Explore Europe: Top Adventure Breaks this Summer

Summer is a perfect time to enjoy what the world has to offer and while many may choose to head on a long haul flight to a faraway shore, others will be content with Europe and the delights that the beautiful and diverse continent has to offer.

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If you fancy something a little different from your average beach breaks this year, Neilson activity holidays could be just what you’re looking for. Whether it’s an adrenaline-rush on the beach that you’re looking for or you wish to be at one with nature in the mountains, you can choose from a whole host of activity-filled retreats that will ensure your break is filled with exhilaration and gratification. Take your pick from some of these excellent options that will contribute to an unforgettable vacation.


From windsurfing in the north of Lake Garda to sailing on the Ionian coast, you can guarantee plenty of water-based activities throughout Europe. If you’re a newbie, don’t worry – there is often an array of courses available so that you can learn a new skill or hone existing talents if you’re feeling a little rusty.

Mountain Biking

What can be more adrenaline-charged than a steep descent down craggy mountain terrain saddled upon two wheels? Mountain biking is an incredible way to explore the landscapes and capture the astounding beauty of the panoramas, before plunging towards sea level and back to your resort. Of course, if you’re not confident with such trails, smooth routes are available.


Summer isn’t the only time for a good holiday. The winter season isn’t too far away and now is the perfect time to secure a skiing break. Whether you’re learning the ropes or you’re confident enough to head off-piste to ride the powder, skiing is an incredible activity that can be enjoyed, whatever your age.

Take your pick from the plethora of Neilson activity holidays available throughout Europe and get ready for a holiday to remember.