Western Europe

In the heart of Europe is the heart of outdoor sports. If we had to mention the large number of tours and options that can be found in France, Spain, Germany, the United Kingdom and all the countries included in Western Europe, the list would be endless. That is why we decided to propose this ranking with the best trips that the region has for you. Explore-share.com helps you book your next guided adventure in Western Europe.

 

 

France

The west of France is very captivating: Atlantic coasts, the natural and scenic wealth of Corsica, where the sea and the mountain meet up. The small Caribbean paradise on the island of Martinique with many hiking options, and the unique beauty of the Alps, not far away.

In the western region of this country you can also enjoy an interesting gastronomy based on seafood, such as oysters, crêpes and a Breton cider to accompany your meals. A sea country with medieval castles combined with modernity and world-class itineraries. Undoubtedly, a must for adventurers who do not settle for a single activity.

 

 


Spain

Are you ready to visit a country with emerald green landscapes, a Mediterranean blue sea, and a magical Pyrenean scenery? Spain is a perfect place to enjoy nature, outdoor activities and the multiple cultures hidden in their villages.

From Andorra to Seville. From the northwest coast to the heart of Catalonia. In every corner of Spain there are activities to do: mountaineering, via ferrata, hiking, rock climbing and even thermal ski touring. Discover some of the most important guided tours we offer you in Explore-Share.

 

 


Scotland

Scotland is the northernmost country of the four nations that make up the United Kingdom. It is a territory with a mountainous geography, especially in the so-called “Highlands”. Here you will find the highest elevations of the continent, including Ben Nevis, the highest peak on the island, with an altitude of 1344 meters.

Being almost completely surrounded by the ocean, the conditions for outdoor activities, such as rock climbing, hiking or mountaineering, are usually good during the warmer months. Scotland has an oceanic and temperate climate most of the year, but somewhat unstable.

 

 


Germany

In west Germany, outdoor lovers can take part in nature activities such as climbing, mountaineering or mountain biking. In addition, Germany proposes an interesting variety of water activities on the shores of the North Sea and the Baltic Sea, or in some of its rivers or lakes.

Come ascend the Zugspitze, the highest peak in the country with 2962 meters of height or go for a traditional rock climbing adventure in Pfalz, an area full of history. Find your perfect plan in Germany in our selection of guided trips.

 

 


Belgium

Although Belgium has a wide variety of picturesque cities to visit, such as Bruges or Brussels, the unique nature of this country proposes an extraordinary outdoor experience for those traveling through Western Europe.

There are interesting spots for the practice of rock climbing and via ferrata, like Dinant, located on the banks of the Meuse River and surrounded by steep cliffs. Another great option is Namur, in the region of Wallonia, where you can not only enjoy high-altitude activities, but also go for some biking itineraries along its amazing routes.

 

 


Wales

Wales is situated in the west of the British island and is one of the best destinations for those looking for a mix of vacation plans. In the midst of exuberant nature, historical and cultural walks around its castles can be combined with adventure sports.

In Wales, you can enjoy a day at the beach, either by swimming in the rough waters of the Irish Sea, or by climbing its rocks. In Snowdonia, you will find a large zip lines complex, now famous throughout the world. The Snowdonia National Park is also an ideal spot for hiking and mountaineering. A beautiful place with forests, rivers, lakes and mountains, which can be climbed without too many technical difficulties.

 

 


Austria

As the national anthem says, Austria is the “Land of Mountains”. On the German border, the imposing Zugspitze mountain offers increidible freeride skiing options for winter lovers.

The alpine road of the Großglockner, at the foot of the mountain, is the most beautiful panoramic road in Europe. It has 36 curves at 2,571 meters high, and ends at the longest glacier in the Eastern Alps: the Pasterze. For the more sporty, a large climbing center awaits you in the heart of the Hohe Tauern National Park, with multiple rock climbing walls and hiking trails for all levels.

 

 

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