Travelmag Banner
Archives
Search
 Features

5 holiday activities perfect for families


If you are looking to experience some unique family holiday activities, you must be in a dilemma of which activities to pick from a really vast array available at every corner of the globe. Try the following 5 holiday activities and have some wonderful experiences of lifetime…

Horse Riding in Italy

Horse riding in the mountainous countryside of Italy surely can be a perfect activity for a fairly adventurous family vacation, as well as an alternative way to take in stunning landscapes and architecture. Italy boasts 130 regional and 20 national parks, these are a protected environment for family holiday activities and horse riding in these parks can be a wonderful way to explore some unspoilt countryside of Italy. The Puglia area of southern Italy is one of the most popular places in Italy for horse riding as it boasts of medieval villages connected by narrow, winding streets, tranquil hills covered in olive groves and vineyards, and spectacular whitewashed coastal homesteads. Tuscany, Sardinia and Trentino boast envious Mountains and Forests while Sicily, Molise, and Siena are other popular areas to have some wonderful horse riding activities in Italy.

Skis in FranceSkiing in France

Home to some of the greatest ski areas in the world, France offers just the perfect ski experience for family holidaymakers. From snow-sure glaciers to tree-lined runs, and purpose-built resorts to stunning ski chalets, skiing in France is a sure thing to do for ski lovers. Some of the most famous ski resorts in France include Avoriaz, La Plagne and Les Arcs.

Sleeping In Trees

To many, the most popular family adventure travel activity is to go on a camping trip – take this a step further by sleeping in tree houses to have a remarkable experience of lifetime. These days, you can find beautiful tree houses in most remote yet popular camping destinations. Chewton Glen (Hampshire, UK) Tsala Treetop Lodge (Plettenberg Bay, South Africa), Tree House Lodge ( Limón, Costa Rica), Hinchinbrook Island Resort (Hinchinbrook Island, Australia), The Aviary (Lenox, MA), Playa Viva (Juluchuca, Mexico) and Treehotel (Harads, Sweden) are some of the most famous tree houses according to Travel+Leisure. Sleeping in these tree houses can be an experience of lifetime for your family.

Whale Watching In Portugal

Whale watching in Portugal is a top vacation activity as different rare and common, migrant and resident species of whales are spotted in some famous whale watching locations in Portugal. A family holiday to the Algarve would be memorable, the Azores is one such place and over 20 different types of cetaceans can be spotted in this whale sanctuary. Some other popular locations in Portugal to spot some rare species of whales include Madeira, The Algarve, Cascais, and Arrabida.

Luxury Yacht Cruise in Turkey

Turkey is famous as a luxury yacht cruise destination. Going on a Yacht cruise for 3-7 days is the perfect way to experience the Mediterranean beauties of Fethiye, Kekova, Demre, Butterfly Valley, St Nicholas Island, Olympos, Sunken City, Marmaris, Bodrum, Antalya. You can expect to have almost all modern amenities in a luxury yacht cruise and have the most unforgettable experience of your life with your beloved family.

Yachts in Turkey

Photos courtesy of shutterstock.

   [Top of Page]  
 Latest Headlines
Deals
Pole to Pole