The Most Popular 5 Star Campsites in Europe

Camping Union Lido, Veneto, Italy, 5 star camping
5 Star Camping Union Lido, Veneto

Camping sites with 5 stars guarantee a particularly high level of facilities and quality on vacation. Meanwhile, more and more campsites rely on the highest standards and excite guests while camping with huge water parks, great wellness offers, first-class rental accommodations, modern sanitary facilities and special recreational offers.

We show you the most popular 5-star campsites in Europe. All of the 15 recommended campsites are officially awarded with 5 stars and belong as Award Winner to the 110 best rated campsites in Europe.

  1. Campingpark Kühlungsborn
  2. Rosenfelder Strand Ostsee Camping
  3. Camping Hüttenberg
  4. Camping Murinsel
  5. Ostseecamping Familie Heide
  6. Luxury Camping Schlosshof
  7. Camping Kalletal
  8. Camping Strukkamphuk
  9. Kur- & Feriencamping Holmernhof Dreiquellenbad
  10. Camping Marina di Venezia
  11. Camping and Holiday Park Wulfener Hals
  12. Camping Südsee-Camp
  13. Camping Union Lido
  14. Caravan Park Sesto
  15. Camping Wirthshof
Camping Resort Zugspitze, Bavaria, 5 stars, Alps, comfort camping
Camping Resort Zugspitze, Bavaria

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How does a campsite earn its 5 stars? In addition to numerous camper reviews on, star ratings from official classification systems can also be a good orientation and decision-making aid when choosing a campsite.

By whom, in which intervals and according to which criteria campsites in Europe are awarded with one to five stars, you can find out in the magazine article.

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Campingpark Kühlungsborn

According to the camper ratings on, the most popular campsite from all over Europe is located in Kühlungsborn for the second time in a row. Additionally distinguished with 5 stars in the BVCD/DTV classification as well as repeatedly awarded as ADAC Superplatz, the popular camping site convinces with a kilometer-long, white sandy beach, outstanding location on the steep coast, highly comfortable rental accommodations and modern sanitary facilities. The large sauna area and the many leisure activities make the site a vacation paradise for camping.

Numerous guests on confirm the many awards of the particularly family-friendly 5-star facility: "The campsite is extremely luxuriously designed and the staff is very friendly and accommodating. I have never experienced such great sanitary facilities on a site. Location very central to the village and only a few meters to the beach."

Rosenfelder Strand Ostsee Camping

The third most popular campsite in all of Europe and the best site in Schleswig-Holstein is the Rosenfelder Strand Campsite. In addition to several Awards, the high standard of camping is also honored with top ratings from the ECC, DCC and ADAC.

Beautifully situated on the Baltic Sea Coast Cycle Route, the family-friendly 5-star site will convince your children with water trampoline, bouncy cushion or adventure playground, while you can listen to the waves on the white Baltic Sea beach or relax with a soothing massage. Sports-motivated campers should book the site directly online because of the bike trail and outdoor fitness facility.

That Rosenfelder Strand Ostsee Camping fully deserves its 5 stars is also revealed by the numerous reviews on "We consider the Rosenfelder Strand campsite to be one of the best campsites we have come across in recent years. Here simply everything is correct. Reception, pitch, organization, self-service market and bakery, cleanliness, sanitary facilities, friendliness and helpfulness of all employees and the permanent campers we have met. The site offers everything you could wish for a relaxing vacation."

Camping Hüttenberg

In an idyllic location in the east of the Alpine Republic, campers will discover the most popular campground in Switzerland. On the very well-maintained 5-star site on the hillside, which tends to be quieter, you'll enjoy a dreamlike view of the beautiful Untersee and the picturesque Rhine while camping. With large pitches, first-class bungalows and lodges, a child-friendly pool area as well as trampolines and ping-pong tables, the Swiss Camping Association 5-star certified campsite is an ideal destination for families.

Many campers also appreciate the high standard of Camping Hüttenberg with 5 stars: "The campsite quickly became a "feel-good oasis" for us with all the amenities that do justice to the term glamping. The washrooms are excellent and very clean, the staff friendly."

Camping Murinsel

If you are drawn to the green Styria for camping, the 5-star comfort camping site Murinsel is the right address. Nature lovers and campers in search of relaxation are more than in good hands at Camping Murinsel in an exclusive ambience with pitches directly on the lake.

