Nature campsites — 13 magical places around Germany

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Leave the city and head straight into adventure. Grab your sleeping bag, sleeping pad, a tent and head into the wilderness. Spending a night in the outdoors can clear your head as successfully as a week of vacation. The easiest and nicest way to do so, is on a natural campsite. These places combine a bit of comfort with the big adventure. Pitch your tent in romantic landscapes, splash in the water of a lake or simply become a serious stargazer for a night. All of a sudden, after your hike or bike ride, the end of the day is nowhere near.

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    Zeltplatz Spiekeroog

    Bike Touring Highlight

    You could hardly be closer to nature! The campground is located directly behind the dunes of the North Sea island Spiekeroog and has its own DLRG-guarded beach section. Because you camp at the North Sea, it can be rainy, rough and stormy even in summer. So prepare yourself with weatherproof gear and long pegs. Of course, you will be rewarded with an absolute sense of nature.

    There is a kiosk for daily needs, a central barbecue area, playground equipment, a sanitary house and a football field. The campground is open 2017 from April 28th - September 17th, 2017. Contact: Temporary registration: Tel. 04976 9193 226 Further information about the campsite and the booking of the ferry can be found at spiekeroog.de/urlaub-buchen/zeltplatz.html

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    Adventure Camp Schnitzmühle

    Bike Touring Highlight

    The Adventure Camp Schnitzmühle is surrounded by the wild beauty of the Bavarian Forest. The location of the camping island on the banks of the Black Rain makes the camp an ideal starting point for canoe trips, in addition to the already beautiful hiking and biking possibilities of the Bavarian Forest. In addition, the location on the river and the mill's old water use law allows the camp to provide sustainable and future-oriented opportunities to meet the energy needs of the camp itself through a modern hydroelectric power plant. The Campladen with homemade and organic products is another nice extra to the conscious and healthy life. If you want to get to know more about life and survival in nature, you can sign up for the nature education camp. As well as adventure and activity, of course, the relaxation should not be neglected, there are for the small portion of luxury also Emoji SPA offers, for example, massages, or fine food; in thai bay thai and bavarian restaurant. The own beach bathing lake is another highlight.

    The Adventure Camp Schnitzmühle can be reached by the federal and forest railway directly with its own stop "Schnitzmühle". Camping guests are issued a Guti ticket and can travel free of charge by Waldbahn from Schnitzmühle through the Bavarian Forest. The Adventure Camp Schnitzmühle is open all year round. Contact: Tel. 09942/94 81-0 or info@schnitzmuehle.de

    Further information can be found at schnitzmuehle.de

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    Nature as accommodation - this is the slogan on the website of the Strotzbüscher mill. The Strotzbüscher Mühle and the associated Naturcampingplatz live up to this slogan. On the one hand with the location in the Siebenbachtal in the volcanic Eifel. Forests of lava formations and volcanic lakes and the location of the nature camp on the banks of the river Ueßbach emphasize the feeling of being in the wilderness. A wild weekend, a sculpting class, the mushroom week, and recommended or guided walks will teach and teach many aspects of wildlife life. Power generation from hydropower, exclusive heating with wood and wastewater treatment in a sewage treatment plant are other inspiring and educational topics that are worth spending a few days in the Strotbüscher mill and the wilderness to be a little closer.

    The whole valley is a true adventure playground for children but if needed there is a playhouse, a tree house, a swing and a sandbox. In July and August, there are varied and individual breakfast, lunch and dinner menus at the hostel. For the rest of the time there is a covered barbecue hut and in front of the tent can also be grilled. Contact: strotzbueschermuehle@gmail.com or Tel: 00496573622

    Further information can be found at strotzbüschermühle.de

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    Waldcamping-Thalheim

    Bike Touring Highlight

    The campsite is undoubtedly run by nature lovers for nature lovers. There are various types of accommodation: wild in the woods, romantic in the tipi or covered wagon, rustic in the tent and rustic in the bungalow. The campsite was designed in every way wildly romantic. Fireplaces and structures made from tree trunks are organically integrated into nature.

    Survival courses, herbal walks, Indian sweat lodges, geo-caching, music around the campfire, canoe mountain bike and hiking tours and many other events all have a nature-loving character and invite you to a shared experience and get-together in nature. The campsite invites you to feel the Spirit of Nature and it succeeds for sure.

    The campsite is from 13.04. - 01.11. open. Contact: Tel. 0173 - 870 28 04 or waldcamp@t-online.de
    Further information can be found at waldcamping-erzgebirgsbad.de

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    Hofgut Hopfenburg

    Bike Touring Highlight

    The Hofgut Hopfenburg, unique and diverse in every way, is located in the heart of the Swabian Alb biosphere area and has a classic campsite and a few very special overnight accommodations to offer a different holiday: overnight In a shepherd's carriage, a teepee tent , a yurt or a circus wagon. All accommodation options are individually designed. Workshops, courses and seminars make the farm a starting point for art, crafts and the topic of sustainability and ecological life. You have the choice between many hands-on events and activities such as felt and Indian drum workshops, horseback riding, trekking tours, bird song tours and much more. There are really endless possibilities to spend your time here. A visit is worthwhile.The farm and the campsite are open all year round. Contact: Tel. +49 (0) 73 81/93 11 93 11 or info@hofgut-hopfenburg.de
    Further information can be found at hofgut-hopfenburg.de

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    Campingplatz Fränkische Schweiz

    Bike Touring Highlight

    The embedding between water, forest and rock makes this campsite not only very idyllic but also attractive for nature sports enthusiasts and families. Hiking, climbing and canoeing are possible in the immediate vicinity of the campsite. The fabulous rock village Tüchersfeld is only 500 meters away and on the nearby Pottenstein rushes the Frankenbob, a summer toboggan run, down the mountain. For friends of reggae music, the Reggae Camp, a small and family-friendly reggae festival, will take place from August 25th to 27th. Breakfast and barbecue facilities are available at the campsite.

