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Favorite thing: Camping in Germany is extremely popular, but is not the sort of camping that you would expect when you see the Camel Adventure Trip advertisement.
There are few places left in Germany that can be considered rugged and wild, and those places that still exist are off-limits for campers, so that these places remain rugged and wild.
Germans like the Dutch perfer caravan (trailer) or motorhome camping - for the sports enthusists they may even have tents. Camping can only be done on designated camping lots, which are often situated near national parks or along lakes or rivers, and usually have sanitary facilities (toilets, showers). You will be expected to pay a small space fee, and there will almost always be a kiosk and a restaurant nearby to supply you with cigarettes, newspapers, draft beer and warm meals.

Fondest memory: Although I don't really like camping in Germany, I do like to go to these out-of-the-way restaurants because the prices are reasonable, the beer is on tap, and you are usually guaranteed a table with a great view of some natural wonder, whether it be the Alps, the Rhine or the Black Forest.

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Feb 25, 2003
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