Looking for a holiday in October? We've got some great holiday ideas for autumn. The world's your oyster if you decide to travel now, with lower prices, less crowded destinations and some of the loveliest weather of the year.
Forget lounging on a beach: this is a great time to try something a little more exciting, so make the most of these opportunities to get out there and admire the world in all its glory. Take Switzerland, for example: conditions in October for hiking are perfect, but for a unique twist, we recommend taking one of the new barefoot walks in the Engandine Valley (see our image gallery below for more details). Further afield, we've found the secret to seeing the North American Fall, as well as the best place to watch turtles nesting off the west coast of Africa. And if you just fancy getting cosy by a fire in Cornwall as you watch the skies change colour, we know just the place.
We hope our autumn holiday ideas below will capture your imagination. Do remember to let us know below where you like going in October.
Sunny holiday ideas for October
Best British walks for autumn