a steep trek if you don't take the cog-rail, but the views from the top is well worth the trip.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 21, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

It's a steep trek if you don't take the cog-rail, but the views from the top is well worth the trip.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

It was a very nice trip to go up there. We did not take the train but the car up to Dragon castle only. You can not drive up there! We continue walking . Is about 30 min walking through the forest quit uphill but it desearve the effort! It amazing view of Rhin valley!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

This is a quaint 19 century castle with several large compressor rooms, many of which have amazing views of the rain Valley all the way up to Cologne. Don't miss climbing the tower, there are some excellent picture opportunities up there. Also, the ruins are worth visiting, even though they are not in very good shape. The entire area is... More 

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

This nature park is very picturesque with views of fields and trees. You can hike most of the way if you are quite the energetic type, however a more scenic route is via the cog railway which you can take from the ferry landing at Koningswinter. Spectacular sites on the way include Nibelungenhalle and ruins and Drachenburg Castle. You should... More 

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Jerusalem, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

This was a very refreshing day trip after spending most of our Germany trip in cities. You get views of hills and the Rhine that make you think of Wagner operas - in a good way! I mean, it's gorgeous country! There's a castle along the way that we didn't go into, but it was very pretty from the outside!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

A must see, not only for hiking enthusiasts but for everyone. Lovely route and amazing views. Check out Schloss Drachenfels on the way to the top.

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Bonn, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

A really lovely walk (short, but very steep - you can catch a train to the top if you want though) that takes in fantastic views across the Rhine all along the way. The view from the top is spectacular, but we were even more surprised to find Schloss Drachtenburg - a really beautiful castle that you can visit inside... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

The cog railway is a fascinating way to get to the top and back down again. We went up on a really wet day but enjoyed the trip. A wide terrace give a panoramic view of the surrounding area. Villages, the hills, Rhine river with the ferries, pleasure craft, large container barges all moving up and down and across. There... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Upon arrival, you have the choice to either hike up the mountain (30 minutes walk approx.) or ride their tram-like vehicle (with a fee). We decided to take the tram up the hill for the new experience. It is a little expensive for a 5 minute ride, however it was something new. When you get to the top, you will... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We visited Drachenfels as something to do on a Sunday in Germany when a lot of things were closed. The hike took us less than the 40 minutes signposted and was not so difficult (I also don't consider myself to be overly fit!). The views along the way and at the top were well worth it and the cafe was... More 

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Address: im Naturpark Siebengebirge, Konigswinter, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Phone Number: +49-2223-29-69-90
Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  North Rhine-Westphalia  >  Konigswinter
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 am - 11:30 pm
Monday 12:00 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday 12:00 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 12:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday 12:00 am - 11:30 pm
Friday 12:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday 12:00 am - 11:30 pm

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