Location & Arrival

Your youth hostel, located directly at the Xanten “SouthSea“.

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.
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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 A 57, 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 A 57, 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 A 3:
take the A 3 as far as the Wesel exit, then drive towards Wesel. In Wesel, follow the signs towards Geldern/Rheinbrücke (B 58). After crossing the Rhine, continue on the B 58 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.