Some people go on vacation to relax and put their feet up. They want to enjoy poolside cocktails and fine dining, along with some sightseeing and wellness treatments. But for some, a vacation is the perfect time to get active. For those who are health buffs, or simply want to spend an active holiday, here are some suggestions for touristic outdoor fun!
Surfing and yoga in Portugal
If you want a relaxing holiday, coupled with some physical activity, this might be the perfect choice for you. Head off the grid and enter a world of simplicity and rolling waves. Portugal’s village of Aljezur offers some of the best waves in Europe. The accommodation is eco-friendly and the camp offers yoga on the beach.
Canoeing in Sweden
The Swedish district of Dalsland is located north of Gothenburg. The vast and numerous lakes and enormous forests offer a great range of outdoor experiences. One of the most popular of these activities is canoeing. Nature Travels offers a convenient seven-day self guided canoeing trip which makes it possible for you to adapt to your own style and speed. Each night, you will get to camp under the magnificent Swedish skies and enjoy the taste of the wild.
All-encompassing outdoor holiday in Italy
The Italian region of Tuscany offers it all for the outdoor enthusiast. There is an ample amount of horseback riding opportunities in the region. Enjoy the amazing vistas on top of a sturdy mount. There are lessons and guided tours available.
Tuscany also offers excellent golf courses and polo clubs. You can also go sailing on Lake Trasimeno, as well as waterslides for the kids. In winter, in Siena there is an ice rink which is open all day and night. Another available activity is hunting. It is possible to hunt for dear, boar and pheasant, and there is also a lot of opportunities for sport fishing. For a great stay in the region, visit the TuscanyAccommodations website and ask about the possibility of booking a stay and tour.
Cycling in France
France is a country that is famous for cycling. If you really want to spend an active holiday, go over to Cyclomundo and book a great cycling tour. You will get to visit the three main lakes in the Alps – Geneva, Annecy and Bourget. The route is not difficult, but has a more leisurely tempo, and you get to enjoy the scenery and small French villages with their delicious cuisine and wine.