How much does it cost to travel around Europe in a camper van?

6 Months living on the road

In this article we want to tell you how much money we have spent travelling  around Europe for 6 months in our camper van 😉

Countries: France,Italy, Slovenia, Croatia, Montenegro, Albania, Greece, Macedonia, Serbia, Hungary and Austria.

Kilometers: 13.750

Budget traveller in Europe  (according to 2 People)

In our first months travelling with our house on wheels we decided to write down each expense, each purchase, each refueling, … and today we want to share it with you.

The expenses that we have had during these months have been divided into several groups:

6 Months – 2 people – La Furiosa (VW T4) – 11 countries – 13.750 Km

8,64 €  PER DAY FOR LIVING AND TRAVELLING IN A CAMPER VAN

How have we managed to live travelling in Europe with  3.112 € budget for 6 months?

Easy, living in La Furiosa, a beautiful Camper. A beautiful house.

Not having the need to have, nor finding pleasure in buying but in acquiring what is needed, makes savings the result of your way of living, and not an effort to stop buying things we think we need, and thus be able to achieve an aim.

“The problem ceases to be the money when you realize that time cannot be bought”

Useful tips to reduce the costs of your “Road Trip”

  • Accommodation is one of the higher expense to live travelling or take a long trip in a camper van, so the best is to enjoy wild camping. In the following map you will find all the places where we sleep. 96% of the places are free  and we are updating it as the journey progresses, but at the moment there are overnight sites in more 26 countries travelled with our camper van.

  • Avoid driving on toll roads and enjoy the scenery, the people and the vilages of the back roads.
  • Buying food and cooking it yourself is one of the best ways to save a lot of money on a long road trip.

Get inspired and learn how to live the VAN LIFE with useful tips, links, resources, recommendations and all the information needed to live on road

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Have you travellerd around Europe? Do you have any advice you wuld like to share?

Your experiences are comments are welcome