Five most stunning cities to visit in autumn
Looking for ideas for a fall vacation? Look nowhere else. The best nine northern hemisphere cities to visit between September and November are listed below. Choose one of these nine locations for the ideal autumn city break, whether you like to bathe in Tokyo’s hot springs or indulge in gooey cinnamon pastries in Montreal.
After a hot summer, Rome’s fall provides cooler temperatures, fewer people, and yet gorgeously beautiful skies. In and around the city, there are numerous sagre celebrations celebrating the autumn harvest. Several of these are hosted in the towns or villages surrounding Rome, promoting regional cuisine and specialties; for show-stopping Italian gastronomy, visit the sagre in Lazio. At Vatica B&B Roma, savor the hearty Italian breakfast buffet and the spacious suites.
Apart from the alluring cherry blossom season in spring, autumn is undoubtedly the best season to travel to Tokyo. The city parks’ maple trees change from green to gorgeous colors of amber and crimson, illuminating it with a warm, golden warmth. In addition to the seasonal vistas, this time of year also heralds the arrival of hearty winter foods like roasted sweet potatoes, Matsutake mushrooms, and chestnuts, which are offered by street sellers across the city. At the Tokyo Dome Hotel, you may stay close to Koishikawa Korakuen, a traditional Japanese garden and one of Tokyo’s best places to view autumnal maples.
With so many breathtaking national parks nearby Montreal—Oka National Park is only 45 minutes away from the city center—autumn Canada’s foliage is difficult to match. Visit this location for 11 km of hiking trails that encircle Lac des Deux Montagnes and, in the fall, reflect dazzling crimson and golden leaves. Additionally, there is Mont-Saint-Bruno National Park and Mont-Tremblant National Park, the largest and oldest parks in the area (only a half-hour drive from Montreal and offering apple picking in autumn). Head back to Montreal to pick up some seasonal treats like spiced cookies, pumpkin brioche, and sticky cinnamon buns since the city is known for its top-notch bakeries. Stay in Montreal’s chic and modern Maison Sainte-Thérèse.
In addition to the arrival of Paris Fashion Week at the end of September, the fall is an exciting time of year in Paris. The tourist attractions are less crowded than in the summer, all the stores that were closed for the month of August reopen, and the parks look especially lovely covered in autumnal foliage. After enjoying a cup of chocolat chaud in a Parisian café and a stroll among the crisp golden leaves of the Jardin des Tuileries, take the subway to the Bois de Boulogne to visit the Fondation Louis Vuitton. Check into Hotel d’Orsay, which is close to the named museum and a short distance from the Jardin des Tuileries across the Seine.
Autumn in London feels incredibly cheerful with its cool, sunny days, afternoons spent in pubs, Bonfire Night, and parks covered in colorful leaves. Additionally, once the summer vacations are gone, the crowds thin out as the city’s cultural calendar prepares for Christmas. You may anticipate art fairs, brand-new, highly anticipated exhibitions (like Cézanne at Tate Modern this year), film festivals, a wide range of theater options, outdoor ice skating, and more.