Location & Arrival

Schwäbisch Hall is located in the Kocher valley on the "German Holiday Route" and the "Castle Route". The lovely town is the starting point for excursions to the palaces and castles in the Hohenlohe region and the Swabian-Franconian Forest Nature Reserve. The famous annual open-air festival takes place on the large flight of stairs of the impressive St Michael's Church.

The hostel is situated on the Galgenberg, just a 5-minute walk from the town centre (St Michael's Church).
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Arriving by public transport

Go to Schwäbisch Hall station. The hostel is about a 20-minute walk from there. From Schwäbisch Hall-Hessental station, there's a bus service (line 1) that will take you into town; the "Bausparkasse" ("building society") stop is about 800 m away from the hostel.

Rail service for DJH members
The Community Travel GmbH offers DJH members discounted RIT tickets for a return journey within Germany - this applies only in conjunction with stays in a hostel. School classes and groups can make use of this offer. You must carry confirmation of your booking with you when travelling.

Our partner can handle your enquiry via the booking hotline +49 4845  79 18 464 or www.anreise-jugendherberge.de. Payment must be made ​​by direct debit. Tickets will be sent by post or online by e-mail. In the event of a cancellation, the ticket may be returned free of charge to the agency up to the first day of travel.

Arriving by car/bus
B14 Stuttgart-Nuremberg, via the B19 Ulm-Würzburg or the A6 Heilbronn-Nuremberg and take the Kupferzell exit. In Schwäbisch Hall always keep driving towards the Bausparkasse (building society) Schwäbisch Hall, then follow signs to the JH (Jugendherberge = Youth Hostel).