Tips for Excursions

Get the Lake Constance (Bodensee) feeling

Why not combine your camping holiday with an unforgettable time exploring the wonderful countryside, towns and villages located between the Allgäu region and Lake Constance. The Gitzenweiler Hof is the ideal starting point for your ventures. Enjoy the exceptional leisure time activities offered in the four-country region with its diversity of cultural, sporting, scenic and gastronomic highlights.

Our Reception is always happy to give you individual tips for excursions and suggestions for combined activities to suit your needs and ensure an unforgettable holiday.

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Ravensburger Spieleland

Excursions with children

Hop Museum, Tettnang, (approx. 19 km)

In three historic buildings a modern hop-growing business meets a lovingly designed museum.



Zeppelin Museum, Friedrichshafen (approx. 25 km)

Unique in Germany, the museum houses the world’s largest collection on airship travel. Constantly changing special exhibitions.



Dornier Museum, Friedrichshafen (approx. 25 km)

Located next to the Bodensee Airport, the key message of the Dornier Aviation and Aerospace Museum, Friedrichshafen, is that anyone can become a pioneer. Regularly changing special exhibitions.



Natural History Museum “inatura“, Dornbirn (approx. 27 km)

Visit Dornbirn’s unique natural history museum in the Austrian state of Vorarlberg. All aspects of animate and inanimate natural life can be examined at first hand through state-of-the-art multi-media presentations.



Busch Automobile Museum, Wolfegg (ca. 35 km)

With around 200 exhibits of cars, motor cycles, tractors and caravans, one of the largest private automobile museums in Germany.



Ravensburg Museum, Ravensburg (approx. 38 km)

A treasure trove of suprises! Enter the world of Ravensburg games and puzzles. How is a game created and why does one puzzle piece fit another? In the interactive museum, engross yourself in the world of games or join a guided tour through the three floors of the museum which takes you on a journey through the past and present of the famous game and puzzle brand.



Meersburg Castle (approx 42 km)

The striking appearance of this castle has made it the regions’s landmark. A visit to its museum is an unforgettable experience



Sea Life, Constance (approx 53 km)

Take the ferry across to Constance and experience the natural habitat water in the vast aquarium centre right on the lakeside with more than 3,000 fish and aquatic animals in over 30 fascinating tanks.



Erwin Hymer Museum, Bad Waldsee (approx. 57 km)

Around the world in 80 caravans and mobile homes. The Erwin Hymer Museum invites guests to a unique discovery tour through the history, past and present, of travelling with a mobile home. Get to know the cultural-historical background of mobile home travelling as well as the technology from the point of view of the traveller. The museum, spread over 6,000 sq m of permanent exhibition on two floors, is interactive with multivision shows as well as a restaurant inviting you to a culinary journey around the world.



Indoor Games Park, "Lufti", Liebenau (approx. 20 km)

If you don’t want to do without the fun of games, "Lufti" is the right choice in bad weather.



School Museum, Friedrichshafen (23 km)

The School Museum in the Friedrich Strasse 14 is one of Germany’s largest of ist kind. On three floors it presents the history of the school in Germany.



Play House (Spielhäusle) Kressbronn (approx. 7 km)

This brightly-coloured, little play house in the town of Kressbronn (Seestrasse) is a great attraction for children up to 12 years - especially when the weather’s bad. Kids from Kressbronn as well as those on holiday can play every day to their hearts’ content while parents look on or enjoy coffee and cake and a chat.



Ravensburg “Spieleland“ Theme Park (22 km)

Enjoy adventure, fun and action for the whole family in one of Germany’s most popular theme parks. The park is arranged in eight theme worlds packed with over 70 attractions – many of which are interactive.



Affenberg Monkey Park, Salem (51 km)

Germany’s largest open-air monkey enclosure. Nearly 200 Barbary apes roam freely in a 50 acre forest. Observe the monkeys at first hand living as they would in the Atlas mountains of Algeria and Morocco. You can even feed them with gratis available popcorn.




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