Calling all millennials – why not do something different this year? If you prefer a holiday of culture and adventure, albeit mixed with sun, sea and sand, we have a handful of fantastic destinations and holiday activities for you.
If you’re a curious traveller and prefer exploring to sunbathing, check out our 5 holidays millennials have to take in 2017!
1- Underwater adventures in Malta
The green, Maltese island of Gozo is a haven of natural beauty in the Mediterranean Sea – the perfect destination for unforgettable underwater adventures! Why not visit this beautiful island in the Maltese archipelago and explore the azure waters through diving, swimming, snorkelling and scuba-diving?
While the island’s iconic Azure Window rock formation was destroyed by bad weather earlier this year, the waters around the natural landmark still offer a great diversity of sealife to admire.
2- Mountain biking in France
France’s Chamonix commune is a paradise for mountain bikers; with biking trails suitable for the whole family across breathtaking landscapes. The Chamonix Valley boasts endless natural beauties to admire during your fun-fuelled break here, attracting bikers, climbers and skiiers from across the globe.
3- Exploring ancient Greece
For those looking to become immersed in another country’s heritage and culture, Greece is a magnificent choice of destination! A country steeped in history, why not make 2017 one to remember by exploring ancient Greece through its diversity of archaeological sites, from the Great Theatre of Epidaurus, within the archaeological site of the Sanctuary of Asklepios, to the infamous Acropolis of Athens. Greece also boasts several UNESCO sites, including The Temple of Apollo Epicurius at Bassae.
4- Dolphin-watching in the mid-Atlantic
The stunning Azores archipelago in the mid-Atlantic is a fantastic destination for dolphin-watching. With boat rides and the chance to swim near the creatures, dolphin watching on your island break is sure to make it a holiday to remember.
Made up of nine volcanic islands; Sao Miguel, Santa Maria, Terceira, Sao Jorge, Pico, Graciosa, Flores, Coro and Faial, the Azores offer a diversity of landscapes and attractions to explore this year.
5- Island hop in Croatia
Croatia is a beach-lover’s and sun-worshipper’s paradise. You can visit one of the thousand islands off of the Croatian coastline, such as Hvar, Vis or Krk for a fantastic holiday, but the beauty of a break here is the ability to island-hop under the warm Croatian rays.
A scenic journey and calming boat ride exploring a new island on your break is sure to satisfy all, whether it takes you to beautiful Brač in the Adriatic Sea or magical Split, on Croatia’s Dalmatian Coast.