Autumn Travels: Falling Leaves
Love the bracing cold but freezing winter temperatures are too unbearable? Why wait till the weather turns icy? If it’s not a skiing break you’re after, jet off and catch the beauty of autumn. Our MedHatter team gathers 8 travel destinations perfect for enjoying the Fall. Edited by Ella Tan.
1. Bruges, Belgium
Bruges, one of Europe’s best preserved medieval towns, is rich in art and history. Take a trip down the Bruges canal, one of the most popular attractions in the city, to experience travelling back in time. It’s like stepping into a fairy tale coloured by carpets of gold leaves, and trees going from green to crimson framing Bruges’ picturesque architecture. Get ready for lots of Instagram-worthy shots.
Travel Month: September
2. Perthshire, Scotland
Arrive in Perthshire in time to catch the Pitlochry Autumn Festival where you can take a walk in the Enchanted Forest and feel like you’ve walked into an episode of Once Upon A Time. Alongside the forest, there will be a 17-night music and entertainment festival. For music lovers, the Dougie Maclean’s Perthshire Amber event takes place at locations all over Highland Perthshire.
Travel Month: October
3. Aragon, Spain
For an autumn high, go to Spain. Situated at the northeastern part of Spain in the centre of the Pyrenees bordering France, Aragon is often overlooked by tourists. The Aragonese Pyrenees are named the most beautiful mountains of Spain with the highest peaks, and are known for their natural beauty. From the luxurious snowy mountain tops to the lushly forested valleys, the Aragonese Pyrenees are listed as one of the country’s national treasures.
Travel Month: August to October
4. Budapest, Hungary
As the summer heat is blown away by sharp breezes, the Hungarians celebrate nationa lfoods and beverages with annual festivals. Travelers can also visit nearby wine regions to experience the harvest in Eger, Tokaj or Villany, or take a drive to Danube Bend to enjoy the colours of fall.
Among the many events happening in Budapest in Autumn are: