Say goodbye to your beach days lounging under an umbrella. Autumn is a fantastic time of year for adventure seekers looking for a quick break from the routine: horseback riding, hiking, surfing or kayaking are just some of the activities that are slowly capturing an ever more devoted following. We have put together five of the best options in Spain for a quick escape to enjoy the rush.
Bungee jumping in Galicia
This marvelous region offers unlimited possibilities: bungee jumping in Noia, hiking, rafting in Ulla, rappelling in Padrón and canyoning in Santa Baja. Additionally, there are many bike trails and an ample offering of spas where the hot springs are a perfect way to relax and recover after all the outdoor activity.
Surf in Asturias
Asturias is a sure bet for nature lovers and all those who enjoy outdoor activities. Offering an incomparable landscape, you can go surfing in Llanes, kayak down the Sella River or go horseback riding through the valley of Cuencas Mineras.
Kayak in Madrid
The capital of Spain boasts several natural expanses, allowing madrileños and visitors to the capital a quick escape in less than 45 minutes by car. You can bike in the Sierra de Gredos mountain range or go water skiing and kayaking in the San Juan Reservoir.
Horsing in Cádiz’s beaches
A few days in Cadiz will surely meet all your vacation expectations: spectacular beaches, surfing, water sports, bike and horse trails, hiking, diving. Where else can you find more?
‘Hunting’ the perfect wave in Basque Country
The cradle of Spanish surf receives thousands of surf lovers each year, coming together at Mundaka beach to wait for the “perfect wave”. Additionally in San Sebastian and the region of Gipuzkoa, you can join many other outdoor activities, such as hiking, bike routes, trail running or even extreme mountain biking, ideal for the most adventurous souls.
Choose the route that most piques your interest and hit the trail! There are so many possibilities to get your adrenaline racing!