Rest in October: where to escape from the autumn moping?
October is the very middle of autumn. Indian summer with golden leaves and high blue sky is behind us, and before winter with snow-white sparkling snowdrifts and even before the New Year holidays is still very far away. There is endless rain and grey clouds outside the window. Many people have such a picture that causes sadness and sadness. What can we do to avoid this?
The best way to do that is to challenge the autumn moping by going on a trip to countries where October is quite different: where autumn is still “golden” or where it is not even remembered at all. But where exactly? Where is it cozy, interesting, beautiful and the sea was warm? October will be perfect for both beach and sightseeing tours! We will tell you about the four most interesting options.
Beach rest: Egypt and UAE
October is perfect for beach holidays in warm countries, a trip to which will help to restore the summer mood. Lovers of the combination of bright sun and warm sea should think about traveling to Egypt.
Sun, warm sea and beautiful tan in October you are also guaranteed in the United Arab Emirates. After all, October in Egypt is the season and the best time to travel to this country. Good weather in October will not bring you unexpected surprises in the form of long rains or cold sea.
Egypt in October is a great place for parents with children, as the temperature of water and air is ideal for swimming kids. The air temperature at this time is +29-30°C, water temperature is +26°C. Children buy enough, adults are guaranteed a chocolate tan.
October is considered to be the best month to stay in this country. The summer heat has already subsided, but the sea will cool down for a long time. At this time here is a kind of velvet season. The weather is very warm – from +28 to +35°C, and the tourist season is in full swing. If you want to combine beach vacation with shopping – no problem!
Dubai is a great choice! There are many hotels in this Emirate for any wallet, some of which are tourist attractions in their own right, as well as a large number of water parks, shopping malls, brand shops and oriental bazaars.
For a more secluded holiday, it is worth going to the Emirate of Fujairah, where you can spend time on the wonderful beaches, here except for the sea turtles, no one will bother you. If you want to save money, it is best to choose Sharjah, and if, on the contrary, to arrange a luxury vacation (and this happens nowadays), then no doubt you should choose Abu Dhabi.
When choosing the UAE as a place to rest, it should be borne in mind that the holy month of Ramadan usually falls on October. During this period, many musical and entertainment performances are cancelled, alcohol is removed from some restaurants and bars, a shortened working day is introduced, and some other public restrictions are set.
However, Dubai is the most democratic resort in the UAE, and many restrictions do not apply to the tourist area. And especially to your hotel room.
Excursion and gastronomic rest: Czech Republic and Germany
October is probably the most beautiful time of the year in the mysterious and mysterious Czech Republic. During this period, the whole country seems to be dressed up in gold from head to toe. Purple-golden leaves wrap the domes and roofs, complementing the medieval architectural ensemble with a certain zest.
In autumn the Czech Republic will be especially appreciated by people who cannot stand the exhausting heat. October is a very comfortable and beautiful time for walks in Gothic Prague. Excursion tour will allow you to plunge into the study of one of the most beautiful European cities and get a lot of pleasant impressions.
You will see strict and at the same time elegant buildings in the Gothic style, fortresses and castles. If the weather starts to deteriorate, don’t forget that Prague’s restaurants always welcome tourists, where you can always enjoy a mug of delicious beer and dumplings.
But the trips to the mountains in October are especially interesting: the sky acquires an amazing deep shade, and the forests are covered with motley red-yellow leaves. Health and wellness tours to Karlovy Vary, Mariánské Lázně and Františkovy Lázně are popular at this time.
Rest there will not only improve your health, but also enjoy the healing mountain air and picturesque scenery. The architecture of these ancient spa towns is also pleasing to the eye: Empire and classicist houses, arbours with columns and quiet streets.
If you decide to relax and heal in the spa town of Františkovy Lázně, which is mainly aimed at medical treatment, you can diversify your pastime and go for a walk in the Hájek Nature Park; or you can become a spectator at the oldest races in Europe, as well as cheer for the participants of the Golden Helmet track races in Pardubice.
The list of the most popular places for the autumn trip would not be complete without mentioning the traditional beer festival in Germany – “Oktoberfest”. 5 Usually the main festivals take place at the beginning of October in Bavarian Munich.
It all starts at Theresienwiese Square, where large tents and tents are set up to accommodate up to six thousand beer lovers at a time. Special beers are brewed specially for the festival.
The tradition of Oktoberfest has its roots in the distant past. This holiday was born in Bavaria as a harvest festival, but is now better known for the opportunity to sit in a local bar and taste a variety of foamy drinks.
Historically, the festival has lasted for 16 days, but beer lovers must make sure to book a comfortable place in advance, as they have to share the pleasure with several million other guests who come here from all over Germany and all over the world.
But if you’re not an amateur, Germany will, as they say, “pull without beer. In this country there are many different sights for every taste, for example, Cologne with its gothic splendor and the modern capital of Germany – Berlin, or natural beauty of the Bavarian Alps with the famous castle Neuschwanstein.
Those who want to see most of the country in one trip are recommended to go on a big excursion tour around Germany.