Pushkin called autumn "sad sometimes", but immediately hastened to correct that she is "eyes charm". Mixed forest, heaven, every moment changing its dramatic color, Golden hills, and the avalanche of red maple leaves — beauty autumn often exceeds other times of the year.Suggest where to go to see the beautiful fall and plenty poshurshat red and yellow leaves on the trails.
1. Tuscany, Italy
Beautiful autumn in Tuscany starts around the last week of September and lasts nearly to the end of December. There are many reasons to travel to this beautiful region in autumn. But the main of them — wine and gourmet festivals, fresh truffles and mushrooms, magnificent weather, and colorful vineyards.
2. Prague, Czech Republic
To visit Prague is autumn already in order to see how the city lowered the thick, mystical fog enveloping the Gothic spires of Prague, castles. Autumn in Prague is not so crowded, the city leaving the summer crowds of curious tourists, and is much nicer to wander through its narrow streets and romantic embankments, to admire as the sun paints the quaint old buildings, and the leaves change color in honey, crimson and saffron. In Prague it is best to go in the second half of September — early October, when the weather is warm.
3. The Black Forest, Germany
Fabulous forested country with a dark-green hills, pine forests and lakes, ancient villages and vineyards, dense fog and colored foliage. In the fall of "Black forest" especially romantic fireplace smoke rolling over the roofs of houses, forest meadows full of mushrooms and berries, and from the incredible scenery is simply breathtaking.
4. Karelia, Russia
In September in Karelia is still kept relatively warm weather and Sunny days often delight tourists who wish to breathe healthy air of the Karelian forests, picking blueberries and cranberries, go fishing or just ride around the lakes and enjoy the riot of autumn colours. But in October it becomes much colder — Karelia begins to prepare for winter.
5. Durmitor national Park, Montenegro
In early September on the Montenegrin Adriatic is still ongoing beach season, but in the mountains of Durmitor autumn confidently comes into its own. Here you will find a clean cool mountain air, sheep and goats on the Golden hills, homemade cheese and clotted cream in a tiny mountain villages, picnics under the open sky and stunning sunrise.
6. Colmar, Alsace, France
This town is called "little Venice", although the city is more characteristic of the German charm of half-timbered houses crowding the banks of canals, decorated with flowers and ivy. Autumn tourist season begins in France in late August, when over holidays and vacations, but autumn officially begins only in late September, and the best time to visit Colmar — October.
7. The national Park of Peneda-gerês, Portugal
Beautiful area in the North of Portugal with green hills, terraced fields, meadows, where graze wild horses, waterfalls, ancient stone houses and castles. Go to the Peneda-Geres better in the second half of September: in October, the hills already covered with thick fogs, and the nights can be cold.
8. Hallstatt, Austria
On the lake, hidden in the Austrian Alps, on the slope of wooded mountains, is located a small but very picturesque town of Hallstatt. The best time to visit is October, when almost no tourists but the hotels and other tourist establishments continue to work. Here you will see small streets with colorful houses, cozy restaurants, a palette of bright autumn colors and crisp Alpine air.
9. Madrid, Spain
Trip to Madrid — a great opportunity at a time to see the sights of the Spanish capital and enjoy the autumn scenery. But keep in mind that September to November in Madrid is still high season. If city life you will be tired, you can always rent a car to explore the colorful Madrid, the vineyards and tasting Spanish wines.
10. Transylvania, Romania
In October, the already beautiful landscapes of Transylvania become just a luxury. Weather at this time is unusually dry, warm, almost no rain, and the forests shimmer with gold on the background of snowy mountain peaks. Picturesque landscapes, ancient castles and churches, excellent vineyards, wonderful food — what more could you want in autumn in Romania?
11. Highland, Scotland, UK
Since the end of September in the Scottish highlands comes a very beautiful time. The foliage is painted in bright colors, the sky (when you can see a thick grey veil of the famous Scottish "weather") in the evenings streaked with shades of purple and Burgundy, through the trees in search of food, jumping squirrels, and deer of the hills is heard a piercing roar. In addition, in autumn there are virtually no tourists in the summer which in Scotland is probably too much.
12. Kanas Lake, Xinjiang, China
Mystical lake Kanas on the Chinese side of the Altai mountains change color throughout the year — from grayish-blue to emerald in may fall. Along the shores of the lake, decorated with trees of all colors, located Tuvan village, one of the most beautiful in China. Hundreds of houses among the yellowing birches and green pines, the curls of smoke above the huts, the bright blue sky and thick fog is a perfect backdrop for the autumn journey.
13. Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
The magical medieval town in the South of the country with idyllic landscapes. Autumn in the Czech Republic is soft, the whole September is Indian summer, but Cesky Krumlov is ready to please with their colorful foliage. Elegant houses, cobbled streets, ancient castle with bears, charming restaurants and the glassy surface of the Vltava river — Cesky Krumlov, as if specially created for fall travel!
14. Algonquin provincial Park, Canada
Beautiful Park just outside of Toronto with numerous rivers and lakes, where you can travel only in two ways — by foot or canoe. Here in the autumn paints the trees in a variety of colors: a parade of colors of the maples begin in late September and the second half of October, followed by aspen, red oak and American larch.
15. Kyoto, Japan
If you are not lucky enough to get to spring, the cherry blossoms, go to Kyoto in autumn, and bright colors of the maple trees are quite decent compensation. The most amazing autumn landscapes from the top of the cliff on which is the main attraction of Kyoto, the Buddhist temple Kiyomizu-Dera. The best time to visit Kyoto in autumn — from early November to early December.
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16. Ural, Russia
Majestic mountains covered with mixed forests, mountain rivers with waterfalls, numerous streams and lakes, incredible starry sky and, of course, the most magnificent sunrises and sunsets in Russia — that's what awaits you in the Urals in the fall. She comes here as expected, on schedule, in early September, and by mid-month the leaves change color, and then begins falling leaves.published