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Welcome to Kassel

Europe’s largest hill park with the baroque water features, the fairy-tale heritage of the Brothers Grimm and the third highest museum density in Germany: Kassel is a city that delights visitors from all over the world with its cultural diversity and has already been honoured with a UNESCO World Heritage title twice.

There are also numerous attractive leisure options, making Germany’s second greenest city into a fantastic travel destination all year round – whether for a weekend trip or a longer holiday. And Kassel is also the right place for anyone who fancies an extensive shopping expedition or culinary delights with a regional flair.

The campsite is the perfect starting point for discovering the documenta city. From here, you can quickly reach the large Karlsaue Park with the Orangery, and it is not far to the city of Kassel with its numerous tourist attractions, shopping opportunities and museums such as GRIMM WORLD. The numerous documenta outdoor artworks such as the “Pickaxe” and the “Man Walking to the Sky”, which have left their mark everywhere in the cityscape, are unique to Kassel. And thanks to the well-developed public transport, you can even reach more remote destinations such as Bergpark Wilhelmshöhe comfortably without a car or caravan. On the interactive map, we have put together a lot of tips and tourist attractions for you. We hope you have a good time with us in Kassel!

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You can conveniently book tickets for city tours from Kassel Marketing online in advance.

The KasselCard includes free use of the local public transport and many other discounts for your stay in the documenta city of Kassel. You can obtain it at reception.

Tips for your stay

You will find the following near the campsite:

Auebad (public pools) Accessible modern sports and family swimming pool Outdoor pool open from May until the end of August. 20 % discount on the admission fee for all camping site guests

Kassel Exhibition Centre Multifunctional exhibition centre for trade and visitor fairs, events and conferences in the centre of Germany

Cycle hire ‘NextBike’ rental station at the Auestadion

Fuldaradweg R1 Journey of discovery through Hesse by bike - 260 km along the river Fulda

Ice skating rink Hockey team Kassel Huskies’ home games venue, also used for concerts and other sporting events

Fredrich city tour “Siebenbergen” bus stop (approx. 500 m away)

Auestadion German association football club KSV Kassel’s home ground, venue for athletic events, concerts and cultural events

Sauna in the Balance and Fitness Club

DEZ shopping centre Close shopping facilities with a supermarket and petrol station as well as 100 shops and a vast range of gastronomy on offer

Aschoffs Edeka supermarket nearby