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Hiking holidays with the rhenish youth hostels.

Either spontaneous wanderings in proximity, guided wander-tours or a multi-day hiking holiday- more and more people from all age groups are discovering this beautiful and healthy hobby for themselves ( again). The rhenish youth hostels always were especially popular for hikers. Whoever is after an experience of nature, motion and a touch of adventure, will surely find the right tour with our hiking-programmes.

 

The hiking-packages of the youth hostel Aachen.

The imperial city Aachen with its wonderful surrounding is always worth a visit- especially if one plans a wandering. Naturally, our Europe youth hostel is perfectly abandoned to hiking holidaymakers and offers already three elaborated, attractive tours. Either if you choice a walking-route or several tours- you will definitely have a lot of joy with our hiking-packages. Each one includes two overnight stays inclusively half-board, hiking-lunch, bedding and towels.

Package 1: Emperor Karl leads through Aachen

Package 2: Circular walk to the “Emmaburg“ in Belgium

Package 3: Circular walk to the Three-Country-Point

 

The hiking-weekend of the youth hostel Nideggen.

This family hiking-weekend is characterized by the beaver. For fans of this remarkable animal, this is a terrific opportunity to get to know more about this outstanding master-builder of nature. Referents will impart a lot of things to know, the guided tour leads to the biological station Düren. One of the highlights surely is the night-time excursion by coach to the distribution of the beavers.

Our youth hostel Nideggen already has prepared everything for this terrific family-event. Each family with children from 6 years on will stay overnight 2 times in an own multi-bedroom with shower&toilet. Full-board and bedding is included.

 

GPS treasure hunt with the youth hostel Lindlar.

The modern navigation with GPS appliances has surely contributed its part to the popularity of hiking. Therefore, the youth hostel Lindlar has organized a one-day GPS treasure hunt especially for pupils of the 5th and 6th class. During their three- or five-day class trip, it`s – equipped with modern appliances- going off to the open countryside. Here the word is to proof team- and orientation ability.

Bull`s Eye!

Best training conditions in the rhenish youth hostels.

Sports clubs and groups appreciate the training-variety of the 22 youth hostels in the Rhineland.

Due to the integrated sports grounds or training establishments in proximity, almost every sport can be practised.

Either football, volleyball, basketball; climbing, canoe- and mountainbike riding; either indoor or al fresco, ashore, at height or on the water: numerous sports grounds are at disposal in and around the youth hostels in the Rhineland. Diverse sports- and leisure time activities are awaiting you. Beside the training units, team experiences and fun have top priority! In the evening time you will relax in an attractive surrounding- in the sauna, the bistro or on the patio.

Our kitchen-teams are taking care of the creature comforts: start the day with a balanced breakfast. The needed energy is provided by a high-carbohydrate diet at lunch ( optional as a lunch package) and in the evening. The meal times are adjusted to your needs. With all of the meals a balanced diet with fresh ingrediences comes first. After a pre-order, you can get lactose-, pork- and gluten-free as well as vegetarian meals in all of our youth hostels.

The youth hostels are fulfilling criteria, which will let your stay as a sports group become a real success. Gladly a competent coordinator will support you with the organization of your stay. Many of the hostels got a reccy or an artificial lawn ground directly at the houses. You will find further multifunctional sports halls, pools and sports facilities in proximity. For example, in the “Kölner Häusern“ sports grounds of the city of Cologne are at disposal for sports groups at the Rhine-meadows.

The houses are collaborating with cooperation partners, who are expanding the sports offers. After training, in numerous houses there`s the opportunity to wash and dry the clothes and shoes, so that even in bad weather you are able to train unopposed.

Feel free to contact us for detailed information!