Everyone’s adventurous soul is awakened by the feeling of freedom that comes from traveling in a campervan. There are many options to take on Europe’s campervan routes.
It’s a great place to explore different countries, cultures, and sights within a single trip and have a once-in-a-lifetime road trip experience.
To give you inspiration for your next road trip adventure, I have put together some different European campervan routes.
All suggested routes are usually traveled for 2-3 weeks.
But you can adapt to the situations according to your personal preferences. You can see yourself on the road if you plan one of the European Campervan routes.
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It is possible to see many amazing places in a short time without breaking the bank on a Balkans road trip.
The suggested route has the perfect combination of nature activities, relaxing beach days, and city sightseeing.
There is a chance to experience the country’s beauty in many ways starting at Lake Bled, a magical place in the middle of the country.
After enjoying some activities at the lake, you will travel to the charming capital of the country.
The small and colorful town of Piran is the next stop on your journey. The place has a picturesque old town, narrow alleys, and sunset views from the town wall.
Even though the town is small, there are several interesting things to do. You can get to the historic city of Pula by taking the campervan route.
Visit the Roman Amphitheater, the Augustus Temple, as well as the vibrant markets, which are must-see activities in Pula.
After visiting some places, it’s time to move on along the Croatian coast to Zadar. The old town is well known for its historic ruins and churches.
The final stop on the road trip in Split.
The Diocletian Palace and the Peristil Square are located in the middle of Split. It is a good idea to spend some time on the beautiful beaches of Split.
This route is perfect for adventure-seeking couples or friends who want to see and experience a lot and have a sufficient budget for the trip.
You can start in one of the most beautiful cities in Germany, and then head north to the very top of Denmark.
If you have a lot of time, you can stop in other places in the country. In south Norway, you can take the ferry from Hirtshals.
You can experience the variety of fjords, mountains, national parks, and other beautiful places that southern Norway has to offer at your own pace and within your itinerary from here.
It is advisable to visit the charming towns of Bergen and Stavanger on your trip. After many days of hiking and other nature-based activities, you will arrive at the capital of Norway.
Must-see activities in this city include visiting the Viking ship museum, strolling around Frogner Park, and taking a tour of the Akershus Fortress.
The route takes you across Austria to the Hungarian capital of Budapest.
On your way through the mountains, you will experience a city break in Innsbruck, explore the ski region of Zell am See, and visit the picturesque town of Hallstatt.
Salzburg is famous for the great musician Mozart and you can stop there on your way to Hallstatt.
There are a lot of beautiful renaissance and baroque-style buildings in both Vienna and Graz.
Vienna, the vivid capital of Austria, is home to many bars and restaurants, as well as a beautiful castle. You can get to the next capital from Vienna in less than three hours.
Bathing in the famous thermal pools, going on a typical Danube river cruise, and walking across the Chain Bridge are just some of the must-do experiences in Hungary.
You will get plenty of vitamins during this trip because you will travel alongside the sea the whole time.
You will begin your trip in one of the sunniest and wealthiest corners of France if you start in Nice or Saint-Tropez.
If you want to see more of the French Riviera, I recommend you explore the cities of Montpellier and Marseille.
If you arrive in Spain, you will be able to enjoy the party life in Lloret de Mar before heading to Barcelona, where you will be able to try out all the Spanish food, relax at the beach, or go shopping in the city center.
You will see that there are a lot of things to do in Barcelona. It is worthwhile to go to Tarragona from here as well.
There is a perfect combination of ancient culture, lovely beaches, and adventurous amusement parks in the city of southern Catalonia.
This route is perfect for travelers who want to explore the different regions of France and get a good mixture of cities and nature.
The capital of Switzerland, Bern, is where you will begin your exploration of the country’s Western region, which contains lakes, mountain peaks, and picturesque cities.
From Lyon, you can drive through France to the Atlantic coast.
In Bordeaux, the center of the famous wine-growing region, you will get to experience French cuisine and culture.
The beautiful cities of La Rochelle and Nantes are waiting for you when you go further north.
This beautiful route ends in Paris, the city of love. For good reason, the metropolis is one of the most visited cities in the world.
The spectacular coast of southern England is one of the highlights of the last one of the European campervan routes.
You will cover three amazing capitals and three countries during a single vacation, but also have a ferry trip.
If you are willing to explore lively cities such as London on a budget, discover beautiful coastal towns, eat the best English food, and visit a world heritage site all at once, this route is perfect for you.
Italy is one of the best destinations to enjoy the European summer.
You will get to know the different regions of Italy, explore the picturesque place of Cinque Terre, and enjoy all the things to do in Naples on this Italy road trip.
You can learn about history in Rome, shop in Milan, drink wine in the Toscana, and take photos at the Leaning Tower of Pisa.
You can swim in the sea in Amalfi, stroll around the harbor front in Genoa, and see ancient art masterpieces in Florence.
This road trip, no matter if it is with your friends or alone in Italy, will be a lot of fun and a great way to replenish your batteries.
I`m a current Law Enforcement Officer working within the Counterterrorism Bureau in New York State. I have been Camping for over 20 years. My styles of camping include tent, car, truck, van, and RV travel trailer. I have a YouTube channel where I teach all types of camping with an entertaining method: https://youtube.com/@TheSmallsRVAdventures