It’s an inconsistent summer in Germany: sometimes rain, then severe weather warnings and temperatures of around 10 ° C, the next week bright sunshine again. If you still want to spend a few nice hours in the garden without hastily carrying everything in when the next summer shower comes, you should get a pavilion.
The chic pop-up tents are very practical: They offer protection from the sun and rain, and the frame can sometimes simply be left outside in winter. Many of them can also be stowed away so that you can use them flexibly; for example on vacation at the campsite or for the next garden party.
The best pavilions
the Comparison winner, the pop-up pavilion from ABC Canopy measures 3 x 3 meters and scores not only with its stability but also with its simple construction. The roof and the side walls are made of polyester fabric, the frame is made of steel. Overall, the workmanship is neat and valuable. However, the instructions are missing, which makes packing up after use relatively complicated. With a price of around 240 euros (to Amazon), the pavilion is relatively cheap.
This is a little cheaper here Price tip from Kronenburg. The folding pavilion also comes with the dimensions 3 x 3 meters and costs only around 155 euros (to Amazon). Here, too, the frame is made of steel and the fabric for the roof and side walls is made of polyester. The folding pavilion, like the comparison winner, can be used flexibly and is easy to set up. Contrary to what has been advertised, the pavilion is not waterproof, as water penetrates the seams, which are only taped instead of welded, when it rains continuously.
It is different with the Luxury alternative, the Toolport garden pavilion Alu Deluxe. As the name suggests, the frame here is made of aluminum. The roof is made of polycarbonate, the side panels with double rail system and zip are made of polyester with a PA coating. In other words: this pavilion is really waterproof, can be completely closed and can even withstand hail showers. However, since the construction is lengthy and complex, the pavilion is more suitable for a year-round site. You can also attach the pergola to a foundation using the supplied concrete anchors. The chic pavilion also has its price: From around 1,055 euros (to Amazon) you get the version with 3 x 3 meters.