A jewel would not be an exaggeration

Beautiful castle in Schwerin

To describe Schwerin castle, which architecturally speaking is also Germany's most attractive seats of regional government, as a jewel would not be an exaggeration. Fairytale-like, it is perched on top of a small island on Lake Schwerin. The golden dome shining in the sun can be seen from afar. The adjacent park is a beautiful sight and was part of the Schwerin National Garden Show. Once upon a time, Schwerin castle was also the seat of the Mecklenburg dukes. Today, it is partly a museum. Don't miss out on the magnificent throne room and the festively decorated ancestral portrait gallery on your visit to Schwerin.

These are the main appeals of Schwerin Youth Hostel:

  • Discover the regional capital of Schwerin with its very special flair
  • The city has many architectural and cultural highlights to offer
  • The city's castles, gardens and parks are interesting attractions
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Opening hours
The house is open

6.00 a.m. - 11.00 p.m.

The reception is open

6.30 a.m. - 10.00 a.m.

3.00 p.m. - 11.00 p.m.

Located on the southern steep coast of the Schweriner lake in a small wood close to the zoo of Schwerin.

91 beds rooms with two to eight beds, group leader rooms, dining room, recreation room, seating corners in the garden with a view of Lake Schwerin, barbecue and bonfire area, private nature trail, table tennis, volleyball, high-rope and low-rope clmbing parks and a climbing tour, nearby bicycle rental, game rental.

Full programme

Bored? We don't know the meaning of that word. There's simply much too much for each guest to experience.We have plenty to offer, be it for teachers and their school classes, environmentalists or outdoor education specialists with their children and youth groups, holiday-makers and tourists or sports teams! If you want, we can give you just the right tips to get you on the right exploration trail. Or you can book the entire programme if you wish.

Outings and excursions

  • Zippendorf nature protection station
  • Kaninchenwerder with observation tower, protected islands in Lake Schwerin
  • Lewitz Landscape Protection Area with a huge range of species
  • Ramp Moor
  • Reppin Fort
  • Nature Park in Güstrow