Camping in Glarus

Immerse yourself in the breathtaking nature of Glarus. Discover the unique combination of wild mountains and tranquil lakes in the heart of Switzerland while camping.

Camps in Glarus

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Special characteristics of the region

The Glarus region, nestled between majestic mountains and crystal-clear lakes, offers a breathtaking backdrop for camping enthusiasts. Here, where nature is still untouched, you will find peace and relaxation far away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Nature campsites and small, family-run pitches allow you to experience the uniqueness of this region at first hand.

Places to visit

The UNESCO World Heritage Site Tectonic Arena Sardona provides fascinating insights into the history of the earth, while Lake Klöntal with its turquoise waters invites you to linger. Don't miss a hike through the impressive Glarus mountains, such as the circular hike Braunwald-Oberblegisee.

Activities

Countless outdoor activities await you in Glarnerland: Hiking on the Via Glaralpina, climbing in the spectacular mountain landscape (insider tip: Indian via ferrata and climbing routes or cycling along the picturesque river valleys. Water sports enthusiasts get their money's worth on Lake Walen, from sailing to windsurfing. The most beautiful bathing spot on Lake Walen is Gäsi beach.

Events, festivals and traditions

Experience Glarus traditions up close at local festivals such as the Glarner Alpchäs- and Schabziger Märt, where regional delicacies take center stage. The annual Klausmarkt in Glarus attracts visitors from near and far with its historic fair.

Best time to travel

The months of May to September are perfect for camping in Glarus, when nature is in full bloom and the temperatures are ideal for outdoor activities. Early autumn also delights with its colorful forests and clear days. In winter, there are several attractive winter sports areas to discover.

Regional specialities

Glarus is famous for its Glarner Schabziger, the oldest branded cheese in Switzerland. Also try the local desserts such as Glarner Pasteten, a delicacy that no bakery in the canton of Glarus should be without.

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Nomady is for everyone who loves to be out and about in nature. Whether with a campervan or motorhome, a tent, hiking, on vacation or just passing through. The overnight options at our hosts are varied: a simple meadow, a pitch next to a creek, a large garden, a rustic hut or a secluded spot in the forest. Depending on your needs and preferences you can filter for camps with specific facilities, surroundings or your preferred activities. There are also many offers which include a fireplace, are especially family-friendly or the perfect place for dogs (and they even stay for free).

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