Youth Hostel Falkenstein
In a peaceful, forested setting near the town of Meisdorf, you’ll find the Falkenstein/Harz Hostel, an ideal base for exploring the spacious oak and beech forests of the Selke Valley. Directly from our front door, you can even set out on the "Selketal-Stieg" (Selke Valley Track) or you can simply relax and take in an extra portion of fresh air.
The hostel offers plenty of room for sports or other free-time activities. Our large sports hall is especially suited for school and sports groups, and can be used to personalize your stay. But you will have also easy access to a football field, large outdoor checkers board, and a minigolf course, among other activities.
Falkenstein in the Selketal valley
The Selketal valley is one of the largest nature reserves in the Harz region and ideal both for a quiet stay or an active holiday with lots of sports. Follow the Selke river on foot or by bike, from Meisdorf to Mägdesprung. A paradise for hikers: 150 km of well-signposted footpaths lead hikers through the beautiful Harz region.
Falkenstein castles is a particular tourist magnet in the Selketal valley. It is regarded as one of the best-preserved castles in Saxony-Anhalt.