TheAutumn is a magic season with its color envelops each city, village, hamlet and natural environment to enhance the beauty and charm. A good idea is, then, enjoy a weekend or a short break in Europe to enjoy the unique atmosphere of these months.
Among the most beautiful european cities to visit in the fall , there are Paris, the metropolis of the world’s most romantic, where you enjoy unforgettable walks along the beautiful avenues lined with trees whose leaves are colored in a thousand shades of gold and red, Munich between September and October is illuminated not only with the colors of autumn, but also with the lights of the Oktoberfest or the beautiful Bruges, a world Heritage site by Unesco.
Other destinations perfect for a memorable weekend of autumn are Dresden, called the “Florence of the Elbe” for its artistic and architectural beauty, and Edinburgh, a city whose charm and mystery is emphasized by the autumn fog.
Discover, then, the european cities to visit in the fall, the sights and the hotel where to sleep:
- Paris, France
- Munich, Germany
- Bruges, Belgium
- Dresden, Germany
- Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1 – Paris
Among the european cities to visit in the fall, there is Paris. The trees of the long avenues and the elegant parks of the Ville Lumière “dress of a thousand shades of soft yellow, orange, gold, red and burgundy, giving a glance incredible from the time when it flies over the city on the plane before landing.
Once you arrive in the heart of the most romantic capital city in the world, the advice is to enjoy now a walk along the Champs-Élysées and Boulevard Haussmann to feel catapulted into a magical world where the warm colours of the autumn foliage appear even more vibrant and bright in contrast to the austere gray of the elegant palaces which them along.
A destination not to be missed during a break to Paris in the autumn months, is also the Palace of Versailles to admire the majesty and the elegance that characterize her interior, between which missed the Hall of Mirrors, and to make a long walk in the park, looking for corners made even more beautiful by the colors of autumn.
The board is to plan your trip during the European Days of Culture , which this year will fall on the 21 and 22 September to take advantage of the free entry to the various public buildings and museums.
- Where to sleep in Paris: the Eiffel Petit Louvre is an elegant hotel that offers a reception desk open 24 hours on 24 and offers soundproofed guest rooms a 10-minute walk from the Eiffel tower, or Castille Paris – Starhotels Collection, a wonderful hotel built in the EIGHTEENTH century near the Place Vendôme and the Jardin des Tuileries.
2 – Munich
Munich is another perfect destination where to spend a weekend in September or October, both to admire the wonderful colors of the autumn foliage, is to treat yourself to a few hours of fun and lightheartedness tothe Oktoberfest.
During the autumn months the trees of the streets of Monaco, is tinged with beautiful colors, enhancing the architecture typical of medieval than many of its historic buildings and theEnglischer Garten, or English Garden that stretches from the city centre up to its north eastern border, offers beautiful views of unique natural.
After this dip in the romance and spend a few hours at the Oktoberfest, with music, songs, traditional dishes and of course, rivers of beer. It will surely be a fun experience and that you will better understand the love for the traditions of the German people, in fact, to the tables of the Oktoberfest you can enjoy 3 or 4 generations of the same family ready to celebrate this ancient feast.
If you have enough time, treat yourself to a visit to the Neuschwanstein Castle, about 100 km from Munich, the visual impact of this wonderful historical building, overlooking an expanse of trees multicolor will remain among your most beautiful memories!
- Where to sleep in Munich: Hotel Am Markt is a comfortable historic hotel conveniently situated in the pedestrian area, 1 minute walk from the Marienplatz, the heart of the city, or the Bayerischer Hof, a stylish hotel that offers 5 gourmet restaurants, 6 bars, and an exclusive wellness centre with swimming pool.
3 – Bruges
If you want to spend a romantic break in autumn with your sweetheart, opt for Bruges a fairytale countryside of Flanders in Belgium, declared Patrimony of the Humanity by the Unesco.
During a break in Bruges in the autumn, treat yourself to a ride between her quiet and beautiful canals to admire the buildings and the medieval churches of its old town from a perspective that is even more charming and unique.
In case of bad weather, in the fall it rains quite often, a visit to the beautiful churches of this village, such as the Basilica of the Holy Blood and the Church of Our Lady where there is a wonderful sculpture by Michelangelo depicting the virgin and child. Then treat yourself to a tour to the Choco-Story the Chocolate Museum and the curious the Frietmuseum or museum of chips, created in Bruges.
- Where to sleep in Bruges: Hotel Botaniek is an elegant hotel housed in a historical building located a few meters from the canals, or the Hotel Dukes’ Palace Brugge, a luxurious accommodation that offers elegant rooms, a gourmet restaurant and a well-equipped wellness centre.
4 – Dresden
Another european city and made even more magical and enchanting colours of the autumn, the Dresden, the beautiful capital of Saxony located on the Elbe river.
The architectural beauty of this city, immortalized in many paintings of the Canaletto, which have earned it the nickname “Florence on the Elbe” and as soon as you arrive, the impression is of being surrounded and even overwhelmed by the beauty.
Among the attractions to visit during a break in Dresden in the autumn to enjoy the beauty of the foliage there are the Zwinger, the Royal Palace surrounded by beautiful gardens, and its two main sights that the Brühlsche Terrasse which Goethe called it The “Balcony of Europe” and the Canaletto Blick, the place where the great artist painted many of his paintings.
Before ending your weekend in Dresden, is not to be missed a visit to the beautiful Cathedral of the Holy Trinity, to the Church of Our Lady and the picture-Gallery of Old Masters.
- Where to sleep in Dresden: Star Inn Hotel Premium Dresden, a comfortable hotel that is located in the square Altmarkt, in the centre of the city, Hotel Suitess is a refined and elegant hotel that offers breathtaking views of the Church of Our Lady.
5 – Edinburgh
If you want to immerse yourself in an atmosphere of autumn, enchanted and timeless, the perfect destination is Edinburgh in Scotland. Here, among charming narrow streets, historic buildings, picturesque churches, castles full of mysteries and melancholy beaches, the magic of autumn is even more palpable and unique.