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Stein an der Traun

Nature paradise with history.

Nature-lovers and explorers will find lots to do in the foothills of the Bavarian Alps. Stein Castle is one of the most important castles in Germany with an upper house in the rock face. Or would rather have a dip in Chiemsee or go on an excursion to Munich?

Youth camps

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Highlights

  • Stein an der Traun Photo: Colourbox.de

    Stein an der Traun

    In the Middle Ages, a noble family built Germany’s largest cave castle in Stein. It is said that this is where the robber knight, Heinz von Stein, later set out on his raids.

  • Chiemsee Photo: Colourbox.de/Wolfgang Zwanzger

    Chiemsee

    The third largest lake in Germany is also known as the “Bavarian Sea”. It's well worth taking a trip on it with the paddle steamer.

  • Mozart city Salzburg Photo: Colourbox.de

    Mozart city Salzburg

    The city is not only known for its famous composer but also for its beautiful old town.

For example: arts workshop, badminton, barbecues, basketball, beach volleyball, billiards, cycling, disco nights, foosball, gymnasium, hiking, horseback riding, jogging, movie nights, music room with piano, sports field, rowing, soccer, swimming (lake, outdoor pool), table tennis, tennis, volleyball

Supervised transfer from Munich airport

A transfer service between Munich airport (MUC) and the course location in Stein will be offered from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on the official arrival and departure days (waiting times may be involved).

This costs EUR 150 for arrival and departure. You can register for the transfer up to 4 weeks before the start of the course. Please use our online form to register.
 
One of our employees will be waiting at the transit area exit in the arrivals hall to greet the children when they arrive.
 
He/she will be carrying a Goethe-Institut sign and will have identification. For organisational reasons, we cannot tell you the name of the employee until three days before the start of the course, at the earliest.
 
On the departure day, we will accompany your child as far as the airport check-in.
 
In the event of the flight being delayed, please note that a transfer outside the official transfer times will not be possible. In this case, you will have to take a taxi instead. The costs are around EUR 190.

Individual arrival by plane

You can also organise your arrival yourself. The most convenient airport is Salzburg (SZG). A taxi transfer from the airport to the course location costs around EUR 90.
Destination address: Schloss Stein, Schlosshof 1, 83371 Stein an der Traun

Individual arrival by train

You can also organise your arrival yourself. The nearest train station is Stein (Traun). A taxi transfer from the train station to the course location costs around EUR 10.
Destination address: Schloss Stein, Schlosshof 1, 83371 Stein an der Traun

Contact prior to arrival

Please direct all of your questions and messages to the Goethe Institute's head office before the course starts: 
jugend@goethe.de
Phone: +49 89 15921-800

Address and telephone numbers during the course

Goethe-Institut
c/o Schloss Stein
Schlosshof 1
83371 Stein an der Traun
Germany

Phone and E-mail: will be communicated on Friday before the course starts.

Young learners course blog

blog.goethe.de/jugendkurse

Further information

Hannah, 23, supervisor on the youth camps Photo: Goethe-Institut/Thomas Koy

“We manage to get along with each other on the courses in a peaceful, happy and tolerant manner – so you think to yourself: it's not that difficult and it must be possible for the rest of the world to manage!”

Hannah, 23, supervisor on the youth camps

Any other questions?
We would be happy to advise you:

Any other questions? +49 89 15921-200 We would be happy to advise you: jugend@goethe.de