Europe’s natural beauty will surely take your breath away. From the gorgeous cliffs to vast mountain ranges and pristine oceans and lakes, the sheer diversity of Europe’s natural beauty makes it difficult to decide where to begin exploring. To give you an idea, here are some of the most incredible ways to explore Europe’s natural beauty.
1. Cycle around Spain
Cycling in Spain is such a wonderful experience. The journey will take you to discover a combination of natural beauty and interesting scenery. From lush mountains to stunning vineyards and historical sights, cycling in Spain will probably be one of the most unforgettable experiences of your life.
There are plenty of trails to choose from for your biking adventures in Spain. The Camino del Cid is a cultural route across Spain coming from the northwest towards the southeast, passing along the gorgeous Mediterranean coast. For the more skilled bikers, the 2,500 km long route at Castilla-La Mancha is worth giving a try. For an easier but definitely scenic route, check out the Via Verdes, a 160-km route that passes along the roads of the Ojos Negros.
2. Ride a Narrowboat in England
Taking a ride on a narrowboat in England is another exciting way to discover Europe’s natural beauty. Passing along the rivers and canals, this journey is a great way to soak up the majestic beauty of the English countryside.
You’ll find various options for an English narrowboat holiday. For a more relaxing way of discovering the countryside, the Ashby Canal is highly recommended. This 2-mile journey will be passing along a peaceful waterway as well as farmlands and forestry.
3. Cruise around Croatia
Cruising along the waters of Croatia will take you to explore the mighty Danube River and the Mediterranean. This small country is strategically located in the Adriatic Sea and most of the cruises that pass in Croatia will include a stop in Greece, Italy, as well as the Balkan regions. Of course, exploring Croatia itself is a wonderful experience. The city of Dubrovnik is steeped in history as evident in the various historical architectures in its Old Town.
4. Trek up Mount Blanc
Experience the extraordinary beauty of the European Alps by joining a trek excursion on Mont Blanc. While climbing the peak takes a lot of hard work, your effort will surely be rewarded as you reach the top. In fact, the view all the way up is incredibly beautiful as well. Considered the tallest mountain in the Alps, Mont Blanc is known for its spectacular beauty and you can make the trek from either Italy or France.
5. Riding Hot Air Balloon over Germany
If you’ve exhausted all the cycling routes in Germany, then there’s no better way to soak up Germany’s gorgeous scenery than from up above. When it comes to this, taking a hot air balloon ride is highly recommended. This incredible experience will take you to enjoy aerial views of the country’s gorgeous natural scenery. The main ballooning season is around March until October, where the weather is fine and the sky is clear, allowing you to fully enjoy the country’s majestic beauty.