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Camping in summer at Brunnen Campground in the Allgäu.

The shores of Lake Forggensee invite you to swim or just enjoy the sun? Water lovers, mountaineers and hikers find what they are looking for right here.

Summer in the Allgäu - a diverse holiday for the entire family

Summertime is the prime camping season. Enjoy the sun during the day, have a cool beer and a barbecue in a cosy atmosphere at night, what else could you ask for? To guarantee a perfect and relaxing holiday for our guests, we offer all the comfort and amenities you can dream of, and the wonderful recreation and hiking possibilities of the area around Brunnen Campground will do the rest.

What could be better on a hot day than a refreshing swim in Lake Forggensee? The lake is only a few steps away from our campground and invites you to go for a dip. If you like to go sailing or windsurfing, you have come to the right place, you can even ride the waves in the Allgäu. If you would like to learn sailing or windsurfing, the Forggensee Yacht and Sailing School offers courses for all ages.

Do not miss the opportunity of a boat cruise to enjoy the breathtaking mountain panorama with a view of Neuschwanstein Castle. Perfect: the boats of Lake Forggensee Cruises pick you up right next to our campground.

Activities in summer

Hiking is of course one of the areas favourite activities. Not only can you experience nature first hand on numerous hiking trails, you can also enjoy the wonderful smell of lush alpine meadows and breathe some clean mountain air. Through old growth forest all the way to the highest peaks - from most places you can enjoy an impressive view of the Allgäu Alps and the Alpine foothills.

Why not choose one of the many Allgäu mountain huts as a destination? They all offer great food to gain some energy for the way back.

If you already practice the new sport of Nordic Walking, you will find perfectly suitable terrain in the area to go for speedy walks with your poles.

Of course the area also offers great rock climbing, from the rock walls and natural climbing areas of the Alps to the Pfronten via ferrata.

In case you prefer riding a bicycle, there are various cycle paths to explore the fascinating landscape of the King?s Nook and beyond. Not matter if you plan a bicycle tour with the entire family or a challenging mountain bike tour, there is a suitable trail through our beautiful alpine landscape for everybody.

Tegelberg mountain, only a stone?s throw from our campground, offers great thermal lift and is popular for hang gliding and paragliding. This way, you can experience the Allgäu from a bird?s eye view. While you are floating through the air, you can enjoy the breathtaking view of countless lakes and the Royal Castles. This is only one of the many reasons why Tegelberg mountain is Germany?s most popular area for flying activities. If you would like to share the experience of flying, you can book a trip with a hot-air balloon. You can even cross the Alps in the balloon, a very special and unforgettable experience.

Our lush meadows also invite you to play golf. There are various golf courts in the area that do not require membership. And there are tennis courts as well. If you prefer riding through the Allgäu countryside on horseback, just visit the stables near the campground to book a guided horse or pony ride.´

Rafting on the Lech or Iller river guarantees an action packed water sports experience.

There are many more attractive destinations for day trips in the surrounding area. In Füssen, for instance, you can visit the forest adventure centre. In the ?Walderlebniszentrum? you can learn interesting facts about the forest habitat that is important for animals and humans alike. A speedy descent at one of the many summer toboggan runs in the Allgäu area is a fun activity for the whole family. The trip to the German Legoland is a little further, but well worth the drive. At Legoland you can admire the Neuschwanstein Castle in miniature form built with Lego, among many other exhibits of course.

If you visit the Burgenmuseum Ehrenberg castle museum in Reutte, Austria, you will go on a journey through time and experience unforgettable insights in the daily life on a medieval castle. And if you are one of those who just can?t get be in the water long enough, the Alpenbad Pfrontenand the Alpspitz-Bade-Center Nesselwang indoor aquatic centres are great alternatives to go swimming if the weather is bad.

A rainy day is also a perfect opportunity to do something for your body. In the training area of the Schwangau Health Centre ?König Ludwig? you can exercise under the supervision of a graduate trainer or a licensed fitness coach. And we are sure you will always find camping friends to go bowling, for instance in the Royal thermal bath near the Kurpark spa gardens.