Here we present campsites and pitches in Belgium - everything from simple city centre pitches to nice campsites. We also offer personal tips on things to see and do nearby when you're travelling. We list the places from north to south. Fasten your seatbelt because we're leaving!

Why camp in Belgium?

There are plenty of campsites in little Belgium, and several towns have central sites. There's also plenty to do in Belgium! There are charming and historically interesting towns where you can cycle or boat on canals. Visit one of the many breweries or try Belgian waffles!

Campsites and pitches in Belgium - from north to south

Camåingar och Ställplatser i Belgien - Antwerpen

Antwerp - Camper park vogelsang

  • Description: A large and pleasant manned grass car park. From here you can get to the city centre relatively easily by bus or tram. 
  • Service: Water, rubbish collection (in special bags), black and grey water collection and electricity (paid in coins).
  • Price: €15/day in August 2018.
  • Find hereVogelzanglaan 7-9, 2000 Antwerp.
  • See and do in the neighbourhood: Several interesting museums, the de Koninck brewery and chocolate. Just south of Antwerp is the cosy and historic little town of Antwerp. Mechelen.
Camåingar och Ställplatser i Belgien - Brygge

Brygge - Channel Island car park

  • DescriptionThere are really good pitches in Belgium! This is a large and good site with a very good location for visiting the city (short walking distance). There are pitches on both sides of the road, one side is big and the other side is crowded.
  • Service: Electricity, water and drainage of grey and black water.
  • Price: €25/day in August 2018.
  • Find hereParking Kanaaleiland, Bargeplein, 8000 Bruges.
  • See and do in the neighbourhood: Canal boat trip, diamond museum, chocolate and the brewery The half moon.
Camåingar och Ställplatser i Belgien - Gent

gent - Blaamerseen campsite

  • DescriptionLarge and well-maintained campsite with excellent pitches. The bus into town leaves just outside the campsite.
  • Service: Fresh service buildings, electricity, water, emptying and small shop.
  • Price: About 300 SEK/day in August 2018.
  • Find here: Campinglaan 16, 9000 Ghent.
  • See and do in the neighbourhood: Boat trip in the canals, Gravensteen Castle, street-art, and Belgian food experiences.
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Peter and Helena Bergström in Belgium, the travel magazine FREEDOMtravel

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Car and camping in Belgium

  • Capital city: Brussels
  • Language: Flemish, French (mostly in Brussels and Wallonia) and German (Eastern Wallonia). Many are also good at English.
  • Residents: 11.35 million (2017)
  • Currency: Euro
  • Price mode: A little cheaper than in Sweden
  • El: Like Sweden
  • Water: Drinkable
  • Religion: Christianity (mostly Catholicism)
  • Flag: The Belgian flag is black, yellow and red.

Driving to Belgium

  • Car/caravan: For example, take the Gothenburg-Kiel ferry with Stena Line. From Kiel to Antwerp you drive the A1 through Holland, it is 650 km and takes about 6 hours.

Roads and driving in Belgium

  • Roads: The motorways are good and the standard of the roads is often good, but can be a bit uneven. Traffic often goes straight through larger and smaller towns, and there are often queues.
  • Road tolls: A fee is charged for Liefenhoek tunnels in Antwerp. Trucks over 3.5 tonnes pay a kilometre charge on major roads, but this does not apply to motorhomes.
  • Environmental zones: Foreign-registered cars must meet emission standards and be allowed to drive in the centre of several cities.
  • Speed limits: Passenger cars and motorhomes under 3.5 tonnes drive on the 120 motorway and on the 90 (Wallonia) or 70 (Flanders). Vehicles over 3.5 tonnes can only drive on the 90 motorway.
  • Per mille limit: 0,5
  • Traffic rules: Talking on a handheld phone and sending text messages while driving is prohibited.
  • Equipment in the car: Reflective vests should be kept in the car.
  • Words in traffic: "Rappel/Herhaling" means reminder. "Payant/Betalend" means payment. "Fiets/fietser" means bicycles/cyclists.
  • Fuel: Diesel is called diesel. There is also 95 octane (Ongelgood 95 or Euro 95) or 98 octane (Ongelgood 98 or Super 98).
  • Parking rules: In the blue parking zone, the maximum parking time is two hours and you can use a parking disc.
  • 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 Belgium

  • There are plenty of campsites around the country, and there are also caravan parks in Belgium.
  • In Flanders, it is not allowed to stay overnight in a vehicle parked on a road, street or car park unless it is clearly indicated that this is permitted. In Wallonia, the rules are more liberal, but there may still be restrictions.

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