Pforzheim-Dillweißenstein hostel in the Nagoldtal valley is set in a real piece of history! It’s integrated into parts of a listed building: the ruins of "Rabeneck" Castle. Rabeneck Castle, a lowland castle, was built around 1240 by the lords of Weißenstein and inhabited until 1295.

There is a total of 96 beds in four-bed rooms. All rooms have a washbasin as well as a shower/toilet. There are 6 en suite rooms for caregivers/supervisors. The hostel has 3 common rooms and 1 recreation room. Conference equipment includes a CD player, DVD player, Internet access (WLAN), Overhead projector, Screen and TV set.

Opposite the hostel there’s an outdoor swimming pool and there are also high-altitude hiking trails of the Black Forest Association, which go as far as Basel in Switzerland. How about a visit to the jewellery Museum in the Reuchlinhaus, the DDR Museum to talk to witnesses, or learn more about the world of jewellery at the Technical Museum. Enjoy a walk on the Nagold or work out in the climbing forest area which is located in the beautiful wildlife park, Pforzheim.

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  • Culture
  • Nature-lovers
  • Sightseeing
  • Unique atmosphere

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