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Sunday, February 10, 2013

Top 5 European Adventures

You don't have to jetset off to faraway lands to fulfill your sense of adventure. Europe offers a whole host of fantastic destinations to help contribute to an unforgettable vacation. With many resorts just a few hours away, you can enjoy everything from fitness holidays to adventure tours on the continent, and often without a hefty price tag.

1. Switzerland
Home to some of the best ski resorts in Europe, now is a perfect opportunity to experience a holiday on the piste. Head to Zermatt, Kitzbuhel or St. Anton for some quality skiing and boarding experiences, as well as some excellent facilities and attractions away from the piste.

Zermatt Switzerland, The Matterhorn
Zermatt Switzerland, The Matterhorn

Kitzbuhel, Switzerland,  skiing domains
Kitzbuhel, Switzerland,  skiing domains

2. Lake Garda
If your mind is swaying towards Italy, look no further than Lake Garda. With the Dolomites dominating the backdrop, and plenty of activities both on and off the lake, you can be sure to have a jam packed itinerary. Alternatively, there are plenty of opportunities to just relax and enjoy the tranquility of the Italian lakes.

Lake Garda, Italy
Lake Garda, Italy

3. Croatia
Head for Central Europe for an unforgettable experience away from the popular tourist haunts. Offering stupendous beauty and fabulous unspoilt landscapes, you can enjoy the plethora of culture, history and outdoor pursuits that this destination provides, including plenty of walking, hiking and mountain biking opportunities in the foothills.

Plitvice national park, Croatia
Plitvice national park, Croatia


4. Sivota
If you have a hankering for a beach holiday, Sivota is a perfect choice for you. With excellent wind conditions for sailing and windsurfing opportunities, and a beautifully warm climate for the majority of the year, you can enjoy this wonderful rustic village with true authentic Greek charm.

Ships in Sivota, Greece
Ships in Sivota, Greece

Sivota, Greece - the sea
Sivota, Greece - the sea

Whether your sense of adventure includes walking, hiking, watersports or riding the powder of the piste, Europe has plenty of opportunities to offer you a memorable experience. Start planning your European adventure today.