The fabulous continent of which we are part of holds so many secrets and adventures waiting to be explored. Take time away from the humdrum and discover what Europe has to offer, or if cashflow allows, go all out and enjoy a holiday of a lifetime.
1. Lake Garda, Italy
Enjoy the available watersports holidays or climb in the Dolomites that tower behind Lake Garda. Spend a week mountain biking, giving you the chance to investigate your beautiful surroundings.
2. Lake Como, Italy
Paraglide over the lake and soak up the scenery. Take to the waters and learn to sail or head to the mountains on a walking holiday.
3. Zermatt, Switzerland
With the dominating Matterhorn, 350km of slopes, plentiful off-piste skiing and heli-ski excursions, Zermatt is perfect for winter sport enthusiasts.
4. Baqueira Beret, Spain
Ski and snowboard to your heart’s content, or try your hand at dog sledding, commanding your own team of huskies.
5. Geilo, Norway
Dine in a traditional tepee before camping in the winter wonderland. Have a go at kiteskiing, using the wind to propel you across the fresh snow. Catch the Northern Lights or join a husky dog safari.
6. The Inca Trail, Peru
Adventure tours start here. Explore the ancient ruins and conquer the Inca trail before the sacred Machu Picchu emerges. Trek through cloud forests and enjoy this once in a lifetime trip.
7. Borneo, Malaysia
Journey through the jungle and spend a night in a mountain refuge, before relaxing in the paradise of Manukan Island.
8. Tanzania, Africa
A perfect safari that is also family friendly, spend three nights in the Serengeti and jump aboard a 4WD to spot the majestic African wildlife.
Hike in the Fjallabak region and gaze in awe at the volcanic landscapes or take a dip in the hot springs of Landmannalaugar.
10. Kibale Forest, Uganda
Catch a rare sight of gorillas in the wild in the breathtaking Bwindi Forest or take to the waters of Lake Mburu.
Whether you decide to head for faraway shores or stay closer to home, search online for the best deals on your unforgettable adventure.