Camping on Gotland – Compare and choose the best option available
Welcome to a complete guide about camping on Gotland. The paradise island located just hours outside of Sweden has been an attractive destination for tourists for many years. The whole island is perfect for camping and you can either stay at the same place or travel around the whole island and stay at different camping spots.
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Frequently asked questions
We recommend you to visit the island during the summer. For the hardcore camper, the period of April to October will be fine. If you coming to enjoy the heat, we recommend the period of late May to September.
The north part of the island is well known for its relaxed attitude and calm nature. Which is perfect for a calm and relaxing vacation. In the middle of Gotland, you find Visby, the only city of the island. Camping near Visby means you can get a more insense visit with restaurants, old town and nice evenings. Southside of Gotland is known for its artistic vibe and wide-open nature.
To some of the camping spots, you can bring your dog. In our top list and comparison tool, we try to inform about this question.
Different ways of camping in Gotland
Regardless of your preferences, we are sure you will find a good camping spot with an accommodation type that suits the purpose.
A very comfortable and nice way of spending your time on Gotland is in a cabin located at any available camping. The biggest complexes like Kneippbyn, Visby Strandby, and others have great cabin options in different sizes.
All listed campings in our top list have tent spots. At some, you have to make a reservation for a specific spot but at others, you just show up and find the spot that suits you best.
If you planning to bring a caravan to Gotland we recommend you to make a reservation on the forehand. All available camping with room for Caravans will be listed above. In Sweden electricity and water always include in the price.
Get to Gotland
In order to make your camping adventure reality, you need to get to Gotland. There are two ways to make this happened.
The first options are to take a ferry from either Nynäshamn or Oskarshamn. On the ferry there is room for a car or caravan and if you want you can book a suite. With the ferry, the trip takes about 3 hours.
Another option is by flight. Flying to Gotland takes about 40 minutes from Stockholm but due to small planes, it will limit the amount of camping gear and caravans you could bring.