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Thinking of going camping this summer?

13/06/2019

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For those who like to have a camping holiday in the European Union (EU), there were 28 400 campsites registered in 2017 to choose from.

Around two thirds of these campsites were in just four Member States: France (28%), United Kingdom (17%, 2016 data), Germany and the Netherlands (both 10%).

Visitors spent a total of 397 million nights in EU campsites in 2017, accounting for 12% of all nights spent in tourist accommodation within the EU. The three countries with the highest number of tourist nights spent in campsites in 2017 were France (31% of all nights spent in campsites in EU), Italy (14%) and the United Kingdom (13%). 

The three countries with the highest proportion of tourist nights spent in campsites in 2017 were Denmark (33% of all nights spent in tourist accommodation in the country), Luxembourg (32 %) and France (29%).

 

Infographic showing percentage of tourist nights spent in campsites for the EU and top 3 Member States, 2017

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