Things to do when camping on the Adriatic Sea
Our selection of campsites on the Adriatic Sea range from idyllic Italian resorts in the midst of Venice and the coastal area of Emilia-Romagna, as well as cool Croatian destinations on the stunning peninsulas of Istria and Dalmatia.
Many of our sun-soaked destinations are perched on lush locations nearby sand and pebble beaches that feature wonderful turquoise waters. Enjoy long days on the beach, swimming in the crystal clear waters and building sandcastles with your loved ones. The convenient coastal setting means you can easily find water sports providers close by, so be sure to try some jet skiing, paddle boarding or sea kayaking.
Leisurely activities along the coast include walking, hiking and cycling, where the trails reward visitors with stunning views of dramatic bays, islands and beaches.
A fantastic characteristic of the Adriatic Sea is the charming towns and villages that nestle on its gorgeous shores, both in Italy and Croatia. The historic seaside city Ravenna oozes history and culture whilst the glitzy resort of Rimini boast fine beaches and a vibrant promenade filled with cool cafes and restaurants. In Croatia, the medieval architecture captivates visitors to the towns and cities lining the coast such as Dubrovnik, Split, Zadar and Trogir.
If you opt for a stay in Croatia, you’ll also be rewarded with the chance for a spot of island hopping. The impossibly beautiful islands of Vis, Brac and Hvar features beaches to rival the coast and towns of rich cultural.
In Italy, the enchanting city of Venice lies within easy reach of many of our campsites. Just a boat trip across the Venetian Lagoon from Cavallino-Treporti, the famous city of bridges beckons you to explore its maze of canals and tourist attractions, namely the Doge’s Palace, St. Mark’s Square, the Rialto Bridge and the Grand Canal.
For young campers, the Adriatic Sea is home to a number of water parks where the whole family can make a splash. Treat the kids to a day out in any one of the amazing aqua parks that are scattered along the coast.
If you fancy escaping the heat of the sun, a trip inland from the sea is recommended. In Italy, you can venture into the heart of Emilia-Romagna or as far up as Lake Garda, depending on where you camp. In Croatia, the breathtaking waterfalls, rivers and lagoons of Krka National Park offer the ideal walking and hiking experience in the midst of a leafy green forest.
There’s so much to experience and discover on a camping holiday on the Adriatic Sea. Blend blissful beach days with cultural breaks into captivating towns and cities that call the coast home.