Location & Arrival

Mosbach liegt zwischen den Ballungsräumen Heidelberg, Mannheim, Heilbronn und Würzburg an der Einmündung der Elz in den Neckar und ist eingebettet in eine Erholungslandschaft mit weiten Wäldern und reizvollen Wiesentälern.

Der 1.200 Jahre alte Stadtkern mit seinen zahlreichen, romantischen Fachwerkhäusern ist ein beliebtes Ausflugsziel. Die KZ-Gedenkstätte Neckarelz ist rund 5 min entfernt. Die Anfang 1995 fertiggestellte Jugendherberge liegt westlich des Stadtkerns im Stadtteil Neckarelz am südlichen Ufer der Elz. 5 verschiedene Gebäudetrakte sind teilweise in die Bausubstanz einer historischen Mühle integriert.
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Arriving by public transport
Mosbach-Neckarelz is a station on the Heidelberg to Würzburg and the Stuttgart-Heilbronn-Heidelberg lines. Rail passengers should get off at Neckarelz station.

From Neckarelz station, walk left along the "Am Bahnhof" road to "Elzstadion" ("Elz Stadium"); there, cross the road and walk right along the "Elzstadion" stadium on the "Zum Stadion" road. At the end of the road there is a bridge over the "Elz" and the entrance of the hostel (takes about 10 minutes).

Rail service for DJH members
The Community Travel GmbH offers DJH members discounted RIT tickets for a return journey within Germany - this applies only in conjunction with stays in a hostel. School classes and groups can make use of this offer. You must carry confirmation of your booking with you when travelling.

Our partner can handle your enquiry via the booking hotline +49 4845  79 18 464 or www.anreise-jugendherberge.de. Payment must be made ​​by direct debit. Tickets will be sent by post or online by e-mail. In the event of a cancellation, the ticket may be returned free of charge to the agency up to the first day of travel.

Arriving by car/bus
You can drive to Mosbach via the A6 (Mannheim-Heilbronn) taking the Neckarsulm or Sinsheim exit or via the A81 (Würzburg-Heilbronn), taking the Osterburken exit. Continue towards Mosbach on the B27/292 as far as the Neckarelz-Mitte exit (from there follow the signs for the Elzstadion and Jugendherberge (Youth Hostel)).
Coming from Heilbronn, drive until you reach the Neckarelz-Süd exit and follow the signs to the Elzstadion or Jugendherberge (Youth Hostel) in the village.
Please note: access is only possible via the "Zum Stadion" road on the Elz river.