Once industrial, now modern

Where do the spirit of the industrial pioneers and the exhilaration of a formerfree imperial city meet the fresh breeze of modernity? In Schweinfurt, of course.
The fascinating thing about the 1,200-year-old city is its contrasts. Here,you will find modern architecture alongside structures that were witness to past centuries. You will find our youth hostel in the heartof the city, directly on the Main, an ideal, verycentral starting point for your introductory tour through Schweinfurt.

With charm and cosiness

Just a few minutes' walk away from our establishment lies the city centre. Here, you can immerse yourself in the charm and cosiness of the Old Town.
Discover the cultural highlights of this lovely city. Art lovers will get their money's worth in the Georg Schäfer Museum, for example. Here, you can experience the world's most important private collection of paintings in the German-speaking world from the 19th and early 20th centuries. Pay a visit to the Kunsthalle. The former swimming pool is today a centre for contemporary art in southern Germany. Do you feel like a trip to the theatre? Then get your money's worth at the city theatre.

Recreation, sport and family – leisure fun for all

Fancy a bit of fun swimming? Discover Schweinfurt's Water World. There's plenty of choice. How about a visit to the Silvana sports and leisure pool,  for example? Here, water lovers can expect a mixture of sport, recreation and bathing options for the whole family. In summer, the local recreational area by Schweinfurt Baggersee also entices visitors. For those who like drier land and want to discover the Main in all its beauty, this means one thing: just jump in a canoe and let yourself drift.

Enjoy holidays directly on the Main

In our youth hostel, you can enjoy your stay in Schweinfurt to the fullest. We offer modern comfort with special architecture and 96 beds spread over 28 rooms. Our establishment offers suitable accommodation for school groups, groups and families as well as those travelling alone. The family rooms, each with 5 beds, are also suitable for guests with physical disabilities. Our café lounge with children's play area and the restaurant with a beautiful terrace ensure a special feel-good atmosphere. Here, you can enjoy regional products and freshly prepared dishes.
Our training rooms, which have a wonderful view of the river Main, are places where ideas can grow.

Groups pay attention!

Are you wondering what to do with your group given all the leisure activity options? No problem. We are happy to help you along with our programme modules:

  • Industry and Technology
  • Sports
  • Outdoor Adventures
  • Or a little bit of everything?

Now you are spoiled for choice. Come and talk to us!

Have you now got the bug for a bit of old culture paired with modern life? Thenpay us a visit!

The team at the Youth Hostel Schweinfurt looks forward to welcoming you.

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Opening hours
The reception is open

7.00 a.m. - 12.00 p.m.

3.00 p.m. - 8.00 p.m.


3.00 p.m. - 7.45 p.m.

Closing time

Annual closing

23. Dec 2023 - 07. Jan 2024