Comfortable & Award-Winning: Camping in Tirol

Camping in Tirol is a great way to revisit the simplicity of nature without giving up on comfort. You’ll soon realize that birdcalls, meandering trails and lazy afternoons are welcome distractions from everyday life.

Camping equals star-filled nights. The warm glow of a campfire. The soft scent of evergreen drifting on the breeze. These are just a few of the sensory rewards for trading four walls for tent poles, and around 90 campsites in Tirol are at the ready to help visitors experience its grandeur—from small rural campgrounds over huge recreation parks featuring a wide array of spa, sports and recreational facilities to luxury camping in style. Here are the ten best, award-winning camping spots of Tirol to inspire your next getaway…

1 · No Chance For Boredom at Erlebnis Comfort Camping Aufenfeld

© Camping Aufenfeld

Aufenfeld Recreation Park & Camping near Aschau in Zillertal Valley is a premier holiday experience providing sites for tents, caravans and campervans and an array of facilities to keep the entire family entertained—from tennis and go-kart racing over beach volleyball and archery to a 4,000sqm swimming lake and indoor pool with waterslide. Aufenfeld Recreation Park & Camping boasts many more, year-round amenities including a purpose-built climbing facility and a Western-style sauna and spa area. For those who do not want to pitch their own tent, Camping Aufenfeld is host to comfortable lodgings. You can find a bed to meet every budget while enjoying exceptional standards across a range of accommodation, from comfortable studios to mobile homes to powered & tent sites. The reputable Camping Aufenfeld is the 2014 Winner of the ADAC BestCamping Award.

Erlebnis Comfort Camping Aufenfeld · Aufenfeldweg 10 · 6274 Aschau im Zillertal · +43.5282.2916 · ·

2 · A Soothing Spa Experience at Hells Ferienresort in Zillertal Valley

© Hells Ferienresort Zillertal

There's so much more to camping than just pitching a tent: Hells Holiday Resort in Fügen, a 2014 Winner of the ADAC BestCamping Award, offers an authentic and soothing spa experience, sure to revive and rejuvenate both body and soul. Hells is the ultimate all-year-round relaxation and recreation destination, featuring a sauna area, a solar heated outdoor pool, an indoor pool and a state-of-the-art fitness studio. And of course everyone can soak up the atmosphere in the natural and park-like grounds. Kids will especially love the adventure playground, climbing wall and soccer field. Enjoy a tasty bite to eat at the Restaurant on premises or shop for food at the mini market store. Guided walking and mountain bike tours are offered in the summer; in the winter, there’s a free shuttle service to nearby ski resorts. Accommodation options at Hells Holiday Resort range from tent sites over campervan/RV sites to chalets and apartments.

Hells Ferienresort Zillertal • Gageringerstr. 1 • 6263 Fügen • +43.5288.62203 •

3 · An Amazing Outdoor Playground at Tiroler Zugspitze Comfort Camping

© Comfort Camping Tiroler Zugspitze

Heaven on earth? How about the closest thing to it. The four star rated Activity and Family Resort with campsite, RV and hotel is located on foot of majestic Zugspitze Mountain, right at the heart of an amazing outdoor playground in Tirol’s scenic Außerfern Area. In the winter, the area is home to 86 ski lifts, a varied skiable terrain with more than 200 kilometers of downhill runs and superb cross country ski trails. In the summer, there’s awesome mountain biking and E-biking, walking and climbing. Choose from 200 spacious sites, 30 of which are extra-large to spread out, with full hook ups and free wireless high speed internet available. On cold and rainy days, there’s a panoramic indoor swimming pool, sauna area and massage therapy center as well as an indoor playground for little ones. The Tiroler Zugspitzbahn Gondola will take you to the top of Germany’s highest mountain for the most stunning 360⁰ views of the surrounding landscape and of four different countries. Bask in the glory of the mountains while enjoying a sumptuous dinner menu at the on-mountain restaurant.

Aktiv & Familienresort Tiroler Zugspitze • Obermoos 1
 • 6632 Ehrwald • +43.5673.2309 •

4 · Swimming Pool and Sauna: Terassencamping Schlossberg Itter

Schlossberg campsite in Itter, © Camping Schlossberg

Situated at the foot of the Hohe Salve mountain (1,828m), this campsite in Itter is the perfect base for visitors who enjoy outdoor activites. In winter it is just a stone's throw from the SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser-Brixental, one of the largest ski resorts in Austria, while in summer there is lots of great hiking and mountainbiking in the Kitzbühel Alps and the Wilder Kaiser Mountains. The campsite itself has modern facilities, a heated swimming pool, a children's pool and a sunbathing lawn. In winter guests appreciate the sauna area with a steam room, infrared cabin, sunbed and Finnish sauna.

