Don’t want the summer to be over? It doesn’t have to be. Here are the destinations that will extend the summer vibes into the fall.
1. Hiking the Cinque Terre, Italy: Coastal Beauty and Tranquility
The coastal trail of Cinque Terre is surrounded by turquoise waters and colorful villages clinging to cliffs. The scenery provides breathtaking views but also makes it perfect to hike there during the autumn since the trails can be quite steep and the milder temperatures make good conditions for hiking along these beautiful trails.
2. Kayaking in Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia: Immersed in Nature
Paddling a kayak through Plitvice Lakes National Park gives you the opportunity to explore the park from a different perspective and see the park´s unique beauty – consisting of
crystal-clear lakes and a series of waterfalls – at a closer distance. A perfect way to spend an autumn day!
3. Cycling through Provence, France: Lavender Fields and Provençal Charm
Provence’s lavender fields may be associated with summer, but their allure extends into the early autumn. Take the opportunity to visit these picturesque landscapes by bike, surrounded by the scent of lavender.
4. Paragliding in Interlaken, Switzerland: Soaring High in Alpine Splendor
The greenery of summer in all its glory, but the bird’s-eye view of Switzerland’s pristine lakes, mountains, and charming villages, when the leaves become golden and the air crisp, is very hard to beat. That´s why all adrenaline seekers should take the chance to paraglide over Interlaken’s majestic Alpine scenery during this time of the year.
5. Surfing in Biarritz, France: Riding the Waves on the Atlantic Coast
Biarritz is a haven for surfers seeking great waves, and lucky for you, The Atlantic swells remain inviting well into the autumn, enabling you to catch some waves even after the summer has ended.
6. Rock Climbing in El Chorro, Spain: Scaling the Vertical Paradise
El Chorro’s limestone cliffs are ideal for rock climbers, but climbing in Spain during the peak of summer is just doing yourself a disservice. The cooler autumn temperatures offer ideal conditions for tackling challenging routes and let you actually enjoy the scenic surroundings of Andalusia while climbing – without being drenched in sweat.
Knowing that all these outdoor adventures are waiting for you hopefully provides the perfect remedy for you to extend the season’s spirit. Whether you’re seeking breathtaking landscapes, adrenaline-pumping activities, or a blend of both, these captivating adventures will ensure that your summer memories live on into autumn.