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Best Eurocamp sites in Italy: explore Tuscany, Venice, Rome and beyond on a fun family holiday

Discover what Italy has to offer with our pick of the best Eurocamp sites. Loved by Mumsnetters, these sites are the best in Italy for a fun-packed family holiday.

By Madeline Littlejohns | Last updated Feb 16, 2024

Best Eurocamp sites in Italy

Eurocamp holidays are great for families - they’re a perfect mix of outdoor adventure and home comforts and Italy is home to some fantastic sites, many of which feature incredible pool complexes, fun kids’ clubs, and a range of family-friendly activities.

One of the great things about Eurocamp sites in Italy is their accessibility. Several are easily reachable by public transport, making them ideal for a car-free family holiday. And they provide a great base to explore the best of Italy without breaking the bank. From the historic wonders of Tuscany to the sparkling beaches along the Adriatic, each site offers a unique window into Italian life and culture.

All the Italian Eurocamp sites in our roundup have been recommended by Mumsnetters on our holiday forum so you can trust that they’ve been put through their paces by kids and adults and are genuinely loved by families just like yours. 

For more inspiration, check out our guides to the best Eurocamp sites and the best Eurocamp sites in France

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Bella Italia
What we like
  • Relaxed, toddler-friendly atmosphere

  • Lots of on-site bars and restaurants

  • Lots to see in the local area

What we don't like
  • Large site might not suit everyone

What Mumsnet users say
Mossstitch · Stayed + rated
"My absolute favourite was lake garda on a spring holiday (if I remember correctly was Bella Italia) and if you go there garda land is a must for the children and all the little villages around are lovely for wandering around in the evenings to find the best restaurants for pizza (their favourite food, can't beat real Italian pizza."
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Violetparis · Stayed + rated
"We went a few years ago and loved it. Been to quite a few campsites over the years and this was one of the best ones. Nice walk along the lake to Pescheria too."
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Our verdict

Bella Italia, on the south eastern tip of Lake Garda is a fab spot for families who love a bit of adventure and sightseeing. It's a hit with Mumsnetters who love the location and on-site facilities. Kids will have a blast here with direct beach access and a cool pool complex - think five pools with slides and fun water features, perfect for all ages. 

Need a break after all that action? Chill out by the pool with sun loungers and umbrellas or grab a bite at the onsite restaurant, which has amazing lake views. Bella Italia is also close to Peschiera with its cute shops and cafes, and the local train station means places like Verona, Milan, and Venice are just a ride away. 

Nearest airport: Verona (14 miles)

Nearest town: Peschiera del Garda (1.2 miles)

Nearest beach: None nearby, but the site is on Lake Garda

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Park Albatros

San Vincenzo, Tuscany

What we like
  • Six swimming pools

  • Mini train to get around the parc

  • Plenty of bars and restaurants to choose from

What we don't like
  • Kids’ club only suitable for kids up to age 10

What Mumsnet users say
RSintes · Stayed + rated
“Albatross was excellent in August; amazing pools, huge supermarket on site and so much to do.”
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Our verdict

Park Albatros in Tuscany is a real gem for families looking for fun and sun. Spread over 30 lush acres and located next to the Rimigliano pine forest, this parc overlooks the stunning Baratti Bay. 

There’s a fabulous pool complex with three lagoon pools, a family pool with a retractable cover, a toddler pool, and even an Olympic-sized one. When you’re done splashing around, check out the awesome kids’ activities the parc offers or hit the nearby sandy beach. Hungry? You're sorted with a variety of dining options to choose from – you’ll find rustic Italian dishes on offer plus a pizzeria, a snack bar, a creperie, and a gelateria that serves homemade ice cream. And, there's a free mini train to zip you around the parc!

Park Albatros also has two bars, four restaurants, a supermarket, and it welcomes dogs. The kids’ club keeps 4 to 10-year-olds busy, while nearby attractions like Cavallino Matto amusement park and Aqua Village water park offer even more family fun. 

