If you want to visit Germany, knowing basic travel vocabulary in German would be an added advantage! And without any doubt, summer would be the best time to plan your trip. You can go camping or hiking, head to the beach, have a barbecue party or simply enjoy cold German beer in a beer garden.
In this lesson, you will learn a few common and useful German words associated with beach and camping. If you have missed the previous two lessons of this series, you can check them out here – Part 1 and Part 2.
Learn Travel Vocabulary in German Online With the Help of Word Clouds Below
Beach Vocabulary in German
Germany hosts a lot of beaches and of course, they are one of the most popular travel destinations. In this word cloud, we have mentioned useful German beach words.
Just in case you are wondering what these words are called in English, here are the translations, clockwise from top left:
- Swimming ring 2. Surfboard 3. Swimsuit / Bathing suit 4. Sunscreen 5. Seashell 6. Lighthouse
Downloadable podcasts below. Click ‘Play’ to learn the correct pronunciations of these words.
Objects Usually Found at the Beach
Who doesn’t love the beach? In this word cloud, we have listed some objects which are commonly found or used at the beach. Clockwise from top left, the English translations of these words are as follows:
- Beach towel 2. Swimming / Bathing trunks 3. Bikini 4. Sand castle 5. Shovel 6. Sun umbrella / Sunshade
Click ‘Play’ below to learn the correct pronunciations of this beach travel vocabulary in German.
German Adjectives to Describe Your Trip or Vacation
You generally tend to give all the trip details to your close friends and family members, once you are back home. In this word cloud, we have mentioned a few must-know adjectives in German to describe your vacation. Clockwise from top left, the English translations of these adjectives are as follows:
- Sunny 2. Cloudy 3. Windy 4. Luxurious 5. Relaxing 6. Historical
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Basic Camping Vocabulary in German
Do you know the German word for camping or tent? German camping vocabulary here will help you to talk about camping.
In this word cloud, we have listed some common German words associated with camping. Just in case you are wondering what they are called in English, here are the translations, clockwise from top left:
- Backpack 2. Flashlight / torch 3. Sleeping bag 4. Tent 5. Camp site / Campground 6. Campfire / bonfire
Click ‘Play’ below to learn the correct pronunciations of these nouns.
Things or Equipment to Carry While Camping
What all comes to your mind when you think about camping or lighting a campfire? In this word cloud, we have mentioned a few objects and equipment people usually carry while camping. Clockwise from top left, the English translations of these words are as follows:
- Camp chair 2. Bug repellent 3. Hammock 4. Axe 5. Survival knife 6. Fire starter / Igniter
Click ‘Play’ below to learn the correct pronunciations of these objects.
Also check out our Urlaub und Reisen flashcards to learn more vacation and travel vocabulary in German.
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