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Hire a campervan in Austria

Planning a trip to Austria and beyond? Austria is one of the most popular destinations for campers from all over the world as it offers endless opportunities for adventure and discovery thanks to its scenic drives, captivating Alpine landscapes, charming and historic villages, and rich cultural heritage. Hire a colourful roadsurfer campervan in Austria and get ready for an unforgettable campervan journey through Austria’s picturesque landscapes.

roadsurfer campers in Austria

  • 5
  • 4+1

Beach Hostel VW T6.1 California Beach campervan

  • 150 hp diesel
  • Big bed (whole vehicle width)
  • Extendable kitchen unit
  • Manual pop-up roof
  • Park-assist and rear camera
  • Cruise and distance control ACC, GPS
  • 4
  • 4

Surfer Suite VW T6.1 California Ocean campervan

  • 150 hp diesel
  • Integrated kitchenette
  • Outdoor shower (cold)
  • Automatic pop-up roof
  • Park-assist and rear camera
  • Cruise and distance control ACC, GPS
  • 5
  • 4+1

Camper Cabin Ford Nugget campervan with pop-up roof

  • 170 hp diesel
  • Integrated kitchenette
  • Outdoor shower (cold)
  • Manual pop-up roof
  • Tow hitch
  • Park-assist and rear camera
  • 4
  • 4

Travel Home Mercedes Marco Polo campervan

  • 163 hp diesel
  • Integrated kitchenette
  • Outdoor shower (cold)
  • Manual pop-up roof
  • Tow hitch
  • Park-assist and rear camera
  • 5
  • 4+1

Camper Cabin Deluxe Ford Nugget Plus campervan with pop-up roof

  • 150 hp diesel
  • Integrated kitchenette
  • Outdoor shower (cold)
  • WC
  • Manual pop-up roof
  • Hitch, park-assist and rear camera
  • 4
  • 2

Couple Cottage Motorhome without a pop-up roof (600)

  • 130 hp diesel
  • spacious kitchen area
  • Indoor shower/wet room (warm)
  • WC
  • without pop-up roof
  • Parking assistance & tempomat
  • 4
  • 4

Road House Motorhome with pop-up roof (540)

  • 140 hp diesel
  • spacious kitchen area
  • Indoor shower/wet room (warm)
  • WC
  • Manual pop-up roof
  • Parking assistance, rear camera, Tempomat, etc.
  • 4
  • 2+2

Family Finca Motorhome with a fixed high roof (600)

  • 177 hp diesel
  • spacious kitchen area
  • Indoor shower/wet room (warm)
  • WC
  • Fixed high roof
  • Parking assistance, rear camera, Tempomat, etc.
  • 3
  • 2+1

Cozy Cottage Semi-integrated motorhome (700)

  • 177 hp diesel
  • spacious kitchen area
  • large bathroom
  • WC
  • without pop-up roof
  • Rear view camera, cruise control, spacious rear garage, etc.

Your roadsurfer perks



Unlimited mileage


Free 2nd driver included


Rebook or cancel with the Flex option up to 48 hours before departure


Roadside assistance


Free camping equipment and kitchen utensils included


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Your road trip in Austria

With its majestic mountain landscapes, winding Alpine roads and picturesque alpine villages, Austria offers a breathtaking backdrop for your campervan holiday. Whether you’re seeking outdoor adventures in the rugged mountains, exploring charming towns along winding roads, or immersing yourself in the vibrant cultural scene, Austria has something for everyone.

