Camping is a great way to enjoy the Moselle Valley, one of the most picturesque regions in Germany. Camping is not only a much more affordable option than hotels, but it also gives travelers a chance to dwell amid beautiful nature, meet new people and truly bond with the surroundings. There are several great campsites in the Moselle Valley waiting with the promise of unforgettable adventures.
The camping ground of Echternacherbrück is nestled in the dazzling greenery of Nature Park South Eifel, speckled with medieval architecture. This campsite is extremely popular among travelers as, apart from its scenic location, it is a great base to explore many attractions. The fortified old city of Luxembourg and the oldest German town of Trier are only a 30-minute drive away, while travelers can easily reach the exciting town of Echternach by foot. The campsite also boasts of several hiking and biking routes. Moreover, the site has a heated swimming pool, wifi, restaurants, and all the amenities the modern camper desires.
The four-star, award-winning Mosel-Camping Rissbach lies in the picture-postcard town of Traben-Trarbach, right on the river bank but only two kilometers (1.2 miles) from the city center. Guests can take part in fishing, water skiing, canoeing or swimming, or simply walk or bike around the beautiful locale. The most attractive offering of this campsite is the possibility to stay in a wine barrel. With thermal pools, delectable food and wine, hot showers, children’s activities and a host of other amenities, this campsite is far from the “roughing it” normally associated with camping.
KNAUS Campingpark Burgen-Mosel is a beautiful camping ground steeped in romance and sits along the banks of the Moselle River. This region is the oldest wine producer in the country and offers delicious Riesling. The campsite is flanked by lush vineyards clinging to rolling hills and offers gorgeous views of the Bischofstein Castle. This place is a great site for water sports, fishing, and boating. Guests can treat themselves to a hot air balloon ride right from the campgrounds.
Prümtal is a five-star campsite that is ideal for travelers who wish to bond with nature without sacrificing the luxuries of civilization. Prümtal, set in hilly green lands, offers a host of outdoor games, swimming pools, playground, shops, restaurants, a terrace, gardens, wifi and also a large number of entertainment options for children and adults. Travelers can also choose to explore one of the several hiking and biking paths nearby.
Campingpark Zell-Mosel is the ideal family getaway. It offers contemporary amenities in the peaceful lap of vineyards and unbeatable views of the town of Zell. It’s a perfect campsite to laze around and take long walks while soaking in nature. The more active ones, however, can always rent a boat, canoe or bike and explore the surroundings. The camp also organizes a whole lot of entertainment programs for adults and children.
Campingplatz Erden is a great holiday destination during spring and summer, especially for families, including pets. Travelers love this campsite because of its proximity to the gems of the Moselle Valley—Cochem, Bernkastel-Kues, Trier, and Traben-Trarbach. The spacious site hosts caravans, permanent campers, and mobile homes. Travelers can grab some coffee and fresh bakery products at their bistro and buy small daily necessity items at the shop on the premises.
Between April and October, adventure seekers arrive in Naturcamping Vulkaneifel in the Eifel volcanic region to experience one of the very best sites of nature in Germany. This huge area, interspersed with streams and lush meadows, is perfect for families. It is conveniently close to the health resort and castle of Manderscheid and the Mosenberg volcanos.