Service & Facilities
ADAC (German Automobile Club)
Representation in Lindau: Robert Bosch Strasse 40, 88131 Lindau Tel: +49 (0)8382 73551
Comfortable mobility on two wheels – the cool Airwheels make this possible. Further information from the Airwheel team on the site.
Angling is allowed on the Gitzenweiler Hof campsite at our carp pond. However, for this you need to be in possession of a valid angling licence and purchase a day ticket for 3 euros available at the Reception. Not far (2 km) from our camping park is the pretty Aspachweiher pond, set in beautiful surroundings. A licence to fish here can also be obtained from the Reception (day ticket for 14 euros; weekly ticket 45 euros).
Our GITZ app “Campodo“ enables you always to be up-to-date and in addition get into contact with other guests.
Arrivals & Departures
Occupancy of your pitch is possible from 2.00 p.m. On the day of departure we would request the pitch to be vacated by 11.00 am.
Departures later than this are only possible in the off-peak season (B)and for standard pitches when there is no immediate subsequent booking and must be arranged in advance with the Reception. Flat-rate charge: 8 euros. Arrivals and departures in rental accommodation should be arranged with the Reception.
Baby on Bord
In case of necessity, we always keep a supply of nappies, wet wipes, etc. for our tiny guests.
Strollers/push chairs, babies travel beds, audio baby-moinitors and high chairs are available in emergencies for a small fee as long as stocks last. Please enquire at the Reception.
Baby Changing Room
Nappy-changing rooms can be found in the sanitary blocks 1, 4 and 5
We can put you in contact with reliable babysitters via the local Child Protection Agency.
Please ask a member of our team at the Reception
Bad Weather Tips
A family room is located in sanitary block 5 in which you can spend hours of fun with your family playing board games. Or you can browse in peace in our library (House 2). We are also at your disposal at the Reception to provide information and ideas for day trips which offer just as much fun on rainy days.
A cash dispenser can be found in our brochure room next to the Reception. Here you can withdraw cash from any bank where you are a customer for a small handling fee.
The nearest branch office of the Bodensee Bank is located in Oberreitnau, Bodenseestrasse 18.
as well as a Sparkasse at Bodenseestrasse 25a.
Gitzenweiler Hof GmbH, Postbank Nürnberg
BIC: PBKN DE FF 760
Barbecuing on pitches is permitted with charcoal grills or one-way barbecue trays.
Care should be taken that the barbecue does not damage the grass. Please always barbecue with care and attention.
Full information about our barrier system at the entrance can be found in this booklet
At our bike-depot on the campsite bicycles can be rented against payment of a rental fee.
Bicycle trailers and/or helmets are also available.
Bio Show Garden
Here you can touch, smell and taste herbs and vegetables.
Self-caterers are well-served in our GITZ supermarket. The fresh food and drinks section offers a well-balanced and extensive selection – as well as fresh bakery products.
The GITZ Tavern also provides a variety of tasty breakfast offers.
In our brochure room next to the Reception you can find a large selection of flyers and brochures with tips for excursions and sightseeing.
The local city bus departs from GITZ for the Lindau island daily at 30-minute intervals.
Bus travel is free of charge for our holiday guests during the summer period when tourist taxes are charged. Full information, including timetables and the necessary guest card, is available from a member of the GITZ team at the Reception Desk.
Located in building no. 2
Can be found at the nature playgound.
You will receive a copy of our site plan upon your arrival on which all GITZs facilities and pitches are marked.
The position of the waste disposal area for caravans and mobile homes is marked on our campsite plan, which you will receive when upon arrival and registration. All necessary utensils for chemical toilets are available at the GITZ supermarket.
Children’s Fun Washing Land
Located in sanitary block 4 (next to the swimming pool) and in sanitary block 5 (at the forest’s edge).
Our sanitary blocks and facilities are continuously cleaned throughout the day. Should you notice anything unpleasant, however, please report this to us immediately. Thank you.
Guests may use the computer at our Reception during the usual opening hours. If you need to print a document or send a telefax, please ask for assistance.
