Gersfeld in the Rhön nature reserve

Gersfeld Youth Hostel is located at the centre of the city's sports and recreational area, bordering on a forest. From here, hiking paths lead into the Rhön area or to the Gersfeld game reserve. In winter, guests can make use of the meticulously prepared cross-country ski tracks and slopes in the Rhön region.
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Opening hours
The house is open

8.00 a.m. - 7.30 p.m.

The reception is open

8.00 a.m. - 11.00 a.m.

2.00 p.m. - 7.30 p.m.

Check-in

2.00 p.m. - 7.30 p.m.

Closing time

16. Feb 2020 - 22. Feb 2020

01. Mar 2020 - 20. Mar 2020

The Youth Hostel accommodates its guests in a total of 120 beds in 20 rooms with two to 12 beds each, all with washbasins. Two rooms with six / eight beds respectively are particularly suitable for families with many children.

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
TR 3 28 sqm 25 15 15 13 20 GF upon request
TR 4 27 sqm 25 15 15 13 20 GF upon request
Stadthalle (extern, 0,6km) 561 sqm 700 450 - - 500 1 upon request
Bürgersaal (extern, 0,6km) 191 sqm 150 80 50 60 80 1 upon request
Ev. Gemeindesaal (extern, 0,6km) 100 sqm 110 90 100 90 70 1 upon request
Room Floor space Height
Max. number of participants
  • Choir
  • Orchestra
Floor Daylight Rent per day
TR 3 28 sqm 2.2 m 25 15 GF yes upon request
TR 4 27 sqm 2.3 m 25 15 GF yes upon request
Stadthalle (extern, 0,6km) 561 sqm 10.0 m 700 400 1 yes upon request
Bürgersaal (extern, 0,6km) 191 sqm 4.5 m 150 60 1 yes upon request
Ev. Gemeindesaal (extern, 0,6km) 100 sqm 3.0 m 110 50 1 yes upon request
Rehearsal room equipment

piano

Staging options

indoor stage (70.0 sqm),

Freizeit-Tipps

  • Freizeitaktivitäten für Naturfreunde geführte Exkursionen und Wanderungen in den Naturpark Rhön, auf die Wasserkuppe, zum 804 Meter hoch gelegenen roten Moor, zu den Wasserfällen in der Kaskadenschlucht und so weiter.
  • Besuch der Sehenswürdigkeiten, wie zum Beispiel das Segelflugmuseums.
  • Fahrradverleih.
  • Klettern (In- und Outdoor).
  • Wellness-Programm im nahegelegenen Kaskadenbad (Massage und so weiter)
  • Reiten.
  • Mountainbiking und Wildniskurse. (Mountainbike-Verleih an der Jugendherberge)
  • Segel- und Drachenflugkurse.
  • Besuch auf dem Biobauernhof mit eigenem Brotbacken.
  • Führungen mit dem Biologen.
  • Wildpark.
  • Grenzwachturm "Point Alpha".
  • Minigolf.
  • Freibad und Wellnessbad.
  • Ski und Rodeln.