Königswinter, Germany

The Petersberg is a col with a length of 2.1 kilometer. This is a category 3 col. It is located in Königswinter, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany. The average grade of this col is 8.5% with a maximum of 11.6%. The Petersberg ascents from 155 meter at the start, to 331 meter at the top, with a total of 176 ascending meters.


Petersberg Profile


Distance 2.1 km
Elevation gain 176 m
Average grade 8.5 %
Maximum grade 11.6 %
Climb category 3
Minimum elevation 155 m
Maximum elevation 331 m

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Climb to Hotel Petersberg which was the official guest house of the Federal Republic of Germany, termed the "Bundesgästehaus" (the official title being Gästehaus der Verfassungsorgane der Bundesrepublik Deutschland). It is located on the Petersberg, a prominent mountain of the Siebengebirge near Bonn, Germany. With a height of 331 metres, it overlooks the cities of Königswinter, on the right bank of the Rhine river, and Bonn on the opposite side.

Lots of famous people from over the world stayed here, like:
- Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom
- Mikhail Gorbachev, with his wife Raisa
- Nelson Mandela
- Boris Yeltsin
- Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom
- Yasser Arafat
- Emperor Akihito of Japan
- U.S. President Bill Clinton and his wife Hillary