Holiday centers (

This service 'Holiday centers' is coverd by the EU Service Directive.

This service includes:

  • Short-stay accommodation facilities accessible to everyone, which, depending on their equipment and designated purpose, serve to offer a variety of different living and residential options combined with leisure facilities in connection with shopping facilities and personal services, for temporary stays. Minimum equipment is deemed to include the availability of hotel accommodation and other accommodation (also including cooking facilities), a restaurant, shopping facilities to meet the necessities of daily life and recreational needs, and facilities for personal shopping facilities, e.g. massage facilities, tanning beds, sauna, hairdresser, and for active recreational activities, e.g. pool, tennis, table tennis, miniature golf, fitness trails

This service does not include:

  • Short-term accommodation including daily cleaning and making-up of the beds (see 55.10)
  • Provision of houses and furnished or unfurnished apartments for longer-term use, normally on a monthly or yearly basis (see Section 68)

Source: Statistisches Bundesamt

  • Beherbergungsstätten (Ferienzentren)
  • Beherbergungsstätten mit unterschiedlichem Angebot (Hotel
  • Feriendörfer (Ferienzentren)
  • Ferienparks
  • Ferienwohnungen etc.) sowie Gaststättenbetrieb und Freizeit- / Wellnesseinrichtungen; Beherbergungsbetriebe; Gaststättenbetriebe
  • Ferienzentren
  • Reiterhof (Ferienzentrum)