Can I camp around Copenhagen?

There are several places you can camp close to Copenhagen.

In and around Copenhagen you are only allowed to camp in designated areas. This means you are not allowed to stay overnight in your vehicle or caravan, just as you are not allowed to pitch a tent in parks and green areas. You must find a camping site, camping ground or a shelter to stay overnight.

Camping sites around Copenhagen

We advise you to find a camping site near Copenhagen. Many camping sites are close to the city and offers a variety of facilities.

Contact a tourist office to find accommodation or find a camping site at Visit Copenhagen or Camping.dk

Shelters, campgrounds and outdoor accommodation

There are several shelters and camping grounds you can use free of charge and you can pitch your tent in forests close to Copenhagen. Generally, you cannot book a camp shelter, so you might have to share it with others.

Go to The Danish Nature Agency for information about sleeping outside in nature, and find a shelter or forest where you can stay overnight on their map.