A lot of people are under the impression that when you go to Europe, the only thing you can do there is take in the magnificent sights that it has to offer. It’s true that all those ancient structures and artwork are some of the biggest reasons why you should visit Europe. However, Europe also has a lot to offer in terms of adventures. If you’re the adventurous type, Europe has more of it than you know right now.
Many people do not know that Europe is home to some of the best beaches in the world. The countries of Spain, Croatia, Turkey, Cyprus, Greece and Portugal are just some of the countries that boast of beaches where you can do an assortment of activities. Some of the waters in these beaches are so calm, you can bring your inflatable kayak along and glide through those waters.
If mountain climbing is your thing, then you’ve come to the right continent. Europe is dotted with mountains that can give any serious mountaineer a challenge. From the mountain ranges in the Pyrenees and Alps to the Caucasus Mountains of Russia, mountain climbers are surely going to have a good time scaling these heights.
If mountain climbing and kayaking are too American for you, then maybe you can try dog-sleighing. Dog-sleighing is a popular adventure activity in Iceland, and it’s one type of activity that is definitely worth the try.
Europe, of course, is one fine place for skiing. With its many snow-covered mountains, Europe is practically the skiing capital of the world. The continent has always been associated with skiing, all of its skiing locations offer views that can take anyone’s breath away. Italy is home to some of the best skiing destinations not only in the country, but in the world as well. While some of these skiing resorts may be a bit expensive for your taste, know that there are also budget skiing destinations in Europe. When you’re on a European skiing adventure with limited funds, perhaps you should give the skiing resorts of Slovenia, France, Spain, Andorra and Slovakia a try.