City special

Swiss cities – each with its own unique charm.

Swiss cities are perfect for discovering historic attractions, wandering along the water’s edge, getting into the urban vibe or strolling through shopping areas – and much, much more! Variety and an unforgettable experience are guaranteed.

And in most cities, you also receive a free or discounted public transport pass. The pass also entitles you to a wide range of discounts for the region you’re in.

Offer

Overnights incl. breakfast buffet and Welcome Drink, Room upgrade depends on availability

Period of stay

25.06.2020 - 29.11.2020

Available in the following youth hostels

Basel , Bern , Lausanne Jeunotel , Locarno , Lugano , Lucerne , Solothurn , St. Gallen , Zug , Zurich

Top 5 ideas and activities

Basel

  • Guided tours at a flate rate
  • 1 free ride with the St. Alban ferry across the Rhine (available locally)
  • The roman city of Augsta Raurica or the Basler Münster (Cathedral)
  • Street art and museums
  • Visit Basel Zoo

Free public transport and lots of discounts with the Basel Card. The booking confirmation is already considered a valid ticket on arrival (in the city zones).

Bern

  • Swimm in the Marzili outdoor facility
  • Visit the Parliament Building or the Bernese Minster
  • Visit the Bear Park or the Bern Animal Park Dählhölzli
  • Excursion to the Gurten Park
  • Adventure in the Rope Park

Free public transport and lots of discounts with the Bern Ticket incl. travel to and from Bern Airport.

Lausanne Jeunotel

  • Visit te Cathedral Notre-Dame
  • Visit the Olympic Museum
  • Visit the Lausanne Botanical Garden
  • Visit the Tropiquarium de Servion
  • Swimming fun in Lake Geneva (only a few minutes walk away)

Free public transport and lots of discounts with the Lausanne Transport Card.

Locarno / Lugano

  • Hike to Cardada
  • Visit the Swissminiatur
  • Excursion to the Castelli di Bellinzona
  • Excursion to the Monte Tamero
  • Relax and swim at the Lido

Free public transport and lots of discounts with the Ticino Ticket – valid throughout Ticino.

Lucerne

  • Excursion to the Pilatus and Rigi
  • Visit the Glacier Garden
  • Visit the Goldau Natur Park and Zoo plus and the Swiss Ornithological Institute in Sempach
  • Visit the Swiss Museum of Transport
  • Relax and swim at the Lido

Free public transport and lots of discounts with the Visitor Card Lucerne – within the city zone 10. 

Solothurn

  • Guided tour old town
  • River cruise at the Aare
  • Visit the St. Ursus Cathedral and Tower or Church of the Jesuits
  • Visit the Natural History Museum or The old Armory Museum
  • Relaxed hikes or cycle routes along the river Aare

St. Gallen

  • Visit the Monastery and the Abby Library
  • Hikes in the Alpstein (Wildkirchli) or at the Sitter (bridge hike)
  • Relax at the lake Constance, at the Three Ponds or in the Säntispark
  • Visit Walter Zoo (Gossau)
  • Visit museums (Soap Museum, Beer Museum, Art Museum)

Free public transport with the Mobility-Ticket St.Gallen-Bodensee – in zones 210, 211, 231 - to Lake Constance.

Zug

  • Visit the Clock Tower
  • Visit the Bakery Zuger Cherry Cake
  • Hike to the Zugerberg
  • Boat trips or walks at lake Zug
  • Visit the Höllgrotten

Reduced Zug Card – use of public transport and lots of discounts.

Zurich

  • Bike tour around Lake Zurich - Mittelland Route
  • Hike to the Uetliberg
  • Relax at lake Zurich, at Hürlimann Bad or at Alpamare 
  • Visit Zurich Zoo or the Animal Park Langnau
  • Visit the National Museum, the Grossmünster, the Rote Fabrik

 

Our youth hostels will be happy to provide more information on site. 

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