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Monday, October 1, 2012

Top 10 European Outdoor Pursuits

A holiday away from the toils of everyday life doesn't have to include sun worshiping on the beach. If you’re interested in a little more adventure as part of your vacation, you can choose to book fitness holidays or enjoy thrilling excursions across Europe.

1. Windsurfing
With resorts aplenty, this thrilling sport can be accessible to anyone. Absolute beginners seeking a taster session and seasoned pros in need of the waves will enjoy the centers in Lemnos, Halkidiki and Sivota.

2. Sailing
With sailing holiday offers cropping up all the time, you could release the inner sea dog and sail along dedicated flotilla routes on the Ionian coast of Greece, absorbing the local culture and beautiful landscapes as you go.

3. Climbing
With scenic mountains as a backdrop, it’s no wonder Soldeu is fast becoming a summer favorite with climbers. Enjoy the rock faces and the exhilaration of reaching the peaks.

4. Mountain Biking
The mountains of Lefkas make an attractive adventure playground for mountain bikers of all proficiency  With awesome terrain to tackle, you won’t be short of adrenaline fueled activity.

5. Canoeing
Head to the coast of Adakoy for a chance to canoe in the beautifully azure waters.

6. Skiing
Choose a luxury ski chalet for added pizzazz, such as one in Les Deux Alpes for all-round skiing.

7. Hiking
Over 300km of well marked hiking trails await you in Galtur, Austria, varying in difficulty from gentle valleys to steep descents.

8. Diving
Just off the coast of Halkidiki, you can enjoy excellent scuba and snorkel opportunities. Alternatively, head for the Istrian area of Croatia for something a little different.

9. Dinghy Sailing
It doesn't matter if you’re a novice or enthusiast; dinghy sailing in Foca suits all, with fab conditions, expert tuition and all equipment available for hire.

10. Snowboarding
The appeal of Chamonix is huge with both intermediate and advanced boarders, offering ample opportunity both on and off piste for you to ride the powder.

Whatever pursuits appeal to you and your party, book your excursions now and make use of the excellent deals you can find online. 

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