Can you park a motorhome anywhere in Spain?

Parking a motorhome is allowed anywhere, provided that the parking space is suitable and there’s no sign banning the parking of large vehicles. Eating and drinking in a parked motorhome is fine (even cooking is fine), but you’re not allowed to convert a parking space into a ‘motorhome pitch’.

Can I travel to Spain in motorhome?

Documents You Need to Travel & Drive in Spain You must have at least 3rd party motorhome insurance cover for your vehicle. Update August 2021 – you no longer require a green card to prove you have vehicle insurance cover when travelling in Europe.

What do I need to travel to Spain in a motorhome?

What documents do you need to drive in Spain?

  1. Passport (or identity card)
  2. Driving licence (check it is in date!)
  3. Motorhome Insurance documents- check you are covered for driving in Europe.
  4. Breakdown cover.
  5. Vehicle V5 logbook (which must show your correct address)
  6. Vehicle must be legally taxed and MOT’d.

How long can I stay in Spain in my motorhome?

90 days
The Schengen Agreement At present, if you are travelling around Europe, you can leave and re-enter the Schengen area as often as you like, but you’re not permitted to stay more than 90 days in any 6-month period.

Can you sleep in a campervan in Spain?

Can you stay overnight anywhere you like with a camper in Spain? Strictly speaking, the answer to that question is yes. The Spanish road traffic law (Instrucción 08 / V-74) says in broad terms: you can park (and spend the night) in your car (camper) but you are not allowed to camp on public roads.

Can passengers travel in a motorhome without seatbelts?

While passengers can be carried without seatbelts in older motorhomes, it is the driver’s responsibility to make sure it is safe.

Can I take my motorhome to Portugal?

These are important questions to keep in mind if you’re planning to travel in your motorhome or campervan. Taking your motorhome to Portugal is completely legal, but there are rules to keep in mind. When it comes to travelling by motorhome in Portugal, there are some new rules to take into account for summer 2021.

What is the speed limit for motorhomes in Spain?


Vehicle Motorways Other roads
Car + caravan 56 mph, 90 km/h 50 mph, 80 km/h
Motorhome under 3.5t 74 mph, 120 km/h 56 mph, 90 km/h
Motorhome over 3.5t 56 mph, 90 km/h 50 mph, 80 km/h

Can I tour Europe after Brexit?

Leaving the European Union means British citizens no longer enjoy free movement in Europe, although travellers from the UK can still visit for short trips without a visa (a visa-waiver programme is to be introduced by the EU in 2022). Longer trips of 90 days or more, such as winter sun rallies, will require visas.