Delémont Youth Hostel
Delémont, the capital of Switzerland's newest canton, formed in 1979, has a population of 12,000 and a pretty, baroque Old Town, containing numerous statuetted fountains, narrow streets and secluded rear courtyards. Visit the imposing, baroque castle, once the summer residence of the ruling bishops of Basle. The magnificent wide open spaces of the surrounding Jura landscape are an inviting location for adventurous sports activities: rambling, cycling, horse-riding, canoeing, etc.
On the edge of town
The modern, cosy youth hostel of Delémont is located on the outskirts of the town. The building is surrounded by a large garden, filled with plants and wild flowers. The woods and stream opposite the youthhostel provide an area for adventure and play. The pretty little town of Delémont is only a 15 minutes walk away. Families often bring their bicycles along so that they can go on trips into the Jura countryside.
A 1.5 hours train ride from Zürich, 30 minutes from Basle and 1 hour from Berne. The youth hostel is 20 minutes' walk from the station or a ride on the bus to the stop "Morépont" and 5 minutes walk from there.
The youth hostel has a limited number of chargeable car parking spaces, for which advance reservation is recommended. Taxi service from station to the youth hostel for a special price of CHF 10.00 with A&P Taxis, Tel. +41 (0)32 422 00 88 or Taxi d’Andréa, Tel. +41 (0)79 333 70 90.
(From Delémont Railway Station 1.7 km, from Morépont Station 400m, approx. 5 minutes)
Take the Postauto from Delémont Railway Station in the direction of Moutier (around 3 minutes). The Postauto departs at hourly intervals, and claims to offer wheelchair access. Alight at the bus stop Morépont, then 4 minutes to the Youth Hostel (pavement).
From the pavement, a gravel path with a moderate upwards incline leads to a steep asphalt ramp, and this leads to the entrance. The gravel parking area is located approx. 20 metres from the main entrance.
- 28 Mar 2013 - 20 Oct 2013
- 1 room with 2 beds and shower/WC
- 3 rooms with 2 beds
- 2 rooms with 3 beds
- 3 rooms with 4 beds
- 5 rooms with 6 beds
- 2 rooms with 10 beds
A total of 76 beds.
Shower/WC on ground floor
- Breakfast buffet (incl.)
- Varied evening meal
- Lunch or packed lunch on request
- Vegetarian menus on request
- Conference room divisible for 50 persons
- Children's play area
- Big garden with terrace
- Football field
- BBQ site
- Table tennis (twice), baby-foot
- Baby beds
- Changing table
- Hiring of trekking bikes and "Flyer" E-bikes
- Internet corner
- Free WiFi