The way is clear for the new youth hostel in Burgdorf Castle

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Yesterday, the Canton of Bern Parliament followed the lead of Burgdorf Town Council by giving its unanimous approval to a state loan for the conversion of Burgdorf Castle. Thanks to these two positive decisions, the way has now been cleared for the Burgdorf town project "Unser Schloss – jetzt für alle offen!” (Our castle – now open to all) and for the new youth hostel within the 1,000-year-old walls. The goal of the project is to make the landmark building accessible to local visitors, day and overnight guests. This is to be achieved through a youth hostel with around 120 beds and a public restaurant together with a modernisation of the castle museums. The opening is scheduled for spring 2019.