Autumn is officially here. It is time for you to stop reminiscing about your summer escapades and start planning your October weekend getaways. To help you out, we have put together a list of this month’s hottest European destinations. These are the cities you need to visit this month to break away from your autumn rhythm.
October is one of the top months for Budapest’s thriving cultural scene. Travel to Budapest on any weekend of the month, and you are guaranteed to come across a unique event to nurture your inner artist. Most notably, the renowned CAFE Arts Festival for Contemporary Art Fans
, taking place from the 07 – 23 October, hosts numerable performances ranging from dance to the circus to music, throughout the month. Additionally, there are also quite a few foodie events taking place in October. There is the Chimney Cake Festival
, and also the famous Budapest Restaurant Week
, during which participating restaurants offer meals at discounted prices.
Although Berlin is buzzing all year long, October is when the city really lights up. Visit this vibrant city this month to see the city centre turn into a canvas for spectacular light projections, during the Festival of Lights.
Also, if you are planning on visiting Berlin in October make sure you do not miss the kick-off event for the European Month of Photography
. Or, if you still pining over Munich’s Octoberfest ending, you can go to Berlin for a short but sweet Octoberfest
Starting with Nuit Blanche, a nocturnal art trail across the city, Paris in October hosts a number of renowned events that render it the place to be this autumn. First of all, there is the Paris Autumn Festival, which is a multidisciplinary arts festival, lasting from September until late December. Music lovers can also enjoy the 3-day alternative classical music festival, Le Classique c’est pour les vieux . The festival’s revolutionary 3D-opera is certain to impress even the most hard-to-please music fans. Additionally, sweet-tooths out there must not miss out on attending the delightful Salon du Chocolat. Last but not least, Disney fans can re-visit their childhood by attending the Premier Disney Exhibit at Art Ludique.
So, which one would you pick as you October destination? Pack your bags and we will meet you there.