Riverfront apartment on the Rhine /Bonn suburbs

Riverfront apartment on the Rhine /Bonn suburbs




Mar 2014

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3 Bedrooms
Sleeps 6
3 Bathrooms

About our home

Sunny 3-bedroom apartment with large balcony directly on the Rhine.
Direct u-bahn to Bonn centre (20 mins), direct train to Cologne and Cologne airport (30 mins)


More about us

  1. We're Nicolas and Maggie, a French-Irish couple living near Bonn, Germany with 18 month-old Jules

  2. Nicolas is a translator and Maggie works at the United Nations in Bonn

  3. We love the outdoors, we live directly on the Rhine with vineyards close by yet only 25 minutes drive from Cologne airport. Just in front of our apartment there are small 'beaches' for picnics and relaxing, while immediately behind you have vineyards and Siegenberge hills for hiking within 10 minutes' walking distance. There is also a long cycle path along the Rhine in either direction as well as a tourist boat for visiting the quaint villages if you don't feel like cycling. For culture and entertainement there is a direct tram to Bonn and also a direct train to Cologne. To the south we recommend the Red Wine Trail (Rotweinwanderweg) which is about 1 hour easily by train or 25 mins in the car, with excellent hiking and hospitality for day trips as well as some spa retreats.

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Where is it?


Rhine river 0 metres
Ice cream shop, restaurants, ferry and kiosk 0m
Other shops (bakeries, supermarkets etc) 400m
Small beaches for chilling/picnics 250m (some people do swim/paddleboard but not recommended)
Koenigswinter (tourist attractions, ice cream etc) 1km
Vineyards with winehouses 1km
Siegenberge hills 1km to start hiking, or take the bus (4 mins' walk) to the top of Petersberg for example
Tram to Bonn City - 7 minutes' walk
Train to Cologne or Cologne airport - 4 minutes' walk

Buzzy restaurants
Basteria - excellent pizzeria take the ferry directly outside the apartment to the ther side and it is just there. Plenty of good bars and restaurants in Bonn. For more international cuisine Cologne is also good.
Cool bars
Weinhaus Gut Salz is about 1km from the apartment where you can drink and eat on the terrace among the vines.
Retail therapy
Bonn and Cologne both have plenty of shops.
Bit of culture
Bonn (Opera House, Beethoven's House among others). Cologne.
Walks in the park
Many small parks close by including with children's playgrounds. 2 larger parks either side of the river (25 mins walk away each)
Spot of exercise
Cyles available, the river cycle path is just outside the flat south to Linz or north past Bonn
Day tripping
Rotweinwanderweg - E.g. take the train to Altenahr and walk to Mayschoss or Dernau, drink the local wine and return with the train.

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