There are lots of ways you can see the world. Sometimes, the best way to do it is to find an event you want to attend. Many people go on holiday when they want to see a concert or attend a festival. Sports can open up a huge range of exciting events to attend around the world. It can take you to places you might not have considered, especially if you’re following a certain person or team. Attending the event isn’t the only thing you can do while you’re away. You can explore the local cuisine or find other fun activities when you’re not watching the event. Try one of these top events to have an entertaining time on holiday.
Every two years, you can choose to experience an Olympic event. The summer Olympics occurs every four years, with the winter Olympics in between. There’s also the Paralympics, which is just as thrilling to watch. The Olympics can be in diverse places each time they are held. The recent 2016 summer events were in Rio de Janeiro. The 2018 winter events will be in PyeongChang in South Korea. If you prefer warmer weather and want to wait until the next summer games, the 2020 games will be in Tokyo. The Olympics last two weeks and the Paralympics one so you could enjoy a long holiday.
Monaco Grand Prix
If you enjoy sports with more power and engines, you might like to go to a Formula One event. They’re shorter than a huge event like the Olympics so you can catch all the action in just a few days. You could consider the F1 Grand Prix in Monaco, which takes place over a weekend in May. If you’re looking for something of a luxury holiday, a trip to Monaco could be what you’re looking for. You can book a VIP package that will get you into all the exclusive areas for the weekend.
FIFA World Cup
Football fans often book mini-breaks around the World Cup. The tournament itself lasts a while, but it’s not really an excuse for a holiday that goes on for months. It is a good way to get away for a few days to watch a match. The 2018 tournament will be held in Russia. Although it only happens every four years, there are other chances to take a football trip. For example, the FIFA Club World Cup will be hosted by the United Arab Emirates in 2017.
Some events are held in the same place each year, including the Wimbledon tennis tournament. Wimbledon is a great reason to spend some time in London, although you have to book your accommodation with plenty of time to spare. If you want to go on holiday without leaving the country, Wimbledon is an excellent choice. When you’re not watching the tennis, you can explore everything the city has to offer.
Sporting events are excellent excuses to go on holiday. They could take you somewhere unexpected or help you visit somewhere you’ve always wanted to go.