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We’re celebrating two anniversaries

We have reasons to celebrate! In 2023, the Swiss Foundation for Social Tourism (SFST) is turning 50! And just one year later, the Swiss Youth Hostels will turn a whole 100! Celebrate with us and enjoy various events, challenges and many other highlights. Find out what’s in store for you during our special anniversary year here. We’ve some great highlights planned to mark our anniversary. To make sure you don't miss anything, subscribe to our newsletter or visit our anniversary page on a regular basis.

50 years of the Swiss Foundation for Social Tourism

On 11 May 2023, the Swiss Foundation for Social Tourism is turning 50! Background information, stories and so much more will be coming to this page very soon. The foundation will be celebrating this special milestone with all its key partners at the Fällanden Youth Hostel on the big day.

100 years of the Swiss Youth Hostels

The Swiss Youth Hostels (the Zurich Youth Hostel Establishment Co-operative) were founded almost 100 years ago, on 28 April 1924. You can imagine how many stories have been written during the past century. In Spring 2024, you’ll be able to read all about how the association has evolved over the years right here.