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Advent at Schloss Drachenburg Castle

Experience the magic of the Advent season at Drachenfels! Enjoy a ride on Germany's oldest cog railroad during the Advent season at Drachenburg Castle. Immerse yourself in the festive atmosphere and discover the fairytale castle in its Christmas splendor. Unforgettable moments await you! 🌟

Our combined ticket gives you access to the Advent season at Drachenburg Castle, as well as a ticket for the Drachenfelsbahn.


Event on the first three Advent weekends.

December 02 - 03 (sold out)
December 09 - 10 (sold out)
December 16 - 17 (sold out)

Opening hours

Event at Drachenburg Castle: 14:00 - 19:00

Travel times of Drachenfelsbahn: 12:30 - 19:15 (trips every 15 min.) Last descent 19:30

Combi ticket

(Castle & Drachenfelsbahn)

Adults: 18,00€
Children: 10,00€

Drachenfelsbahn ticket only?

Please note:

Tickets for the Advent season at Schloss Drachenburg are limited to a maximum of 2500 tickets per day.

For technical reasons, the combination tickets and mountain railway tickets are not available at the ticket offices in the valley station.

The mountain railway tickets are only available via the online store and via the two ticket machines at the valley / mountain station (card payment only).

The Drachenfelsbahn runs regularly from the valley station, via the middle station at Drachenburg Castle to the mountain station

Get your combined ticket now (sold out)

Enjoy the cozy Advent season at Schloss Drachenburg.

To the online ticket store

Drachenfelsbahn tickets

You can also travel with us without a ticket to the Advent season event at Drachenburg Castle! We will be happy to take you up to the mountain station for a fantastic winter view from the Drachenfels plateau.

Get your train ticket now

Take the Drachenfelsbahn to the mountain station.

To the online ticket store

The last descent from the mountain station is at 19:30. We would like to point out that the capacity of the cable car is limited and recommend that you take an earlier cable car.
In the unlikely event of extreme weather events, we reserve the right to temporarily suspend regular operations for safety reasons.