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Recreation, action and rugged wilderness - Gemünd Vogelsang Youth Hostel

Imbedded in a richly water and wooded valley amidst the national park Eifel- the site of the youth hostel Gemünd Vogelsang could not be better.

People looking for rest and relaxation will start their walk or cycle-tour along the Urft-dam directly in front of the door; choirs and music groups will find here the perfect relaxation after an exhausting rehearsal day and school classes will not just learn a lot about the national park Eifel and its flora and fauna, but will also benefit from the proximity to the “International Place Vogelsang“. The 100 hectare big facility of the former NS-Ordensburg Vogelsang is nowadays a modern extra curricular educational and cultural venue.

Due to its wooden facade the new youth hostel perfectly adjust to the surrounding nature. Furthermore big window fronts ensure especially much light inside the house. 192 beds in 56 rooms, all equipped with shower and toilet, are at disposal. Some of the rooms are accessible by wheel-chair users. Due to 5 seminar rooms the new youth hostel attract seminar guests who are searching for a professional, and at the same time idyllic ambience. Much space for encounters with other guests will be offered by a large foyer, a fireplace room, an on-site bistro with outdoor patio and a barbecue area.

Beside conference guests the youth hostel will be furthermore particularly suited for school classes and music groups. For the school trips offers it shall be- stronger than before- cooperated with the “Internationale Place Vogelsang“. Programme offers around the topics tolerance, respect and prevention will be prospectively supplemented by historical-political schedules and modules.

Due to the extraordinary site at the village outskirts and the forest edge, the new youth hostel Gemünd Vogelsang is even furthermore be attractive for families and people looking for rest and relaxation. Beside walks and cycle-tours the surrounding of the house offers many further leisure opportunities: boat trips on the river Rur, guided ranger tours through the national park and excursions to various destinations such as the visitors mine Rescheid, the game outdoor enclosure Hellenthal or the open air museum Kommern.

Special features:

  • Located right on the edge of a forest
  • Away from traffic
  • On the Eifelsteig Trail and the Wilderness Trail
  • Open-air pool nearby
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