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Top Activities to Do in the Alps in the Summer

May 1, 2018

The Alps are famous for their snowy pistes that keep keen skiers returning year after year.

But what about when the snow melts?

As the temperature rises, the Alps transform, becoming home to many different summer activities. There’s an activity for everyone! 

So, whether you’re looking for thrills, family-friendly fun or something more relaxing, the Alps have something for you. Here are the top activities to do in the Alps in the summer.

 

Kayaking

Fancy trying your hand at kayaking?

The Alps can boast a great climate during the summer months, which is good news for those who can’t wait to get on the water.

Kayaking is the faster, more agile version of canoeing that’s fun for all the family. It’s one of the most popular water sports around, and it’s easy to see why!

 

Cycling Tours

Love to explore?

Cycling in the Alps is a uniquely exciting and energising experience. It certainly makes a welcome change from lying on a beach!

Summertime in the Alps offers holidaymakers something different. So, cycling through this mountain range is sure to be an experience unlike any other!

For those who want to see a completely different side to the Alps, complete with natural and historic attractions, why not try a cycling tour? The stunning Alpine scenery is sure to make this an unforgettable experience!

 

Canyoning

Take advantage of the great weather by plunging into natural streams and water slides! If you’re looking for a relaxing activity, this one might not be for you.

But, for those seeking a taste of adrenaline, canyoning is the perfect chance to get your heart racing!

You’ll need a trained guide, but the thrills of canyoning are not to be missed out on by anyone who loves the great outdoors!

 

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Hiking

Is there a better way to admire the stunning Alpine scenery?

Hiking is the perfect activity for those looking to get up close and personal with nature, as well as see the Alps as they’ve never seen them before!

No matter your age or ability level, there’s a trail in the Alps for you.

Hiking is the best way to see the breath-taking Alpine scenery, as you have the chance to fully take it in and admire what’s around you!

 

Horse Riding

Is there a nicer way to get around than on horseback?

Horse riding is a family-friendly, entertaining activity that is even more exciting against the backdrop of the Alps.

If you’ve ever wanted to experience what it’s like in the saddle, now’s your chance. Horse riding in the Alps is both relaxing and fun at the same time!

 

White Water Rafting

Adrenaline junkies listen up! White water rafting is one of the most exciting activities that can be found in the Alps during summer.

The Alpine rapids are the perfect place to get to grips with this sport! The best bit? It’s an activity the whole family can enjoy!

Navigating your way through the water is sure to be both entertaining, and a great bonding moment for the group taking part. It’s sure to be an unforgettable experience!

Tempted to head to the Alps this summer yet? Book your transfer from the airport today!

 

This article was kindly provided by alps2alps.com.  If you found it interesting and would like to know more then check back next week for our favourite hiking trails in Europe!

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