Destinations offering dramatic displays of colour this autumn
Ottawa, ON; August 31, 2017 – Active Europe holiday specialist UTracks is showcasing its best destinations for viewing spectacular foliage this fall season. Basking in the warm hues of red, orange, and gold leaves, walk or cycle past mountains, around lakes, and through fairy tale-like forests in some of the continent’s most attractive locations.
GERMANY | Bavarian Beer Trail Cycle
Beer brewing traditions are an art form in Bavaria and the Franconia region is home to a third of the country’s breweries. Following the Beer Cycle Route, averaging a brewery every kilometre, travellers can experience the laid-back atmosphere of the lively beer gardens, as well as plenty of sausage-tasting opportunities, and both medieval and wartime history in the exciting cities of Bamberg, Rothenburg, and Nuremberg.
SLOVENIA | Walking in the Julian Alps
Characterized by high mountain lakes, peaceful alpine valleys, and rugged limestone peaks, the Julian Alps offer the perfect glimpse of this spectacular mountain range. The walk ascends thematic paths and passes by beautiful turquoise lakes for a memorable journey. With an option to summit Slovenia’s highest mountain and spend time in the fairy tale town of Bled, it is an exhilarating adventure appealing to a variety of alpine enthusiasts.
ROMANIA | Transylvania Castles and Mountains
Explore some of Romania’s most stunning mountain landscapes and soak up the unique culture of Transylvania on this inspiring self guided walk. Home to a diverse range of landscapes, the Bucegi mountains offer limestone cliffs with exceptional views, pine and beech forests, and flower-laden meadows. Also the site of Dracula’s castle, the folklore and the atmosphere make this a unique and diverse adventure.
FRANCE | Cycle the Loire – Nevers to Orleans
Discover the wild side of the Loire on this cycling trip that passes over the oldest bridge on the Loire River, through nature reserves and vineyards, and by some of the region’s most spectacular chateaux. With plenty of opportunity to admire the unspoilt surrounds and explore the delightful villages, this section of the “Loire a velo” cycle path offers a little something for every traveller’s interest.
SWITZERLAND | Interlaken to Lake Constance by Bike
Beginning in Interlaken on Lake Thun, the Aar Cycle Route is one of the most well-known in Switzerland. Following mainly designated cycle paths and some quiet regional roads, the route passes through the capital, Bern, followed by the Baroque towns along the Jura River. With varied landscapes and impressive river scenery, including the Rhine Falls, this is an thrilling ride for all levels of cyclist.
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UTracks specializes in active self guided and small group holidays in Europe. Offering a comprehensive selection of unique and innovative itineraries, its trips provide flexibility and choice in the European travel landscape for those travellers looking to actively experience the continent their way. With walking, trekking, cycling and e-bike options available, UTracks features the best of each region at the greatest possible value. UTracks is part of the World Expeditions Travel Group.