Europe has a lot to offer for those who are looking for a relaxing vacation. Although most of the popular tourist sights are crowded, there are plenty of hidden spots in Europe that are relaxing enough to visit. But just because you’re going on a relaxing vacation does not mean it has to be boring. There are plenty of activities that you can enjoy in Europe while getting that much-needed relaxation at the same time. So check out these amazing Europe travel experiences that are not just relaxing, but inspiring as well.

Do a Yoga Retreat in Spain

Spain is an interesting country to visit. Although it’s famous for its beautiful beaches, charming towns and vibrant festivals, the country is also a popular destination for a relaxing yoga retreat. These yoga retreats will not only offer healing and wellness but will also introduce you to the country’s rich culture and abundant nature.

There are plenty of options to choose from for a relaxing yoga retreat in Spain. You can go to Mallorca for a magical yoga retreat by the beach. There’s also the transformational detox yoga in Lanzarote and a woman’s only retreat in Ibiza.


Yoga. Photo: Daria Sannikova via Pexels

Go Truffle Hunting in Tuscany

If you want to try out a unique activity in Italy, go truffle hunting in Tuscany. You’ll be
led by a local trifolaio along with his trained dogs to search for this fabulous fungus. This
activity is also a great way to learn more about truffles and find out how to uncover these
prized treasures. Staying at a beautiful Tuscan villa that opens to the beautiful views of
the epic countryside will make your vacation even more relaxing and unforgettable.

Hunting in Woods with Dog

Hunting in Woods with Dog. Photo: Colette der Kinderen via Unsplash

Go Sailing in the French Riviera

What could be more relaxing than sailing across the waters of the enchanting French
Riviera? Prepare yourself to be captivated by the glitz and glamour of St Tropez, Cannes,
Nice, and Monaco.

There are various options when it comes to sailing at the French Riviera. The best option is to rent a luxury crewed boat that’s equipped with lavish amenities, from cozy private cabins, relaxing pool and sauna, to multiple entertainment systems.

French Riviera Shore

French Riviera Shore. Photo: Wirden via Pixabay

Play Golf in Cyprus

As one of the largest islands in the Mediterranean, Cyprus is divided into two parts, the Greek Cypriot in the south and the Turkish Cypriot in the north. Known for its ancient ruins, castles, and monasteries, Cyprus is also a great destination for avid golfers.
Currently, there are six golf courses in Cyprus and all of them are surrounded by the gorgeous views of the Mediterranean Sea. For a relaxing golf vacation in Cyprus, check out the Elea Golf Club, an idyllic spot that opens to the Mediterranean Sea. Other great options are the Aphrodite Hills and the Secret Valley.
Golf Course on OCean

Golf Course on Ocean. Photo: John Such via Unsplash

Go Rock Climbing in Greece

Greece is blessed with unique geological formations, from marble, limestone, and caves, making it a great destination for rock climbing. Most of the rock-climbing activities in Greece take place on the island of Kalymnos. The island has rich rock formations surrounded by the gorgeous views of the Aegean Sea, also perfect for sailing trips.

The imposing boulders in Meteora are also a popular destination among rock climbers. Featuring an extraordinary mix of conglomerate and sandstone, these boulders will surely
attract all kinds of adventure seekers!

meteora greece

Monasteries in the sky in Meteora. Photo via Pixabay

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