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Youth Hostel Leibertingen-Wildenstein

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Burg Wildenstein Youth Hostel

Youth Hostel

Burg Wildenstein Youth Hostel


Burg Wildenstein (Wildenstein Castle) is on a cliff high above the Danube. The view: sensational. The 11th century castle brings explorers to the scene. Who wouldn't want to stay in a castle for once? To listen out for ghosts at night? To look for secret passages during the day? Wildenstein Castle has secret passages. And maybe even ghosts, too.

Or would you rather explore the countryside? Hiking through the unspoilt landscape with side trips to castles, ruins and cliffs is almost mandatory: Wildenstein Castle is located in the Upper Danube Nature Reserve. Right in front of the castle gate, winding paths lure visitors into the wild, romantic Danube Valley. A forest learning trail offers lots of information. Guests can run around on our playing field. And the little "knights" and "damsels" can re-enact mediaeval life in the wooden play castle.

Burg Wildenstein Youth Hostel lies outside the municipality of Leibertingen. You can walk to the town in about 15 minutes and to the municipality of Beuron in about 60 minutes.

The hostel operates its own castle tavern, which welcomes walkers, day visitors and hostel guests every day from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. from Easter to the end of the autumn holidays in Baden-Wuerttemberg (closed on Mondays).

The Burg Wildenstein Youth Hostel team is looking forward to your visit!

  • Canoeing Danube Valley (10 km)
  • Campus Galli (9 km)
  • Open-air museum Neuhausen ob Eck (15 km)


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Guest services
  • board game rental
  • dryer
  • 30 free parking on premises
  • kicker
  • luggage storage
  • Spoken languages:
    english, german
  • washing machine
Food & Drinks
  • barbecue evening
  • bistro / cafeteria
  • breakfast buffet from 7:30 to 9:00
  • food / dining events on request
  • free water and tea
  • gluten free food on request
  • microwave
  • other catering requests on request
  • packed lunch on request
  • regional cuisine
  • vegan dishes on request
  • vegetarian dishes daily
For cyclists
  • bike and e-bike rental (15 km)
  • maps
  • 20 places in lockable bike room
For families
  • high chair for children
  • playground
  • toddler beds
For cyclists
  • bike and e-bike rental (15 km)
  • maps
  • 20 places in lockable bike room
For families
  • high chair for children
  • playground
  • toddler beds
  • BBQ area
  • campfire site
  • nature trail
  • outdoor table tennis
  • playground and lawn
  • BBQ area
  • campfire site
  • nature trail
  • outdoor table tennis
  • playground and lawn


Room equipment


Room Floor space
Max. number of participants
  • cinema
  • parliament
  • block
  • U-shaped block
    U-shaped block
  • circle
Floor Rent per day off
Ostturm 39 sqm 35 - - - - 2 upon request
Bastei 30 sqm 25 - - - - 1 upon request
Kasematte 40 sqm 30 - - - - GF upon request
Ehemalige Kapelle 56 sqm 65 - - - - - upon request
Westturm 45 sqm 55 - - - - - upon request

Conference equipment

blackboard, CD player, DVD player, DVD recorder, flip chart, projector, screen, TV set, Photocopier


Room Floor space Height
Max. number of participants
  • Choir
  • Orchestra
Floor Daylight Rent per day off
Ehemalige Kapelle 56 sqm 2.8 m 65 45 2 yes upon request
Westturm 45 sqm 2.5 m 55 35 GF yes upon request

Rehearsal room equipment



Location and arrival

Town centre: 2 km
Railway station: Bahnhof Beuron (Donautal) (6 km)

The house is open 8.00 a.m. - 10.00 p.m.

The reception is open 8.00 a.m. - 12.00 p.m. , 3.00 p.m. - 7.30 p.m.

Check-in 3.00 p.m. - 7.30 p.m.

