4 places to go camping in Freiburg Germany

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Freiburg has some of the best weather in Germany. The city and region are known to have more sunny days than anywhere else in Germany. For this reason alone, camping in Freiburg is great for visitors to the city.

Camping provides a cheaper accommodation option than most Freiburg hotels. Camping in Freiburg is ideal if you have a car or campervan for your transport.

There are a number of excellent locations close to the city when camping in Freiburg im Breisgau. You will find that most campgrounds in Germany have facilities such as restaurants, playgrounds, games rooms, and swimming options.

Camping in Freiburg comes in many forms. You generally have the choice of the following types of camping in the Freiburg im Breisgau area.

  • Take Your Own Tent
  • Take Your Own Caravan / Campervan
  • Take Your Motorhome (or rented)
  • Stay in supplied campsite accommodation

Regarding either motorhome/caravan/camper vans or tent camping, most Freiburg camping sites will offer a choice of either powered or unpowered pitches for motorhomes/caravans/campervans, set up with solar panels may not need powered sites.

Campsite Tunisee Freiburg camping

The camping area at Tunisee Freiburg is perfect for larger groups wanting to visit Freiburg, and all the best camping facilities in Freiburg are right on their doorstep.

camping freiburg site by a lake
Some of the best camping sites in Germany are near Freiburg.

Where is the Tunisee Freiburg campsite:

Seestraße 30, 79108 Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany / 14.5km from Freiburg Cathedral

Accommodation options:

Mobile homes, log houses and pitching sites for tents and mobile homes. The mobile homes and log cabins can fit groups of 2-6 people comfortably in this idyllic setting.

Facilities at Tunisee campsite:

This amazing camping in Freiburg site has an on-site restaurant selling affordable meals. The Medistream Lounge offers massages. The water jet massage simulates classic massage techniques. The campground is located on the banks of Lake Tunisee.

There are plenty of activities, such as swimming, and scuba diving courses and special events throughout the year, including concerts.

At the campingplatz you will find a large children’s playground, common room, trampolines, sanitary facilities, dishwashing area, washing machine and tumble dryer. Half of the swimming lake was converted into a water ski facility called Wakepark Tunisee.

The Wake Park offers water-skiing and wakeboard lessons, which are fun for beginners, and there are programs for the more advanced. Bike hire is available from the campsite office. Search availability and prices at Tunisee Campsite

Additional information:

Wi-fi can be purchased by the hour or day at Tunisee camping. People camping and using RV’s can have their gas bottles filled on-site. There are restaurants nearby, including Yepa Yepa, Restaurant Magellan, and O’Kellys Irish Pub.

Europa Park, the biggest theme park in Germany and the second biggest in Europe, is 15 kilometres away in Rust, and the Alsace region of France is 30 minutes away.

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Busses Camping am Möslepark in Freiburg

Plenty of amazing facilities are available at this magnificent Freiburg camping ground. Plenty of room for people travelling with pets. Animals are welcome as long as they are on a leash.

camp site pitches in Freiburg Germany
Freiburg Germany camping sites

Where is the Moslepark campsite:

Waldseestraße 77, 79117 Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany / 3.8 Kilometers from the Freiburg Cathedral

Accommodation options:

Sites for tents and RV’s, guest rooms fitting 2-6 people

Facilities for travellers:

Moslepark Camping features modern amenities such as a shower, bathroom block, and a fully equipped kitchen for self-catering meals. There is an on-site spa that can be used at an additional price.

The spa is a separate business and also includes a spa hotel. A restaurant on-site has a snack and a full meal menu. There is a large children’s playground, a games room and mini-golf.

Additional Information:

Dogs on leashes are welcome all year round. A tram stop 500 meters away runs into the centre of Freiburg for visiting local attractions. Wi-fi is available to a minimum of 80% of the camping ground in Freiburg.

Nearby excursions include the romantic downtown of Freiburg, a day trip to Colmar France or Zurich, Switzerland (2 hours away). Search prices and availability at Camp Moslepark

Breisgau Camping

It is a wonderful park, but only suitable for people who are camping in a tent or in a fully self-contained RV.

Where is the Breisgau camping site?

Seestrasse 20-22, 79108 Freiburg-Hochdorf / 11.4 Kilometers from Freiburg Cathedral

Accommodation Options:

Places for tents and RV’s only


Located on the banks of Lake Silbersee, this tent pitch park offers swimming and sunbathing by the lake ( there is a separate area for nudists). Onsite facilities include three playgrounds for the kids, volleyball, table tennis and mini-golf.

The on-site small shop/kiosk offers snacks, small meals and grocery necessities. There is a small kiosk at the lakeside as well. Camping Silbersee Freiburg has two large toilet blocks featuring showers and laundry facilities.

Additional information:

There are separate areas for campers with dogs. Restaurants close by include Ropoto Greek Restaurant, Pizza Express and Massimo’s Ice Cream Shop. Nearby excursions include day trips to Strasbourg, France, the Kaiserstuhl wine region, one of the premier wine-growing regions in Germany and Lichtenstein Castle.

Camping in Freiburg at Hirzberg

Another great Freiburg camping ground that has all the very best facilities for any travellers. The beer garden is a great place to meet other travellers as well.

a motorhome at night at a Freiburg camp ground
Freiburg camping places are full of facilities

Where is the Hirzberg campsite?

Kartäuserstraße 99, 79104 Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany / 2.5 Kilometers from Freiburg Cathedral

Accommodation Options:

Areas for caravans, mobile homes, camping buses and tents. There are rental tents available for your stay. Contact accommodation for bookings and availability.


There are popular amenities, such as an onsite kiosk selling drinks, snacks, grocery supplies and meals (weekends only for meals).

Food and drink can be consumed at the next-door Gasthaus Zum Stahl with its popular beer garden. There are toilet blocks, a kitchen for self-catering, and a launderette with washing machines and dryers available.

You will also find a small playground and games rooms for kids and teenagers camping. Bike (MTB) and Ski equipment hire are available.

Additional information:

Wi-Fi is free for one hour a day. This Freiburg camping location welcomes well-behaved dogs on a leash. A number of rental caravans are also available to guests with dogs.

A tram stop 650 meters away takes you into the centre of Freiburg on line 1 for popular attractions in the city. This allows you to explore all the great things to do in Freiburg. Search prices and availability at Camping Hirzberg

Do you need to buy camping equipment?

Maybe a first aid kit or a waterproof jacket, camping chairs and sleeping bags

Camping in Freiburg is a great option when visiting this city. Freiburg holds the top position in Germany when it comes to both sunshine and warmth. Freiburg is in an enviable location close to both France and Switzerland.

Staying in a campground in Freiburg is an excellent choice for enjoying the Black Forest. Camping is a great budget-friendly alternative to hotels. Many camping experiences have been known to build and strengthen relationships.

A camping trip in Freiburg with your partner, friends, or family allows you to talk and relax in the fresh air outdoors.

Outdoor activities such as hiking the miles of trails, getting out on rental bikes, swimming and exploring nearby attractions are a must when camping in Germany.

We hope this article from Wyld Family Travel has encouraged you to visit Freiburg and make it a base for exploring the Black Forest and Alsace region. We are sure you will enjoy your time and find many things to do in Freiburg.

For more amazing ideas on where to holiday in Germany, click our Germany Destination Guide page for more brilliant inspiration.

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