Are you planning to hit the road and road trip with your camper van, or have you been van living for a while now and would love to explore Finland in miniature – Espoo? This article lists camper van-friendly camping areas, short-term parking options, and useful tips for responsible camping.
Espoo BestPark Easy
Espoo BestPark Easy offers convenient and fast service points for camper vans. You can visit them for a maintenance service as well as for a short-term overnight stay (max. 2 nights).
Address: Kartanonherrantie 1; 02920 Espoo
Phone: +358 300 472 299
Camper Van Campsite in Luukki Recreational Area
Luukki Recreational Area – one of the most popular camping areas in the Helsinki Metropolitan area, and Nuuksio National Park welcomes Camper Vans at the caravan camping site by Restaurant Laguna. You will find facilities such as a sauna, outdoor cooking shelters and fireplaces, a Restaurant Laguna, and nearby located The Route of the Seven Ponds – trail.
Note: Electricity for Camper Vans is available in the camping area.
Address: Luukintie 22; 02790 Espoo
Phone: +358 50 351 7728
Camper Van Campsite in Salmi Recreational Area
Salmi Recreational Area, located in the municipality of Vihti and northern gate to Nuuksio National Park, offers seasonal places (summer/winter season) with electricity and washing facilities. Rastila Camping and Pohjoinen Pirtti Café care for the camping area and answer inquiries about camping opportunities. Besides that, the area offers outdoor cooking shelters, playgrounds, bike rental by Biking.fi, rental sauna, or Nuuksion Taika villas – also known for Kalevala cultural events and venue for private bookings.
Phone: +358 93 107 8517
Rules and instructions for camping in Finland
In Finland, our unique environment is protected by various regulations and instructions that hikers and Camper Vaners must follow!
Always keep in mind:
- Hiking etiquette (learn more here)
- Is the area a nature reserve, or is camping prohibited there? You can check the matter conveniently over this link
- Download the 112 app to your phone to call for help in an emergency and share your location
- Consider other campers and overnighters; do not disturb them
- Do not wash dishes directly in the water source or on the top of the well deck
- Check the services in the area, the nearest pharmacies and shops
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