When the last day of summer ends, most tourist resorts in France suddenly become devastated. For those who are not ‘‘anchored’ to fixed vacation time, having a possibility to have a rest at any time, autumn is the best period to visit France, especially its southern part. Swimming in the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean until the end of October still brings pleasure. For those who like to explore the country by bicycle, the weather is also perfect!
PRICE AND AVAILABILITY OF HOUSING
The cost of living in hotels, b&b’s and camping sites – that are still open during this period – falls significantly starting from September. Even in tourist areas, you can book a room at a discount. Tremendous saving!
IT’S A SEASON OF WINE TASTING
Autumn is a season of rich grape harvests and a great time to visit numerous vineyards throughout France to taste a ‘sunny drink’. If you want to combine business with pleasure, go to the Loire Valley – visit the vineyards and enjoy fairy-tale castles there. Burgundy is also beautiful in autumn, as well as Dordogne. The latter you should definitely visit in the first half of September if only to take a boat trip on the river.
WOULD YOU LIKE TO TAKE A STROLL?
… or make a one-day trip to another city? 😉
But do you know what is the best thing about traveling to France, and particularly to Paris during the fall? No c r o w d s in transport and no q u e u e s in museums. However, before visiting a museum or castle, do not forget to check its work schedule: after the “hot” season, many tourist places close at an earlier time or even close until the next summer.
TOWNS BECOME TRULY FABULOUS
Averon is a department in the south of France, where time stands still.
Magic villages located high in the mountains, forests and fields, streams with transparent water and ancient castles…This is the perfect place to experience joie de vivre, take a stroll, make a little trip on a bike and make a million amazing shots!
FESTIVALS AND HOLIDAYS
France can boast of dozens of exciting fall festivals and holidays.
Want to come here in October? Then get ready to attend the Espelette Red Pepper Festival in Espelette, winemaking fête in Montmartre, chocolate festivités in Paris, and also take the opportunity to visit the museum at night during Nuit Blanche.
In November, you can enjoy Food & Wine festival in Dijon and a season of truffles. Fabulous Christmas markets opened from November, 20th till January are just the real icing on the cake!
Make this autumn unforgettable with BTL France!