Summer fun as far as the eye can see

Discover everything our hostels have to offer for a summer full of adventures

Mountains, cities, countryside – our hostels reflect Switzerland in all its diversity. Explore breathtaking hiking and cycling routes around the youth hostels and get inspired by our top tips on where to cool off with a refreshing dip. Plenty of reasons for an unforgettable summer!

Your summer activities


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


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

  • Beinwil am See Youth Hostel

  • Jugendherberge Leissigen am Thunersee

  • Jugendherberge Brienz am Brienzersee

Cool off with a quick dip

Click through our waterfront youth hostels

Summer benefits

  • Mountain railways inclusive

    The Grisons and Valais mountain railways will take you up at no charge to the dizzy heights. Ideal for families, groups and individual travellers.

    More info
  • Special prices for families

    Children 0–1 years: free of charge
    / Children 2 – 5 years: CHF 15.00
    / Children 6 – 12 years: CHF 25.00
    / 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.

  • Davos Klosters: the free summer guest programme

    Between June and October, you can enjoy Davos Klosters from a new perspective. There are 70 free activities for overnight guests to enjoy. A total of 800 adventures throughout the summer.

Book early and save:

Festival season

Love festivals but hate tents? No problem! Whether you want to go to Gurtenfestival, OpenAir St.Gallen, Greenfield Festival or Moon&Stars, there’ll a comfy bed waiting for you nearby.

– Reasonably priced accommodation
– Breakfast included
– Lockers for your luggage
– Benefits for members and guests to enjoy in the area (e.g. free public transport)
– 24/7 access