141 beds in 20 rooms with three to eight beds each and 3 larger dormitories. Separate rooms with en-suite shower and toilet for group leaders. The Youth Hostel consists of two separate buildings, the time-honoured castle and the neighbouring Feldschlössl residence. The buildings are designed to accommodate 2 school classes each.
Feldschlössl: 69 beds, 12 rooms, dining room, 2 common rooms, teachers' or group leaders' room
Castle: 68 beds, 11 rooms, "Rittersaal" (Great Hall), "Kemenate" (Bower), teachers' or group leaders' room, bicycle room, barbecue area, bonfire site, table tennis.
Technical equipment: TV, video, slide and overhead projectors, moderator's kit, CD player, DVD player, flip chart, Metaplan board, Piano, electronic piano.

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  • This Youth Hostel is certified as a Family Hostel
  • Trausnitz Youth Hostel offers following amenities for families:
  • 10 family rooms with en-suite shower and toilet
  • 6 family rooms with showers on the same floor
  • Play corner
  • Play room
  • Guest kitchen / facilities for warming baby food and drinks
  • Bottle warmer
  • 3 highchairs
  • 6 cots
  • Bathroom stool, nappy changing pad, nappy bin
Bicycle-friendly guesthouse
bicycle-friendly accommodation
Suitability of cycling offers for families and athletes
Bed&Bike certified

What to expect:
Safe storage of your bike, drying facilities, cycling maps or suggestions for cycling routes, a wholesome cyclists' breakfast, tools for minor repairs.

Next repair workshop:
Fahrrad Hösl, Nabburg, Hütgasse 2, Phone +49 9433 6395 (open Tuesday to Saturday)

Cycling routes:
Trausnitz is located along the following cycling routes:
Pfreimdtal Cycling Route
Naabtal Cycling Route (10 km)
Bavarian-Bohemian Friendship Cycling Route

For more information on cycling routes, go to: Bavarian Network for cyclists and Bayern Bike.

Special tips
Destinations worth visiting from Trausnitz Youth Hostel include:
Barrier lake / bathing lake 5 minutes away (700 metres) - take the plunge just round the corner from our Youth Hostel and recover from an long bike tour.
Upper Palatinate Open Air Museum at Neusath-Perschen (15 km away)
Upper Palatinate lake district (45 km away) - the lakes will whet your appetite for bathing, and if you have not had enough of pushing pedals, you can rent a pedalboat...
Monte Kaolino (45 km there and back)
Weiden (35 km away)
Neustadt Waldnaab - city of lead crystal (40 km away)
Oberviechtach - the place of birth of Professor Eisenbarth, a well-known medieval travelling doctor (38 km away)
We are happy to provide you with more information on all the offers and help you plan your routes. Just ask!
The Youth Hostel is ideally suited for groups that need a large room with wooden floors ("Rittersaal", 120 sqm). Also an ideal venue for running courses, triathlons, dance groups and football clubs (using the local football club's field).