Europe's rugged mountains, pastoral countryside and picturesque coastlines have inspired humanity for centuries. Discover these memorable landscapes along with the art and architecture, museums and markets, and legendary cities that make Europe a timeless wonderland.
With its enchanting medieval cities, sun-blasted Adriatic coast, turquoise rivers and rugged mountains, Croatia has been called the jewel of the Adriatic. Join us in this small Mediterranean country that's big on adventure! View Slideshow
Enjoy some of the most magnificent scenery in the Alps as we hike around Mont Blanc (15,771'), the highest peak in Europe proper. Timed to enjoy the comfortable summer climate, we cover 100 miles of alpine trails, carrying only daypacks. View Slideshow
New for 2013! Our new Greek Islands Family Adventure takes us from Athens to two of the most beautiful islands in the Aegean Sea—Mykonos and Santorini. Hike past ancient ruins, kayak by white sand beaches, and swim in the clear blue waters.
A hike through the Cinque Terre—five tiny, brightly-colored fishing villages perched on cliffs overlooking the Mediterranean Sea—is only one of many highlights on our hiking adventure that spans some of the most dramatic and breathtaking coastal scenery in all of Italy. View Slideshow
From Pienza to Siena, we cycle through the lovley landscapes of Val d'Orcia, Val di Chiana, Crete Senesi, and Chianti which inspired great works of Renaissance art. Backcountry roads and rolling hills of vineyards, olive groves, and sunflowers lead us to the finest hilltowns in Tuscany where we experience delicious food, fine wine, and traditional culture.
Following the Via Francigena, an ancient pilgrimage route from Assisi to Rome whose origins date back over 1000 years, our new hiking adventure winds through some of the most picturesque landscapes and historic hill-towns in central Italy.
On our new Southern Italy hiking odyssey, we'll explore some of this vibrant country's most dramatic landscapes including the spectacular Amalfi Coast, the Aeolian Islands and Sicily's Mt. Etna, the highest active volcano in Europe. Throughout our adventure, we'll enjoy varied and delicious local cuisine and spend our evenings in the comfort of small hotels.
The awe-inspiring landscape of southwest Norway is a treasure trove for outdoor enthusiasts of all kinds. Among its vast riches, the magnificent fjords-once exposed glacial valleys now submerged under thousands of feet of meltwater-provide the perfect playground for our exciting multisport adventure. View Slideshow
From the romantic, medieval villages and mesmerizing landscapes of Portugal's Alentejo region to the vibrant cities and historic palaces of Andalusia, REI Adventures' new Iberian cycling odyssey offers the enthusiastic rider an opportunity to enjoy the many highlights of these alluring destinations from your favorite vantage point; the saddle.
Award Winner! Selected by National Geographic Traveler in its "50 Tours of a Lifetime," Slovenia is a sublime alpine hiking destination. Tucked between Italy and Austria, the Julian Alps have traditional alpine villages, gothic castles and dramatic mountain scenery that plunges from 9,000 feet to the deep blue Adriatic Coast. Enjoy a spectacular "off-the-beaten-track" alpine hiking experience. View Slideshow
On this hiking trip, we traverse between two of the most magnificent regions in Switzerland. The Bernese Oberland features the famous trio of peaks, Jungfrau, Eiger and Monch, while the Valais Alps offers hikers the spectacle of the Matterhorn and views of nearly forty other 4000 meter peaks.
Enjoy some of the most magnificent scenery in the Alps as we hike Mont Blanc (15,771'), the highest peak in Europe proper. Timed to enjoy the comfortable summer climate, we cover 100 miles of alpine trails, carrying only daypacks. View Slideshow
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