Camping in Spain
Spain is a fascinating mix of its cultural heritage, providing surprises at every turn. Full of impressive museums and buildings, the country also provides immense landscapes and stunning coastlines. Spain is a fantastic country to go camping in, with its warm and mild climate most of the year round.
A short flight from the UK, Spain is well served by a host of airlines flying from airports all over the country. Budget airlines such as Easyjet, Ryanair and bmibaby all fly to Spain, along with major airlines such as British Airways. Internally, Spain has a great public transport system, with numerous train and bus services.
Spain is divided into 17 regions in a vast and varied landscape. Spain’s capital, Madrid is found in the Central plateau of Castile, alongside the stunning medieval cities of Toledo and Salamanca. Andulucia in the South is full of Muslim architecture and is known for its passion for flamenco, and the three great cities of Seville, Córdoba and Granada. The Eastern Mediterranean coast is the most popular tourist destination with the beaches of the Costa Blanca and Costa Dorada, with the vibrant city of Barcelona a highlight of the region. Reaching North, the landscape ranges from rugged Alpine vistas to the hills of the Basque Country, with the famous Guggenheim Museum located in Bilbao.
Off the coast of Spain are the beautiful Balearics – the islands of Ibiza, Majorca and Mallorca. All three islands lend themselves to camping with the kids and are full of quintessential Spanish landscapes and exquisite beaches.
Some of the most popular campsites are located on the Costa Brava and Costa Dorada, where the Mediterranean coastline is a big draw for families. Families should also consider the Costa Verde on the Atlantic coast, with its snow-capped mountains, mysterious caves and wide open green spaces.
With so much to see and do in Spain, staying at a campsite allows you to take full advantage of your stunning surroundings, whilst providing a relaxing base after a busy day’s exploring. Spain is served by a number of great camping companies, such as Canvas Holidays, Eurocamp and Alfresco. You can choose from a variety of accommodation to suit your family’s needs from tents, through luxury mobile homes and lodges.
All our recommended Spanish campsites offer fantastic facilities, impeccable organisation, tasty restaurants and a relaxed holiday atmosphere. Set in stunning beach, lakeside, countryside and mountain settings you might find that it’s hard to leave the site! Wherever you choose to visit in Spain though, you can be guaranteed of a wonderful break with your family.