Here we present campsites and pitches in Estonia - from central city campsites to beautiful natural campsites by the sea. We also offer personalised tips on things to see and do nearby, as well as information and tips for those planning to drive in Estonia.

Why camp in Estonia?

There are plenty of campsites in Estonia, and many are located in beautiful scenic locations. Free camping is also allowed, as long as you follow the rules on signs, and it is relatively easy to find good free camping sites. Estonia is also full of beautiful nature, pleasant cities and interesting historical sights.

Campsites and pitches in Estonia - from north to south

camping i Altja

Altja in Lahemaa National Park private camping

  • DescriptionVery simple private campsite on grass.
  • Service: Rubbish bin. There is a restaurant next door.
  • Price: 10 euros/day in July 2019.
  • Find hereDrive to the village of Altja. The campsite is located near the Altja inn, on the way down to the old fishing huts by the water.
  • See and do in the neighbourhood: Lahemaa National Park, Kolga Manor, Palmse Manor, Käsmu Captain's Village and Altja Fishing Village.

Valkla Rand - recreation centre "Valkla Rand"

  • Description: Holiday resort with a nice location on a beach. Mostly focused on cottages and tents, but motorhomes are welcome.
  • Service: Electricity for a few motorhomes, simple service building, water supply and restaurant.
  • Price: 25 euros/day including electricity in July 2019.
  • Find here: 30 minutes drive east from Tallinn. Metsakuru, Valkla küla, Kuusalu vald, 74630.
  • See and do in the neighbourhood: Jägala waterfall
ställplatser i Estland

North Coast Camping Mereoja

  • DescriptionVery modern and fresh campsite, with access to the beach and sea via a staircase.
  • Service: Electricity, possibility to empty and fill tanks, modern service buildings, washing machines and mini-shop in the reception.
  • Price: 21 euros/day including electricity in July 2019.
  • Find here: Kõrkküla, Viru-Nigula vald, Lääne-Viru maakond
  • See and do in the neighbourhood: Rakvere Fortress, the town of Rekvere and the statue of Tarva.
Camping Narva

Narva - Camping Vana Olgina

  • DescriptionPrivate and very personal camping on grass, three kilometres from Narva.
  • Service: Electricity, rubbish collection, water filling facilities, WiFi, outdoor toilets and showers (at extra cost).
  • Price: 17 euros/day including electricity in July 2019.
  • Find here: Vana Olgina Mõis, Vana Olgina 10, Vaivara district, Ida-Virumaa. A large sign is visible by the road.
  • See and do in the neighbourhood: Narva with the border with Russia, Hermannsborg, the Victoria bastion and the sandy beach Narva-Jõesuu rand.

Lake Peipus the beach in Varnja

  • Description: Parking space on gravel or grass, on a small beach.
  • Service: Refuse collection, barbecue areas and swimming pools.
  • Price: Free (2019)
  • Find here: The beach in Varnja, on Lake Peipus.
Ställplatser i Estland

Haapsalu - central parking

  • Description: Large grass car park for motorhomes, caravans and ordinary cars.
  • Service: Dustbins and litter bins.
  • Price: Free (2019)
  • Find here: Located on the waterfront, close to the city centre. Parking Haapsalu 
    Lahe, 90503 Haapsalu, Läänemaa.
  • See and do in the neighbourhood: Haapsalu with its bishop's castle and seafront promenade.

Dagö - Free camping at Sääre tirp

  • DescriptionFree camping on grass, near the sea. Along a dirt road there are many small sites that are popular for free camping.
  • Service: None.
  • Price: Free (2019)
  • Find hereDrive out towards Sääre tirp. On the way out you will find the free campsites on the left hand side.
  • See and do in the neighbourhood: Dagö with Swedish history, Kärdla Museum, three lighthouses, surfers' paradise, the Eiffel Tower and Suuremõisa Manor.
camping Estland

Ösel - camping in Lõunaranna harbour on Moon Island

  • DescriptionSmall and pleasant campsite on grass at the guest harbour.
  • Service: Electricity, rubbish collection, water, filling and emptying of tanks, service centre, sauna and small restaurant (you can also order breakfast).
  • Price: 20 euros/day in July 2019.
  • Find hereThe campsite is located on the island of Moon (Muhu). Kevade tee-Lounaranna sadam, Simiste küla, Muhu vald, Saare maakond.
  • See and do in the neighbourhood: Prettiest mansion on Moon Island, Kuressaare Castle, Kaali Meteorite Crater, Angla Windmill Hill and Panga Pank.

Pärnu - parking space in the harbour

  • Description: Pitches on asphalt in the harbour. Short walking distance to both the centre and the beach.
  • Service: None.
  • Price: €2/24 hours in July 2019.
  • Find here: Kalda 2, Pärnu.
  • See and do in the neighbourhood: Beaches, spas, restaurants, Villa Ammende, walk along the Pärnu moat and more.
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Driving and camping in Estonia

  • Capital city: Tallinn
  • Residents: 1.3 million (2017)
  • Currency: Euro
  • Time difference: + 1 hour (forward)
  • Country number: +372
  • National Day: 24 February

Ferries to Estonia

  • Stockholm-Tallinn ferry: Choose between Tallink Silja Line or Viking Line.
  • The ferry runs from Kapellskär to Paldiski: Freight and passenger ferry with DFDS
  • Read more: Ferry to Estonia - Tallink Silja vs DFDS

Roads and driving

  • Roads: The roads are generally good and of a good standard. In some rural areas there are also smaller gravel roads.
  • Road tolls: There are no road tolls for passenger cars or mobile homes in Estonia. As of 1 January 2018, transport vehicles over 3.5 tonnes are subject to tolls, but this does not apply to mobile homes over 3.5 tonnes. Read more at  
  • Speed limits: Passenger cars with or without trailers, motorcycles and motor homes with a total weight of less than 3.5 tonnes follow the speed limit signs. On roads you can normally drive at 90 km/h and on motorways 110 (in summer and if you have had a driving licence for at least two years) or 90 km/h. Motorhomes with a total weight of more than 3.5 tonnes may drive at a maximum of 70 km/h.
  • Per mille limit: 0,0
  • Traffic rules: Talking on a handheld mobile phone and sending text messages while driving is prohibited, but hands-free calls are allowed. You may not overtake a tram that has stopped at a stop. Roundabouts are often marked with priority signs, and the same rules apply as in Sweden. If there are no priority signs, the right-hand rule applies.
  • Security: Make sure you have Roadside Assistance, so that you can get help on the spot in case of an accident. The emergency number for the country's emergency services is 112.

Rules on camping and caravanning in Estonia

  • Camping: There are plenty of campsites in Estonia, as well as a number of simple caravan sites, and campsites are often well priced. 
  • Free camping: Free camping is allowed, except in national parks and as long as it is not on private land. It is also allowed to stay overnight in vehicles parked on a road, street or car park. 

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