Getting to Skåne is easy. Take the ferry if you come by caravan or motorhome, or drive over the Öresund Bridge from Denmark. Or fly to Copenhagen or Malmö Airport. 

Once you’re here there are lots of campsites to choose from; right on the beach, by lake shores or in lush virgin forests. And there are plenty of things for your family to do. 

10 of the best campsites in Skåne

Röstånga Camping

Röstånga Camping

Surrounded by dramatic scenery at Söderåsen National Park, one of Sweden’s most popular tourist destinations, you can camp close to steep cliffs, lush beech forests and meandering streams. The campsite has two fishing lakes and several family-friendly activities. There’s a large pool area for the kids, and a large inflatable jumping-pillow to get rid of extra energy. Dogs are welcome and there are illuminated tracks for evening walks.

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First Camp Mölle

First Camp Mölle

First Camp Mölle-Höganäs on the west coast of Skåne is part of the First Camp chain with sites all over Sweden.

Enjoy beautiful scenery, try an excursion or climbing, diving and snorkelling. Children will love the swimming pool and the water park. Take a trip to the Kullaberg nature reserve and visit ancient caves or go on a porpoise safari.

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Ivö Camping

Ivö Camping

Camp on Ivö, the largest island in Lake Ivösjön in north-eastern Skåne. 60 million years ago this was a small island in the sea inhabited by sharks and giant lizards who could grow up to 15 metres. The campsite is family-friendly, handicap-friendly and features a dog beach. The local shop offers freshly baked bread and the beaches around the island are great for bathing.

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Ystad Camping

Ystad Camping

This campsite is in Ystad, just 200 metres from one of Sweden’s most beautiful beaches in the Sandskogen nature reserve. If you’re hungry there’s an ice cream shop and a kiosk selling burgers, hot dogs and delicious fresh waffles with jam and whipped cream. Try your hand at mini golf, or trampolining, or explore more in the city: Ystad Golf Club, Nybrostrand’s heated outdoor pool, Ystad Tennis Club, walking and biking trails, Nybroån, Ystad Riding Club and Ystad Arena Bad.

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Borrbystrand Camping

Borrbystrand Camping

A pearl of Skåne’s south eastern coast, this campsite is on one of Sweden's largest and most beautiful sand beaches.
Enjoy the tranquillity of the sea, pine trees and surrounding landscape. There is an outdoor pool and tennis court on site, and Borrby village offers countryside flea markets, vintage shops and cafés.

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Ringsjöstrand Camping

Ringsjöstrand Camping

This campsite is in the middle of Skåne by Lake Ringsjön, Skåne’s second biggest lake. You can also hike the Skåneleden trail that passes here. Enjoy a swim in the lake, biking, canoeing and fishing. There are plenty of places to go and things to see, like Skåne’s Djurpark (animal park), the Castle of Skarhult and the Cannibal Museum in Önneköp.

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Kivik’s family camping

Kivik’s family camping

This campsite is by the sea in the middle of eastern Skåne’s apple country. It features a shop, café and barbecue areas. There are several restaurants within walking distance and children will enjoy the playground, the small zoo and the adventure-themed mini golf course. While you’re here visit the local flea markets, small galleries, cafés, restaurants and nature experiences.

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Jägersbo Camping

Jägersbo Camping

This cosy campsite is by Lake Ringsjön in the middle of Skåne. Enjoy water sports like swimming, canoeing, pedal boating and fishing. Or spend a couple of hours on the mini golf course. Skåne’s Djurpark (animal park) is just 10 minutes away and there are plenty of fun excursions round about. Pick your own strawberries at Vidablick Farm, visit the ancient castles of the region or hike or bike the beautiful countryside. The shop sells freshly baked bread rolls in the summer and there is a modern service building with separate shower rooms for children.

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First Camp Sibbarp-Malmö

First Camp Sibbarp-Malmö

This campsite in Malmö is by the sea and has a beautiful view of the Öresund bridge that connects Sweden and Denmark. It’s the perfect location if you want to explore the cities of the region, and it’s a short train ride away from Copenhagen, the capital of Denmark, and Lund, Skåne’s university town.

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Camping cards

You will sometimes need a camping card to stay at a Swedish campsite. The most widely accepted card is Camping Key Europe. The card enables quicker check-in and check-out along with some special offers such as discounts on ferries to and from Sweden. It also includes an accident and liability insurance for you and your family during your stay at the campsite. 

Some Swedish camp sites also accept CCI, Camping Card International. 

 

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