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WHERE CAN I GO ON A MIcro ADVENTURE? 
OUR 10 IDEAS!

Maybe you don't have to travel halfway around the world to go on an adventures! Adventure can take many forms, one of them is called a "mini adventure".

WHERE CAN I GO ON A MINI ADVENTURE?OUR 10 IDEAS

In recent years, mini-adventures have been on the rise and we can understand why:spontaneous, brief, local, low-cost and positive for the environment, the mini-adventure promises that you won't need to board a big Boeing to live a unique experiences.

Whether you are alone, with friends or with your family, going on a mini adventure is an invitation for fresh air, to put your routine and your daily worries on pause.
On the programme:van expeditions, immersion into the forest or even a night under the stars.
In short, a mass of activities in the heart of nature that will recharge your batteries and that's for sure!

Discover in this article, 10 ideas for going on a mini adventure, 10 ideas for travelling differently.

You will no longer have any excuse not to go on a mini adventure!

WHERE CAN I GO ON A MINI ADVENTURE?OUR 10 IDEAS

1. WHAT IF WE WENT ON A BIKE?
80 KMS ON A BIKE, NOT KNOWING EXACTLY WHERE YOU'RE GOING...

Do you remember that old lotto advertisement?The winner was spinning their globe at random in search of their next holiday destination. To the question - "Where can I go on a mini adventure? ", you are told to do more or less the same thing. Except this time, the trip will be close to home (even more proof that you can escape without taking the plane!).

Today, the winner is you!

Step 1: Instead of a terrestrial globe, rendez-vous on Calcmaps (yes, we give in to modernity on this one!).
Fill in your address and draw a circle with a radius of 80 kilometres around your home.

Step 2: Randomly choose a point on the circle (just to spice up your mini adventure even more!)

Step 3: Jump on your bike and pedal 80km towards the unknown!
If you are not used to using your legs, this mini adventure could be sporty.
It invites you to excel yourself.
Whatever your level, don't forget to enjoy yourself.
Savour every moment, clear your mind, have a picnic, take time to look around you.

Step 4: The day is coming to an end, hop on the next train that will take you home (you deserve it!).

WHERE CAN I GO ON A MINI ADVENTURE?OUR 10 IDEAS

A little tip from us:

-    To begin with, prefer low-elevation journeys as well as cycle paths.
-    Before leaving, remember to check the condition of your bike: the brake system, wheels and tyres in particular.

WHERE CAN I GO ON A MINI ADVENTURE?OUR 10 IDEAS

2. HOW ABOUT GOING UP IN ALTITUDE? 
BREAKFAST AT THE SUMMIT

Headlamps on, it's time to climb to the nearest peak. The crest of a mountain, a hill or a plateau, it doesn't matter, it's all about getting high enough to appreciate the first light of day.

As a reward for this nocturnal effort? A dazzling spectacle and a delightful breakfast!

A little tip from us:

Even if going on a micro adventure has the advantage of requiring very little organization, remember to check the weather forecast and your itinerary before setting off in the middle of the night! It would be a shame not to be the winner of this race with the sun ...

3. WOULD YOU LIKE A LITTLE IDEA FOR NEXT WEEKEND?
A BIVOUAC IN FULL NATURE

It's time to swap your home for a tent. Right now, you don't feel like you're winning the game but trust me, you will soon change your mind.

The bivouac opens the doors of minimalism. A world where the simplest things are the best and where basic comfort makes you happy. No room for frills, the experience brings you back to basics and true moments spent together.

You can see it from here, a tent, a camp-fire, stories all evening long and then wakening up with a view of nature.

Head to the forest, the mountains, or even a park near you for an off-the-beaten-path adventure that is sure to get you out of your comfort zone and your usual day to day life.

WHERE CAN I GO ON A MINI ADVENTURE?OUR 10 IDEAS
WHERE CAN I GO ON A MINI ADVENTURE?OUR 10 IDEAS

4. DO YOU FANCY BEING PART OF A GOOD ACTION? JOIN THE USEFUL WITH THE PLEASANT

WHERE CAN I GO ON A MINI ADVENTURE?OUR 10 IDEAS

Does this interest you?We have launched ECO-HIKING:a sporting, civic-minded day that helps you (re) discover the joys of hiking while also helping the planet by picking litter up. Do you fancy coming?

WHERE CAN I GO ON A MINI ADVENTURE?OUR 10 IDEAS

5. AND WHAT ABOUT A NIGHT UNDER THE STARS?

Sleeping under the stars is one of those things you should do at least once in your life.

Two essentials you need to know before embarking on an adventure:
-    You need to choose carefully where you are going to sleep.If possible, far from cities (choose the countryside or the mountains to enjoy a clear sky) and far from roads.
-    Don't neglect your equipment!Duvet, groundsheet, technical clothing, mosquito repellent ...

Are you ready?

The experience is unforgettable.Nature is everywhere.Air humidifies after dark, from the first rays of the sun that wake you up, nature decides everything. Your senses are awakened and your perceptions shaken.

We do not promise you a restful night but a memory that you will remember for ever, that is the most important!

A little bit of advice from the inventor of Mini-adventures:

Alastair Humphreys, allias Mr. Mini-adventures advise you to try out the experiment in your garden first. A first step before going further on your adventure, try on the beach or in the middle of the forest.
That's perhaps not a bad idea!