Drachenfels, Wolkenburg and Nachtigallental

Trailhead Königswinter

Mount Drachenfels certainly is the most famous of the Siebengebirge, and the skyline of Drachenfels and Wolkenburg is a postcard motiv. Since the first days of Rhine romantism and Rhine tourism, Königswinter and Mount Drachenfels was a must on the agenda. Königswinter-city is situated on the right bank of the […]

View from Ölberg, Siebengebirge, over Drachenfels
Drachenfels, Wolkenburg and Nachtigallental


Mount Drachenfels (321 m) certainly is the most famous hill in the Siebengebirge. It has inspired poets such as Lord Byron and Heinrich Heine and today it attracts countless visitors every year. The view across the Rhine Valley is amazing.

Drachenfels, Wolkenburg and Nachtigallental


The mountains Drachenfels and Wolkenburg, connected by a lower-lying mountain ridge, characterise the image of the Siebengebirge. It is said that Mount Wolkenburg (“Castle of the Clouds”) was once the highest mountain of all.

Nachtigallental, Siebengebirge, Königswinter
Drachenfels, Wolkenburg and Nachtigallental


The Nachtigallental, in English Nightingale Valley, is just wonderful. When you are in Königswinter-city, walk up Bahnhofsstraße street and you are there. From the first moment onwards you feel like in another, merry world.