“You will find a large amount of family-oriented camping sites in Norway”,
says the expert who works with the classification of camping grounds.
Norway is known for its well-developed camping sites that are eager to meet the needs of everyone. Jan-Henrik Larsen is the head of NHO Reiseliv, an organisation that amongst other things works with the classification of such camping sites.
The places mentioned below are some of the numerous sites in the guide, and should be regarded as hints to get you started on the planning of your trip. Most of them are also found in the listings of Norsk bobil- og caravanklubb (the Norwegian association for motorhomes and caravans).
Along your route in Norway there will be plenty of other camping sites that have made similar efforts.
Fagernes lies at the foot of some of Norway’s most famous mountains. By car there is easy access to Fagernes Campingpark from most directions, like Oslo, Gol in Hallingdal, Gudbrandsdalen valley, the fjords, and Jotunheimen National Park.
Put up your tent at Moysand Family Camping in Grimstad, a maritime and charming city in Southern Norway. The municipality of Grimstad borders to the city of Arendal in the east and Lillesand in the west.
Let the kids out at Sørlandet Feriesenter near Risør in Southern Norway. The Risør area is characterised by small islands and other islets that protect against the open ocean of Skagerrak.
Take full advantage of the diversity of Norsjø Ferieland in the countryside in Telemark. This is traditionally a central port of call at the Telemark canal.
Skittenelv Camping in Krokelvdalen is located in a landscape of important peninsulas and islands, just a 25 kilometre drive from Tromsø city centre.
Camp at Hornnes Camping, located in connection with the diverse Mineralparken, an activity park for families. At Hornnes you can choose to participat in the activities, or you can stay in a more private area.
Benefit from the experience of a specialist in motorhome travelling who reveals his preferred base camps.
Summer should be filled with fun for kids of all ages, and Norway is packed with new adventures – a crocodile exhibit, a 90 metre long zipline, and almost everything in between.
“Our fjords have numerous natural attractions that are well-suited for the whole family”, says Julie Strandheim at the Bergen based Fjord Norway, the official tourist board of the fjords. Here are a few highlights to start your planning.