By taking a tent, caravan or motorhome not only do you have all your home comforts with you when you are travelling around, but you can stay in sites across the country.

Germany’s North and South are so different, and each offers you plenty of choice when it comes to things to do.

Here are our top 5 destinations to visit in Germany for camping.


1. Munich

Starting in the South, you could spend a whole week exploring Munich and the surrounding areas.

Munich has a wide range of museums to visit, as well as an amazing art gallery (The Pinakothek der Moderne). If you fancy viewing some of the fantastic castles built by King Ludwig, you can visit SchlossNymphenburg, a stunning Baroque palace.

The Olympic Park is a large pedestrianised area, where you can take a leisurely stroll and venture up the ‘Fernsehturm’ to see amazing views of the city.

Beer lovers will be excited by a trip to the Hofbrauhaus!

There are various campsites to choose from, but Thalkirchen offers a very central location, situated near the zoo, or one in the North West of the city gives you a fantastic site with lots of facilities.


2. Bavarian Alps

This area is truly magical, with fantastic lakes surrounded by mountains, gorgeous scenery as well as a castle to rival them all, Neuschwanstein Castle.

Whether you fancy a relaxing stroll around the beautiful Chiemsee, a historic adventure to Neuschwastein, or an exploration holiday in the mountains, this area of Germany offers all that and more.

Needless to say, this very popular holidaying destination will provide many days of entertainment for all the family. 


3. Berlin

If you love a bit of history and the hustle and bustle of a European city, then Berlin will not disappoint.

From the amazing Berlin Wall, to the lovely walks in theGrunewald forest or a fabulous array of historical items on display on ‘Museum Island’, there are things to do for all tastes.

Again, there are a few sites which you can base yourself at, which give you the chance to explore the city easily.


4. Hamburg

The greenest city in the country definitely deserves a visit; the second biggest city in Germany offers a cosmopolitan environment, but has the added benefit of lots of history and older buildings.

Canals, parks, and gardens await those who choose to visit this city. You can stay just outside Hamburg in the Schleswig Holstein region and venture around to the Warehouse District, a century old district with lots of amazing sights.


5. Cologne

Situated on the truly fantastic Rhine, Coogne is a very popular lesser-known city to visit in Germany. With a gorgeous cathedral and a stunning Gothic church, this city is stooped in history and offers many different things to do.

With a zoo and botanical gardens, there are a range of options to keep children and adults busy. The Rheinseilbahn will give you fantastic views over the Rhine and allow you to see this city from a different perspective.


Plan a Camping Holiday to Germany

As you can see, there are many different parts of Germany, and it is certainly a place that caters for all tastes. Why not pack up and take off in a motorhome or pack a tent to discover what else Germany has to offer? Be sure to learn some basic German travel phrases before departing to impress the locals.


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