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Your stories

The Swiss Youth Hostels are celebrating their 100-year anniversary in 2023–2024. In the last century, you’ve written a considerable number of great stories with us. You can read the most moving, exciting and funny stories from the past 100 years right here. We’ll be adding new stories throughout our anniversary year, so stay tuned! 

He has lived for the Swiss Youth Hostels for 60 Years

Jack Kern is a legend at Swiss Youth Hostels. His heart has been beating for the organisation for six decades. This is his story.

Tell us your story!

The best story wins CHF 300.
Did you meet the love of your life in a youth hostel? Do you travel to the same hostel every year? Or did you have a special experience or encounter in one of our hostels? Tell us more about your story!

On our blog you will find more stories that our community has been able to collect over the last 100 years.

Even more stories!

Read more!