Hostel in Hagen, Germany

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Get to know Hagen (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Hagen. To help you make friends with Hagen before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

Hagen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany is synonym of the FernUniversität Hagen, the largest university in Germany dedicated to distance education. However, this is not the only reason why thousands flock to this city. More than forty percent of Hagen is covered with greenery and forests, and is the point where the rivers Lenne, Ennepe, Ruhr, and Volme meet. Additionally, there are many budget hostels in Hagen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, to make your stay here as comfortable as possible.

As you enter Hagen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, you will be welcomed with green hills that you can traverse by foot while enjoying the city. The best way to explore the city is on a bicycle, and a ride beside the rivers is especially enjoyable. While in the city, visit the castles Hohenlimburg and Werdringen that have a uniqueness of their own.

Hohenlimburg Castle is the only hilly fort in the region and is maintained in its Medieval state. There are various programs arranged in the castle throughout the year so keep a watch out for the current ones. One of these regular programs is the Night Watchmen Tour, where you can enjoy some really personal and maybe creepy stories about the castle. Make sure to admire the “Black Hand” while at the tour. The Castle Werdringen is more historical and houses the Wolli of Werdringen -- a giant mammoth model and other bones, and remains of mammoths found in architectural digs in the region. The castle gives you an overview of four hundred seventy million years of history of the region.

The city of Hagen is also home to many museums, including the LWL Freilichtmuseum, Osthaus Art Gallery Museum, and Emil Schumacher Modern Art Museum. The LWL Freilichtmuseum is especially worth the visit. You can spend the whole day here as you enjoy the open-air museum that houses two hundred years of handicrafts and technology of the region. If you love nature, then the nearby four-kilometer-long Lake Hengstey will interest you.

The many hostels in Hagen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, are strategically located so you can easily enjoy everything the city has to offer. The staff are hospitable and will take care of your every need. So book your room at the earliest in one the many budget hostels in Hagen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, and ensure that your holiday is a memorable one.

Written by local enthusiast for Hagen hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Hagen hostels Aaron Barboza

FAQ about Hagen Hostels

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Your Packing List for Hagen

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Hagen Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Hagen, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
1 Total number of hostels
$32 Average dorm price
$34 Cheapest hostel in Hagen
DJH Jugendherberge Hagen is the cheapest
1 Party hostels in Hagen
DJH Jugendherberge Hagen is the best rated
7.1 Average rating of all hostels

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