Siegburg

Siegburg (i.e. fort on the Sieg river) is a city in the district of Rhein-Sieg-Kreis, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is located on the banks of the rivers Sieg and Agger, 10 kilometres away from the former capital Bonn and 26 kilometres away from Cologne. Siegburg is at the base of a "mountain" (St. Michael's Mount, about 40km elevation), filled with picturesque cobblestone streets and traditional buildings. Although not being a major tourist location, you could enjoy a short visit to the old city center while traveling along.

Understand

Get in

Getting to Siegburg is quite easy, as its infrastructure of traffic is excellent. It is immediately off the motorway (A3) and has a direct link to Bonn central station by tram (line S66). From cities like Cologne and Frankfurt, Siegburg can easily and fast be reached by taking the ICE train.

Get around

By bus

The bus terminal is located at Siegburg train station. Buses go to cities like Bonn (line 640), Troisdorf (line 501/164 or 503) and Hennef (line 510).

By train

By taxi

There is a big taxi stop in front of Siegburg train station.

By e-bike

Rent an e-bike at Tourist Information Siegburg and make a bike tour along the river Sieg.

See

Do

Buy

In the city centre of Siegburg you will find a long pedestrian area with several different shops. Especially interesting to see is a street called Holzgasse which is paved with cobblestones. Along the pedestrian area you will also find a big market place.

Eat

Within the pedestrian area you will find many different restaurants i.e. Italian, Chinese, Mexican cuisine. For typical German dishes the brewery of Siegburg located in the Holzgasse can be recommended.

Mid-range


Drink

Sleep

Connect


Go next

Routes through Siegburg

Dortmund Düsseldorf  Dortmund  München  Frankfurt Airport Stuttgart
Dortmund Wuppertal  Dortmund  Basel  Frankfurt Airport Karlsruhe
Köln Köln/Bonn Airport  Köln  Frankfurt (via airport)  Limburg Süd Frankfurt



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