Activity holiday ideas for Europe

Europe has some amazing activity holidays – so if you fancy walking, cycling, kayaking or horse riding in some of the continent’s most amazing corners, then take a look at a few interesting ideas for a really good activity holiday in Europe:

Altiplano de Granada Activity Holiday – Spain

This beautiful and unspoiled corner of Spain is an ideal activity holiday in Europe for a family. It combines super activities, great cuisine and beautiful landscapes. The holiday is in an unexplored corner of Andalucía which has amazing places of historical and archaeological interest. There are cookery classes, local walks, mountain bike excursions and various guided tours. The quaint village of Castril de la Peña is nearby and is home to the famous suspended gorge walk “La Pasarela” which is the remains of a Roman fortification with a superb outdoor swimming pool.

Activity Holiday in Montenegro

This exciting activity holiday in Montenegro takes you into the beautiful surrounds of Lake Skadar National Park where hidden beaches, fascinating pools and amazing scenery provide the backdrop to a week of activities at a quaint farmhouse that overlooks the Virpazar village at the edge of Lake Skadar. There are free bikes and Wi-Fi and plenty to do around the lake with fishing trips, eerie caves and cascading waterfalls. Activities with an expert guide include kayaking, swimming, caving, canyoning; fishing, bird watching and the opportunity have a sunset yacht cruise around Kotor Bay.

Self Guided Sea Kayaking in Croatia

This is a great activity holiday idea in Europe which includes a self guided sea kayaking holiday in Croatia. With the support of dedicated local kayaking experts who will advise you on the full itinerary. As it is self-guided, some experience of sea kayaking is strongly recommended. You will start in beautiful Dubrovnik and then decide which islands to kayak to, how long to spend on each specific one. There will be plenty of time to discover secret coves, walks and cycle trails to visit if you want some on land time.

Multi Activity Holiday in Greece

This week long activity holiday in the Peloponnese, offers a superb itinerary with a wide range of activities in the most amazing surroundings including hiking, biking, rafting, sea kayaking and various other water sports like water skiing or scuba diving. You can also partake in a cooking lesson and wine tasting.

Dolomites Water Sports – Italy

Another fabulous activity holiday idea in Europe is this fabulous range of water sport activities against the amazing backdrop of the Italian Dolomites with expert guides. You can stay in a Camping Village in superb accommodation which includes breakfast, or at a 4* local Hotel Miramonti in Madonna di Campiglio. This package includes one white water rafting experience and a fabulous canoeing excursion with all equipment provided. No experience is required – just a good sense of adventure and sun lotion! There is also a family excursion which includes children from 6-14 years. The canoeing will by guided through the amazing mountain gorges of the Rio Novella and you can even hire a Go-Pro from the centre to record everything you get up to – the hire is free of charge, you just pay for the SD card.