Petersberg and Nonnenstromberg

Petersberger Bittweg

Bittweg – Procession Way to Mount Petersberg. For centuries, the chapel on Mount Petersberg has been a place of pilgrimage, and so pilgrims headed for it on church holidays, praying all the way up. Hence the name “Petersberger Bittweg”.

Nonnenstromberg, Siebengebirge, Königswinter
Petersberg and Nonnenstromberg


The 335-metre-high Nonnenstromberg is one of the seven eponymous mountains in the Siebengebirge. At first sight, it may seem a little less interesting, because is just an elongated cone and there is neither a ruin nor a hotel there.

Petersberg and Nonnenstromberg


You may have heard the correspondent from Germany speaking about the “The Petersberg close to Bonn”, because the Grand Hotel on the Petersberg is still the guesthouse of the Federal Government and a venue for international conferences.