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Location & Directions

The youth hostel is right on the bank of Xanten's Südsee lake, with views across the water, and blends in harmoniously with its natural surroundings. Thanks to its location on the outskirts of the town, the mediaeval town centre and the train station are only 3 km away and within easy reach.

Arriving by public transport

Take the train to Duisburg Hauptbahnhof (main station). From there, take the NordWestBahn train (NWB - North Western Railway) to Xanten. From here take the SL42 bus to the "Jugendherberge" ("Hostel") stop.

Arriving by bus or car

From Cologne, Oberhausen:
take the A57, Sonsbeck exit, then turn left into Kevelaerer Straße towards Sonsbeck/Xanten. In Xanten, follow the signs saying "Archäologischer Park & Freizeitzentrum" ("Archaeological Park & Leisure Centre"). The hostel is approx. 500 m before the leisure centre.

From Arnhem, Nijmegen:
take the A57, Sonsbeck exit, then turn rigth into Kevelaerer Straße towards Sonsbeck/Xanten. In Xanten, follow the signs saying "Archäologischer Park & Freizeitzentrum" ("Archaeological Park & Leisure Centre"). The hostel is approx. 500 m before the leisure centre.


From the A3:
take the A3 as far as the Wesel exit, then drive towards Wesel. In Wesel, follow the signs towards Geldern/Rheinbrücke (B58). After crossing the Rhine, continue on the B58 towards Xanten and the Freizeitzentrum (leisure centre). The hostel is approx. 500 m before the leisure centre.

Arriving by bike

The hostel has a secured space for about 80 bikes where you can safely store your bikes.

Contact

Youth Hostel Xanten
Südsee

Bankscher Weg 4
46509 Xanten

phone: +49 2801 9850-0
fax: +49 2801 9850-10

xanten@jugendherberge.de


Management
Ursula Hiepler

Geographic data

Latitude: 51° 40' 48,79"
Longitude: 6° 26' 28,50"

Closest station

Bus stop: Jugendherberge (0,3 km)

Train station: Xanten Bahnhof (3 km)

Airport: Weeze/Niederrhein (25 km)

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