Top Autumn Destinations in Europe

Autumn is right around the corner, so here are a few ideas on where to enjoy the upcoming harvest season.  We’ve blogged about several of these cities, so links are included for additional information to enjoy your holiday!


The capital of Portugal is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, and in Autumn, it gets a special glow that makes it simply breathtaking. The weather gets perfect for sightseeing while still wearing a t-shirt and shorts, and the sunsets seen from one of many viewpoints are more than enough to make you fall in love. (See our blog on capital city breaks for more detailed information on this amazing city.)

Book your stay now in Lisbon.


Paris is, of course, beautiful, but there is something very special about Lyon, especially in the fall. One of the largest cities in France, it has a certain charm, often uncommon for big cities. The historical part of the city was enlisted as the UNESCO World Heritage Site, and it earned that title. You will be blown away by the view of the city when the autumn sun touches the roofs of the buildings. (See our blog on beautiful French cities for additional Lyon information.)

Book your stay now in Lyon.


Once the capital, now the country’s cultural centre, this wonderful polish city is simply perfect for an autumn trip. The castle, the riverside, and the parks make for the most beautiful scenery, and with trees changing colours, it is a view to remember. After all, Poles do call it the “Golden Polish Autumn”! (See our blog on the main square in Krakow and review of Krakow by an Italian blogger for additional information.)

Book your stay now in Krakow.


This Spanish city is probably one of the most beautiful places in the region, and one of our favourite cities. It is full of sand-coloured buildings that look like magic in the autumn sun. And just wait until you see the Alhambra, with mountains in the distance and orange and red trees around it, you will never forget such a view! (See our blog on Andalusia for more info on Granada.)

Book your stay now in Granada.


We could make this list and not include Scotland. We would actually recommend you to go on a tour around the country, but since we’re focusing on the cities, we chose Edinburgh. This gorgeous, slightly mysterious city will enchant you, and the area around the city, with cliffs, castles and hills, especially in Autumn, will make you never want to leave. (See our blog on capital city breaks for more detailed information on this amazing city.)

Book your stay now in Edinburgh.


Last but definitely not least, we wanted to add even more sun to our list! Dubrovnik is beautiful all year round, but Autumn is probably the best time to visit this wonderful city. It is one of the best European coastal cities along the Adriatic Coast. Autumn is the time when it is still wonderfully warm, but without hundreds of tourists on every step so that you can calmly enjoy the scenery where the ocean meets the mountains.

Book your stay now in Dubrovnik.

Those are just a few of our picks. Europe has thousands of wonderful locations perfect for Autumn. All you have to do is discover them!

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