5 great road trips around Germany
You don’t need to book a flight or plan a trip to faraway lands Simply hop into your camper van and off you go! We’ve compiled five fantastic routes through Germany which are ideal for journeys with camper vans.
Dunes, idyllic beaches and extensive walks – the north of Germany offers some great holiday destinations! Whether you’re looking for historic ports on the west coast of the Flensburg fjords or a stroll across the mudflats of the Wadden Sea. You’ll be able to discover the “small five“ of the Wadden Sea: The lugworm, cockle, common shore crab, mudflat snail and the North Sea prawn.
For those of you who love turquoise blue lakes, picturesque mountains and cheerful places – Sooner or later, Bavaria will be the destination for you to explore. There are numerous places to go sightseeing in a camper van, ranging from camping in the forest in Brombach to a mountain lake with scenic panorama in southern Bavaria by Lake Walchen (Walchensee).
The Baden wine region stretches the length of the Black Forest from Hemsbach via Heidelberg and Baden-Baden to Lörrach. This route takes in more than 500 kilometres of fantastic views of vineyards, numerous fortresses and castles as well as picturesque villages.
This route offers unique views over scenic countryside and fantastic hiking trails from Munich to Allgäu. It‘s certainly worth your while to take a break on the lakeside around Starnberger See, before continuing the journey to Garmisch-Partenkirchen in order to explore the alpine region. Climb up the Osterfeldkopf and hike through the Höllentalklamm gorge, taking in the spectacular scenery. This trip continues via Oberstaufen, Ulm and Augsburg before ending up once again in Munich.
The Romantic Route is a true gem among the classic German holiday routes. It stretches from Würzburg to Füssen and offers breathtaking scenery as well as artistic and cultural sites. Well-known buildings include the Würzburg Residence and Neuschwanstein Castle in Hohenschwangau, the latter with spectacular views of the Alps in the background.