"Burg Altena (Altena Castle)" Germany Things to Do Tip by CptKangaroo

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Located in the town of Altena, the castle is towering the River Lenne since early 13th century. It providedes a small but good museum on local history and the middle-ages, showing one of the greatest exhibitions of medievial armour, weapons, tools and more in Germany.
Burg Altena is the world's first youth hostel (founded in 1912) and you can still stay here quiet cheap. Don't worry, the rooms frm 1912 are still shown, but today's standards have improved ;)

Directions: The Websites provide all necessary information to find Altena and to book accomodation
othercontact: http://www.burg-altena.de/

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  • Updated Aug 26, 2002
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