    Further information and a contact form can be found at campingplatz-fraenkische-schweiz.de/de

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    Naturcamping Plothental

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Not only the location in the beautiful Thuringian Forest and Thuringian Sea makes a trip here worthwhile. The campsite nestles smoothly in the valley and forest. The charm of the campsite makes the location an ideal starting point for hiking, biking and canoe trips. The campsite is happy to give recommendations and tips for places of interest and opportunities in the area. Camping equipment, breakfast and dinner, the campsite is happy to provide. Certainly the two Thuringian forest goats Hilde & Käthe are looking forward to your visit.

    More information can be found at naturcamping-plothental.de

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    Ferdinand's Homestay

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Here you can pitch your tent directly on the Elbe and even as a canoeist directly on the campground on and off. The natural tent is located directly on the Elbe between Königstein and Rathen amidst woods and meadows at the fairytale beautiful National Park Saxon Switzerland.
    It can only be reached via a small asphalt road that ends on the property or over the Elbe. Since the fifties, this area is already used in this way for outdoor enthusiasts. The village is ideal for canoeists, cyclists, hikers and purists. Small, green, relaxed.

    Camping opening hours: 28.04.-01.05. / 08.05.-03.10.2017 Contact under +49 (0) 35 022 - 54 77 5 or info@ferdinandshomestay.de
    Further information can be found at ferdinandshomestay.de/english

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    Krüger Naturcamping Rügen

    Bike Touring Highlight

    The location of the small forest campground is a dream: in the Jasmund National Park on Rügen. The National Park is home to the UNESCO World Heritage "Old Beech Forests of Germany", which can be reached in a short time by foot or by bike. The Waldcampingplatz is located about 3 km from the Königsstuhl, Rügen's most famous feature, and is surrounded by magnificent beech trees, some of them over one hundred years old. The views from the chalk cliffs, the sunsets and the view to Cape Arkona are incomparable. You have the choice between shady, partially shaded or sunny meadow places.

    The campsite is from 12.04. - 03.11. open. Further information and a contact form can be found at ruegen-naturcamping.de

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    Kanustation Mirow

    Bike Touring Highlight

    The canoe rental and camping is located in the Mecklenburg Lake District in the immediate vicinity of the Müritz National Park. The Müritz is the largest inland waterways in Germany and the Müritz National Park is one of the largest national parks in Germany. This makes the location of the canoe station on Lake Mirow a perfect base for nature lovers, nature sports enthusiasts and of course canoeists. Of course, you can rent canoes directly at the canoe station. What really makes the campsite special is the bus camp: two double-decker buses and a regular bus, which have been converted into a hotel. At the various places of the Kanustation you will discover art and sculptures, which were created in collaboration with guests and regional artists. Each piece inspires and makes the canoe station and the campsite a total work of art.

    At the campsite there is also a snack bar, sanitary facilities and a kitchen tent for your own culinary creations. A stay here is a truly varied experience. The campsite is from 13.04. - 22.10. open. Contact on Tel. 039833 - 22098

    Further information and a contact form can be found at kanustation.de

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    Uhlenköper-Camp Uelzen

    Bike Touring Highlight

    The Uhlenköper Camp Uelzen is one of the most ecological campsites in Europe. The motivation for this is clear: being able to experience nature in a genuine and sustainable way. To meet this vision, the camp offers regional and organic products in health food stores and restaurants, saves energy with energy-saving lamps and motion detectors, operates exclusively green electricity, uses renewable energy and solar systems, saves water with flow restrictors, offers its own recycling center, maintains the flora close to nature, without chemical clubs, the guided canoe tours make environmental education and much more.

    In addition to your own tent, you can also spend the night in the tepee, mobile home or in the night light. Sanitary facilities are also available. If you want to know more about the campsite and get a visual impression, then take a look at the report of the TV program Galileo on the website of the campsite: uhlenköper-camp.de

    The campsite is open all year round. Contact under info@uhlenkoeper-camp.de

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    Naturcamping Sorpesee

    Bike Touring Highlight

    The location in the middle of the forest area at the Sauerland Sorpesee attracts especially nature lovers and active vacationers. Access to sports activities at the Sorpesee is overwhelming.

    The offers right on the lake range from the high ropes course, fishing, cycling, mini golf, archery, golf, sailing, pedal boats, canoeing to swimming and many more. Those who are active throughout the day should, of course, also give their body the necessary rest and make use of the spa, sauna and massage facilities at the Sorpesee.

    Information on all leisure and wellness offers as well as the nature campsite can be found at sorpesee.de

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    Harz Camping

    Bike Touring Highlight

    The location of the campsite is fantastic and speaks for itself - Harz Camping is the highest campsite in the Harz, located directly on the Harz National Park and reveals a great view of the Brocken, the highest mountain in the Harz. Nature lovers, climbers, hikers, cyclists and even camping skeptics will find their leisure here.

    The campsite is open all year round. For a winter camping experience, the campground offers Scandinavian huts and a Finnish barrel sauna. Ski hikes, sledding and winter nature walks open up the beautiful winter landscape in the Harz. In addition, the team of the campsite is supported by a friendly troop of sled dogs.

    Contact: info@harz-camping.com or Tel. +493945558817
    Further information can be found at harz-camping.com

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