Best Places in Europe for Thrill-Seekers

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Looking for adventures beyond the typical sightseeing packages? You’ll be glad to know that there are plenty of opportunities in Europe for thrill-seekers

BASE jumping from the world’s highest waterfall? Swimming with sharks? Shooting the rapids on a boogie board? All that and more awaits you in Europe—and the food is pretty tasty, too! If you’re raring to go to the extreme and have a death-defying blast in a new country, read on to find out the best places to travel in Europe for thrill-seekers.

If You Want To Swim With Sharks

Swimming with the most fearsome sea predators is more than a thrill; it’s a life-changing experience you’ll never forget. There are a couple countries in Europe where swimming with these apex predators is possible, namely Portugal and Spain.

If You Want To Go Zip-Lining

In Snowdonia, Wales, UK, there’s a zip line that defines the term “ridiculous.” It’s about 500 feet off the ground, which is bound to set your adrenaline to “surge.” Plus, you’ll reach speeds of over 100 mph! No matter who you are, you’ll be able to find a thrilling zip-line ride.

If You Want To Run With Bulls

You’ve no doubt heard about the running of the bulls in Pamplona, Spain. So why not put it on your list this year and get up close and personal with these massive, aggressive animals? Make sure you pack your best sneakers and plenty of energy because these bulls don’t mess around.

If You Want To Jump Off Dams

If you’ve ever seen the movie GoldenEye, you undoubtedly remember the famous bungee-jumping scene. That was at Verzasca Dam in Switzerland, where you can do the same and learn why 007 is such a stud. Indeed, Switzerland is one of the best places to travel in Europe for thrill-seekers.

If You Want To Ride Fast Cars

If you’re a speed junkie, get your kicks in a RingTaxi on the Nurburgring ring, Germany’s famous F1 race track. A pro driver takes the wheel and takes you on the ride of your life, hitting extreme speeds and whipping around turns. Our advice: hold on tight!

If You Want To Swim in Rapids

Have you ever heard of hydrospeeding? It involves wearing swim fins and using a modified boogie board to shoot the rapids on a whitewater river. It’s one of the most exhilarating activities to do in Europe, specifically in Chamonix, France.

As we’ve seen, there are plenty of great opportunities for new and exciting experiences in Europe for thrill-seekers. If living life on the edge is your idea of a great time, every country in Europe offers something different to get your blood pumping and your adrenaline rushing! This is just the tip of the iceberg of all the adventurous activities you’ll discover.

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