Soumis le Tue, 05-August-2014
The beauty of Europe is brilliantly revealed in nature. Given that the continent has more than 350 national parks located throughout its territory, you will never fall short of beauty and adventure. From Spain to Finland, Denmark, Greece, in short, in the four corners of the continent, you will find national parks with an original terrain, incredible views and endless activities. One thing is certain: the full air adventure awaits in every European park.
It is the diversity of European landscapes that sets national parks in Europe. In a country, you will see alpine landscapes, in another, karst formations, and others, lakes, rivers, estuaries, islands, forests and grasslands. No national park in Europe is like another, and several organizations make sure it stays that way.
In Europe, all roads and trails have signs indicating their level of difficulty and services for families with young children. So you do cycling or jogging, you push a stroller or you were walking with a friend, you will always know what to expect before you start your hike.
Across the continent, green landscapes highlight the wonder of nature. You can bike in the hills of Echternach in Luxembourg or hiking one day in Gozo, an island of Malta crisscrossed by trails and paths crossed. The green landscapes host a range of outdoor activities.
Scandinavia and countries bordering the Baltic Sea offer diverse fields, ranging from wonderful winter landscapes beautiful sunny beaches. Start the week with a hike in the Thy National Park in Denmark, and end it by walking along the beaches of soft Stenshuvud National Park, Sweden.
The national parks in southern Europe and the Balkans offer a wide range of activities you can watch the wildlife, relax on a beach or admire the mountain landscapes. Shoot birds, bears and lynx in the Pirin National Park in Bulgaria. Go hiking along the rivers and waterfalls in National Forest Park of Troodos, Cyprus. You can even ski in the National Park of Mount Kopaonik in Serbia.
This is only a taste of the activities offered by national parks in Europe, but it is a good start. Find adventure that suits you best among those proposed by European national parks. And remember, every year, every European country can open a new national park to protect other beautiful areas, but fragile. So, keep exploring!