Hostel in Wittenberg, Germany

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Get to know Wittenberg (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 Wittenberg. To help you make friends with Wittenberg before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

Guess what? Wittenberg is also named and spelled Lutherstadt Wittenberg - It is the same destination. Goodbye confusion.

Wittenberg (Lutherstadt Wittenberg), Saxony-Anhalt, Germany, is a town in the east of Germany, in the federal state of Saxony-Anhalt. The official name is Lutherstadt Wittenberg, referring to the close connection to Martin Luther, a very important figure in the Protestant Reformation. The German professor strongly doubted the indulgences of the Catholic Church and the possibility to buy freedom from God's penalty.

According to legend, Luther nailed his famous Ninety-five Theses on the portal of the All Saints' Castle Church (in German, "Schlosskirche") in the early sixteenth century. During the Seven Years' War, the church was destroyed by a fire after a heavy bombardment. Guided tours are available and you can go up to the tower, as well. Lutherhaus is the place where Martin Luther spent most of his adult life; formerly, it was part of the University of Wittenberg, but nowadays, it is a museum displaying original items from Martin Luther's life, including manuscripts and pamphlets. It is the largest museum of the Protestant Reformation in the world.

Numerous memorial sites for Luther and Philip Melanchthon (another important reformer and collaborator of Luther's) are located in town and belong to the UNESCO World Heritage List. Melanchthon House is the place where the humanist and important reformer lived. It is a Renaissance-style house from the sixteenth century and on the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The permanent exhibition tells about his life and work.

Wittenberg is located between Leipzig and Berlin. There is a hourly high-speed ICE train linking Leipzig and Berlin, which also stops in Wittenberg. If you have to take a plane, the closest airports are in Berlin and Leipzig. In addition to that, getting there by car is fast and easy since the motorway A9 passes by Wittenberg.

There are several hotels and holiday apartments in Wittenberg; your options for a Wittenberg (Lutherstadt Wittenberg), Saxony-Anhalt, Germany hostel are limited. The general price level is not too high and you can get good quality for a decent price. Most accommodations offer free Wi-Fi (your Wittenberg (Lutherstadt Wittenberg), Saxony-Anhalt, Germany hostel unfortunately does not -- at a Wittenberg (Lutherstadt Wittenberg), Saxony-Anhalt, Germany hostel, you have to pay extra for Wi-Fi). Your hostel in Wittenberg (Lutherstadt Wittenberg), Saxony-Anhalt, Germany, focuses on pupils and families, but younger travelers are also welcomed.

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FAQ about Wittenberg Hostels

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There is exactly 1 Hostel in Wittenberg, Germany. Hostelz.com compares the prices for this hostel so you can get the best price on any major booking site.
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Your Packing List for Wittenberg

Your Packing List for Wittenberg

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Wittenberg 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 Wittenberg, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
1 Total number of hostels
8.6 Average rating of all hostels

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