Opening Hours 2022

01.01. - 28.02.   closed
01.03. - 30.03.  daily 12:00 - 17:00 hrs
01.04. - 01.11.  daily 11:00 - 18:00 hrs
02.11. - 23.12.  Sat.-Sun. 12:00 - 17:00 hrs
24.12. - 25.12.  geschlossen
26.12. - 30.12.  daily 12:00 - 17:00 hrs
31.12.  closed

Opening Hours 2023

01.01. - 06.01.   daily 12:00 - 17:00 hrs
07.01. - 03.03.  Sat.-Sun. 12:00 - 17:00 hrs
04.03. - 01.11.  daily 11:00 - 18:00 hrs
02.11. - 30.12.  daily 12:00 - 17:00 hrs
Advent  Sat.-Sun. (planned)
24.12.  closed
31.12.  closed
We would like to point out that parts of the landscape park, the terraces and the north tower involves the negotiation of steps or stairways. The exhibition rooms of the castle can be visited by physically disabled people and wheelchair users with the help of our staff.

Animals are not allowed inside the castle.

Admission Prices

Adults   7,00 Euro
Children/concessions *   5,00 Euro
Family ticket ** 17,00 Euro
   
   
   


Admission to the historical rooms of the noble level, insights to parts of the private floor, the parkland, permanent exhibitions of the castle history and restoration, the North Tower and the Vorburg with its Museum of the History of Nature Conservation in Germany.

Tickets can be purchased at our cash desk at the entrance. Please note, that we have different prices for special events (i.e. castle lights "Schlossleuchten")

* Children from the age of 6-17 (younger kids are free), students, disabled persons, groups from 20 persons or with guided tour

** 2 adults and 2 children from 6-17

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Guided Tours

Enjoy our "Classic Tour" (45 minutes) and learn about the story of Schloss Drachenburg. Visit the reception area and the private floor of the castle:
We offer guided tours in 6 languages:
English, French, Dutch, Italian, Russian, Spanish   
 
Please note, that we can not offer more than one group at the same time in Italian, Spanish, Russian and for the special tours "The world of upstairs - downstairs" and "Five o'clock tea at Schloss Drachenburg".
Private guided tours outside official Schloss Drachenburg opening hours will be subject to a supplementary charge (35 €).

Private Classic Tours
Duration: 45 minutes

Price: 85,00 € per guided tour (+ 5 € reduced price tickets per person)

Participants: max. 25 people in 1 tour
We also offer some "Special Tours" in English*.
Don't hesitate to contact us via besucherservice@schloss-drachenburg.de
or +49 2223 901 97 0.

Special Tours

Extended Classic Tour
On this extended classic tour, you are going to learn a lot about the exciting castle history, the time of restoration and you are going to see the famous view on the river Rhine from the terraces.
Duration: 90 minutes
Price: 120,00 € per guided tour (+ 5 € reduced price tickets per person)
Participants: max. 25 people in 1 tour
 
Schloss Drachenburg – Leisurly Tour
This tour is especially for guests, who would like to experience the castle in slow pace and with some time to take a rest to enjoy the rooms. There is enough time to take the lift – but you will still find out all the interesting stories about the castle.
Duration: 75 minutes
Price: 85,00 € per guided tour (+ 5 € reduced price tickets per person)
Participants: max. 25 people in 1 tour
 
Kids Tour
This tour shows the castle history and the rooms in an appropriate way for kids (up to the age of 12 years).
Duration: 45 minutes
Price: 75,00 € per guided tour (+ 5 € reduced price tickets per person)
Participants: max. 25 people in 1 tour
 
Castle and Park Drachenburg
Learn a lot about the whole ensemble of Schloss Drachenburg: history, rooms, architecture and landscape.
Duration: 120 minutes
Price: 140,00 € per guided tour (+ 5 € reduced price tickets per person)
Participants: max. 25 people in 1 tour
 
The world of upstairs - downstairs
What is the daily work of a maid in a castle in the 19th century? Ask our tour guide Gaby Brennig. This tour will show you a lot of interesting and surprising things about a servants life in the late 1880s.
Duration: 90 minutes
Price: 130,00 € per guided tour (+ 5 € reduced price tickets per person)
Participants: max. 25 people in 1 tour (max. 1 tour at the same time)
 
Five o'clock tea at Schloss Drachenburg
Take a look “behind the scenes” of a 19th century castle and learn about interesting stories about the life upstairs and downstairs. After that you are going to enjoy a tea time and our tour guide Gaby Brennig will give you an inside look on british tourists on their grand tours, the workflow of a proper household and society rules in the 19th century.
Duration: 120 minutes
Price: 210,00 € per guided tour inc. tea time (+ 5 € reduced price tickets per person)
Participants: max. 15 people in 1 tour (max. 1 tour at the same time)

CONTACT

Schloss Drachenburg gGmbH
Drachenfelsstrasse 118
D-53639 Königswinter

Phone.: +49 2223-90197-0
Fax: +49 2223-90197-78

mail@schloss-drachenburg.de