Activity holidays – a different way to see Europe
Europe’s beautiful diverse landscapes and wonderful climate combine to provide the perfect forecourt for adrenalin seekers of all ages – so whether it is the high peaks of the Pyrenees or the mountains of Italy’s Apennines; you will see Europe in a totally different way:
Sicily – Mountain biking and Aerial Assault Course
A truly different activity holiday to see Europe is a holiday to this amazing island. The landscapes are fabulous and include the lava slopes of Mount Etna (3300m) which is Europe’s largest active volcano. There is also the Madonie Adventure Park – a brilliant place to mountain bike. There is also a purpose built aerial assault course with an activity called Power fanning, which comprises of free-falling from a high platform attached to a safety harness!
Tuscany – Multi-Activity Holiday
Tuscany is a brilliant place to combine your activity experience sight-seeing trips to famous icons such as Pisa’s leaning tower or the piazzas of Florence. With plenty of rivers, forests, mountains and the fabulous Mediterranean provide the stunning backdrop for many exciting and different activities which will appeal to everyone. The most popular sports are – sea kayaking, canoeing, snorkelling, scuba diving, cycling and trekking.
Turkey – Various Activities
Turkey is steeped in history and culture, giving you a day of super activity combined with ancient history. Take a walk in the mountains and visit the archaeological sites, then why not a few hours scuba diving or snorkelling. You can even take a sea kayaking trip over the submerged antique city of Kekova or perhaps canoe and visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Xanthos.
Croatia – Exciting Activities
Croatia boasts a fabulous collection of lakes, rivers and mountains as well as a beautiful coastline making it the ideal holiday location for multi-activities and a different way to see Europe. The most popular ones available are white-water rafting, sea kayaking, canyoning and cycling. Probably the best location in Croatia for great activities is the Cetina River.
Tuscany – Garfagnana Valley
This rather energetic but different activity holiday to see Europe – explores one of Tuscany’s hidden gems – the amazing Garfagnana Valley. Staying in a Tuscan villa, you can relax by the pool then perhaps Kayaking on a mountain lake, or maybe a day mountain biking along the Cinque Terre coastal path and visit ancient city walls of Lucca. At the end of each day you will return to the charming villa and enjoy beautiful home-cooked Tuscan cuisine.
Family Pyrenees Activity Adventure
Another fabulous and different activity holiday to see Europe – set against the framework of the stunning Pyrenees, the town of Sort is a superb location for an activity holiday. On this family holiday you can decide to abseil down gorges, kayak and white-water raft along rivers whilst exploring the beautiful surroundings of Aigues Tortes National Park. There is plenty of time each day to relax and enjoy the swimming pool. However, if you want to take part in the programme of activities, the equipment is provided and previous experience is not necessary.