Top Reasons to Travel to Europe in Autumn

It all comes down to timing when it comes searching for an adventure vacation. Each season in Europe brings with it a new experience. While the summer months can be very hot and busy, the winter months are perfect for skiing and other snowsports. However, Europe in Autumn is our favorite time to visit.

Americans are reading this article about Fall travel to Europe. This is the season when the leaves begin to change, and the days are shorter and the air is crispier.

If you are looking for adventure vacations in Europe, autumn is the best time to go. Here are the reasons:

These are the top 10 reasons you should travel to Europe this autumn.

1. Summer crowds are not to be found

Imagine walking into the museum you choose, with no lines. What about going to the famous restaurants you’ve read about? August in Europe is famous for closing down restaurants so that employees have time off. The off-season is a time when there are fewer people and you can experience the destination as if it were your own.

2. It is great weather

Autumn temperatures are more suitable for active vacations. Fall is the best time to go outside, with temperatures dropping from the 90’s to the 70’s and 80’s. A bike tour to Italy is the best time of year because of the cooler temperatures. You should be prepared for some rainy days!

3. The changing of the seasons

It is a common theme in the U.S. northeast and midwest, as well as many European destinations. To match the light, imagine the Tuscan hills turning golden. The streets and hillsides change as the leaves begin to change their golden hues of orange, brown, and auburn. It’s breathtaking and beautiful!

4. Your photos won’t look like everyone else’s

There are fewer people in the background, which means that the fall colors highlight the city and landscapes more, with moodier lighting from earlier nights and beautiful sunsets behind the amazing cathedral.

5. How to get time off

Because everyone is fighting for the summer holidays, you can take more time off work. You could also work remotely and stay for an extended time.

6. Wine lovers

The autumn months are when wine grape harvests take place: August in Italy and September and October for France. Amazing festivals can often be found in conjunction with harvest time, which means more wine tasting.

7. Restaurants are subject to change

Fall is a great time to enjoy seasonal truffle and mushroom dishes. It’s not like summer to enjoy schnitzel. Autumn travel to Europe means you can enjoy a delicious meal outdoors while others are inside cozy restaurants, enjoying a hearty meal as the rain falls outside.

8. It’s also more affordable

Offseason is a way to get a lower price on hotels and airfares.

9. Shorter days

There are more moonlit walks because there are fewer days Imagine the romance!

10. The best season to visit museums

When rainy season is approaching it won’t make you feel like you are missing out on a sunny day if you spend time indoors. Musee D’Orsay anyone?

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