Newly modernized youth hostel

  • The wonderful Schaumberg Youth Hostel in Tholey lies in a peaceful location at the foot of the Schaumberg and offers a seemingly endless range of recreational activities in the immediate vicinity. Tholey is situated in the district of St. Wendel. Boasting plenty of woodland, its beautiful surroundings are part of Saar-Hunsrück Nature Park and are home to the highest point of elevation in Saarland, the Schaumberg.
  • Tholey newly designed Youth Hostel has 118 beds in rooms with 1, 2, 4 and multiple beds. Each room is equipped with an en-suite shower/WC.
  • For summer occupancy there are 6 log cabins available, with 6 beds each, and also a 2-bed hut for group leaders.  Sanitation is located in the main house.
  • Bistro, café/bar, snack area, dining room, play area, 2 conference rooms.
  • 4 common rooms and function rooms of varying sizes for 12 to 40 people; these may be combined to hold up to 100 people and are fully equipped for events, conferences, workshops, project days and music camps.
  • Leisure programmes for a thrilling family holiday.
  • Activity programmes for exciting school trips.
  • Air hockey, "Tele-Spiel" game, board games, ball games area, volleyball net, table tennis, several playing fields, barbecue area, children's playground.
  • At Tholey Youth Hostel we welcome families, groups of schoolchildren, seminar and conference participants, choirs and music groups, holidaymakers, cyclists, ramblers and, of course, individual guests.
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Closing time

Hostel is open all year round except Christmas.

Prices 2022

B&B from Half board from Full board from
€ 26.10 € 35.90 € 39.00

Prices 2023

B&B from Half board from Full board from
€ 27.00 € 36.80 € 39.90

  • 118 beds in rooms with 1, 2, 4 and multiple beds. Each room is equipped with an en-suite shower/WC.
  • For summer occupancy there are 6 log cabins available, with 8 beds each, and also a 4-bed hut for group leaders .

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
Tagungsraum 1 56 sqm 40 30 25 20 - GF € 106.40
Tagungsraum 2 58 sqm 40 30 25 20 - GF € 110.20
Tagungsraum 3 44 sqm 30 20 16 12 - GF € 83.60
Tagungsraum 4 44 sqm 30 20 16 12 - GF € 83.60
Besprechungsraum 1 18 sqm 12 8 12 9 - GF € 34.20
Besprechungsraum 2 19 sqm 12 8 12 - - GF € 36.10
Tagungsraum 1 + 2 114 sqm 100 60 45 40 - GF € 216.60
Tagungsraum 3 + 4 88 sqm 60 40 30 25 - GF € 167.20
Conference equipment

CD player, copier, DVD player, fax, flip chart, free wifi, pin board, presentation case, projector, screen, speaker's desk, stereo system, TV set

Aktivitäten rund um die Jugendherberge Tholey

Tholey liegt im St. Wendeler Land, in einem der größten zusammenhängenden Waldgebiete des Saarlandes. Die waldreiche Umgebung gehört zum Naturpark Saar-Hunsrück, in dessen idyllischer Landschaft sich die bedeutendste Erhebung des Saarlandes befindet, der Schaumberg. Das Schaumberger Land ist die älteste Kulturlandschaft an der Saar. Zahlreiche Wander- und Radwanderwege oder der nahe gelegene Bostalsee bieten für Aktivurlauber eine Fülle von interessanten Freizeitmöglichkeiten.

Sightseeing and excursions

  • Saar-Hunsrück Nature Park
  • Schaumberg, including Schaumberg tower
  • Benedictine monastery
  • Johann Adams Mill with Mill Museum
  • "Hofgut Imsbach" manor
  • Wareswald archaeological excavation site
  • walks, such as Schaumberg "Tafeltour"
  • hiking trail with barefoot path
  • Nordic Walking park
  • "Schaumbergbad" leisure pool
  • "Reha-Fit" fitness centre with squash and tennis
  • "Wendelinuspark" in St. Wendel, boasting Europe's largest skating stadium and 5.2 km cycling, hiking and rollerblading circuit
  • Bostal Lake with beach, pedalo hire, passenger boat, walking and cycle path around the lake, surfing and sailing school, large playground, beer garden and indoor play park
  • Idar-Oberstein, including a city tour and a visit to the German Gemstone Museum, "Crag Church", "Weiherschleife" gem-grinding mill and "Steinkaulenberg" visitors' mine
  • sightseeing in Trier, including a visit to the Amphitheatre, Imperial Baths, Cathedral, Basilica of Constantine and the Porta Nigra
  • sightseeing in St. Wendel, with a visit to Wendel Chapel , the museum of the Steyler missionaries, the Local History Museum and the Gallery
  • water sports at Losheim lake, and lake in Nonnweiler
  • Wareswald archaeological excavation site
  • Peterberg leisure centre with summer toboggan run (1000m long)