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7 Cool and Unique Things to Do in Europe

Posted by Adam Smith on 12/03/2017
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Without a doubt, Europe is quite popular for its right culture and a wide variety of historical attractions. Travellers might be planning to visit each country and explore the ancient structures. But, how about taking the other road?

 

The unique one, a trip to the breathtaking architecture of Greece, cherishing the beauty of Paris, and visiting the ruins of Rome. Go on and imagine yourself doing a free fall or cycling from city to city, and ice diving in France. I am sure this sounds pretty exciting, Europe has more to offer than just alluring sightseeing, you get to do so many cool things in Europe. Keep reading as I make you familiar with all these things.

 

Winery Biking Tour in Austria     

 Winery Biking Tour in Austria
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If you love cycling and simultaneously you cannot resist a wine glass a day, then you have the opportunity to take both of them to the next level by visiting by a place well-known for its rich music, skiing, and stunning architecture – Austria. Enjoy the opportunity of a lifetime to taste some of the best wines while you enjoy cycling and cherishing the breathtaking scenery.

 

Make your own perfume in Grasse

 Make your own perfume in Grasse
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So, you like perfumes and you have always dreamt of creating your own fragrance. Well, you can turn your dream into reality by visiting Grasse in France. This place is known for its well-known perfumeries including – Molinard, Fragonard, and Galimard.

 

These perfumeries offer you workshops, having varied durations, on making your own perfume. This is, undoubtedly, one of the best places to visit if you really love perfumes.

 

Drive a Ferrari in Italy 

 Drive a Ferrari in Italy
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We all admire sports cars and Ferrari is a popular name and surely a head turner that has been associated with the sports car for quite some time. These red beauties are surely a treat to drive, not because of their high speeds but also because of the refined engine and advanced technology that this company offers to its customers.

 

Visit Maranello in Italy to drive these engineering marvels. In addition, you also get to enjoy an exhilarating race in F1 simulator. Make sure are at least 21 years old and have a valid licence. You will just love the sound of Ferrari F430 as it goes from 0-100 in mere 4 seconds. Now, that’s fast.

 

Biplane flight in Romania

 Biplane flight in Romania
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Trust me flying a 1940s biplane, along with an instructor, will surely be an experience of a lifetime. This 20 minutes of flight will give you an opportunity to enjoy flying through the skies like an early aviator wearing leather helmet, and strapping on the goggles. You will be soaring over the Snagov Lake, Dracula’s Tomb, Snagov Monastery while you get to enjoy the bird’s eye view of North Bucharest.

 

Kayaking, windsurfing, and snorkeling in Canary Islands

 Kayaking windsurfing and snorkeling in Canary Islands
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Fuerteventura and Lanzarote are two places in Canary Islands, Spain known to offer windsurfing, snorkelling, and kayaking. If you want to have an unforgettable adventure, then you need to visit Spain. Yes, you also get to indulge in sunbathing and enjoy some cool cocktails but adventure sports have its own charm.

 

Fuerteventura is famous for its blue clear water and you get to explore Lakes of Cotillo and the Natural Park of Dunas de Corralejo. You will also have the opportunity to visit small caves, enjoy diving, and exploring the marine life. There are certain guidelines such as – you need to be over 10 years of age, you should know how to swim, the kids should be accompanied by the adults, and you need to inform the authorities if you have any medical problem.

Base flying in Berlin

Base flying in Berlin
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Berlin is the only place which gives you an opportunity of jumping from the tallest building without dying. Base flying is certainly not for the weak hearted people, but if you want to have a taste of adrenaline then base flying will give you that opportunity.

 

In order to enjoy base flying, you will be tied with a safety harness and you will plunge down vertically from a height of 125 meters. But, before you actually go ahead, you are also given training and a quick demo of exactly how it’s going to be. The initial moments are surely crucial, but once you are hanging there and you are all set to go, trust me the whole experience is just amazing.

 

Bungee jumping in Greece

 Bungee jumping in Greece
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I know just like others, you also have pictures of elegant structures, famous personalities, and natural beauty whenever Greece is mentioned. But, Greece also has a wild side and not many people are aware of it. If you want to explore the wild side of Greece, then you can try out bungee jumping.

 

Over the last decade, Greece has become one of the popular destinations to enjoy bungee jumping. At the moment, there are various organisations and clubs that organise bungee jumping. In order to enjoy this extreme sports, you will jump from the historical Corinth Canal i.e. 100m high. There are various other less known spots as well such as – Chania, Crete, and Aradena.