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Embrace Europe in 2017

This week's theme is all about making the most of Europe and everything it has to offer, especially when setting yourself a goal to motivate you this year.

It's the perfect antidote to the negativity surrounding Brexit - getting out there and enjoying the incredible range of events, challenges and activity holidays and trips.

We've iconic bike rides and showpiece marathons in Europe's great cities - and there are unexpected delights too, from spectacular treks in Iceland through to rock climbing in the Pyrenees.

However you choose to spend your time outdoors in Europe, check out the highlights on this page or use the menus and searches to find exactly what you're looking for.

This week's features...

Boat and bike the Danube
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Boat and bike the Danube

8 days from just €557

A special bike ride along the Danube River from Passau to Vienna and back.

Ride and retrace history
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Ride and retrace history

£50 sign-up discount in January

Cycle through the battlefields of the Western Front, from London to Ypres, with The RBL.

Snowshoeing in the Alps
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Snowshoeing in the Alps

A great cross-training idea for runners

Snowshoeing adventures are one of the best ways to explore the winter wonderlands of the French Alps - we show you how.

Going Dutch
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Going Dutch

Eight-day sailing trip from €585

Help sail and navigate the Flying Dutchman from Inverness to Amsterdam.

Road cycling in Emilia-Romagna
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Road cycling in Emilia-Romagna

Ride where Italian clubs & riders train

This region offers something for all levels, from gentle terrain to epic climbs - plus medieval villages & gastronomic delights.

Rock climbing in the Ariège
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Rock climbing in the Ariège

Expert tuition and options for all levels

One of the most unspoilt regions in France, the Ariège offers a plethora of crags from single and multi-pitch to bouldering.

Grand Tour of Holland
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Grand Tour of Holland

Full board throughout - from €1499

A two-week leisure cycling tour through the Netherlands by luxury boat and bike.

Full steam ahead
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Full steam ahead

A mecca for hikers and mountain bikers

We discover all that the Harz mountain region of Germany has to offer UK visitors.

Women-only training camp
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Women-only training camp

April/May - 4* hotel, eight days from £649

Head to the Costa Blanca for expert coaching on all aspects of your bike riding.

Cycle London to Paris anyone?
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Cycle London to Paris anyone?

5 day challenge in September

Experience the pièce de résistance of European cycle challenges.

Pick up a Paris place for free
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Pick up a Paris place for free

Enjoy that finish-line feeling this April!

Achieve a personal goal in one of the world's great cities at the Paris Marathon.