Here we present campsites and pitches in Hungary - ranging from a spa campsite in the south of the country. We also offer personal tips on things to see and do nearby, while you're on the road. The pitches/campsites are presented from north to south.

Why camp in Hungary?

Hungary is an exciting country to travel to. Budapest is a fantastic city, and the rest of the country offers spa and wellness, Hungarian wines and the beautiful Lake Balaton. We've checked out a campsite in Hungary, and taking a motorhome through Hungary is on our bucket list.

Campsites and pitches in Hungary

camping harkany ungern

Hárkany - Camping Hárkany

  • DescriptionGreen and rather ordinary campsite with many houses and cottages, right next to a hotel with a thermal bath.
  • Service: Electricity, water and service centres. 
  • Price: 15 euros/day (10 % discount with ACSI card) 2016. 
  • Find here: Located in Harkány. Termál Kemping, 7815 Harkány, Bajcsy-Zs. Str. 6.
  • See and do in the neighbourhood: Spa and thermal baths. Not far away, you can discover the Villány wine region and the pleasant town of Villány. Pécs.
Helena and Peter Bergström in Budapest, the travel magazine FREEDOMtravel

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Info and facts about Hungary

  • Capital city: Budapest
  • Language: Hungarian (some also speak English or German)
  • Residents: 9.7 million (2017)
  • Currency: Hungarian forint (HUF)
  • Price mode: Cheap (cheaper than Sweden)
  • Flag: The Hungarian flag is red, white and green.

Roads and driving in Hungary

  • Road tolls: Most motorways require an e-vignette, which can be purchased at petrol stations in border areas. It is also possible to buy the vignette in advance. National Toll Payment Services.
  • Speed limits: Passenger cars and camper vans under 3.5 tonnes drive on motorway 130, on motorway 110 and on country road 90. Vehicles over 3.5 tonnes may only drive 80 on motorways and 70 on motorways/roads.
  • Per mille limit: 0,0
  • Traffic rules: Talking on a handheld phone and sending text messages while driving is prohibited. If you get out of your car on a busy road, you must wear a reflective vest.
  • Fuel: Diesel is called gazolaj. Petrol is available as 95 and 98 octane.
  • Parking rules:  Solid yellow lines on the road mean no stopping, and dashed lines mean no parking.
  • 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 pitches in Hungary

  • There are plenty of campsites around the country, and there are also a limited number of caravan sites in Hungary. 
  • Free camping is only allowed with the landowner's authorisation. 

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