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The right holiday destination in autumn

As summer in Germany draws to a close, the search for the perfect holiday destination begins in autumn and during the autumn holidays. We have put together a few tips – whether for a beach holiday or for hiking. There is something for every holiday taste.

Beach holiday in autumn

The classic: The Canary Islands

If you ask around in your circle of friends and inquire about a popular travel destination in autumn, the Canary Islands are mentioned again and again. Whether Lanzarote, Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria or Tenerife. The Spanish archipelago scores with its pleasantly warm temperatures, especially in autumn, and an average of just two rainy days in October.

Santorini – pearl in the Aegean Sea

Greece, Santorini
The famous white houses with blue roofs in Santorini, Image: Anastasios71/shutterstock

Who doesn’t know the postcard motifs with the blue domes of the white houses in front of a bright blue sea? When the rush in midsummer is over, the island, 120 kilometers from Crete , shines in its full glory. With pleasant temperatures of just under 25 degrees in the shade, Santorini is a wonderful place to stay. Hike along the crater rim from Thira to Oia. The beauty of the island inspires young and old, so it is also highly recommended for a family holiday during the autumn holidays.

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Malta – A paradise in the Mediterranean

Diverse food, history at your fingertips and breathtaking nature. Malta is one of the most popular destinations in autumn. The capital Valletta (World Heritage Site) alone offers material for a few days of city trip in the warmth. The beaches are characterized by excellent water quality and invite you to swim. Due to the proximity to Africa , holidaymakers benefit from a pleasant climate in autumn (and also in winter).

City trips in autumn

Why not go to Tbilisi

Georgia is a real trend country. The country has a lot to offer, is not overcrowded with tourists and is still inexpensive to travel. The capital Tbilisi is representative of an entire country. Enjoy the famous sulphur baths and visit the fig tree gorge Legvtakhevi. Friends of a good wine will also get their money’s worth in Georgia. On a day trip, they explore the wine regions around the capital. Monasteries and ruined cities round off your visit to Georgia.

Marrakech – Experience Morocco with all your senses

Koutoubia Mosque
Koutoubia Mosque, Image: Balate Dorin / shutterstock

The colourful city in the middle of Morocco is a feast for all friends of mosques, impressive markets and the smell of fresh spices. Marrakech is a dream destination in autumn! The pleasant climate makes the city particularly attractive for a visit, especially in autumn (and also in winter).

Porto – the secret capital of Portugal

Porto scores with joie de vivre, good food, fabulous wine and lots of great impressions. The special hospitality that you encounter in the coastal city is striking. Walk through the historic center of Porto, book a Douro river cruise or relax in the numerous wineries and estates. While strolling through the city, you will come across Torre de Clérigos, the highest church tower in Portugal. For culinary lovers, a visit to the Mercado do Bolhao is a must.

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If you want it to be a little further away

If you want to take a slightly longer flight in autumn, we recommend South Africa as your destination. Especially in October (springtime in South Africa) the temperatures are mild, not too cold at night and there is little rainfall. On the safaris, many animals can be observed at the waterholes. So let’s go to the Kruger National Park, Cape Town and / or Johannesburg!