Autumn means time to hike!

Bring on the autumn

Get back to nature with Swiss Youth Hostels and discover the most beautiful hiking trails. With its countless lakes, forests and mountains, Switzerland is a hiker’s paradise. Its unique transport network with public transport, tunnels and car transporter train will take you to every corner of the country. And we offer you the perfect accommodation when you get there. Get inspired by the following activities.

Your autumn activities


An overview of the best hiking routes and regions. From scaling the summits to a casual city stroll.


Whether you're into endurance cycling or downhill mountain biking, Switzerland has something for everyone.

Autumn benefits:

  • Special prices for families

    Children 0–1 year: free of charge
    Children 2–5 years: CHF 15.– *
    Children 6–12 years: CHF 25.– *

    * breakfast for free

  • Free public transportation

    In many regions you receive free public transportation while staying at our youth hostels. Find more infos on each hostel site.

  • Bike & Co

    You can rent different bikes directly from our Youth Hostels

    Rent a bike
  • Membership benefits

    Membership of Swiss Youth Hostels gets you more than just a comfortable bed at a great price.

Other ideas

Wellness area Aqua Allalin

1'900 m2 wellness area incl. various saunas and steam rooms, 25-metre indoor swimming pool with jacuzzi, fitness & weights centre, course programme & beauty treatments in Saas-Fee

Mountain railways inclusive

Regional Mountain railways ticket and free public transport: The Grisons and Valais mountain railways will take you up at no charge to the dizzy heights. Ideal for families, groups and individual travellers.
To the offer


Why go to Munich this year when you can soak up the festival atmosphere here in Switzerland? We’ve got marquees, markets and music aplenty, no matter where in the country you are! So why not combine your festival experience with a night in one of our youth hostels?

Mushroom hunting

The mushrooms have arrived early this year thanks to the warm summer. Turn your woodland excursion into a foraging expedition! But please remember: not all mushrooms are edible – so always show what you’ve gathered to the supervisor.

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