Europe is a great holiday destination for nature enthusiasts who want to experience amazing outdoor destinations. From picturesque countryside to scenic coastlines and breathtaking mountain scenery, the Old Continent has many amazing places that make great destinations throughout the entire year.
The Eastern Alps are probably the most beautiful and dramatic Alps region with picturesque countryside and wonderful mountain scenery. During winter the region is perfect for all kinds of winter sports while during spring and summer hikers can enjoy the numerous trekking trails that are covered in wildflowers. Besides winter sports and hiking, tourists who visit the Eastern Alps can also discover many salt mines, ice caves, fast springs and deep gorges.
The snow-capped mountain peaks, the beautiful coastline and the amazing landscapes of Tuscany make the region a perfect destination for nature enthusiasts. This Italian region is perfect for those who want to hike or cycle through sumptuous paths and to relax enjoying the local food and great wine they can find in Tuscany.
After visiting Tuscany, tourists should head towards the Northeastern region of Italy and to spend some time at the Dolomites. This mountain destination is amazing year round and it is the perfect place to try a wide range of outdoor activities that can include mountain biking, hiking and water sports during summer and skiing and snowboarding during winter.
Piedmont And Valle D’Aosta
Another Italian destination, Piedmont and Valle d’Aosta are two regions located in the Northwest Italy where tourists can explore the famous Mont Blanc (Monte Bianco) and the Matterhorn (Monte Cervino) peaks. The region is perfect for skiing, hiking and mountain climbing but also for those who want to discover its amazing cuisine and scenic beauty.
After three amazing Italian destinations, those who plan their Europe vacation should also add Crete to their European itinerary. This wonderful Greek Island is not only amazing for nature enthusiasts but also for those interested in architecture and ancient art. The variety of landscapes tourists will encounter during their Crete adventure is impressive. From snow-capped mountain peaks, mysterious caves and deep gorges to sandy shorelines and unspoiled beaches, tourists will be very happy while visiting this beautiful island. If Crete sounds wonderful to you, take some time to visit the olive groves, vineyards and the famous Minoan palaces.
Lake District is a marvelous UK destination situated in Northwest England. The National Park is a place where tourists can discover beautiful waterfalls, explore jagged mountains through hiking and learn about the stone villages. Also, the lake is amazing for those who love to engage in water activities, such as boating.
Provence is one of the most beautiful and picturesque countryside regions in France that is loved by nature enthusiasts from all over the world. The best way to discover the region is through cycling. Tourists can opt for cycling tours or they can explore the region on their own. The thyme and lavender fields make the experience unforgettable.
The Bavarian Alps
We started this European itinerary with the Eastern Alps and we will end it with the Bavarian Alps. These mountains hide many treasures including lakes where tourists can embark on water adventures and rocky peaks that are perfect for rock climbers. The entire region of Bavaria is absolutely amazing and it offers numerous sporting opportunities throughout the entire year so all nature enthusiasts should consider this German region when planning a holiday filled with nature activities in Europe.