Activity Holidays in Spain

Activity Holidays in Spain
From the cathedrals of Barcelona to the museums of Bilbao, Spain has a wide variety of popular cultural tourist destinations. As popular as these historic destinations may be, Spain's seasonable weather, varied terrain and proximity to the ocean make it an ideal destination for activity holidays as well. Indeed, travelers here will find that there are a great number of dynamic excursions and extreme sports from which to choose.

Learn to Kitesurf

Weeklong sessions in Tarifa at the southern tip of Spain will give visitors of all skill levels the opportunity to learn, practice and enjoy the thrill that is kitesurfing. Instruction is tailored to each participant's ability and there is no limit to the amount of time riders may spend in the water each day. Beginners start on trainer kites, and expert riders will have the opportunity to use four-line bow kites. For lodging, participants may choose to camp at a nearby full-service campsite or bunk at a hostel in town instead. Transportation is included, as are no-wind-day activities, lunch on the beach and instructor-led nightlife excursions.

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The Beast of El Bayor Mountain Biking

The mountainous, southern region of Spain known as Andalusia is home to the Beast of El Bayor Mountain Biking excursion. With 300 days of sunshine per year and a variety of challenging trails, the area is perfect for mountain bikers who wish to test their limits, improve their skills or just have fun. A number of noteworthy accommodations are available to riders who choose this holiday: there is a townhouse in Montecorto that sleeps four and boasts a rooftop terrace; a villa is available that sleeps six and has a BBQ area and swimming pool, and a there is a converted farmhouse that serves as a rural bed and breakfast.

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Valencian Family Adventure

The province of Valencia is the setting for an all-inclusive week of activities appropriate for the whole family. Lodging is provided in a traditional farmhouse that is the jumping off point for kayaking in the Mediterranean, fishing and snorkeling just off-shore, and hiking the shoreline. Rural Valencian villages also welcome both bike riding and exciting off-road ATV excursions, and there is an 80 foot swimming pool fed by natural springs that is perfect for relaxing at the end of a long day.

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Spanish Climbing Adventure

The rocky Costa Blanca region of Spain sits on the Mediterranean and is perfect for both experienced climbers and those who wish to learn the basics. After arrival at the city of Alicante, climbers will spend a week in and around the lesser-known and less-crowded crags of Costa Blanca. Climbs are suited to the requirements of each group's skill level, and include instruction on escape systems, using bolts and all other skills required for successful, exhilarating climbs.

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Article Written By Evan Selinske

Evan Selinske began writing professionally in 2009, covering travel and lifestyle for several online publications. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in writing and literature from SUNY Empire State College.

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