Enjoy a trouble-free tour with private transport and 5-Star Guide discovering Drachenburg Castle with breathtaking views and medieval Linz am Rhein. Stroll in the Drachenfels forests and in the Linz Old Town with picturesque half-timbered houses.

  • Explore a stunning villa-castle Drachenburg and admire 19th century artistry
  • Visit the “colorful city” of Linz am Rhein and get lost in its charming streets
  • Relax and admire breathtaking views of the region
  • Try the oldest German cog railway
  • Enjoy the tour with all time 5-Star Guide on board, comfortable car-transfers and pick-up and drop off service to your hotel

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  • 4 - 6 hours
  • Private TourExclusive only for you
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  • Live GuideEnglish, German, French, Italian, Russian, Spanish
  • Car Transport
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If you are looking for an epic half-day trip near Cologne, Drachenburg Castle may be your choice. It is a stunning castle built on the Drachenfels mountain with breathtaking views of the Rhein valley. Be picked-up at your accommodation in Cologne by the private car and take a 40-minutes comfortable drive south to the charming Konigswinter village.

You will reach the Burg Drachenfels by fun and historical Drachenfelsbahn, which is the oldest cog railway in Germany. It feels like you’re being pulled up the hill of a roller coaster, but without a scary drop. At the top of the mountain you will find a ruined medieval castle with incredible views . On a sunny day you may even spot Cologne Cathedral!

Once you finish, make your way down the path towards Castle Drachenburg. It is actually a castle-like 19th century villa and it’s absolutely worth exploring its short, but turbulent history. You will be accompanied by our Expert-Guide, who will reveal all interesting facts and stories. The castle is perfectly renovated and glistens in its original splendour. Do not forget to take a leisurely stroll in the beautiful gardens. The Drachenfelsbahn will take you back to the village.

Choosing a 6-hour option you will discover in addition the beautiful village of Linz am Rhein, known as the “colorful city”. During about 2-hour sightseeing tour with your Guide you will stroll through historic cobblestoned streets and admire 16th century picturesque half-timbered houses. You will get to know the highlights such as: Old Market Square, St. Martin Church, Linz Castle and part of medieval city fortification Pulverturm. The Guide will make sure that your trip is unforgettable and tailored to your interests. Once you enjoy all attractions you will be comfortable taken back to your accommodation place.

  • Private half-day trip and all way service of 5-Stars Guide
  • Entrance tickets and guided tour in the Drachenburg Castle led by Professional Guide in chosen foregin language
  • Two-way Drachenfelsbahn tickets
  • Private 2-hour sightseeing of Linz am Rhein with Professional Guide (in 6-hour option)
  • Private transport with pick up and drop off service in Cologne
  • Meals and drinks at local restaurant

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