Archive for category: Activity Holidays

  • Wellington’s Portugal
     

    Wellington’s Portugal

    Trevor Claringbold points the way to a tour of Wellington’s Peninsula wars in Portugal against Napoleon. Mention holidays in Portugal and most people will instantly conjure up images of the clean sandy beaches along the Algarve. But there is far more to this superbly diverse nation, much of which is […]

     
     
  • Camping Holidays in the Vendée, France
     

    Camping Holidays in the Vendée, France

    Long sandy beaches, small towns, historic castles and treats for children and nature lovers. By Sue Dobson Just south of Brittany, on the French Atlantic coast, the Vendée has 140km of fine white sandy beaches. Famed for its sunshine and luminous light, it is known locally as La Côte de […]

     
     
  • Font Romeu
     

    Skiing at Font Romeu and Les Angles

    By Katy Dartford The French ski resorts of Font Romeu and Les Angles offer an unusual mix of family friendly, sunshine skiing, history and culture, and a passion for food all in the heart of the Catalan Pyrenees.. Dazzling incongruous out of the early spring landscape of the valley of […]

     
     
  • Club la Costa Alpine Centre
     

    Club la Costa Ski Resort, Zell am See

    Often, when you think of Austria, you think of the Mozart, The Sound of Music, yodeling, wide open spaces, and of course – skiing. Austria has hosted the winter Olympics twice and at the last winter Olympics in Turin, Team Austria won no less than 20 medals in skiing disciplines […]

     
     
  • Risoul Ski Resort
     

    Risoul Ski Resort, Southern Alps

    Travel writer Katy Dartford visits the ski resort of Risoul in the southern Alps of France. Winding between the slender Larch trees in knee deep power with just enough space to twist and glide through their spindly path. It’s as if the seedlings were planted with the off piste skier […]

     
     
  • Skiing at les Saisies
     

    Skiing in Les Saisies

    Travel writer Jenna Powell jets off to the French Alps for Eurodestination where she experiences skiing for the first time! She finds a beautiful ski resort with lots of snow, here’s the report on her stay…. Les Saisies … A beautiful village resort at the foot of Mont Blanc. At […]

     
     
  • Train to the Jungfrau – The Top of Europe
     

    Train to the Jungfrau – The Top of Europe

      Gary Phillips takes one of the world’s most stunning train journeys with Rail Europe, the Jungfraubahn train to the top of Europe – The Jungfraujoch. At over 3500 metres or 11,000 feet, its the highest building in Europe. Make sure you watch the video at the bottom of this page.   […]

     
     
  • Hiking in the Austrian Alps

    by Trevor Claringbold It was a shrill electronic version of ‘The Hills Are Alive With The Sound of Music’ that woke me rudely from a deep sleep. Adding it as the ring-tone for my phone’s alarm had seemed like a good idea whilst en-route to the Tyrol, but unsurprisingly at […]

     
     
  • Beth Ditto Guide to Ischgl
     

    The Beth Ditto Guide to Ischgl

      Beth Ditto and her indie band, The Gossip, launched the 2010 ski season in Ischgl, a traditional Austrian village nestled in the Tyrolean Alps. But before her performance at the Top of the Mountain Concert, she told eager reporters that she’d never heard of Ischgl, let alone skied or […]

     
     
  • Bovec, Slovenia, looking towards the Mangart
     

    Adventure Holidays in Bovec, Slovenia

    Owing to its unique position amongst the Julian Alps in north western Slovenia, Bovec has emerged as one of the prime outdoor sports destinations anywhere in Europe. It’s easy to reach at low cost, and staying there is inexpensive too. It’s also within easy reach from Southern Germany, Austria, Hungary, […]

     
     
  • Skiing in Saalbach with Graham Bell
     

    Skiing in Saalbach with Graham Bell

    How the Ski Sunday presenter turned Katy, ‘Kamikaze’ in Saalbach.   “You’re not really carving properly” says Graham Bell as I bomb it down the slope using my preferred method of semi straight lining.  ‘Your turns are quite sharp and unfinished and you need to ‘bend zee knees’ more. Follow […]

     
     
 

Tenby flat with Seaviews

Panoramic views over Tenby town walls and beach

Tenby, Wales, United Kingdom
My place is close to great views, restaurants and dining, the beach, family-friendly activities, nightlife, town walls, parking. You’ll love my place because of the location, the ambience, the outd...