Forget biking and hiking: Alternative adventure holidays you didn’t know existed
Families are increasingly swapping the traditional ‘fly and flop’ holidays for something a little more active. Adventure holidays offer kids and adults alike the chance to try something new, enjoy a challenge and spend quality time together making unforgettable memories. Here’s our selection of the best alternative adventure holidays with something a little different.
1/11 Seven day Spanish school and adventure holiday, Picos de Europa
For an educational holiday experience why not challenge the family to learn a new language together? This trip combines language classes with outdoor activities for a fun and educational break for children aged 13 plus. From 9am until 1pm each day, guests will have intensive Spanish lessons at the residential language school near to the Picos de Europa in northern Spain. Afternoons are spent exploring the great outdoors, enjoying activities from canyoning to wildlife spotting. Guests can also choose to try surfing, horseback riding or caving as well as Via Ferrata climbing. Families will stay in comfortable 3* B&Bs near plenty of local cafes and restaurants for convenience. This holiday is ideal for those who want to improve their Spanish language skills as well as enjoying the sports paradise of the Picos de Europa.
What’s included: Accommodation, intensive Spanish tuition, listed activities with instruction, transport.
When: 12-20 August
Price: From £398 per person