Country Market at GITZ
On country market day at the camping park you can find a great selection of Lake Constance/Allgü regional delicacies as well as fine Mediterranean specialities. Takes place from 5.00 p.m. - 7.00 p.m. on selected Saturdays in Summer as part of the GITZ Hits programme.
Dr. Josef Ott M.D.
Tel: +49 (0) 8382 94 52 22
Dr. Hans-Joachim Krahl
Tel: +49 (0) 8382 6722
Our defibrillator is located next to the First Aid Room at the supermarket. Our personnel take part in regular training courses in order to be able to offer immediate help in case of emergency.
A dishwashing machine in located in sanitary house 5 on the forest’s edge.
Dogs are welcome at GITZ and remain so as long as they are kept under control.
Dogs poop bags can be obtained from the Reception for 20 cents per pack – single bags free of charge. Our dogs shower facility is located in sanitary block 5.
Dogs and other pets are not allowed in our rental accommodation.
For emergency services dial the following numbers:
Ambulance/emergency doctor: 112
Fire brigade: 112
Emergency medical service (Ärztlicher Bereitschaftsdienst): 116 / 117
Emergency poison centre: +49 (0) 89 192 40
Emergengy number for blocking bank cards and freezing online access: 116116
Environmental Management at GITZ
Waste (garbage) separation facilities, a sustainable energy supply through our own cogeneration plant, bio show garden, ecological distribution of pitches, cooperation with Ecocamping, member of Bavarian Environmental Pact.
ECOCAMPING (environmental management for camping sites)
Our collaboration with ECOCAMPING has made us even more aware that even the smallest act can have regional as well as global consequences and can lead to positive effects on the quality of life.
Informationon the best excursion destinations in the region can be found in our brochure room next to the Reception.
We are happy to transmit faxes for you from the Reception.
The nearest filling station (Tankstelle) is in Lindau. After leaving the camping park, turn right and
A small outdoor fitness park is located at sanitary block 5
Fire extinguishers can be found all over the whole camping park. The exact locations are marked on the campsite plan.
Our First Aid Room is located next to the supermarket.
When necessary, plasters and cold packs are obtainable at the Reception. We are legally not allowed to issue medication or ointments. For such, please consult a pharmacy (see here under “P – Pharmacies”)
From September/October freshly-picked apples can be obtained at the Reception.
Throughout the year apple juice and fruit brandies can be purchased.
At the Strodel Fruit Farm shop in nearby Weissensberg – about 3 km from GITZ – you can find seasonal fruit and vegetables from our region.
Gas Cylinder Sales
A notice with price list and times of issue is on the information board at the Reception.
At our Elephant Plaza is the Wirtshaus Gitzenweiler Hof tavern with traditional, home-style cooking, the “Pinocchio” pizzeria as well as “Udo’s Hut” snack bar for small and large takeaways. For further recommendations for eating out, please consult our Reception.
During the main season our hairdresser, Amadeus von Trauchberg, visits the camping park every Friday and will style your hair in the library at special campers’ rates. Appointments should be made in advance. Information from the Reception.
Hairdryers can be borrowed from the Reception for payment of a depost as long as supplies last.
Local hospital – about 4 km from the camping park:
Asklepios Klinik Lindau
Friedrichshafener Strasse 83
Tel: +49 (0) 8382 2760
A PC with internet access is available at the Reception. A fee-based WLAN use is possible in almost all parts of the camping park. Please consult our Reception for further information.
Ironing boards are avaiable in House 2 and sanitary block 5. Irons can be rented from the Reception against a deposit (as long as supplies last).
Our GITZ library is in House 2 and offers a large and colourful selection of literature for old and young.
Lost & Found
Please hand over any objects found on the site to the Reception or enquire there if you have lost anything. The Lost Property Office in Lindau can be reached on: +49 (0) 8382 918317.
At the at the GITZ Physio Point you can either enjoy a pleasant and relaxing massage or get treatment for back- or joint pains or headache.
There is a natural playground next to the water-lilly pond.
Nighttime Peace & Quiet
Between 10.00 p.m. and 7.00 a.m.