Driving rules in Austria

Austria offers ample opportunities for outdoor adventures, making it an ideal destination for a road trip. In addition to towering mountain peaks, the country boasts panoramic roads that offer stunning views of the surrounding mountainous landscape. However, it is important to keep in mind the following traffic rules when driving your motorhome in Austria:

  • In Austria, overtaking is only allowed on the left-hand side, except in one-way streets where you can also overtake on the right-hand side.
  • Vehicles on the main road have the right of way at intersections. If there are no traffic signs or lights, vehicles coming from the right must stop and give way to vehicles on the main road.
  • The general speed limits in Austria are: Motorways 130 km/h (80 mph), expressways (Schnellstraßen) 100 km/h (62 mph), main roads 100 km/h (62 mph), and residential areas 50 km/h (31 mph).
  • In Austria, turning right at a red light is only allowed if there is a green arrow on the traffic light.
  • When school buses have their warning lights on and stop to let pupils on and off, overtaking is prohibited in both directions. You should wait until the bus is moving again before proceeding yourself.
  • From November 1st to April 15th, winter tires are mandatory on all vehicles when driving on snow-covered roads. It is also advisable to carry snow chains during this period.
  • When driving on Austrian motorways (Autobahnen) and expressways (Schnellstraßen), a motorway vignette is required. It can be purchased at border crossings, petrol stations, and post offices. The vignette should be displayed on the vehicle’s windshield.

Camping in Austria

Austria offers a wide range of options for motorhome accommodation, from private pitches in the middle of nature to public campsites with facilities. Here’s a brief overview of the various camping options available in Austria:

  • Wild Camping: is only allowed in certain designated areas Austria. It is important to inform yourself about the applicable regulations before travelling to avoid fines or other penalties.
  • Official Campsites: Austria has a large number of campsites, both state-run and private. These are usually well equipped with sanitary facilities, electricity and water connections as well as pitches for motorhomes. Prices vary depending on location, facilities and season, but are generally affordable.
  • Motorhome-Only Campsites: available in many Austrian towns and municipalities, these campsites are usually equipped with electricity and water connections and often also offer sanitary facilities. Prices are usually lower than on campsites and there is often no obligation to book.
  • Farm Camping: if you like camping in nature, you can visit special campsites on working farms in Austria. These are often very simply equipped, but offer a more authentic and rustic camping experience.
  • Nature Camping: these sites are usually located in picturesque natural surroundings and may have limited facilities, focusing on a back-to-nature experience. They are a great choice for those seeking a tranquil and secluded camping experience.
  • Private Campsites: book a unique camping experience with roadsurfer spots. Whether in the mountains, on a farm or by a crystal clear lake, every overnight stay will be a little highlight on your road trip with the motorhome.

Regardless of the type of camping, it is always important to respect nature and be considerate. Rubbish should be thrown away and fires should only be lit in designated areas.

Campervan parked under fruit trees on a green lawn on a beautiful farm

Camping on the Farm

VW camper with open rank and a

Camping in the Mountains

Girl sitting on her campingspot with a VW campervan near to a like surounded by mountains

Camping by the Lake

Events & festivals in Austria

As you embark on your campervan road trip through Austria, where hiking and swimming in crystal-clear mountain lakes await, enhance your experience by including a visit to one of Austria’s popular cultural events during your journey.

  • Opera Ball, February, Vienna: The Vienna Opera Ball is THE social event of the year in Austria and attracts thousands of guests from all over the world every year.
  • Donauinselfest, June, Vienna: Europe’s largest open-air festival that takes place on the Danube Island in Vienna. It offers free concerts by national and international artists as well as a variety of street food stalls and activities.
  • Salzburg Festival, July/August, Salzburg: one of the most famous classical music and theatre festivals in the world and takes place every summer. Here you can enjoy performances of Mozart operas or plays by Shakespeare.
  • Almabtrieb, September:  a traditional event in many rural regions of Austria where the cattle are driven back to the valley from their summer pastures. The animals are decorated and there are folk festivals and markets to celebrate the occasion.
  • Christkindlmarkt, December: there are traditional Christkindl markets in the run-up to Christmas throughout Austria, where you can buy mulled wine, Christmas biscuits and handicrafts. The best-known and largest Christkindlmarkt is held at Vienna’s Rathausplatz.

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