Cologne to Bingen
The cathedral city of Cologne is the starting point for one of the country’s most scenic drives.
Cologne has over 2000 years of history and all sorts of buildings, from Gothic churches to Roman towers and everything in between.
The drive to Bingen is along the banks of the River Rhine and takes in castles, vineyards and small villages.
A place to stay: Campsite Hindenburgbrucke, Bingen am Rhein.
Bingen to Frankfurt
80km 2 hours
Before leaving Bingen, hop on the ferry across to Rudesheim. This is picture postcard Germany and is wonderful to wander around.
Frankfurt is just a short drive away. The city has many museums and galleries and it’s highly recommended you sample the city’s Green Sauce, which is omnipresent on many restaurant menus, served over hard boiled eggs and potatoes
A place to stay: CampingPlatz Mainkur
Frankfurt to Nuremburg
220km 3 hours
Another picturesque drive. You can stop off in Wurzburg, known for its nightlife and architecture and cobbled streets.
Nuremburg is the 2nd largest city in Bavaria and has a varied history. The old town is surrounded by a mediaeval wall.
A place to stay: Knaus Campingpark Nurnberg
Nuremburg to Munich
180km 3 hours
Munich surprises many visitors. Despite a population of over 1.5 million, the city is famed for its fine culture, restaurants and architecture. It’s also well known for the annual Oktoberfest beer festival.
A place to stay: Campsite Munchen-Obermenzing