In summer, the hostel is the starting point for Alpine walks. In winter, cross-country ski trails and winter hiking trails pass by the door; the ski slopes and toboggan runs are close at hand.
Here you can sense the irresistible attraction that Lucerne exerts on many travellers from all over the world. The hostel lies nearby the town centre in the nearby recreation area alongside the Rotsee lake.
The youth hostel lies in a rural setting, close to the Lake of Zurich and yet is only 20 minutes’ walk from the small, historic town of Rapperswil.