Wanderlust Hostel in Floersheim, suburb of Mainz only 13km (25 min by S1 subway) from the downtown of Mainz . OFF THE BEATEN WAY Enjoy the peaceful atmosphere of a rural, idyllic town between vineyards of RHINE VALLEY and modern metropoles. Access to the public transit system is guaranteed, making any of these 3 DESTINATIONS accessible to you: - 25min by subway to the downtown of Frankfurt - 20min by subway to the downtown of Wiesbaden - 25min by subway to the downtown of Mainz Floersheim nowadays part of Greater Frankfurt, is still surrounded by gentle hills covered by vineyards, foot and cycle paths. The waterfront invites strollers to sit down and watch the passing boats on their way up the river to the big ports of Frankfurt or down to the old roman city of Mainz with its impressive romanesque cathedral. Enjoy WINE TASTING in our Rheingau region: you can drink home made products on a little winemaker's farm after half an hour bike trip around the hostel. You can get quite a good wine for very little money, accompanied by hearty basic food like sausage or cheese. Rent a bike with multilingual GPS navigation to make your day trips easier: all the sights, restaurants and some routes are preinstalled! On holiday in Germany, many tourists are planning to go on a boat trip on the river Rhine. The most exciting part of the romantic Rhine valley, narrow and wooded or covered by vinyards, with views on many impressive castles, stretches from Rüdesheim to St Goar. At the same time this section is just short enough for a relaxed day trip. So you rather NOT take the boat from Mainz itself. You better go to Rüdesheim by train and change for the boat to St. Goar. Boats are departing there close to the train station every hour from 10.15 a.m. to 4.15 p.m. From St. Goar there are frequent train connections back to Mainz, Wiesbaden and Flörsheim. The train ride is as well very enjoyable, and much faster. The more sportive option is to borrow a bicycle at Wanderlust Hostel. You can take the bicycle along for free on the trains up to St. Goarshausen. From there you may cycle back 50 km to Rüdesheim to take the train back to the hostel. Along the route there are little villages every 5 km where you can either change to the train in order to shorten the tour, or just refresh yourself with a glas of local wine.
- Shared Bathroom