To help you choose where to go on your next holiday, we have collected the best adventure vacation ideas, ranging from magnificent big cities like Rome and Prague to unbelievably fascinating island resorts.
You might know much about Rome and Milan, Venice and Florence, but there’s much more about Italy you should remember to visit. Take a tour to some historically prominent places: the picturesque city of Padua, Mantua with Palazzo Ducale residence, Pavia with a magnificent Carthusian monastery, the Neolithic city of Piedmont. Don’t miss a chance to see with your own eyes one of the most beautiful European waters – Lake Como!
Marseille and Lyon, France
Lyon and Marseille are the most spectacular cities in France. It is a 313-kilometer distance that separates two cities and it takes about 2.5 hours by train to travel between them. Lyon, a former capital of the Gauls, is proud of its eventful history and invites everyone to travel through cultures and centuries. With a picturesque coastline, harbors and natural beauty of parks and coves, Marseille is a real treasure for an avid traveler.
Are you looking for the best of Catalan architecture masterpieces? We suggest you to arm with much patience. Walking across Barcelona won’t take you an hour or two – at least a couple of days. Along with magnificent Sagrada Familia, go the extra mile to the most famous natural attractions Park Guell, see with your own eyes one of the strangest residential buildings Casa Batllo and see a breathtaking show of music, light and water of the Magic Fountain.
Lisbon is a city of contrasts that impresses with its exciting modern and antiquated buildings, traditional establishments and white-hot nightlife. Take a head start from the Belem Tower, a Portugal’s most famous Gothic monuments, visit a medieval Carmo Convent and have a close look at the world-class collection of Islamic and Oriental art in the Calouste Gulbenkian Museum.
Prague, Czech Republic
Prague, a City of a Hundred Spires, is a place, where each district brings to visitors its peculiar charm and atmosphere. You can walk along the Jewish Quarter and learn the legend of Golem, explore the Prague Castle and spend some time wandering the Old Town Square. Allow some time to visit Prague’s historic pubs and taverns and try real taste of the Czech culture.
Welcome to one of the most energetic world travels destinations with a rich cultural heritage – Shanghai. The diversity of capital’s historical and natural attractions is truly impressive: the Bund, Oriental Pearl TV Tower, Yuyuan Garden, Chenghuang Temple, French Concession Region, Nanjing Road and so on. Shanghai with its almost one-hundred-year history bedazzles with amazing colonial style buildings, ultramodern skyscrapers and all-day long vibrant streets.
Zermatt is a heaven resort for hikers in summertime as well as skiers and snowboarders in winter. In a tiny village, right in the heart of the Swiss Alps, you’ll find a plenty of well-known and rarely skied areas where you can fill yourself with extra adrenalin down the blankets of white snow peaks in winter. Among the summer things to do in Zermatt, you can discover a myriad of hiking trails and footpaths, swim in a mountain lake or simply relax in a sunny meadow.
Rum, rumba music, cigars… Do you think it is a complete must-have list of do’s in one of the most charming cities of the Caribbean? Havana with over 500 years of roller-coaster history will turn your ideas of modern Latino culture around. Nowhere on earth you’ll find so many enchanting colonial-era monuments: a historic old town of la Habana Vieja, Camera Obscura atop the Plaza Vieja, Calle Obispo, Plaza de la Revolucion relished with much sun and beauty of the Caribbean nature.
Bali is well-known for dreamy beaches and romance. The island grants rest and relaxation to its visitors, far from chaos of bustling cities. Bali is a perfect resort for both active and passive recreation. You can surf or dive into the deep local waters, explore exotic nature with its volcanoes or lie down in a black-sand beach formed by a once-active volcanic flow.