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Europeans love camping and caravanning. No matter which country you’re exploring, there are campsites to cater for all tastes and budgets – from wild wilderness to glamping in style. If you’re searching for holiday inspiration (from the best campsites to little-known locations and experiences off the beaten-track), here’s everything you need for your next European adventure.

Where to go in December: Our Top Picks

Ben Tully | 22 Nov 2023 | Read time: 8m 49s

Ahead of each new month, we compile a list of destinations across Europe which are perfectly suited to visit that month. Considering things like weather, busyness, natural and cultural events, and other factors, our top picks for December are the pastel-coloured villages of France's Alsace region; the festive wonderland of Germany's Harz Mountains; Estonia's Tallinn, considered one of Europe's top Christmas destinations; and magical Bratislava in Slovakia. Check out our highlights and favourite sites below.
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Black Forest, Germany

Camping & Stargazing, Exploring Europe's Dark Skies

Peter Stannett | 22 Nov 2023 | Read time: 5m 26s

Whether you're an amateur astronomer or simply enjoy the serenity of a starlit night, camping in Europe offers an unparalleled opportunity to stargaze.
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Observatory under milky way

Five brilliant camping destinations for your Christmas and New Year getaway

Rob Fearn | 6 Nov 2023 | Read time: 4m 35s

Despite winter’s frosty return just around the corner, you shouldn’t be thinking about quiet nights with your feet up in front of the TV and fire blazing.
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Planning a Eurotrip? Start with a Eurail Pass!

Rob Fearn | 31 Oct 2023 | Read time: 6m 27s

Do you dream of exploring Europe's lovely scenes, like Venice's charming canals or Paris' old streets? For travelling in Europe, one of the greenest and most enjoyable options is to use a Eurail Pass.
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Planning a Eurotrip? Start with a Eurail Pass!

Europe's Most Breathtaking Waterfalls

Peter Stannett | 10 Oct 2023 | Read time: 8m 54s

Beyond the well-trodden tourist paths lies a world of fairy-tale waterfalls that will leave you amazed - Europe has some of the best waterfalls you'll ever see.
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Idyllic mountain scenery in the Alps

Where to go in September: Our Top Picks

Ben Tully | 24 Aug 2023 | Read time: 6m 48s

September offers an ideal window to explore Europe, as the summer crowds disperse, pleasant weather prevails, and the vibrant autumn hues begin to grace the landscapes. With milder temperatures, shorter queues at popular attractions, and a more authentic local experience, it's a prime month for an enriching European getaway.
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Old town of Rovinj in Croatia

Where to go in August: Our Top Picks

Ben Tully | 26 Jul 2023 | Read time: 7m 54s

August is an ideal time to travel in Europe, as the continent comes alive with a vibrant atmosphere, long sunny days, and a plethora of cultural events and festivals. From the picturesque beaches of the Mediterranean to the historic cities and lush countryside, Europe offers an unforgettable summer experience during this month.
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Eger, Hungary

7 reasons why you need to visit Norway

Rob Fearn | 30 Jun 2023 | Read time: 6m 1s

A land full of contrasts, from magnificent snow-capped mountains, dramatic fjords, vast plateaux with wild untamed tracts, to huge lakes and rich green countryside.
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Briksdal glacier in Olde

Camping in Europe's Lesser-Known Destinations

Peter Stannett | 28 Jun 2023 | Read time: 4m 36s

Europe is a treasure trove of stunning landscapes, rich history, and diverse cultures. While many travellers flock to popular destinations like France, Italy, and Spain, there are countless lesser-known spots that offer unique camping experiences.
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Tallinn Estonia

Where to go in July: Our Top Picks

Ben Tully | 19 Jun 2023 | Read time: 7m 18s

July is an ideal time to explore Europe, offering a vibrant mix of cultural festivals, pleasant weather, and extended daylight hours. From the dazzling fireworks of Bastille Day in Paris to the sun-drenched beaches of the Mediterranean, the continent beckons with its rich heritage, enticing cuisine, and a myriad of unforgettable experiences.
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Vaucluse, France

Where to go in June: Our Top Picks

Ben Tully | 22 May 2023 | Read time: 8m 24s

June is an exhilarating time to embark on a journey through Europe's captivating landscapes and vibrant cities. As summer takes hold of the continent, a tapestry of experiences awaits avid travellers.
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Stari Grad, Croatia

Top Tips for a Successful Accessible Camping Trip in Europe

Peter Stannett | 9 May 2023 | Read time: 2m 48s

Camping holidays are a fantastic way to explore the great outdoors, connect with nature, and spend quality time with family and friends. For people with limited mobility, finding accessible campsites and facilities can be challenging.
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Exploring Germany's Historic Cities

Peter Stannett | 16 Feb 2023 | Read time: 4m 22s

Germany has a rich but fragmented tapestry of history, in part due to political events, geographical fluctuations and, of course, seismic world events. The country is full of museums, theatres, monuments and much more making Germany a fantastic choice for campers interested in history, science, art and politics.
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Brandenberg Gate, Berlin

Tiny Country Camping

Rob Fearn | 18 Nov 2022 | Read time: 4m 56s

Europe is home to five of the top-ten smallest countries in the world, and if you want to explore these micro-nations, then camping could be the perfect way to visit.
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Top 5 European Music Capitals

Ben Tully | 11 Nov 2022 | Read time: 9m 56s

Ahh Europe... birthplace to some of the world's most famous composers, musicians and songwriters, and home to a great selection of intimate music bars, awesome underground scenes, world-famous clubs, live music venues and stunning opera houses.
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Introducing our Campsite Assessors - The Corralls

Rob Fearn | 12 Jul 2022 | Read time: 3m 49s

Spending summers on the road is part of annual life for the Alan Rogers campsite assessors. Travelling all over Europe, they produce in-depth, independent reports on each site they visit.
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John & Margaret on duty at the NEC

Introducing our Campsite Assessors - Paul Johnson

Rob Fearn | 11 Jul 2022 | Read time: 4m 11s

Spending summers on the road is a way of life for the Alan Rogers campsite assessors. Travelling all over Europe, producing in-depth, independent reports on each campsite they visit.
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Going Go-Pod

5 Best Camping Spots In Ireland

Rob Fearn | 10 May 2022 | Read time: 3m 25s

There are lots of ways you can make your camping holiday even better. For example, choosing the very best tent and camping equipment or making your journey stress-free by using a shipping service to transport all your equipment for you.
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Eagle Point Camping

Best in Travel 2022

Ben Tully | 20 Jan 2022 | Read time: 4m 3s

Every year, our friends at Lonely Planet publish the ultimate list of countries, regions and cities which they deem must-visits for the year ahead. We're excited that more of the destinations that we offer have been chosen to represent 2022's Best in Travel than ever before.
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Best in travel

5 of the Best Countries for Camping

Peter Stannett | 17 Jan 2022 | Read time: 3m 53s

For making memories, having great experiences and relaxation you can't beat a good camping holiday. Whether you prefer a tent, caravan or motorhome, you can experience the best in an affordable way and without missing out on all of the holiday luxuries you want to enjoy.
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Bohinj Lake in Slovenia
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