It’s that time of the year again when leaves change colours, the sky gets gray and the temperatures drop.
For those who love autumn, this is the perfect time of year to travel and here we’ve listed 7 places in Europe you should visit this season.
Aragon is a beautiful landlocked region in northeastern Spain known for its ornate, Moorish-influenced Mudéjar architecture. Its natural attractions include such spectacular places as the Ordesa y Monte Perdido National Park (ideal for adventure sports in the open air) and the Pyrenean area, the perfect place for skiing in first-rate ski resorts such as Candanchú and Formigal.
- Piedmont – Italy
If you’re looking for a quiet place with breathtaking views, then Douro Valley is the right place for you. Piedmont is in Italy’s northwest and borders Switzerland and France.
True to the meaning of its name (foot of the mountain), Piedmont is a land of mountains. It is surrounded on three sides by the Alps, with the highest peaks and largest glaciers in Italy.
- Douro Valley – Portugal
Also known for cultivating grapes and a large wine production, The Douro wine region is situated in the Douro river valley and lower valleys of its tributaries Varosa, Corgo, Távora, Torto, and Pinhão. The region is sheltered from Atlantic winds by the Marão and Montemuro mountains and has a Mediterranean climate, with hot and dry summers and cold winters.
- Cologne – Germany
If you’re into photography, then you’re gonna love Cologne. The city is the perfect mixture of modern and gothic architecture. Some of the best picturesque places include Rheinboulevard; Kölntriangle; Rheinauhafen; Museum Kolumba and Sculpture Park.
- Wicklow – Ireland
County Wicklow is a region south of Dublin in the east of Ireland, about 1-hour drive from Dublin city centre. It is colloquially known as the Garden of Ireland. The Wicklow Mountains and the Powerscourt Gardens and House are a must see.
- Copenhagen – Denmark
Looking for a bargain? Try the Flea Markets in Copenhagen this autumn. The Remisen flea market is one of the best indoor markets in the Østerbro neighbourhood and for a small entrance fee, you will have access to a myriad of stalls selling clothes, shoes, toys, retro stuff, books and other knick-knacks.