Benefit from the experience of a specialist in motor home travelling who reveals his preferred base camps.
Numerous places all over Norway are specially created for motor homes and caravan enthusiasts. The German geographer and travel journalist Dr. Thomas Kliem visited Norwegian camping sites to write the guide Norwegen mit dem Wohnmobil.
Here, Kliem, who also runs the website reisemobil-routen.de, shares the top locations he thinks are especially suited for the needs of your rolling castle. Please check the respective links for updated offers.
Dr. Thomas Kliem
Following is Dr. Kliem's top 10 list for camping with caravans and motor homes:
Situated directly by Norways biggest lake Mjøsa, and not far from the historic city centre and the open air folk museum Maihaugen.
Good facilities, great atmosphere and close to the interesting Valdres open air folk museum.
Friendly staff and an ideal point of departure to discover Jotunheimen National park. (Photo: Randsverk Camping).
A clean and quiet camping site, situated near a relaxing beach with varied maritime activities.
An excellent campsite situated near a beautiful bay, which lends good fishing possibilities. (Photo: Sandvika Fjord & Sjøhuscamping).
A marvellous spot for fully enjoying the midnight sun. Beautiful nature with an unusually white sand beach.
A good place to relax. Excellent facilities for motor homes, and close to beaches and a coastal path.
The camping ground is located directly by the fjord and offers a scenic view, especially when cruise ships enter the Geirangerfjord. (Photo: CH)
The camping site is an ideal base for hiking to the famous mountain plateau Preikestolen.
A well-thought-out site that also offers rewarding activities. The interesting city of Kristiansand is not far away.
Camping and caravanning in Norway is ideal for holiday makers who like to go where their impulses take them.
“You will find a large amount of family-oriented camping sites in Norway”, says the expert who works with the classification of camping grounds.
There are different kinds of hotels and camp sites throughout the country. Staying at a fishermen's cabin is an experience out of the ordinary.
Staying in a cosy cottage is many Norwegians' preferred choice of holiday accommodation.