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 is housed in a wing of the venerable building dating from the 17th century, while the other sections serve as city offices.
A triad of sun, lake and mountains in the heart of Switzerland. An idyllic setting located on the bank of Lake Lucerne. A short footpath leads into a picture book world.