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Konigswinter is a Rhine River cruise port and summer resort town in Germany's North Rhine-Westphalia state. The town is on the river's right bank, located opposite to Bad Godesberg (district of Bonn). The town has area approx 76 km2 (29 ml2) and population around 41,000.
Rising behind the town, Drachenfels (hill lin Siebengebirge) is crowned by the ruins of an early-12th-century castle built by the archbishop of Cologne. From the summit, accessed by Drachenfels Railway, there is a superb scenery view area. The cave in the hill is said to have sheltered the dragon, killed by the hero Siegfried. From 1267 onward the mountain supplied stone for the building of Cologne Cathedral. On the north side of the hill is Schloss Drachenburg, built in 1883.
Petersberg mountain also overlooks Konigswinter. Formerly, it was the home of an Augustinian and Cistercian monastery. Around 1195 the monks founded the Abbey of Heisterbach, destroyed in 1803. Its ruins can still be seen. The peak of the Petersberg is now occupied by Hotel Petersberg, which serves as a guest house for the German Government. As the Petersberg Railway closed in 1958, the hotel is today reached by road or helicopter.
Port Konigswinter cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Konigswinter, Germany. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
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|31 December, 2019|