5 Great Campsites in Germany

Germany offers some of the most well-organised, clean and comfortable camping experiences in Europe. Not only that, but the stunning scenery of great lakes, charming woodland areas and breathtaking mountain scenery offers some of the most idyllic camping locations. There are plenty of campsites to choose from in Germany, but here are five of the best.

Camping Gitzenweiler Hof

Gitzenweiler is a top location for camping in Germany and the Gitzenweiler Hof is in a class of its own. The vast fields have over 800 pitches, some sheltered by bushes and overhanging trees and others with fantastic sea views. There are also more facilities at Gitzenweiler Hof than anywhere else in Germany and as it organizes a varied entertainments program for people of all ages it is ideal for families planning on a long stay.


A picture from the Gitzenweiler Hof campsite in Germany.

Take advantage of its beachside location to splash in the waves and sunbathe, or explore the countryside on foot, bike or horseback. Alternatively you can admire the scenery as you laze by the lake to do a spot of fishing or test your game on the 18-hole golf course. There is also a variety of water sports including sailing, windsurfing and catamarans together with a diving school. Camping Gitzenweiler is open all year round and is a member of the leading campsite group.

Mühlleiten Campsite

Wake up to spectacular views and the crisp, fresh scent of wild pine in the stunning Alpine campsite of Mühlleiten. Located in the heart of the Berchtesgaden Alps in the watchful eye of the Watzmann, the Mühlleiten offers a full program of recreational pursuits and leisure activities to enjoy all year round.

Explore the mountain scenery along the adventure trails by foot and bike or relax by the lake to do some fishing and enjoy the tranquil surroundings. For something a little more energetic there are a number of water sport activities to enjoy or why had to the piste and try your hand at skiing.

The modern facilities are clean and comfortable and the water supply comes straight from the pure mountain springs. A children´s playground will keep the kids entertained whilst you knock up a barbecue although you may have to share you bratwursts with somebody´s dog as pets are allowed.

Camping Vulkaneifel, Germany

The unique aspect about Camping Vulkaneifel is its location in the only volcanic region of Germany. Situated in the beautiful surroundings of the low lying Rhineland-Pflaz, water filled crators present visitors with stunning scenery and tranquility together with a host of water sport activities such as sailing, fishing and swimming.

A view from Camping Vulkaneifel.

The modern facilities are clean and comfortable and the facet of multi-coloured huts and spacious and warm. In the centre of the site is an open playing field where you can play recreational sports with the kids and enjoy a family barbecue.

Camping Park Gitzenweiler Court

Another great campsite all the family will enjoy in Germany is Lindau Gitzenweiler in Bavaria. Arguably the most stunning scenery in all of Germany, Bavaria presents a wealth of opportunity for the outdoorsman. Surrounded by charming woodland the campsite sits on the fringes of Lake Constance and has a genuine Bavarian ambience.

The award-winning Camping Park Gitzenweiler Court is particularly ideal for families with small children as the park is geared for catering to infants. A children´s playground and separate toilet block especially for the little ones together with a children´s menu in the onsite restaurant offer conveniences many other sites don´t cater for and you are a short ride from Lake Constance and the pleasant town of Lindau where you can find plenty of things to do and see. A wide range of entertainment is provided for all the family.

Insel-Camp Fehmarn

Insel-Camp Fehmarn is situated on a sandy island in the Baltic Sea and offers a unique experience for a wonderful camping holiday in Germany. The modern facilities are fully furnished and accompanied with gentle music. Enjoy the sea views and take a walk along the expansive beach to the dramatic Staberhuk cliffs where you discover its bizarre rock formation. Explore the island and discover the historical castle and charming fishing port or take a boat trip to either Germany or Denmark.


Well that’s the end of this whistle stop tour of campsites in Germany. There are many more to choose from as well but these are great campsites, so get your camping equipment ready and go out and enjoy! If you are looking for a website to buy camping related items from, visit Outdoor World Direct.

Image Credits: fonatic71 and Peter Jan Haas.