Adventure travel holiday ideas

We all love a beach holiday or going on a city break, but sometimes you just want to get off the beaten track and experience something different on a trip. If that sounds like you, have you ever thought about going on an adventure holiday? These trips can include a variety of activities whilst taking in breathtaking scenery of your chosen destination. 

There is a whole array of activities on offer from surfing to kayaking  , hiking to forest yoga, so whether you’re looking for something slower paced or something a little more challenging there are trips available to everyone at all levels.   
If you’re looking for some inspiration, here are some suggestions for your next trip. 

A Moroccan family adventure

It you’re looking for a family holiday that you’ll remember forever, then there are plenty of locations where you can experience local culture, try some new activities and keep everyone entertained. 

Morocco is a great family friendly destination where you can explore a range of landscapes from the vibrant cities of Marrakech and Fez to the Atlas Mountains and the Sahara Desert. Wander through the historic Medinas of Fez and Marrakech, immerse yourself in the local culture on a homestay in the Atlas Mountains or sleep under the stars in the Sahara Desert. 

France on two-wheels

A great way to experience a destination is by bike, visiting rural areas or villages that are away from the tourist crowds. 

If you’re looking for somewhere close to home France has some fantastic routes for all levels of cycling  abilities. You can discover the stunning countryside in Provence or the beautiful chateaux and history of the Loire Valley. Whilst exploring you’ll be working up an appetite, a perfect excuse to try the  delicious local cheese, patisserie and of course, wine! 

Back to nature in Finland

A trip to Finland during the summer is a haven for those who love the great outdoors. Within easy reach of the capital Helsinki is Nuuksio National Park offering forests and lakes and crags . The area is great for the variety of activities for families to enjoy such as hiking, cycling, horse riding, canoeing, swimming, forest yoga to name a few. There’s a bunch of unique accommodation options in the area to choose from, why not stay in a floating igloo or a tent suspended between trees called skytent. 

Amalfi Coast by foot

One of the best ways to discover a destination is on foot, there’s many famous walking and hiking routes where you can discover small villages and towns along your journey. 

The Amalfi Coast located on Italy’s west coast it’s famous for its spectacular views and scenery. Visitors have a lot to see on route with its picturesque towns of Amalfi, Ravello and Positano as well as the world UNESCO World Heritage Site Pompeii and Herculaneum. After a full day of walking and seeing the sights there’s nothing better than relaxing at a local restaurant. The summer months can get very hot on the Amalfi Coast, the best times for a walking holiday are during the spring and autumn. 

Canoeing in Canada

One of the most magical and relaxing ways to experience the great outdoors is on the water. If you’re looking for epic landscapes and incredible local wildlife, then there’s nothing quite like Canada. About three hours by car from Toronto is Agonquin Park, spend your days canoeing, hiking  and camping under the stars at night to feel reconnected with nature. 

With ABTA Travel Insurance over 120 sports and activities are covered as standard, conditions apply to some sports and activities. Restrictions applicable, when cycling and hiking altitude is restricted to 2,500 above sea level as standard, cycling you must wear a helmet and no racing is covered. Kayaking up to grade 2 or sea within sight of land are covered as standard. Always check your policy to make sure your travel insurance covers your needs and activities for your holiday.  

Tips when purchasing Travel Insurance.

Make sure you take your travel insurance as soon as you book your trip. This way, you will be covered for any unforeseen circumstances that may arise before your cruise. 

Make sure you declare any pre-existing medical condition(s).  

Ensure your policy covers the cost of your trip, read your travel insurance policy carefully, and ensure that you have the right amount of cover for your trip.

Whilst we hope you never have to use it, having the appropriate travel insurance cover will give you peace of mind to relax and enjoy your dream trip.