With the changing of the seasons comes a change in the scenery. You have not truly experienced a destination until you have lived with all the seasons. With the warmth of summer giving way to the darkening of the skies, changes in colours and chills in the air, autumn is the perfect time to explore destinations anew. So instead of attempting to keep summer going a little longer, embrace the Fall and explore some of these great Autumn destinations.


While this Italian idyll is a popular summer destination, the region really comes to life in the autumn as it is the time of the wine harvest.? You can take in the ripening pastoral landscape and take in the many grape festivals along the way while enjoying the Chianti. Held on the last Sunday in September, The Chianti Grape Festival is help in the tiny village of Impruneta and features music and dancing as well as well as a selection of over 700 wines.


There’s no guarantee of warm weather in summer in Glasgow so why not take a trip in the autumn and you might just experience one of those beautiful, bright and crisp Scottish days. With its vast number of parks, you can really enjoy seeing the seasons change. From the tree lined Kelvingrove Park, to the glasshouses of the Botanic Gardens there is a great array of plants and flowers to enjoy. Glasgow is also a city with some fantastic museums from the transport themed Riverside Museum to the excellent exhibits of Kelvingrove Art Gallery.


If you are looking for ancient culture then there is no place better than the sprawling city of Athens. With temperatures that are too hot to handle in the summer autumn is the perfect time to explore the many wonders of the Greek capital including perhaps the world’s most famous building, The Parthenon.


Stockhom is a very green city and so autumn brings a great number of changes and beauty. While it’s a fascinating city to visit all year round it’s scattered layout takes on an ethereal beauty on colder days. If you are lucky enough to visit in November then you can take in the widely renowned International Film Festival.

There are so many options available for tours of Europe in Autumn, and with cheap European flights there’s no excuse not to go and find your dream autumn break.

About the Author:? Catherine Halsey writes for a digital marketing agency on a range of subjects. This article was written on behalf of Aer Lingus. ?