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  • The welcoming Eifel Crater Lakes Youth Hostel in Daun is just a stone's throw from the Eifel region's famous volcanic lakes - the mysterious Weinfeld crater lake, otherwise known as the Totenmaar ("Dead Crater Lake"), as well as the crater lakes at Gemünden and Schalkenmehren. The region surrounding Daun, in the heart of the Vulkaneifel area, is an outstanding holiday destination set in a delightful mountain landscape.
  • Daun Youth Hostel has 147 beds in rooms with 1, 2, 4 and multiple beds. Each room is equipped with a shower/WC.
  • 2 dining rooms, bistro, café/bar, snack area, play area.
  • 3 common rooms and function rooms of varying sizes for 12 to 50 people, fully equipped for events, conferences, workshops, project days and music camps.
  • Leisure programmes for a thrilling family holiday.
  • Activity programmes for exciting school trips.
  • Internet terminal, table football, board games, volleyball, basketball, table tennis, sheltered barbecue area, children's playground, bicycles available for hire (no helmets, book in advance).
  • At Daun Youth Hostel we welcome families, groups of schoolchildren, seminar and conference participants, choirs and music groups, holidaymakers, cyclists, ramblers and, of course, individual guests.
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Closing time

Hostel is open all year round except Christmas.

Prices 2019

B&B from Half board from Full board from
€ 23.00 € 32.50 € 35.50

Prices 2020

B&B from Half board from Full board from
€ 23.00 € 32.50 € 35.50

The region surrounding Daun, in the heart of the Vulkaneifel area, is an outstanding holiday destination set in a delightful mountain landscape. The Eifel Crater Lakes Youth Hostel in Daun is just a stone's throw from the Eifel region's famous volcanic lakes - the mysterious Weinfelder crater lake, otherwise known as the Totenmaar ("Dead Crater Lake"), as well as the crater lakes at Gemünden and Schalkenmehren.

  • 147 beds in rooms with 1, 2, 4 and multiple beds. Each room is equipped with an en-suite shower/WC.

Room Floor space
Max. number of participants
  • cinema
    cinema
  • parliament
    parliament
  • block
    block
  • U-shaped block
    U-shaped block
  • circle
    circle
Floor Rent per day
Tagungsraum 1 63 sqm 50 35 28 22 - B € 113.40
Tagungsraum 3 31 sqm 25 17 16 12 - GF € 55.80
Tagungsraum 4 52 sqm 43 29 22 18 - 1 € 93.60
Conference equipment

CD player, DVD player, flip chart, overhead projector, pin board, presentation case, projector, screen, slide projector, stereo system, TV set

Activities for guests of Daun Youth Hostel

The area surrounding Daun forms the heart of the Vulkaneifel region. This delightful mountain landscape is dotted with woodland, lush valleys and springs known for their healing properties. The famous Eifel crater lakes are not to be missed. Visitors to the region can of course also set out on fantastic cycle tours, for example along the Maar-Moselle Cycle Route, or on extensive walks.

Sightseeing and excursions

  • fabulous location in the "Vulkaneifel" natural park
  • crater cones, crater lakes and other geological rarities
  • low mountain range setting
  • woodland, lush meadows and volcanic springs known for their healing properties
  • Maar-Moselle Cycle Route
  • "Eifelsteig" hiking trail
  • "Lieser Path" between Daun and Manderscheid
  • Eifel Volcano Museum and Vulkaneifel Geocentre
  • Daun Wildlife Park
  • Dauner Sprudel mineral water producers
  • indoor and outdoor pools
  • horse riding, fishing, tennis, squash, boules, sports and beach area
  • bicycle hire (book in advance)
  • cross-country skiing and summer toboggan run
  • sightseeing flights
  • on request, boules field, tennis court, beach area for volleyball and football and a sports ground may be used.
  • tour of the Eifel, including the crater lakes, the bell foundry, the Nürburgring, Eltz Castle and Maria Laach Abbey
  • sightseeing in Trier, including a visit to the Amphitheatre, the Imperial Baths, the Basilica of Constantine, the Cathedral, the Porta Nigra and diverse museums
  • sightseeing in Luxembourg City, with a city tour and Casemates
  • see the attractions at Bernkastel-Kues
  • Weinfeld crater lake, Gemünden crater lake and Schalkenmehren crater lake
  • Schneidemühle sawmill
  • Brockscheid Bell Foundry
  • Immerath School Museum
  • Kasselburg Eagle and Wolf Park in Pelm
  • Hand-weaving Museum in Schalkenmehren
  • Strohn Volcano Museum
  • boat trips on the Moselle
  • Nürburgring with "ringwerk" motorsport leisure park
  • Cochem, with Reichsburg Castle and mustard mill