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Cartagena was listed amongst the most in-demand destinations for cruise tourism in Spain after reaching over 35 million tonnes of merchant traffic in 2022. This location is also amongst the top destinations for Campervan hire in Spain, ranking amongst places like Barcelona, Madrid, Malaga, Tenerife, Alicante etc.

The Carthaginian culture and its ancient historic significance make it a destination worthy of a road tour. However, perfect road tours require perfect campervans, and that's why we've written about campervan hire in Cartagena to help you make informed motorhome decisions for your first or next road trip in the city.

Places to Visit in Cartagena

It is believed that Cartagena is a port city which was founded in 220 BC by the Carthaginians. It is now known as a naval base located in the Murcia region of southeastern Spain. Cartagena is an important historic location in Spain and is popular for some of its attractions like Castillo de la Concepción, Interpretation Center of the Punic Wall, Ayuntamiento Cartagena, House of Fortune, Teatro Romano de Cartagena (an ancient Roman theatre), National Museum of Underwater Archaeology and more. You can also explore other  destinations in Spain for your RV rental and road trip, such as Alicante, Barcelona, Malaga, Madrid, Bilbao, etc.

Campsites for Campervan hire Cartagena

After you've gotten a camper van, you'll need a place in the city for camping where you can also access amenities like toilets, motorhome parking spots, and many more. Some campsites around Cartagena for your campervan includes Cartagena camping club, Camping Las Torres, Camping Naturista 'El Portús', Camping Lo Monte, Camping Playa de Mazarrón, Camping Los Madriles, El Paraiso Portús, Area Autocaravanas Cartagena (Camper park), Área de caravanas y camper cartagena, and Naturist camping El Portus.

Mcrent Motorhome rental in Cartagena

Mcrent is often regarded as one of the largest motorhome rental companies in Europe. The company has over 100 depots and stations in places like Japan, New Zealand, Spain, Germany, Mcrent Norway etc. According to the company, all vehicles in their fleet are not more than two years old. Their campervans come from manufacturers like Sunlight on a Fiat, Dethleffs, Mercedes, Hymer and Citroen chassis.

Mcrent has classic vans that can take up to four passengers (without shower/WC), camper vans (including models with pop-up roof), semi-integrated vehicles, fully integrated vehicles and coach-built designs with additional sleeping berths. Every vehicle in the Mcrent fleet comes with fully comprehensive insurance and a 24/7 mobility guarantee from manufacturers. Included in their campervan service rental price are awning, extensive insurance cover, all kilometres, exterior cleaning, bicycle rack, in part reversing camera, gas bottles, comprehensive accessories, etc

To book reservations for your camper van rental, you can call +34 968 554 586, send an email to [email protected], visit their physical station, or book online through the booking portal (www 


When is the best time to visit Cartagena, Spain?

The best time of the year to visit Cartagena, Spain for hot weather activities is between June and September. During summer months, Cartagena is usually warm, the skies tend to be clear, and there's little or no rainfall. This makes summer months perfect for outdoor activities in Cartagena, including a motorhome road trip. It is recommended to book your campervan and make preparations for your road trip in advance if you intend to visit Cartagena in summer.

This is because the demand for motorhomes during summer months is very high, and it may be expensive to get the perfect vehicle for your trip as well. Winters in Cartagena are long and cold and can be cloudy sometimes. All through the year, Cartagena's temperature falls around 43°F to 84°F and is rarely above 89°F or below 36°F.

What is the eligible age for driving a campervan in Cartagena?

The minimum legal age for hiring and driving campervans in Cartagena, Spain, is 21. However, some companies tend to rent their RV vehicles to individuals who are at least 23 years or 25 years of age. In some situations, drivers who are below the age of 25 may have to pay a surcharge.

What airport do you fly into for Cartagena, Spain?

The closest airport to Cartagena is Murcia (RMU), located at Av. de España, 101, 30154 Lo Jurado, Murcia, Spain. Nevertheless, there are other alternative routes to reach Cartagena. You can land at the Alicante–Elche (ALC) airport and take a bus from Alicante–Elche (ALC) to Cartagena, passing through Murcia, with a travel time of approximately 2 hours and 26 minutes.

Campervan & RV Rental Alicante Airport FAQ's

What is the minium age to rent a campervan in Cartagena?

We work with McRent Spain and the minimum age to rent and drive any of their campervans is 25. 

  • McRent Spain and the minimum age 25

Does the cost of campervan hire come include unlimited mileage

Yes, We have partnered with McRent Spain at Cartagena and unlimited miles is included in the price. 

Does the lead driver need a credit card?

Yes, all suppliers make it a condition of rental that the lead driver must have a valid credit card in their name for the local security deposit

How old are the campervans

This will depend on the motorhome rental company, In Cartagena we work with McRent Spain and all campervans will be under 3 years old.

How much does it cost to rent a campervan?

The cost of hiring a campervan in Cartagena can vary depending on season and campervan size, but for a small campervan that can sleep 2-3 expect to pay in the region of  €50-€100 per day

Is a special (heavy vehicle) HT Licence Required?

No special licence required, Avis will accept your standard driving licence. 

Is Cartagena, Campervan Friendly?

Yes, Cartagena is definitely campervan friendly!

Is wild camping permitted in this region of Spain? 

Unfortunately, wild camping is generally not permitted in Cartagena, as is the case in most of Spain. There are strict regulations in place to protect the natural environment and wildlife, and camping outside designated areas is considered illegal.