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Ideas for active and adventure sports


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  • Catalonia on horseback.

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    … (Catalonia) Hold the reigns tight and get ready for fun. Riding is a sport that allows you to explore the wide variety of landscapes to be found in Catalonia. In this part of northeastern Spain there are mountains, volcanoes, valleys, beaches... Discovering them on horseback is a real adventure. Enj…

  • The Vías Verdes: a different way to discover Spain.

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    …   Touring the Vías Verdes ('Green Routes') – old railway lines which have been restored for use by walkers and cyclists– is a different, fun and environmentally-friendly way of exploring our country, its culture and its landscapes. This an option which is ideally suited to all ages, as well as respe…

  • Castile-León by motorcycle.

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    … (Castile-Leon) If motorbikes are your passion, then make sure you bring yours when you come to Spain. In the inland part of the country there are many routes for bikers to explore the Castile-León Region. Travel by road, mark your own route, and discover landscapes, towns and villages in your own ti…

  • Climbs with Views of the Sea.

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    … The variety and quantity of rock, along with the number of schools to be found in Spain, make it one of the world’s number one climbing destinations. The attractive walls near to Costa Blanca are an excellent option if you want to climb with sunshine and pleasant temperatures. Peñón de Ifach, El Pon…

  • Ibiza on the two wheels of a bike.

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    … Ibiza. (Balearic Islands) A bicycle is just about all you need to enjoy the island of Ibiza in the Balearic Islands at your own pace. Up and down the 40 kilometres of its length from end to end you can enjoy over 20 specially adapted routes which will take you through beautiful landscapes against th…

  • Spain, a spring adventure.

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    … Feel like a bird, soaring across the sky with a paraglider. Defy the heights climbing. Go white water rafting on the fastest torrents of high mountain rivers. Spain is an excellent destination for adventure sports. And there is no better time than spring. What are the options? As many as you could w…

  • Huesca, a land made for sports.

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    … Huesca. (Aragon) Huesca is the ideal place for adventure, as it is the starting point for numerous excursions which will take you skiing, rafting, climbing, hiking... Right near the city you’ll find paths which are perfect for walking or cycling, and where you’ll discover natural springs, pool or ch…

  • Doñana National Park: an action-packed trip.

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    … (Andalusia) Doñana National Park is the ideal place to discover a unique natural space in an exciting and adventurous way. Once there, you can take a guided tour in an off-road vehicle through 70 kilometres of dunes, pine forests, marshes and unspoilt beaches at low tide. You can also explore part o…

  • Minorca, a natural paradise for sports.

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    … Minorca. (Balearic Islands) During a holiday in Minorca you can experience all kinds of thrilling adventures in a unique natural environment. You can practice exhilarating water sports such as water skiing, or canyon descent… you can go kayaking, scuba dive down to explore fabulous landscapes on the…

  • Catalonia by bike: so much more.

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    … (Catalonia) Go out, breathe deeply and get ready to start pedaling and discover the real Catalonia by bike. In this Region in northeastern Spain you can cycle to hidden Mediterranean coves, up into the Pyrenees Mountains and discover medieval landscapes. Get ready, because two wheels never offered y…

  • Try windsurfing in the Canary Islands.

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    … (Canary Islands) Dare to take on Atlantic waters as you stroke the waves of the Canary Islands – a natural environment packed with life and contrasts. This archipelago has year-round warmth and wind guaranteed, making it not only one of the world’s prime tourist destinations but also one of the best…

  • Adventure sports in Lleida.

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    … Lleida. (Catalonia) In Lleida you’ll live a different thrilling adventure every day. First of all, you’ll be able to practise paragliding in the Áger and Organyá valleys. Then you can do some trekking in the Lleida section of the Pyrenees. Another day you’ll be able to follow one of the mountain bik…

  • Biking in the Bardenas Reales.

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    … (Navarre) Come with us by mountain bike and discover the highlights of the Bardenas Reales steppe ecosystem, in the southeast of the Region of Navarra. Enjoy a magical, desert landscape, with weird and wonderful rock formations, fruit of endless erosion by wind and rain. On the way we will see a wea…

  • Explore the Balearic Islands by bike.

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    … (Balearic Islands) Get on your bike and discover the Balearic Islands in a different, fun and green way. Any time of year is ideal to explore the archipelago's tracks and trails. You will discover countryside, towns and villages, beautiful coves and monuments, enjoying the island's stunning landscap…

  • Sports activities in Lugo.

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    … Lugo. (Galicia) Lugo is a place where you will enjoy the pleasure of practising sport in natural surroundings. This city in the north of Spain is situated on the banks of the River Miño, in a fluvial setting which has been designated a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. Just a few minutes from its impressive…

  • Hiking in Spain: the way to know a country.

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    … A paradise for hikers searching for landscape diversity and calm. Spain offers this and more, a pleasant climate almost all year round. Whether you are looking for the unique and universal Long Distance paths, such as the Way of Saint James or old, small nature filled paths, you will find them eithe…

  • Scuba diving in Gran Canaria.

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    … Gran Canaria. (Canary Islands) In Gran Canaria you can go scuba diving in a Biosphere Reserve with crystal-clear waters and a varied seabed. And thanks to its currents, large fish schools are very common. You can get to many of the best diving spots directly from land. To get to others you will need…

  • Active tourism in the nature areas of Castile-León.

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    … (Castile-Leon) The region of Castile-León is home to some simply outstanding natural attractions: a national park, 12 nature reserves, five designated nature areas… Here are a few suggestions for different and original ways to enjoy them: from a hot air balloon, in one of the adventure parks, and by…

  • Tourism and Sports in Contact with Nature.

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    … Spain has countless companies and specialist guides that organize recreational activities in the countryside, on the sea, in the mountains and also in the air. This is an extensive list of intriguing suggestions with all the right ingredients: tourism, leisure and nature. Spain offers visitors some …

  • The Canary Islands, an adventure all the year round.

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    … (Canary Islands) Climate, landscape, orography, wind... The Canary Islands have all the ingredients for the practice of adventure sports. Come and see for yourself. With their hot summers and warm winters, the Canary Islands are the ideal destination for enjoying activities in the open air all the y…

  • Discover rural Menorca on the route of the Camí d'en Kane.

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    … Minorca. (Balearic Islands) If you are in Menorca, may we suggest an unforgettable excursion along the Camí d'en Kane into the innermost recesses of the island. A journey through the heart of this most enchanting corner of the Mediterranean, where you will discover the true rural landscape of this B…

  • An adventure holiday on the island of La Palma.

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    … La Palma. (Canary Islands) La Palma has everything to ensure you have the time of your life: unrivalled natural attractions with volcanic landscapes such as the Caldera de Taburiente crater, dense forests, a coast lined with beaches and natural swimming pools, and wonderfully mild temperatures so yo…

  • Cheste, more than just a motor racing circuit.

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    … Cheste. Valencia. Cheste is the venue for the Region of Valencia's Motorcycle Grand Prix, but it also offers the chance to do much more than just enjoy the racing. Through the tourist office you can contact several agencies which specialise in a series of themed routes. These include a gastronomic r…

  • Walking in the “Picos de Europa” Mountains: The Cares River Route.

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    … (Asturias) Walking in the “Picos de Europa” Mountains: The Cares River Route. Some 300,000 people do the Cares route every year. This gorge, with its narrow passes and gullies, is right in the heart of the Picos de Europa Mountains. The area’s stunning landscape affords unique views of the National …