Guests on appreciate not only the especially familiar and relaxed atmosphere at the campsite, but also much more: "Beautiful location with a magnificent view of the mountains. Spacious pitches on the meadow or directly at the bathing lake. There is a very nice walk meadow for dogs. At the place is a small cozy restaurant. The place is highly recommended, we will definitely come again."

Ostseecamping Familie Heide

With no less than several, official 5-star awards, the camping site at the sea offers a true experience for young and old. The many playgrounds, the large animation program as well as indoor pool and sauna make the Ostseecampingplatz Familie Heide a particularly popular destination for camping with children. Only recently, moreover, the sanitary facilities were renewed and the Camper kitchen was converted into a modern oasis of well-being.

Campers always like to book a vacation at the campsite on the beautiful coast of Schleswig-Holstein: "The arrangement of the pitches, the size of the pitches, the wide paths, the clean sanitary facilities are definitely recommended. The large supermarket is also TOP. The location to the beach and the beach itself are a dream."

Luxury Camping Schlosshof

Already the name of the campsite is linked to a particularly high level of camping: At the Luxury Camping Schlosshof in the beautiful South Tyrol-Trentino you will find a campsite in a class of its own. According to the motto "beautiful and with attention to detail" you will spend a particularly comfortable vacation on the various pitch categories with premium plots up to 120 m² at the multiple award-winning site. Exclusive sanitary facilities, noble private baths and the luxuriously arranged pool landscape incl. sauna, outdoor pool and experience showers give the term "camping" on the most popular place in Italy a completely new value.

On, too, one 5-star rating from campers chases the next: "This campground has everything your heart desires. The staff is very friendly and helpful. The sanitary facilities are great and always clean. In the large indoor pool you feel very comfortable because of the beautiful ambience. If you don't want to cook yourself, you can eat super delicious food in the restaurant. We were here for the first time, but definitely not the last."

Camping Kalletal

In the secluded Kalletal, not far from the Teutoburg Forest, the 5-star wellness campsite in the Weserbergland region with the best facilities and pitches directly on Lake Stemm is considered the perfect place for rest and relaxation. You can relax at the best campsite in the whole of North Rhine-Westphalia according to camper reviews, best of all in the soothing wellness oasis, while your children let off steam on the 500-meter-long sandy beach. With its own bathing lake, rope ferry, pirate island, bouncy cushions and three large playgrounds, the Award winner is particularly popular for camping with children. An insider tip is the also new Currywerk of the place, where guests should test the "best Currywurst of the region".

Campers on confirm the 5-star award of the site: "Super place. Great wash houses, always been clean and a nice offer to feel good. You can use the sauna with and even book massage offers. The sandy beach is mega and there is a separate dog beach. Playground and football field for children available - no boredom arises here. The curry plant on site tastes really delicious. So we felt very comfortable all around."

Camping Strukkamphuk

As the most popular place for camping on the sunny island of Fehmarn as well as ECC top place is the 5-star site Strukkamphuk. Located directly on the Baltic Sea, surrounded by green fields and the blue sea, campers here are particularly enthusiastic about the great location. Also water sports enthusiasts get their money's worth at Camping Strukkamphuk due to the coastal proximity and the good wind and weather conditions for surfing on Fehmarn.

The operator family Muhl also reports "We bring the Nature experience with comfort together. Strukkamphuk is family-run and made for families. We love togetherness and our facilities prepare a good time for young and old. Our site is safe and beautiful."

Guests on love camping at the 5-star site: "The staff are great, the site is awesome, the sanitary facilities are very good and the children's entertainment is excellent. All around always my favorite place."

Kur- & Feriencamping Holmernhof Dreiquellenbad

As part of the Award, the site Kur- & Feriencamping Holmernhof is considered the most popular site in all of Bavaria. Especially enthusiastic about the multiple award-winning campsite are wellness lovers and recreation-seeking campers. The huge wellness offer ranges at the campsite from spa treatments and massages to multifunctional saunas and outdoor brine pools to the campsite's own fitness room. The many opportunities for cycling, hiking, horseback riding and playing tennis in the beautiful surroundings combine active exercise with relaxed camping.

Campers on head to the place not only because of the holistic thermal sauna and therapy offer again and again with pleasure: "We have spent a wonderful vacation on your beautiful camping site. The sanitary facilities are very good. Particularly noteworthy is the peace and quiet on the site and the very friendly staff. We also enjoyed the excellent restaurant. We are very happy to recommend you and will definitely come again."

