Pitchup.com grows its German offering
May 26 2015 Posted by Samantha Marsh
23 sites across Germany
Wide choice of accommodation including luxury spa lodges
As the 25th anniversary of the reunification of Germany approaches, it’s anticipated that the focus will be on the country including a drive in tourism.
Pitchup.com launched into Germany late last year and has already grown the product to feature 23 sites across the length and breadth of the country.
“Pitchup.com has seen phenomenal growth into Europe since first launching in France back in 2013. We now feature over 1,200 sites in 15 countries and it’s growing daily. Germany has grown particularly fast this year, with some really stylish sites coming on board,” commented Dan Yates from Pitchup.com.
Among the 23 sites available in Germany are the following.
Style, luxury and excellent facilities are all offered at Camping Resort Zugspitze. Sitting in the foothills of the picturesque Bavarian mountains, this is a spectacular site. On-site facilities include a wine bar, restaurant, sauna and fitness room. There is also free wifi and excellent washing/laundry facilities. Accommodation ranges from touring pitches at £19 per night through to modern one-bedroom bungalows. The high-spec and spacious bungalows are fully furnished and also feature kitchen areas, private bathrooms and TVs. The bungalows start from £58 per night.
Camping am Pilsensee near Munich offers camping and glamping in a pretty field bordered by a lake. There is a snack bar, restaurant and shower facilities on site but otherwise a break here is all about enjoying nature. The local town offers everything one could need including a cinema, Bavarian beer tasting, a delicatessen and various shops and restaurants. Pitches start from £12 per night or alternatively book into a cosy pod where three people can sleep in comfort from £28 per night.
The four-berth microlodge at Campingplatz Naumburg is reason enough to book a stay here. The stylish lodge features a double bed in the main living area plus a double bed on a mezzanine level, as well as a mini kitchen/dining area and a pretty verandah. Starting from £32 per night it’s also an affordable choice. Other facilities on site include a snack bar, sauna pod and shower blocks. The site is located almost in the centre of Naumburg and offers a great base for trekking one of the many routes in the area.
In high season families will love a stay at Freizeitpark Camping Schuttehof. There are great facilities on site for entertaining kids including a playground, table tennis, zoo and pony rides. The site also has its own swimming pool and restaurant. Freizeitpark is located in the northern Black Forest, near the romantic and historical town Horb am Neckar, here visitors will be able to see how traditional glass blowing is done, visit a castle or relax at various natural spas. Accommodation on site includes a choice of pitches for camping starting from £12 per night through to a luxury four-berth family holiday home complete with ensuite and kitchen area. These start from £39 per night.
Camping Elbsee in Bavaria is set on the shores of a beautiful lake. The site has its own wellness centre where visitors can enjoy the use of a sauna, steam room, gym and relaxing treatments. There is also storage for skis for winter visitors and the opportunity to hire boats for the lake or bicycles so guests can explore the surrounding area. Other facilities include a games room, playground, sports ground and shower block. The site offers a wide choice of pitches for tents, tourers and motorhomes starting from £16 per night.
If it’s a beach that makes the ideal holiday then Rosenfelder Strand Ostsee Camping is Germany’s answer to the perfect break. The site has direct access to a beautiful flat sandy beach where in busy periods guests will be able to take part in pony treks, walks or banana boat rides. The site itself offers good facilities including a restaurant, snack bar, laundry facilities and shower block. Electric grass pitches are available for tents, tourers and motorhomes starting from £13 per night.
All prices are correct at time of writing. For more information about other sites in Germany and elsewhere visit www.pitchup.com.
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Founded in 2009 by former lastminute.com man, Dan Yates, multi-award winning Pitchup.com is a free guide to all types of outdoor accommodation in the UK, Ireland, France, Spain, Italy, Germany, Portugal, Croatia, Luxembourg, Austria, Poland and Switzerland. Pitchup.com, which currently lists over 5,800 sites, provides users with a simple platform in which they can search and book an outdoor holiday with total ease: the customer journey from landing on the homepage through to booking a holiday can be completed in as little as four pages. The site also goes beyond traditional searches by allowing users to search for accommodation based on more than 80 criteria, such as adults only and campfires allowed, and view nearby events, Good Pub Guide pubs and VisitBritain attractions. It’s also possible to check out water bathing water quality in the surrounding area with data provided by the European Environment Agency. Users can also search on the offers page to find the best deals available.
In 2013 Pitchup.com became the first business of its type to launch a bookable mobile app and site, making the site easily accessible to users of mobile and tablet devices. The mobile site, m.pitchup.com, now accounts for 21% of bookings.
Pitchup.com enables users to search for all types of parks and sites from the major brands right through to one-off campsites and unique outdoor accommodation options, which may not have previously had a web presence.
Awards include Best UK Travel Website of the Year at the British Travel Press Awards 2011, and most recently Best Travel / Leisure / Sports / Mobile Strategy / Campaign at the Marketing on Mobile Awards 2014.