Les merveilles européennes

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.  

The trails wind through the incredible scenery of the Teide Natural Park in Spain.

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.

The falls Even More Kalidonia add wonder to hiking in the Troodos Mountains, Cyprus.

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.

The landscapes of the island of Gozo in Malta are full of valleys, streams and lush vegetation.

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!

Some tips to consider while traveling


Vagues, soleil et sable.

Search the best beach in Europe can be a difficult task, especially in an area that you do not know well. But in Europe, you’ll know you’ve found the ideal place to surf or sunbathe with a symbol – a blue flag. The Beaches European Blue Flag must meet selective water quality criteria, safety and environmental compliance to qualify as ideal place to sunbathe, swim or play. Luckily, there are more than 4,000 beaches which have met the criteria Blue Flag in the world, and Europe has the majority.