On the way to Gotland

Öland, the second largest island in Sweden, is rich in fascinating sights, from historical buildings to nature reserves and cultural highlights. The island is also known for its two imposing lighthouses in the north and south of the island. The Swedish royal family also has close ties to Öland, especially through the royal castle Borgholm, where the family regularly spends their summer vacation.

The lighthouse in Norden

The famous windmills on Gotland

Camping on this island, especially with an Airstream caravan, offers an incomparable experience that combines nature, culture and culinary delights. The unique nature of Öland presents itself with diverse flora and fauna. The island is a paradise for nature lovers, with extensive nature reserves, impressive coastal landscapes and a rich bird life. From the Airstream, you can admire the beauty of these surroundings through the 20 real glass windows of the caravan, making camping a unique experience.

Explore Gotland by car

Öland is not only known for its nature, but also for its typical dishes. The regional cuisine offers fresh seafood, local produce and traditional specialties. A must for every visitor is to enjoy Smörgåsbord, a Swedish feast that includes a variety of hot and cold dishes. Also try the delicious fish dishes that reflect the proximity to the sea.

A beautiful island

The local customs on Öland are deeply rooted in history and culture. The island is known for its old windmills, charming fishing villages and historic castles. Traditional events and festivals give an insight into local life. Of particular note is the Midsummer Festival, a widely celebrated festival in Sweden, which is particularly festive on Öland. People come together, dance around a decorated maypole and enjoy the longest days of the year.

Camping Sandviks Camping
For the ultimate camping experience on Öland, we recommend a stay at Sandviks Camping. This campsite is located right by the sea and offers great pitches just a few meters from the water. The sound of the waves and the view of the horizon make this place something special. The panoramic windows of the Airstream allow you to experience nature from the comfort of your own home.

Sandviks Camping on Gotland

What a view!

20 real glass windows make the difference

Pitches directly on the water

The journey
Traveling to Öland from Germany with an Airstream caravan offers various exciting ways to experience the beauty of Sweden. Two of the most popular routes are the ferry connection from Travemünde to Trelleborg and the route via Denmark with the crossing of the impressive Öresund Bridge.

1st ferry connection Travemünde - Trelleborg:
The ferry crossing from Travemünde to Trelleborg is not only comfortable, but also a relaxed way to start the journey. During the night crossing, travelers can enjoy the comfort of the ferry and look forward to their upcoming vacation in Sweden. The small town of Ystad is recommended as a stopover along the route. It became famous as the filming location for the Mankels Wallander crime thrillers and offers several historical sights, a charming old town and a great lido on the Baltic Sea.

2. arrival via the Öresund Bridge:
Crossing the impressive Öresund Bridge offers a spectacular view and is an exciting alternative. On the way to Öland, stopovers can be planned in cities such as Copenhagen in Denmark or Malmö in Sweden. These cities are rich in cultural attractions, historic buildings and lively districts.

Regardless of the route chosen and the stops in between, the journey with the Airstream caravan to Öland and beyond promises an unforgettable adventure that allows you to enjoy the diversity of Sweden to the full. The journey to the island itself is via the Öland Bridge, which is approximately 6 kilometers long and offers not only a practical connection to the island, but also a scenic drive that marks the beginning of an unforgettable stay on Öland.


Exploring Öland with an Airstream caravan not only means freedom and adventure, but also the opportunity to experience the unique combination of nature, culture and culinary highlights of this fascinating Swedish island. The best time to travel is between June and August, and if you want to experience Midsommar 2024 on Öland, you should plan to arrive on Friday, June 24.



Sandviks Camping
Official website of Öland
More information on the Airstream 684 model