Located in western Germany, near the Dutch border, Xanten is an historical town that attracts tourists from around the world. From exploring the medieval city center, relaxing by the large lake, touring St. Victor's Cathedral or the annual classical music festival, Xanten features a wide variety of activities and attractions. Extensive hiking networks are available nearby, and visitors may bike along ancient Roman routes. Several RV parks near Xanten allow visitors to choose from locations within the city or out in the country.
Waldcamping Speetenkath is a campground located just three miles west of Xanten. Situated in a wooded area, most of the sites are surrounded by trees, and the campground offers both tent and RV camping with water and electric hookups. There is a small swimming lake within the facility that is popular during the summer months, and Waldcamping Speetenkath also has a playground, restaurant, modern plumbing and washing machines, and group activities are planned throughout the year. Note that dogs are not allowed.
Urseler Straße 18
Campingplatz Kerstgenshof, a family-run campground, is located near the Rhine River, about four miles north of Xanten's city center. The facility offers full RV hookups including electricity, sewer and water service, and there are picnic tables at each site. Campingplatz Kerstgenshof has a large club house that is designed for parties and get-togethers, and it has an array of entertainment options and a fully-equipped bar. Recreational areas include soccer fields and volleyball courts as well as an indoor game room that includes a ping pong table. The campground's petting zoo is also a popular activity for children.
Marienbaumer Straße 158
Römerschlucht Xanten is an RV park located very close to Xanten's city center, so the historical sites are a short walk or bike ride away. The campground offers RV sites with full hookups including water, sewer and electricity for a small additional charge, and each space is on a grassy surface and includes an outdoor grill and fire pit. Römerschlucht Xanten offers bikes for rent, and can also help set up sailing or waterskiing on nearby waters. Many restaurants and shops are within walking distance of the campground, and pets on leashes are welcome.
Article Written By Ashley Talley
Ashley Talley has been a professional writer for more than 10 years, specializing in travel and health. Her work has been published in "Coastal Living" magazine, "Wrightsville Beach Magazine" and "Choice," an anthology praised by "Vanity Fair" and the "LA Times." She graduated from Brown University with honors and holds a Master of Fine Arts degree in creative writing from the University of North Carolina.