Bormio: 2015 English Alpine Championships

This week the ski resort of Bormio, Italy play hosts to the 2015 English Alpine Championships, this championship sees the rising stars in British skiing compete against each other in range of down hill races.

This is the 9th successive year Bormio has been chosen to host the Championships and it's a fantastic location not only for the skiers but for their families and supporters. The event is extremely well organised and it's the perfect opportunity for the young skiers and the adult competitors enjoy 5 days competing across all of the Alpine disciplines. The competition includes a night slalom, a giant slalom and a team slalom.

Bormio is the ideal place for Italian ski holidays and that's why it's the ideal resort to host the championship. Bormio is steeped in history and tradition, it's residents know how to have fun and their love of the mountains is evident in events like the annual carnival and the Palio delle Contrade.

The Palio delle Contrade allows everyone to share their love of the mountains through a healthy sports competition between the Bormio districts. The competition includes downhill and cross country skiing through the streets of the town. Those taking part in the event wear traditional attire and even use wooden skis as there forefathers would have. The whole event is finished off with one big party for everyone to enjoy.

Bormio invites tourists to enjoy the folklore, the feasting and the atmosphere created by
the range of events throughout the ski season, so if you enjoy some real culture and customs as part of your Italian ski holidays, Bormio is the place to be this winter!


Short ski breaks that fit in with your schedule

There are many ski pages to visit, though ultimately most ski websites offer 7 or 14 night breaks. And even more restrictive, you have to travel on a Saturday. Thus making flights more expensive. If this puts you off trying out a skiing holiday, we understand at Activity Breaks and this is why we offer More

Taking time out on European City Breaks

What do you spend your time doing at the weekends? Hitting the local pubs and clubs? Visiting relatives? Weekends are precious and a much-needed break from the grindstone.

Travelling for 2 or 3 nights on European City Breaks to one of the many hot spots on the mainland is an even better way to unwind and refresh your batteries.

Taking time out on European City Breaks

Taking time out on European City Breaks

Choose from stag nights in Riga, shopping and culture in Krakow and Prague. Cooking classes in Tuscany. Opera shows in Milan and Madrid. Catch the rugby matches in Paris, Rome or Dublin. And the big ticket, see Andrea Bocelli live in Tuscany on the 2nd or 4th August.

Taking time out on European City Breaks

Taking time out on European City Breaks

Whatever you choose, you will most definitely make European city breaks a regular venture!


Weekends away on the slopes

If you're looking for a break away which doesn't cut into your annual leave, but want something active, with good nightlife, then check out Activity Breaks website. [caption id="attachment_10463" align="aligncenter" width="900"]Weekends away on the slopes Weekends away on the slopes[/caption] Short ski holidays...