Nearest airport: Pisa (57 miles)

Nearest town: Granai (2 miles)

Nearest beach: Less than a mile away

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Camping Village Fabulous
What we like
  • Beautiful natural setting

  • Lots of family-friendly activities

  • Great base to explore Rome

What we don't like
  • Large site might not suit families who prefer a slower pace

What Mumsnet users say
Mynydd · Stayed + rated
“We stayed in a eurocamp near rome called camp fabulous. It was indeed fabulous and I never thought I was a holiday park kinda gal. If you hire a car then a eurocamp can be a fab base for exploring with kids.”
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Our verdict

Camping Village Fabulous is exactly as it sounds – a fantastic spot bursting with excitement, just a stone's throw from the gorgeous Ostia coast and a 30-minute drive from Rome.

The brilliant pool complex has got everything an active family could want – a massive swimming pool, a lagoon pool, waterslides and even a whirlpool. When hunger strikes, hit up the superb restaurant and bar, or grab a cool treat from the gelateria. 

Just a few miles from the parc you’ll find a stunning beach along the Tyrrhenian Sea. And let's not forget Rome – with public transport right at the parc’s doorstep, exploring this historic city is a breeze. 

Nearest airport: Rome Fiumicino (11 miles)

Nearest town: Vitinia (2.5 miles)

Nearest beach: Ostia Lido, Ostia (5 miles)

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Pra Delle Torri

Caorle, near Venice

What we like
  • Lively atmosphere

  • Four fun pool complexes

  • Great activities for the whole family

What we don't like
  • Dogs not allowed on site

What Mumsnet users say
anothernamechangeagainsndagain · Stayed + rated
“Pra del torri - north of Venice, easily 2 overnight stops driving from Midlands U.K. Several pools, right on beach, kids club, multiple restaurants, choice of accommodation from bring your own tent to a hotel on site. Best bit was the amazing fruit stand just outside selling the farmers homemade wine for very little, I brought 12 bottles back and it was some of the best wine I've had.”
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Our verdict

Pra delle Torri parc is a lively, action-packed site that’s perfect for on-the-go families. The parc boasts four pool complexes complete with fun slides and a pirate-themed lagoon pool.  And if you’re feeling sporty, there’s an 18-hole golf course to enjoy. And for the kids there are mini rollercoasters and go-karts that will keep them thrilled for hours. 

When it’s time to relax you can chill in the whirlpool or Jacuzzi and then refuel at one of the two bars and five restaurants on site. With two adult pools, two family pools, and a fantastic animation programme, Pra delle Torri is the ultimate fun-packed destination for everyone.

Nearest airport: Venice (29)

Nearest town: Duna Verde (1.7 miles)

Nearest beach: Direct access from site

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Altomincio Family Park

Salionze, Lake Garda

What we like
  • Great pool complex

  • Bars, restaurants, and ice cream parlour on site

  • Lots to do in the local area

What we don't like
  • Some of the accommodation is set away from the main site

What Mumsnet users say
Bluelightbaby · Stayed + rated
"I’ve been and it was amazing ! Loads to do in the area too."
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Our verdict

Altomincio is the place to be if you're looking for a family-friendly park and it’s especially good if you've got little ones! The pool complex is bound to be a hit, with an outdoor pool and water slides, a lagoon, and a special kids' pool with a soft surface for safe splashing.

But that's not all - there are sports fields, crazy golf, and a kids' disco to keep everyone entertained. Plus, the park's ‘animateur’ keeps things lively with loads of activities. Hungry after all that action? Tuck into a freshly baked pizza and follow it up with some yummy ice cream from the gelateria. And for a day of extra thrills, Gardaland theme park is just around the corner.

