Camping holidays: the best places in Germany and Europe

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The best places in Germany and Europe

These campsites beat more than 23,000 competitors in terms of popularity.

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Camping holidays have grown in popularity among Germans during the pandemic. These are the most popular and best campsites.

Germany – the land of tents and campers, now more than ever. Camping holidays were extremely popular in the pandemic year of 2021. According to a Forsa survey, almost every third holidaymaker (29 percent) between the ages of 18 and 44 wanted to travel with a tent, motorhome or caravan last summer. Overall, this was the wish of a good one in five Germans (19 percent).

And the rush is unlikely to decrease in 2022, as camping is most likely to be spared from Corona. The appointment of the most popular campsites comes at just the right time. The “Camping Site Award 2022” was again based on user ratings of the German-language online camping guide “” determined. The 110 most popular campsites in Europe are listed. There was a choice of more than 23,000 places from 44 European countries. Among the top placements are 67 in Germany and 22 in Austria. Also from Italy, Holland, Switzerland and Slovenia some places made it to the top ranks.

The winners’ podium from Germany and Europe

First place in the top 10 in Europe goes to Campingpark Kühlungsborn in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania. Camping Grubhof in Salzburg and Rosenfelder Strand Ostsee Camping in Schleswig-Holstein complete the podium. In the purely German top 10, Campingpark Kühlungsborn and Rosenfelder Strand Ostsee Camping lead in front of the Ecktannen campsite in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, which ranks sixth in a European comparison.

Seven campsites make it into the overall ranking. The three highest newcomers in the Top 100 are Camping Sonnenland (13th place) in Burgenland, the Senftenberger See harbor camp (71st place) in Brandenburg and Kur-Camping Kreuzhof (83rd place) in Baden-Württemberg. The most successful newcomer is the 50plus Campingpark Fisching in Styria, which has improved by 45 ranks from 80th to 35th place.


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