Camping Village Marina di Venezia

You will find the 5-star Camping Village Marina di Venezia in Punta Sabbioni on the headland of Cavallino Treporti, between the popular resorts of Venice and Lido di Jesolo. Located directly on the Italian Adriatic Sea, the Award Winner is a true paradise for family campers. On the many playgrounds, in the large bouncy castle park and on the water slides of the giant aqua park, the little guests experience their best childhood memories while camping. The adjacent sandy beach in front of the campsite offers not only relaxing hours in the sun, but also numerous water sports: From windsurfing to sailing and diving, everything is possible here.

Far over 1000 campers rave in many respects of the Camping Village Marina di Venezia: "We were overwhelmed by this large camping site, the peace and particularly by the cleanliness. The sanitary facilities are cleaned regularly, we found them clean at all times. Especially the beach is elaborately maintained and cleaned. A great compliment."

Camping- und Ferienpark Wulfener Hals

You can spend a relaxing and carefree vacation on the Baltic Sea coast at Camping [Wulfener Hals on the popular island of Fehmarn. Campers take advantage of the great recreational and active program, which ranges from biking along the coast to a yoga class on the beach to diving in the sea. The well-maintained pool, the creative program of children's entertainment and, of course, the direct proximity to the Baltic Sea beach make Wulfener Hals an unforgettable experience for the whole family.

No matter whether with an overnight stay in the beach chair, in the comfortable rent accommodations or on the marvelous pitches with sea view - campers on are blown away by the 5-star place: "Very beautiful place, very engaged team, ideally for Windsurfer and bathers. All facilities very well maintained and clean. Bicycle rental at the site, so that trips to the surrounding area, for example, to Burg are easily possible."


Experience-rich, comfortable and especially family-friendly: Welcome to the 5-star camp site Südsee-Camp in Lower Saxony. With a subtropical bathing paradise, own natural bathing lake with a long sandy beach as well as a high ropes course, equestrian farm, mini golf and many further leisure offers the Award winner is particularly among families a popular destination for camping.

The above-average offer for camping is also confirmed by the numerous, enthusiastic campers on "Super, very well-maintained place with a special flair. Great for families, because there is a lot on offer. The children's entertainment team makes a lot of effort and has various great programs. The sanitary facilities are clean and well maintained. The lake invites to swim and linger for young and old. We will definitely come again!"

Camping Union Lido

As the first 5-star campsite in Italy, Camping Union Lido on the coast of Veneto is considered the perfect destination for camping. With highest standards, varied leisure offers, large "Aqua Park Marino" including seven water slides and beautiful, adjacent beach of Cavallino, the campsite offers its guests a vacation of superlatives. On the up to 200 m² large pitches or in one of the comfortable rental accommodations you spend your best family holiday at the award winner.

Campers confirm the 5 stars of the place and come back again and again with pleasure for the camping to Veneto: "It was as always a perfect vacation and the two children had a lot of fun. MiniDisco, animation, aquapark with sand lagoon, very child-friendly staff. What more could you want? We have been coming for 5 years and were even 2x this year. See you next year."

Caravan Park Sexten

Spectacular alpine panorama, maximum comfort and exciting leisure activities - welcome to the Caravan Park Sexten in South Tyrol. In the midst of a nature park of the fantastic Dolomites, the 5-star camping resort offers its guests generous pitches as well as extraordinary glamping lodges and other, particularly comfortable rental accommodations. In the luxurious Wellness Mountain Resort Patzenfeld with a large wellness area and swimming pool you can dangle the soul while camping and leave the everyday life completely behind you.

Camping Wirthshof

At the 5-star campsite at [Lake Constance], every camper will find the perfect offer for his or her own personal feel-good vacation: from the sauna area to soothing facial treatments and massages to the varied range of exercise activities, the most diverse leisure activities and playgrounds and sports fields or moments of pleasure in the farm tavern - the Wirthshof campsite is an ideal camping destination for active vacationers and family campers as well as for those seeking peace and quiet.

Guests on rave about the 5-star facility: "The site is wonderful. Very beautiful and above all very clean. The staff is always friendly and helpful. The offers for families are varied and diverse!"

Spa and vacation camping Max 1, Bavaria, Wellness Camping
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