Nearest airport: Verona (14 miles)

Nearest town: Salionze (0.5 miles)

Nearest beach: None nearby, but the site is just 4.5 miles from Lake Garda

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Norcenni Girasole

Figline Valdarno, Tuscany

What we like
  • Three separate pool areas

  • Kids’ clubs available for over 5s

  • Lots to do for the whole family

What we don't like
  • Steep terrain makes site unsuitable for anyone with mobility issues

  • Dogs not allowed on site

What Mumsnet users say
Linguaphile · Stayed + rated
“We stayed in Norcenni last year. Lovely park but absolutely massive. They have a little train that goes around the park to take you around, which you will definitely want! We stayed in a 3 bed Eurocamp avant, which was in a nice location with a view. Our kids are young, so we preferred the pools at the top side of the site (where the lazy river is).”
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kikidee · Stayed + rated
“4 years ago we went to Norcenni Girasole and really liked that.”
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Our verdict

Norcenni Girasole Club is your ticket to breathtaking Tuscan hill views and a whole lot of fun. Perched on steep terraces, this large parc gifts you with panoramic views of the Italian countryside. Ready for some water action? Set up camp at one of the three pool complexes and whizz down the waterslides, or float along the lazy river – it's all about splash-tastic fun here.

If chilling out is more your vibe, the superb spa area has you covered. As the evening rolls in, tuck into delicious meals at one of the parc’s restaurants. In high summer, there’s even a cinema and an underground disco to keep the night lively. And don’t miss the chance to explore Tuscany – the parc offers low-cost trips to amazing places like Florence, Pisa, and Siena.

With a bar, a supermarket, an ice cream parlour, and four restaurants, you’ve got everything you need right on site. Plus, with eight family pools, a lazy river, and four waterslides, there’s endless fun for everyone at Norcenni Girasole Club.

Nearest airport: Florence (27 miles)

Nearest town: Ponte Agli Stolli (2.4 miles)

Nearest beach: None nearby

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Marina di Venezia

Punta Sabbioni, Venice

What we like
  • Great on-site facilities

  • Fab pool complex with Olympic-sized pool

  • Kids’ club available

What we don't like
  • Dogs not allowed on site

  • Most facilities, including the pools, are closed from 13.00 to 15.00 for a parc-wide siesta

What Mumsnet users say
Jijithecat · Stayed + rated
“We did Marina di Venezia without a car. We got public transport (a coach) from the airport. There is/was a shuttle bus from the bus stop to the camp site, but we went at the end of the season so it had stopped. It is walkable, but as my DH had told me there was going to be a shuttle bus I was quite grumpy on arrival! It's a huge site. Hire bikes and cycle around the lagoons. Visit Venice and explore the islands. We had a lovely holiday.”
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ChibiTotoro · Stayed + rated
“We went to Marina di Venezia a few years ago and loved it. It's quite a big site so there's lots to do, but it's also right by the beach too. The surrounding area is good for leisurely cycling and it's easy to get across to Venice too.”
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Our verdict

Marina di Venezia is perfect for those who like their holidays large and lively. Located near Punta Sabbioni’s ferry port, a short hop from Venice, this top-notch parc is buzzing with energy.

Dive into the Olympic-sized swimming pool at the superb pool complex which also features a large kids’ pool and fun waterslides. The main piazza is a hub of convenience with a supermarket, a diving school, restaurants, and even a hairdresser. From June, the ‘animatore’ ramps up the fun with activities and evening entertainment for everyone.

There's a stunning white sandy beach just at the back of the campsite. Or, if you're feeling adventurous, you can explore the beautiful surrounding woodland on a bike. 

Nearest airport: Venice (32 miles)

Nearest town: Punta Sabbioni (1.2 miles)

Nearest beach: Direct access from site

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Europa Silvella
What we like
  • Great activities for the whole family

  • Impressive swimming pool complex

  • Top location on Lake Garda

What we don't like
  • Might be too busy for families who prefer a slower pace

  • Limited WiFi

What Mumsnet users say
BoPeepsSheep · Stayed + rated
“We stayed at Europa Silvella, which has direct lane access at Salo. I really rate it.”
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Our verdict

Europa Silvella on Lake Garda's western shore is all about fun, family, and fabulous views. The parc's pool area is a real gem and features a lagoon-style pool and a paddling pool for the little ones. Why not join in some water sports games or chill out in the Jacuzzi? If you're not a water baby, no worries – there's daily yoga, Zumba, and aqua fit classes to get stuck into.