Groups of 20 or more can also be accepted during closing times. During holidays in Baden-Württemberg, check-in on Sundays 08:00a.m. - 1:00p.m. and 3:00p.m. to 7:30p.m..

Castle tavern opening hours:
Saturday and Sunday + Public Holidays 11:00a.m. - 5:00p.m.
Monday day off

Tuesday - Friday
11:30a.m. - 4:30p.m.

During holidays
11:30a.m. - 5:00p.m.

No closing day during holidays.

On weekends Fri + Sat and during the holiday period, the Burgschenke is additionally open at 7:30pm - 9:30pm.

Hostel is open all year round except Christmas.

Arriving by public transport

Travel by train to Beuron in the Danube Valley. The hostel is a 5-km walk away from Beuron train station. The shuttle bus can be booked with the Janzen company in advance on 07570 - 474.

From May 1st, 2018 the nature park bus connects Wildenstein castle with Beuron, the Campus Galli and the city of Meßkirch on Sundays and holidays. A timetable and further information you can find on the website of the nature park (only available in German language).

In school holidays during April 1st to October 31st there is an additional on-call bus from and to Wildenstein castle. Timetable and further information you will find here.

Rail service for DJH members
The Community Travel GmbH offers DJH members discounted RIT tickets for a return journey within Germany - this applies only in conjunction with stays in a hostel. School classes and groups can make use of this offer. You must carry confirmation of your booking with you when travelling.

Our partner can handle your enquiry via the booking hotline +49 4845  79 18 464 or www.anreise-jugendherberge.de. Payment must be made ​​by direct debit. Tickets will be sent by post or online by e-mail. In the event of a cancellation, the ticket may be returned free of charge to the agency up to the first day of travel.

Footpath: The Footpath to the Youth Hostel from the main train station takes about 60 to 90 minutes and follows along the Danube or the "Hangweg".

Donauweg (ca. 6 km)
When you step out of the main train station, take the street on the opposite side. You cross the bridge over the Danube and walk along the Danube on the cycle track and footpath for approx. 3 km You cross the second Danube bridge and walk uphill to the Youth Hostel (Follow the signs for Burg Wildenstein).

Hangweg (ca. 5 km)
When you step out of the main train station, follow the street on the left side until you reach the main street. There turn left (Buchheimer Straße). After the railway viaduct, pass the small premises and turn left into the forest. At the cross turn left and follow the signs for Burg Wildenstein.

Arrival by bike: The Youth Hostel is located about 200 meters above the Danube cycle track between Beuron and Haussen im Tal. Follow the bicycle sign to Burg Wildenstein. It is a graveled road which is very steep. Be prepared to push your bike for approx. 45 Minute uphill. Alternatively, you can follow the street from Beuron to Leibertingen or take the street von Haussen im Tal via Lengenfeld to Leibertingen.

Baggage transportation

Fa. Janzen (phone 07570/474)
Baggage transportation: fixed price 45 €
Baggage & passenger transportation: 4,00 € / person (at least 95,00 €), 30+ people 3,60 € / person, 40+ people 3,40 € / person

Armin Hafner (phone 07578/2370)
Baggage transportation costs up to 30 people, single journey: generally 30,00 €
More than 30 people by request.
Arriving by car/bus
You can drive to the castle via the A81 Stuttgart-Singen, Tuttlingen exit, or via the B313 Stockach-Sigmaringen or the B311-Riedlingen Messkirch, taking the Leibertingen turn-off.


Youth Hostel Leibertingen-Wildenstein

Burg Wildenstein Youth Hostel

  · 88637 Leibertingen-Wildenstein

Management: Antonia Glöckler and Joachim Glaeser

Agency: LVB Baden-Württemberg

Tel. +49 7466 411 · JH-Burg-Wildenstein@jugendherberge.de

Ratings from our guests

Superb 4.5 of 5
based on
84 Customer ratings
The evaluation is based on costumer ratings during the past months.

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