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Drachenfels, Konigswinter

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You can access Drachenfels, a 321 m (1,053 ft) hill, by footpath or a small tourist train. As you wind your way up, look for the neo-Gothic castle, Schloss Drachenburg, built in 1882. A ruined castle at the summit--which requires a short but steep walk after exiting the train--was built between 1138 and 1167. Admire the views of the Rhine River and city of Bonn, then spend time watching boats travel up and down the river. Stop at the restaurant or snack bar to refuel before making your way back down. Work out when and for how long to visit Drachenfels and other Konigswinter attractions using our handy Konigswinter vacation route planner.
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  • The ascent to the Dragon rock is absolutely feasible and also worthwhile, because one coming on the way upwards to beautiful wood pieces and can enjoy the nature. Who is so at least a bit fit, should venture so even the rise instead of the car upward to drive, because the price is way too overpriced (€8 for a single ticket, € 10 for both directions). Once at the top you get stunning and beautiful views of the Rhine and the surrounding areas, which is absolutely worth seeing. With clear view (that has been denied us unfortunately to this day) you can look up after Cologne, what I very well imagine, because you can look really incredibly far. You should bring something to drink or eat, as above although such sold 5 l PET bottle of soft drinks is E.g. €3,45 for a 0, but outrageously expensive. Nature can and should enjoy no additional cost, it pays!
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  • Pitch below is subject to a charge, but very cheap, you buy a ticket for the train and get in the car, train until the mountain high and glorious, looks out a wonderfully beautiful Rhine, up there, there is also a restaurant, you can go enjoy a beer walking upwards is such a thing for themselves
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  • You can reach by car or train, there's nothing left away from Bonn, which can be seen from above. You can walk up and enjoy the view for free, in addition to stroll through the small forest, or come up with the cable car (10 euros). The ticket does not include the entry in the Castle or at the Museum of the reptiles.
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