Querfeldein 2/2019 Travel Magazine

QUERFELDEIN, the travel magazine for our members, will be released shortly as new edition 2/2019 in early October! Content: Salamanca: Throughout the year, a city of joy – Travel report by Stefan Veigl Salzburg‘s castles: Knights, armors and birds of prey My skiing pleasure: Winter is coming in the Dachstein West region and on the […]


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Youth Hostel non-profit values

Mission Statement released

The Austrian Youth Hostel Associations ÖJHV and ÖJHW stand for a non-profit and affordable accommodation offering high quality for groups, schools, backpackers, families and individuals in Austria. But our hostels are much more than a place for affordable overnights … We have now summarized this in our new mission statement under the motto “non-profit, cosmopolitan, […]

Interrail Angebot Schweizer Jugendherbergen Symbolbild

Anyone Interrail? Discount in Swiss Youth Hostels!

Enjoy a discounted stay in one of the 43 Swiss Youth Hostels Interrail Pass holders get a 15% discount on a room (+ breakfast) in 43 Swiss Youth Hostels. When placing orders by telephone or online, quote the Promo code “RAIL“. You can book your Swiss Youth Hostel: Online through the Swiss Youth Hostel website By sending […]

Alle Unterstützer und Initiatoren sind stolz auf den neuen Kinderspielplatz. © Foto Andi Bruckner

GÖD holiday campaign for families 2019 in Cap Wörth

Also this year the family holiday campaign of the public service union (GÖD) takes place in Velden Cap Wörth again. 70 Families will enjoy a few relaxing days in Cap Wörth with their impaired relatives. With the support of GÖD and the ÖBV, a new, additional children’s playground was opened in the Youth Hostel. GÖD […]

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[BLOG] Youth Hostel at my age? Why not!

Going to skiing school, travelling with your school mates, first time away from home, or travelling the first time with your backpack through Europe. This is what many people associate with the term Youth Hostel – as well as bunk beds, very spartan rooms, spaghetti and water every night, and so on and so forth. […]

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Catalog 2019/2020 Upper Austrian Youth Hostels

The Upper Austrian Youth Hostel Association OEJHV offers a non-profit and affordable overnight accommodation with high quality for groups, backpackers and families in St. Gilgen, Mondsee, Bad Ischl and Linz. Below you find the brand new English Catalog 2019/2020:  

Querfeldein 1/2019 Travel Magazine

QUERFELDEIN, the travel magazine for our members, will be realeased shortly as edition 1/2019 end of May. Content: Venice: In the footsteps of Commissario Brunetti – Travel report by Stefan Veigl Krems and the Wachau: From wine to culture and student city – Travel report by Stefan Veigl With the bike through the Salzkammergut: Guest […]

Mondsee Ausblick vom Seeufer - © Christoph Sammer

Family holidays at Lake Mondsee

The Mondseeland region with ist picturesque landscape, clean lakes and various leisure time activities is the perfect place for family holidays. Water sports, hiking, mountainbiking and trips to the Salzkammergut sightseeing-highlights guarantee an exciting stay. Enjoy nature during a hiking tour or discover the small town of Mondsee with ist historical and cultural treasures. 3 […]

St. Gilgen Wolfgangsee - © Christoph Sammer

Holidays at Lake Wolfgangsee

Spend your family holidays at one of the most beautiful spots in the Salzkammergut region: at Lake Wolfgangsee. The romantic village of St. Gilgen and its nice youth hostel are ideal for a varied program. One thing you should not miss is a boat trip to the picturesque villages of St. Wolfgang and Strobl. If […]

Salzkammergut - © OÖ Tourismus / Erber

Holiday region Salzkammergut

The Salzkammergut region offers beautiful landscape, sightseeing highlights and lots of sports and recreation facilities. Spend an exciting week at the comfortable youth hostel Bad Ischl. Visit the Imperial Villa just opposite the hostel, enjoy the famous dessert “Kaiserschmarrn” in the Café Zauner, go hiking on the mountain of Katrin or relax in the Salzkammergut-Thermal-Spa. […]

Jugendkunstprojekt Jugendherberge Neu Nagelberg

Youth Art Project in the Youth Hostel Neu Nagelberg

Art meets nature: Everyone can be an artist! At the beginning of May a Youth Art Project took place in the Youth Hostel Neu Nagelberg in the Waldviertel. Children and youths from Herzogenburg and Zwentendorf could exchange abilities and knowledge about artistic design and many interesting works of art were created on the walls and […]

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Team Youth Hostel St. Gilgen

Say HI to St. Gilgen: We would like to introduce the team of the Youth Hostel St. Gilgen and we are looking forward to your next visit!

Jugendgästehaus Mondsee Team - © Christoph Sammer

Team Youth Hostel Mondsee

Say HI to Mondsee: We would like to introduce the team of the Youth Hostel Mondsee and we are looking forward to your next visit! Photos: Christoph Sammer

New School Offers 2019/2020

Now online: Current School Offers of Austrian Youth Hostels for 2019/2020 – Ski, nature and city trips are waiting for you and your students! More details