Here at ActivityBreaks.com we love the great outdoors. Based in the Italian Alps, we love nothing more than skiing in the winter, and getting our hiking boots on in the summer. But we also offer a selection of cultural breaks designed to appeal to those looking for a short break with a difference, here are some of our favourites:
The 3* Bernina Express Holiday with Wine Tasting is unique package including a one day return trip on the famous Bernina Express train from Tirano to St. Moritz, which offers fabulous views of the Alps all year round! You will travel on the famous Bernina Express, along a scenic Alpine route that was declared a UNESCO world heritage site in 2008. This unique single track railway climbs to a maximum height of 2,253m – the highest point reached by a train in Europe - offering spectacular views of mountain lakes and glaciers along the way, before descending into the chic mountain resort of St. Moritz. The journey is beautiful at any time of year, lush and green in the summer, completely snow covered in winter, and offering beautiful, vibrant colours in the autumn! The package also includes a wine tasting to sample some of the prestigious wines of the Valtellina area.
Do you love to cook? Then take a look at our truffle hunting and cooking package in Umbria. Go hunting for truffles around a beautiful country estate with specially trained dogs, then learn to cook with them during a lesson with the hotel chef. Just half an hour from Perugia, this is a unique weekend away staying at a restored castle. Lots of fresh air, good food and fine wine await!
Enjoy a short break on Lake Garda at the delightful 3* La Quiete Park Hotel, just a stone’s throw from the lake itself with our Wine Tasting on Lake Garda package. This package includes half board and delicious wine and limoncello tastings! The hotel is surrounded by 40 olive and lemon trees which find their ideal climate around Lake Garda and is really perfect for a quick getaway.
Lastly our Discover Madeira package lets you explore the highlights of this Atlantic island in 4 days. Take two guided walks through the forest along the famous levadas, an extensive irrigation system found all over the island, and a tuk tuk tour of the vibrant capital Funchal. Stay at a luxury spa hotel on the coast and enjoy a massage on us.
If you have any questions on any of our packages, or need a suggestion, just drop us a line - we can help!