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The little wine-growing town of Unkel lies on the Rhine, on the sunny side of the Siebengebirge Mountains.

The picturesque streets lined with half-timbered houses and the beautiful vehicle-free promenade give the town of Unkel a special flair. The hospitality, local culinary specialities and the joie de vivre of the Rhineland have over the years prompted many famous personalities to take up residence in the "town of red wine".

Ticket Office Unkel

53572 Unkel
Breite/Lat: 50.600574 Länge/Lon: 7.214746

Tel. 0 22 24 / 7 13 66
Fax 0 22 24 / 7 13 66
E-Mail: kd-unkel(at)


Useful Information

Information concerning the landing stage

  • The KD landing-stage in Unkel is accessible to passengers with restricted mobility.
  • Passengers are requested to be at the landing-stage 15 minutes before the scheduled sailing time. 
  • Passengers who have not purchased their ticket at the KD ticket office in Unkel are requested to report at the ticket office.
  • Payment options: cash, Maestro, credit card (Eurocard, Mastercard).

Getting to the landing-stage by public tranport

By regional train to Unkel Station, approx 15 min. walk.

Getting to the landing-stage by car

From the north (Bonn) on the main road B42: 
turn right at the exit to Unkel, follow the road (Siebengebirgsstrasse) past the station, then turn right into Bahnhofstrasse, at the junction with Kamener Strasse there is a car park (maximum stay 2 hours) next to the VR Bank. From there it is only a short walk to the Rhine and the KD landing-stage. 

From the south (Linz) on the main road B42:
turn left at the traffic lights, straight on over the roundabout, follow Linzer Strasse, turn right into Kamener Strasse. At the junction with Schulstrasse there is an unlimited stay car park. From the car park walk to the north along Kamener Strasse, then left into Bahnhofstrasse and through the car park at the VR Bank to the Rhine and the KD landing-stage.

Information for coaches

There is a coach park next to the car park in Kamener Strasse.

Suggested tours

Siebengebirge tour

One of the most popular excursion destinations from Wesseling is the Siebengebirge mountain range. We take you right to the heart of this unique idyllic landscape featuring castles and ruins spread around the seven mountains.


Siebengebirge tour

Offers on site

Guided sightseeing tours

Members of the history club will help you get to know Unkel, with its attractive old half-timbered houses, lanes and places of interest. You can obtain further information from the Geschichtsverein Unkel e.V.


The Bürgerstiftung (Community Foundation) Unkel preserves the memory of this famous inhabitant of the town. The Museum zur Zeitgeschichte (Museum of Contemporary History) is located in the immediate vicinity of the KD landing stage.

Tourist- und Bürgerinformation Unkel

Altes Rathaus
Linzer Straße 2
53572 Unkel
Tel. 02224 / 3309
E-Mail: Info(at) 

Do you have any questions? We will be happy to help you!

Service Centre

Tel. +49 (0)221/2088-318
Fax +49 (0)221/2088-345


Frequently Asked Questions

Here you can find the answers to the most important questions about KD's services.


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