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We celebrate! Twice!

On 11 May 2023, the Swiss Foundation for Social Tourism will be 50 years old. And on 28 April 2024, the Swiss Youth Hostels will celebrate 100 years! Celebrate with us and enjoy various events, challenges and many other highlights.

For nighthawks and other birds of passage

Discover the hiking country of Switzerland by moonlight from 1 - 2 July. Various youth hostels are the starting point for hikes as part of the 17th Swiss Hiking Night.


Women only: Bike-Workshop

During this 5-day bike workshop in Valbella-Lenzerheide you get exciting tips and tricks from the professional mountain biker Ines Thoma. The programme is complemented by yoga sessions.

Lake Constance tour

A unique tour brings you to 3 youth hostels during 7 days.

Wander- und Erlebniswoche «über Stock & Stein am Rhein»

Verbringe eine abwechslungsreiche Wanderwoche in Stein am Rhein und lass dir vom Wanderleiter Heinz Egli die schönsten Orte in der Region zeigen.

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Avenches on Lake Murten - an insider tip for a short break

Avenches: A small village very close to Lake Murten offers a variety of activities for young and old.

More experiences

For your next team event, retreat or workshop, head to the youth hostel!

Did you know that many of our youth hostels are ideal for seminars, conferences, team events, etc.? You don't think so? Then take a look here and put us to the test! We'll be happy to advise you :-)

It is important to us that all guests feel comfortable with us, because travel should be accessible to ALL.


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