Terrassencamping Schlossberg Itter Brixentalerstraße 11 6305 Itter +43.5335.2181

5 · Uninterrupted Panoramic Views at Euro-Camp Wilder Kaiser in Kössen

© Eurocamp Tirol

Base yourself at Wilder Kaiser Euro Camp and explore all that Kaiserwinkl Area has to offer. You'll find this fine campground close to the commune of Kössen, tucked under Unterberg Mountain in a spacious, rural setting. Enjoy modern comforts and capture uninterrupted panoramic views of the lofty mountain surroundings. Explore awesome places and experience the best activities for all ages. There is a huge adventure playground and an outdoor heated swimming pool. The base of the Unterberg ski lift is within easy walking distance. The on-site sauna bath is a great place to relax and unwind after an adventurous day exploring the great outdoors. Gather new strength over hearty delicacies served at one of the two restaurants on premises. The curvy and quirky “Camping Barrels” in timber-clad design give you a lodging experience that's toasty, snug and comfy.

Euro-Camp „Wilder Kaiser“ • Kranebittau 18 • 6345 Kössen • +43.5375.6444 •

6 · Lakeside Beach at Camping Seeblick Toni

© Camping Seeblick Toni

Camping Seeblick Toni at Tirol’s scenic Lake District is ranked one of the “2013 Top Three Super Campsites 2013” by ADAC. This five star rated facility lies on the shores of beautiful Reintalersee Lake near Kramsach, embedded between the jagged Rofan Mountains and gorgeous woodlands. There is a wonderful beach with sunbathing lawn and a health suite, complete with sauna baths, steam room, whirlpool, fitness room and tanning beds. The lovely restaurant on premises serves local specialties, prepared with fresh produce from own farming. They even have their own schnapps distillery—and you are strongly recommended to savour the fruit of their work, literally! Accommodation options at Toni include tent sites, campervan/RV sites and apartments.

Camping Seeblick Toni • Moosen 46 • 6233 Kramsach • +43.5337.63544 •

7 · A Convenient Location at Ferienparadies Natterer See

© Innsbruck Tourismus/Gerda Eichholzer

Inspiring vistas, glades and lush fields, and a mountain lake provide a relaxing retreat, only seven kilometers out from Tirol’s lively capital Innsbruck. Small and beautiful Natterersee Lake has a giant waterslide and the resort features cool child activity programs. Year-round, the Holiday Paradise at Natterersee Lake is a break from the daily grind. It's home away from home. Spring, summer and fall are all about hiking on the area’s stunning 1,200-kilometer network of trails. There are free guided walks – and hiking boots and daypacks are available for free on premises! Winter’s blanket of snow provides snowshoeing, downhill and cross-country skiing, and ice hockey. Savour mountain-inspired fare at the lakeside restaurant. Continuously ranked one of the “Top Super Campsites” by ADAC, this campground is an exemplary masterpiece of contemporary and award-winning architecture. The two-storey main building speaks the visual language of the 21st century international style—timber is used to reflect the beauty of the landscape.

Ferienparadies Natterer See • Natterer See 1 • 6161 Natters/Tirol • +43.512.546732 •

8 · Lakeside Setting at Alpen-Caravanpark Achensee

© Achensee Tourismus

Located on the shores of stunning Lake Achensee, undoubtedly one of Tirol’s most beautiful and magical places, and a million miles from stress: As a 2013 Winner of the DCC European Award, Lake Achensee Alpine Caravan Park offers the most extensive range of facilities to be found in any campground in Tirol, including a special bay for motorhomes. The Caravan Park and Lake Achensee, Tirol’s largest lake, will keep you busy boating, fishing, sailing and surfing, horse-drawn carriage riding, hiking, and skiing, not to mention the beach volleyball courts and the ice curling alley on premises. Children will love the ample playground on the lakeside.

Alpen Caravan Park Achensee • Achenkirch 17 • 6215 Achenkirch • +43.5246.6239 •

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