Benefit from the experience of a specialist in motorhome travelling who reveals his preferred base camps.
Numerous camping grounds all over Norway are specially created for motorhome 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 (only in German), shares the top locations he thinks are especially suited for the needs of your rolling castle. Please check the respective links for updated offers.
Situated directly by Norways biggest lake Mjøsa, and not far from Lillehammer’s 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.
A clean and quiet camping site situated near a relaxing beach with varied maritime activities.
An excellent campsite situated near a beautiful bay with great fishing possibilities.
Dr. Thomas Kliem has since long made a living out of his passion for travelling. He is the editor and publisher of several travel guides (in German) for motorhome and caravan enthusiasts, all on the publishing house Bruckmann.
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 motorhomes, 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.
The camping site is an ideal base for hiking to the famous mountain plateau Preikestolen.
A well-thought-out camping site that also offers rewarding activities. The interesting city of Kristiansand is not far away.
Permitted size of caravans, campervans, and motorhomes on Norwegian roads:
Height: No restriction.
Width: 2.55 metres maximum. Note that some secondary roads have a maximum width of less than 2.55 metres. If your caravan is wider than 2.3 metres and more than 50 centimetres wider than the car, white reflectors must be mounted on the front sides of the car’s mirrors.
Total length (car + caravan): 18.75 metres maximum. Drivers of cars and caravans with a combined length of more than 12.40 metres must check whether it is permissible to drive the intended road or route.
More information: Call The Norwegian Public Roads Administration.
From Norway: 22 07 30 00 (in dangerous situations, call 175)
From abroad: +47 815 48 991