Can be hired for a fee of 1 euro per pallet, plus a refundable deposit of 5 euros each.
Please contact the Reception with details of the number of pallets/duckboards required and we will deliver these to your pitch.
Parking for Private Vehicles and Mobile Homes in Lindau
P1 (Blauwiese): Mobile home spaces – approx. 1 km from the Lindau Island. Mobile homes may not be driven on to the island.
P3 (Karl-Bever-Platz): private vehicle parking
P4 ( Lindau’s new multi-storey car park on the island next to the “Inselhalle” Congress Center): private vehicle parking
P5 (Seeparkplatz, Western fringe of the island): private vehicle parking.
Multi-storey car park at the Lindaupark shopping centre.
We strongly recommend the use of the city bus for enjoying the sights of the beautful Lindau island.
The nearest pharmacy is in Oberreitnau (3 km), Bodenseestrasse 30.
A list of emergency pharmacies can be obtained from the Reception.
On the GITZ campsite. Current price lists for riding and information for booking at the Reception.
Available at the GITZ supermarket or from the Reception.
Postage stamps can be purchased from the Reception. A post box/mail box
is located at the GITZ supermarket.
Q-Service Quality in Germany
The Camping Park is Q-certified. Further information at: www.q-deutschland.de
Rental Family Bathrooms
We will gladly rent out to you one of our family bathrooms for your stay at GITZ.
These are equippped with a shower, wash basin and a WC. During your stay only you and your family have access to this bathroom and are therefore responsible for its cleanliness and airing.
Further information from our Reception. Family bathrooms are located in sanitary block 4 (at the pool) and in sanitary block 5 (at the forest’s edge).
GITZ Supermarket at the Elephant Plaza. Opening times are posted outside.
Information about further shopping possibilities from the Reception.
Street Map of Lindau
Available at the Reception
Our open-air pool is located right behind the central Elephant Plaza. Suggestions and information on further water sports’ locations and open-air pools in the area can be found in our brochure room next to the Reception
Table tennis tables are located on the camping field. Bats and balls can be hired from the Reception.
Taxi ATI: +49 (0) 8382 40 7 447
Taxi-Ring: +49 (0) 8382 6006
Li-La Taxi: +49 (0) 8382 94 44 49
A public telephone can be found on our Elephant Plaza next to the tavern.
By order of the town of Lindau we are obliged to charge a tourist tax per person and overnight stay. The period in which the tax is payable and the amount is determined by the tourist tax bye-law. Upon payment of the tax you will receive a guest card at the Reception as well as an information brochure listing reductions and benefits to which the guest is entitled.
For language problems and quick, on-the-spot translations, German-English-German,
contact our English Language Consultant, Andrea Dutton-Kölbl on 0172 904 60 41.
Twins, triplets or multiple birth babies holidaying together at GITZ pay “null” throughout the whole year. No matter what the age, no fees per person nor tourist taxes will be charged.
Aeschacher Ufer 13
Tel: +49 (0) 8382 6372
Mobile: 0171 43 40 545
A motorway toll is obligatory on all Austrian freeways and express roads. The same applies for the motorways and national highways in Switzerland. Stickers (vignette) can be purchased at filling stations and automobile club shops.
Our volleyball court is located next to the camping field.
Washing machines and tumbler dryers are at your disposal in the sanitary blocks 4 and 5.
For operating them you require 50 cent coins, for which you can exchange euros at the Reception.
Waste Separation and Sorting
As everyone else we, too, respect the separation and sorting of waste and garbage.
Recycling stations are located at the sanitary blocks 1, 3 and 4.
Enjoy a stroll along the beautiful waterside promenade at the duck pond.
Newly arrived guests are cordially invited to our weekly meeting at the Elephant Plaza for a welcome drink and friendly conversation.
We gladly provide WLAN tickets for a fee. Information from the Reception.
We have built a forest xylophone for GITZ! You can try out your musical talent at any time at the natural playground.
Youth Game Room
Beneath the pizzeria “Pinocchio” is our games room for youngsters with pinball machine, table soccer and air hockey.