Location & Arrival

Location

Just above the town Blankenheim, in the almost 900-year-old "Castle of the Count", that's where Burg Blankenheim Youth Hostel lies. Despite its peaceful location, close to nature, the hostel enjoys good transport connections thanks to its close proximity to Cologne and Bonn.
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Arriving by public transport
Take the train to the Blankenheim-Wald stop, then take the 832 bus (except Sundays and public holidays!) or taxi-bus to Blankenheim Busbahnhof (bus station). From there, follow the signs for "Jugendherberge" ("Youth Hostel") (about 1 km up the hill on foot).
Arriving by bus or car
Coming from Aachen and Cologne:

follow the A61 towards Koblenz, at the Kerpen exit keep on the right and follow the A1 until the Blankenheim exit. There, turn right onto the B51 towards Dahlem/Trier/Stadtkyll. Stay on the right to stay on the B51. After about 2 km, turn left onto the B258. Follow the road for about 1.6 km, turn right on the Burgberg (castle hill), and shortly after that turn left towards the castle (Burg).The hostel is 100 m down the road.



From Frankfurt:

take the A48 to the Koblenz junction. Merge onto the A61 towards Bonn/Köln and follow the motorway until the Wehr exit. There, turn onto the B412 in the direction of Nürburgring/Adenau/Kempenich. After about 23 km turn right onto the B258. Go past 2 roundabouts and turn left after about 36 km onto the castle hill (Burgberg), and shortly afterwards turn left towards the castle (Burg). The hostel is 100 m down the road.
Arriving by bike
You can store your bikes free of charge in the hostel's own bicycle storage facility.