Welcome to the "Stone Age"!
Spread across 2 hectares and with woodland, a stream and sports facilities, the large grounds provide plenty of room for guests to really let off steam.
|B&B from||Half board from||Full board from|
|€ 25.50||€ 32.00||€ 37.50|
The Youth Hostel is approximately 650 metres above sea level, surrounded by woodland near Greifenbachstauweiher reservoir.
As a certified "Family|Sport|Youth Hostel" we offer excellent facilities. For example, the Youth Hostel has Saxony's largest range of ball sports, its own stone workshop with a mineral exhibition and an outdoor area in the woods covering approx. two hectares, with a stream and sports equipment for all sorts of action. The Youth Hostel has 205 beds, spread across two to six-bed rooms; all of these have washing facilities. Rooms for group leaders are equipped with an en-suite shower/WC. 17 beds are in wheelchair-accessible rooms. Showers and WCs for group rooms are located close by on each floor. The Youth Hostel also has a dining room, three club rooms, a playroom, a "creative room", an open terrace and 3 barbecue areas as well as 2 campfire areas.
Max. number of participants
|Floor||Rent per day|
|Hutzenstube||153 sqm||80||70||50||60||25||GF||upon request|
|Clubraum Altbau||31 sqm||15||10||5||12||10||GF||upon request|
|Großer Clubraum||32 sqm||25||12||16||12||10||1||upon request|
|Kleiner Clubraum||27 sqm||12||8||-||-||10||1||upon request|
|Teebar||20 sqm||8||8||8||-||8||GF||upon request|
blackboard, CD player, digital camera, DVD player, flip chart, magnetic board, overhead projector, pin board, presentation case, projector, screen, slide projector, speaker's desk, TV set, video recorder, whiteboard
Sports and activities all around the Youth Hostel: Football ground, volleyball and basketball courts, table tennis room with 5 tables, billiards room, table football, playground; water fun at the Greifensteine recreational pool; bathing in Greifenbachstauweiher reservoir plus sailing; Greifensteine rock formation with rock climbing and open-air stage; forest adventure climbing; various sports grounds (large pitch, grass); raft building and canoe training; GPS treasure hunts; cross-country skiing for beginners.
Cycling and hiking
The region around the Youth Hostel is a real eldorado for fans of cycling and hiking. Long ago the area achieved fame thanks to extraordinary silver and tin finds. Many reminders of this mining past lend the area a distinctive flair. The following tours are just some of those on offer:
along the "Silver Road"
on the ridge of the Ore Mountains
on the Eisenach - Budapest long-distance hiking trail
excursions to the local region, including Oberwiesenthal; the neighbouring Czech Republic; Gelenau Alpine Coaster; along the "Mining Trail"; the Ore Mountains towns of Schwarzenberg, Annaberg-Buchholz and Schneeberg