The kids’ club runs fun sessions like treasure hunts, creative workshops, and fancy dress parties. And when it’s time to eat, the restaurant and pizzeria offer amazing views over Lake Garda and the Gulf of Manerba. Top off the day with some karaoke or enjoy a show as the sun sets over the lake. It's the perfect blend of relaxation and activity for everyone.

Nearest airport: Verona Villafranca (36 miles)

Nearest town: San Felice del Benaco (0.5 miles)

Nearest beach: None nearby, but the site is on Lake Garda

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Portofelice Camping

Eraclea Mare, near Lido di Jesolo

What we like
  • Direct access to private sandy beach

  • Lots of family-friendly facilities and activities

What we don't like
  • Dogs not allowed on site

What Mumsnet users say
jocktamsonsbairn · Stayed + rated
“Camping Portofelice north of Venice is fantastic!! Short walk to the safe sandy beach and the wee town of Eraclea Mare which was lovely - great shops, restaurants and a market. Short bus ride to Caorle a lovely town which had a water park more suited to families than teenagers unlike the big water parks near lido de Jesolo. We loved it! Lots of Venetians leave Venice in the summer months and stay there - we got friendly with some families and 2 of the grandpas used to bring us big bags of fresh mussels they'd collected that day!”
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Our verdict

Portofelice Camping Village on the Adriatic coast, is a lively parc packed with fun things to do. Kick off your stay with a visit to the awesome playground, kitted out with trampolines and mini go-karts. Then, head to the on-site restaurant for something tasty to eat. The parc is surrounded by nature, so take a stroll through the pine trees to the long sandy beach, complete with a bar for your snack and drink needs.

The pool complex is great for families, with three pools and two water slides. And if you want to explore a bit further afield you can hop on the daily bus in peak season to Punta Sabbioni, then take a boat to Venice and the surrounding islands.

Nearest airport: Venice ( 25 miles)

Nearest town: Eraclea Mare (0.5 miles)

Nearest beach: Direct access from site

Do Eurocamps in Italy have WiFi?

Most Eurocamps in Italy do have WiFi available, but a lot of the time it’s only available in certain parts of the parcs and charges sometimes apply.

Can you take dogs to Eurocamps in Italy?

While some Eurocamps in Italy don’t allow dogs, most do let you take them on holiday with you. You’ll most likely have to keep them on a lead though.

What’s included in the price of a Eurocamp stay?

Your Eurocamp stay includes accommodation, access to the kids’ clubs, and use of facilities on site including swimming pools, activities, and entertainment. Meals aren’t included so you’ll need to make your own food or head to the on-site restaurants. Duvets and pillows are generally provided but you’ll need to bring your own linens, or reserve them in advance of your trip.

What’s the best Eurocamp in Italy?

We think the best Eurocamp in Italy is Camping Village Fabulous. Close to the coast and surrounded by 70 acres of pine forest it’s a nature-lover's dream, and the brilliant pool complex and great range of family-friendly activities will keep everyone happy. The fact that there’s public transport right on the doorstep that’ll take you straight into Rome is another big factor in making this the best site to visit in Italy.

How we chose our recommendations 

Because we know that there's nothing like a real recommendation from a fellow parent, we first headed to the Mumsnet forums to find out which Eurocamp sites were being recommended for families.

We then did some research looking at which Eurocamp destinations had won accolades and what customer reviews said about them. We looked at on-site amenities, accommodation options and location. Having collated all that information, we then narrowed our list down to the best Eurocamp sites for families.

Why you should trust us 

We work hard to provide unbiased, independent advice you can trust. We do sometimes earn revenue through affiliate (click-to-buy) links in our articles. This helps us fund more helpful articles like this one.

About the author 

Madeline is a freelance writer and blogger who writes about family life, psychology, and photography on her blog This glorious life.

She is a mum of two who lives in Swansea and loves walking to the beach with her children, eating cinnamon rolls, and having fun with her camera. And her dream holiday is one where she can spend time outdoors and near the water with her family.