Colour Yourself Happy This Autumn
Full of magnificent colours, autumn can be refreshing after a long, hot summer. Booking.com shares a selection of the world’s best places to discover fabulous fall foliage, based on thousands of endorsements from previous travellers. From spectacular mountain escapes to city splendour, simply choose your favourite accommodation from amongst 30 different types, take a long walk and enjoy the colourful leaves before the winter chill sets in.
Kyoto is one of the best places in the world to watch the autumn leaves bursting into colour. The peak of fall foliage is usually during November, when the beautiful maple trees become red and hundreds of temple grounds shine in red and yellow.
Where to stay: Japanese-style holiday home in Kyoto
Lake Bled, Slovenia
During autumn, Lake Bled takes on a whole new look! The picturesque island in the middle of the lake is postcard-perfect, with green, yellow and orange colours dominating the lush forests around it. Travellers can stroll around the lake or rent a bike to explore the scenic hills.
Where to stay: Apartment overlooking Lake Bled
Lake Placid, USA
Lake Placid offers a beautiful autumn lakeside scene to enjoy the many autumnal shades. Enjoy a cup of coffee as you admire the red and gold colours reflecting on the calm waters.
Where to stay: Resort on Mirror Lake
Many travellers around Canada choose Mont-Tremblant to enjoy the changing autumn leaves. A ride in the panoramic gondola will take you to the highest peak of the Laurentians from where you can enjoy the unfolding views full of yellow, orange and red hues, or take an exhilarating bike or horseback ride right through their midst.
Where to stay: Bed and Breakfast in Mont-Tremblant
Kiedrich, Rheingau, Hesse, Germany
The colorful vineyards quietly take over the rolling hills and delicious wines await travellers in the picturesque town of Kiedrich. With its fresh air and mild weather, there’s no better way to beat any post-summer blues and embrace the new season.
Where to stay: Historic hotel near Kiedrich
Lake District, UK
A symphony of autumn colours awaits visitors to the stunning Lake District in North West England. Popular for its lakes, forests and mountains, this beautiful national Park is the perfect spot to enjoy the glory of the fall foliage.
Where to stay: Guest house in Ambleside
This lovely forest washed with the colours of autumn and dramatic contrasts complete the dreamy scenery around the romantic caste of Castle of Hohenschwangau. Autumn is a great season to visit Neuschwanstein and Hohenschwangau Castles thanks to mild temperatures and the breath taking, fairy-tale scenery.
Where to stay: Spa Hotel in Füssen
Autumn is a season that really stands out in the vibrant capital of Tokyo. Make the most of the gorgeous colours and enjoy unforgettable visits to the city’s countless parks and botanical gardens.