Medieval castle ruin
Around the Ölberg


Mount Rosenau stands in the middle of the Siebengebirge between the mountains Nonnenstromberg and Ölberg. Coming on the hiking trail that goes all around Mount Ölberg (Ölbergringweg), a path leads to the Rosenau with the ruin of a small medieval castle. You will see the signpost “Aufstieg zur Rosenau”, ascent to Rosenau.

Löwenburg Castle, coats of arms
Medieval castles

Medieval castles

Besides the hiking trails and scenic viewpoints, the medieval castles are exciting places to see in the Siebengebirge. Castles Drachenfels, Löwenburg and Rosenau You can visit three of them in one day – Drachenfels Castle, Löwenburg Castle and Rosenau Castle. Yes, the mountains and the medieval castles have the same name, that’s a bit confusing. Moreover, there is Reitersdorf Castle […]

Medieval castle ruin Löwenburg, Siebengebirge, Bad Honnef
Löwenburg, Honnef and surroundings


Mount Löwenburg (455 m), one of the name-giving seven mountains in the Siebengebirge, is located in the city of Bad Honnef. You have to climb a bit at the end of your way up to the top, but it’s worth all your efforts.