A picture-book castle. The atmosphere is authentic: Steps lead up the hill to the castle’s inner courtyard. The rooms lie behind meter-thick walls, a spiral staircase leads to the tower room.
The Romans and the Habsburgs lodged at “Altenburg Castle”. History permeates the location: the Roman legionary camp Vindonissa, Habsburg Castle and the Monastery Church all lie within easy reach.
The youth hostel welcomes you to the heart of Ticino. The hostel lies at the foot of the Montebello Castle, part of the UNESCO world heritage, close to the railway-station, in the historic center.