Youthhostel Avenches
Rue du Lavoir 5, Avenches, Switzerland

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The Youthhostel Avenches is located a short distance from the Old Town and is set in a large and beautiful garden.

It is suitable for families with older children, who show interest for Roman history, horses or aeroplanes or who enjoy boat trips and cycling. This is an ideal place to spend a relaxing holiday in a historic setting!

After extensive renovation work, the house will reopen for the 2014 summer season, along with a new pavilion containing two guest rooms that satisfy all standards of barrier-free travelling.

A total of 76 beds.
Shower/WC on each floor.

Breakfast buffet (incl.)
Varied evening meal
Lunch and packed lunch on request

1 seminar room with blackboard, TV and video
1 lounge with TV and library
Large garden with barbecue area, games, swing, pétanque and table tennis
Board games
Internet corner
Rent a Bike: Bike rental at reasonable prices
Free WiFi

Please note:

Non-members of the Youth Hostel Association have to pay a day membership fee of CHF 6 per person/night or of CHF 12 per family/night.

Cancellation Policy: 2 days before the arrival

Method of Payment upon the arrival: Cash, Credit Cards

Breakfast is included.
Taxes are included.

When booking for more than 10 persons, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Pets are not allowed.



By train:
One hour by train from Berne to Avenches via Kerzers; 1 hours by train from Lausanne to Avenches. The youth hostel is about 15 minutes' walk from the station.

By car:
In Fribourg turn off the main road in the direction of Donatyre (signpost). The youth hostel has a limited number of chargeable car parking spaces.