The town of Augustusburg lies in the "Augustusburg - Sternmühlental" protected landscape area and boasts a sprawling network of hiking routes. The Youth Hostel is located in part of Augustusburg Castle, a Renaissance-style former electoral hunting lodge built in 1572.


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Location & Directions

The Youth Hostel is in a wing of Augustusburg Castle, a Renaissance-style former electoral hunting lodge built in 1572.


136 beds in rooms with between one and eight beds, 14 beds with wheelchair access, 10 family rooms with shower/WC, sun terrace with barbecue, downstairs party room, sauna

Conference equipment

Conference equipment: CD player, DVD player, Flip chart, Internet access (WLAN), Projector, Screen, TV set, Video recorder

Leisure activities

Tips for your stay

The castle offers right royal experiences; in particular the numerous exhibitions and museums will ensure an interesting stay. You might choose to dine in the historic barrel vaults, pay a visit to the Museum of Natural History, see the Motorcycle Museum - which boasts one of the most sophisticated collections in Europe as well as a carriage collection - or marvel at the House of Wettin's treasure exhibition or at the lovely castle chapel.

Local attractions

The Sternmühlental area boasts a sprawling network of hiking trails, and the town of Augustusburg is best explored by bike thanks to the many cycle routes. In the surrounding area you will also find a funicular railway, a summer toboggan run with night-time events including torchlight rides, ski lifts (beginners' skiing and snowboarding courses), the outdoor pool in Erdmannsdorf and the large water park in Marienberg.


Youth Hostel Augustusburg Schloss

09573 Augustusburg

phone: +49 37291 20256
phone: +49 37291 17799
fax: +49 37291 6341


Sonja Wölfel

Opening hours

Reception is open from 7.00 a.m. till 2.00 p.m. and from 4.00 p.m. till 8.00 p.m.
Check-in is open from 4.00 p.m. till 8.00 p.m.

We recommend enquiring in advance to avoid periods of closure. (Christmas)

Service Center

DJH-Service Sachsen

Kostenfreie Service-Hotline
0800 6 200 400
Mo. bis Fr., 10.00 bis 22.00 Uhr

Zschopauer Str. 216
09126 Chemnitz

Tel:+49 371 56153-17
Fax:+49 371 56153-99

Deutsche Bahn

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