Top eco-friendly campsites in Europe


Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned traveller, it's never too late to try new things. So why not discover a new way of travelling? 

Check out our selection of the best eco-friendly campsites in Europe and get inspiration for your next motorhome destination. There's nothing like reconnecting with nature and rediscovering the simple pleasures of life!

Eco-friendly campsites in France

La Serre campsite in the Pyrenees

Nestled at the foot of the Pyrenees in Ariège, the La Serre campsite is an ideal place to recharge your batteries and reconnect with nature. This 3-star ecological campsite, much appreciated for its peace and quiet, is classified as a “Refuge LPO''! This means it’s committed to preserving and protecting nature: wildlife, wild flora, the soil and the environment. With its 47 grassy pitches, bordered with trees and hedges, it's the ideal place for a nature holiday in complete privacy.

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Anse du Brick campsite in Normandy

For a holiday by the sea, look no further than the Anse du Brick campsite in Normandy. This eco-responsible campsite located at the bottom of a cliff has direct access to a beautiful sandy beach and a lush forest. Labelled “Green Key International”, it promotes sustainable tourism by optimising the management of its resources and enhancing the biodiversity of its natural surroundings.

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La Venise Verte campsite in the Marais Poitevin 

In the heart of the Marais Poitevin natural region, let yourself be charmed by the La Venise Verte campsite. Literally meaning the “Green Venice”, it’s no surprise this ecological campsite was awarded the EU Ecolabel! Set in a natural environment that they are committed to preserving, you can enjoy a green holiday from swimming in the pools to discovering the region through its 300 km of bike and footpaths.

Enjoy a getaway in the Marais Poitevin

Ecological campsites in Germany

Uhlenköper campsite in Lower Saxony 

This ecological campsite on the outskirts of Uelzen provides a perfect vacation spot for those seeking an environmentally conscious holiday. That’s right, the Uhlenköper-Camp campsite is very committed to sustainable tourism and is accompanied by Eco Camping and Camping2be. With its spacious pitches in the heart of nature, you'll be able to relax and unwind while spotting the many animals that call this place home.

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Stover Strand campsite near Hamburg

The Stover Strand campsite in Germany is the place to be for nature lovers looking to relax in a cosy setting. With direct access to the Elbe river, its broad sandy beach is perfect for basking in the sun and relaxing with the family, while its 30 hectares of land will give you the itch you need to enjoy the great outdoors. This eco-responsible campsite is sustainably managed in harmony with the surrounding wildlife. 

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Eco-friendly campsites in Italy

La Spiaggia Lago di Molveno campsite in Lombardy

Nestled between the stunning Lake Molveno and the majestic Brenta Dolomites, the various pitches of this ecological campsite offer a breathtaking view on the lake and its surrounding nature for a stress-free holiday. The Spiaggia Lago di Molveno campsite has been awarded a special label from the Adamello Brenta Nature Park in honour of its commitment to protecting the environment and promoting sustainable tourism.

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Madonna di Pogi campsite in Tuscany 

Take a refreshing break and get back in touch with nature at the Madonna di Pogi ecological campsite! Whether you prefer a swim in the lake, a walk through the woods or simply lounging in a hammock, this idyllic retreat has it all. Everything here is managed in an ecological way. From organic eggs in the morning to organic vegetables in the evening, you will even eat sustainably! Experience the real dolce vita in a peaceful rural setting in the heart of Tuscany.

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Ecological campsites in Spain

Pola Giverola campsite in Catalonia

Ready to soak up the sun in Tossa de Mar? With a natural Mediterranean setting stretching over 35 hectares, the Pola Giverola ecological campsite offers the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Tucked between two idyllic coves with turquoise waters and surrounded by pine and oak forests, this destination is the perfect getaway for a family vacation.

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La Pineda campsite in Catalonia

Escape to nature and relax under the Costa Dorada’s mild and pleasant climate at this eco-responsible campsite. With more than twelve thousand trees providing shade and a stunning Mediterranean landscape, the La Pineda campsite is fully committed to sustainable development and respecting the environment. Its exotic garden offers the perfect spot for sipping on a cocktail after a day in the sun. 

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Eco-friendly campsites in Portugal

Casas Novas de Palmeira campsite in São Teotónio

Nestled on the serene shore of a lake in São Teotónio, this eco-responsible campsite is a haven of peace committed to using renewable energy and promoting a healthier environment. You won’t find any electric hook-ups or waste disposal facilities for motorhomes at the Casas Novas de Palmeira campsite, but the beauty of the acacia and palm trees definitely make up for it!

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Salema Eco Camp in the Algarve 

For a break that’s in sync with nature, take a breather at the Salema Eco Camp campsite in the Vicentine Coast Natural Park. If you're a slow living enthusiast, you'll feel right at home here! This ecological campsite goes the extra mile to reduce its environmental footprint and preserve the environment and is the first in the region to be awarded the carbon neutrality certificate.

Hit the road in the Algarve

Eco-friendly campsites in the UK

Wheems Farm in South Ronaldsay

In the heart of Scotland's Orkney Islands, every aspect of Wheems Farm eco-campsite has been carefully and consciously designed to feel fully immersed in its natural rugged environment. With white sandy beaches, steep cliffs and a sky that seems to go on forever, you'll feel as close to nature as possible! Best of all, you can buy fresh produce on site to whip up delicious meals that are both locally sourced and eco-friendly.

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The Quiet Site campsite in Cumbria

Nature lovers, rejoice! Nestled in the Lake District National Park with stunning views of Ullswater Lake, this countryside retreat has been recognised as one of the most sustainable holiday sites in the UK. The Quiet Site in Cumbria has a zero waste shop, eco-friendly power sources as well as electric vehicle charging stations. With plenty of walking and cycling trails nearby, it's the perfect place to unplug, unwind and connect with nature.

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Ecological campsites in Belgium

Beau Rêve campsite in the Ardennes

Looking for a peaceful getaway? The Beau Rêve eco-friendly campsite in the Ardennes is a must-see. Nestled in a lush and serene environment, this campsite offers a unique camping experience with a commitment to reducing its environmental footprint. From renewable energy sources to waste sorting and promoting local and organic products, they truly care about their impact. So take a break, breathe in the fresh air and enjoy the beauty!

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Eco-friendly campsites in the Netherlands 

Ons Buiten campsite in Zeeland

Located just a stone's throw from the beach in Oostkapelle, the Ons Buiten eco-friendly campsite is perfect for a family vacation. With sustainable facilities and wellness activities like yoga, there's something for everyone! Tucked away in a soothing country setting, the campsite uses eco-friendly cleaning products, energy-saving lights and water flow reducers to minimise its environmental impact. Come and enjoy some quality time with your loved ones in a peaceful and environmentally conscious setting.

Take a road trip in Zeeland.

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