Top European spots for activity holidays

If laying by a pool all day or relaxing on the beach is not your cup of tea, an activity holiday in one of Europe’s top spots may be just what you need! Whether you’re venturing off with your family, as a couple or with friends, and no matter if you like walking, snowshoeing or cycling, you’re sure to find the perfect European activity holiday to suit everyone in our list below.

  1. Plitvice National Park

An outdoor lovers dream; Plitvice National Park in Croatia is one of the world’s most stunning playgrounds. With huge waterfalls, wild forests, fields filled with orchids and deep, emerald green lakes, you can hike, swim or kayak your way around, absorbing all the sights and sounds this beautiful location has to offer.  

  1. The Swiss Alps

If you’re an adrenalin junkie then why not take to the skies and experience the Swiss Alps from above? Soar with the birds and paraglide over the snow topped mountains before floating effortlessly back down to the ground. While you’re there, the Alps boasts the perfect opportunity for a spot of hiking too!

  1. Umbria

Experience cycling at its finest as you make your way around olives groves, sunflower fields, vineyards and apricot orchards in Italy’s Umbria. Freewheel along some of the most beautiful roads through historic towns and cities, and experience exquisite cuisine with your friends or family.

  1. Apuseni Mountains

If the heat isn’t for you, why not try your hand at snowshoeing in the Apuseni Mountains in Romania? With differing lengths of trips available, from shorter hikes to some that include cave exploration; after a long day discovering the sights of this incredible landscape, you’ll be able to snuggle down to a hot drink and a bowl full of hearty homemade food.

  1. Gozo, Malta

The ultimate, action-packed holiday for those who can’t sit still can be found in Gozo; take part in climbing and abseiling, sea kayaking, cycling, hiking and driving experiences, all while taking in the beautiful views of Malta. While you’re there, why not experience some of the fitness and wellness facilities that can be found on the south coast too?

Get active on your next holiday

Whether you’re heading off as a couple and fancy trying out some new activities together, or are taking the kids away and want to keep them entertained, Europe has some of the most exciting and fun-filled experiences which can be enjoyed by all. Take your next trip to the next level and make it activity filled with one of these options.


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