With the summer season coming to an end and the routine striking back, we know it’s hard to think of holidays. But worry not! October half term is around the corner, and what better way to spend it than to enjoy a magic holiday.
At Logitravel we want you to have the best fun while discovering new destinations and today we give you a list of the best places where to travel this October.
Greece, the last beams of the Mediterranean sun
This wonderful country surrounded by thousands of islands of all sizes (of which only around 200 are inhabited) is perfect for your October half term holiday. Ancient history, archaeological sites, dreamy beaches, white and blue villages, delicious food and breathtaking sunsets… Greece will captivate you. Bathed by the Aegean, Mediterranean and Ionian seas, its beaches of white sand and crystal clear waters will delight you even when the summer season is ending. Visit its most charming islands such as Crete, Mykonos, Rhodes or Corfu and stroll around the beautiful villages.
Athens, the capital, is also a great spot for your half term holidays. You will combine a cultural city break with the mild Mediterranean weather, all in one! Visit the incredible acropolis and its majestic Parthenon, and live the vibrant atmosphere of its streets.
Wherever you decide to go, Greece won’t leave you indifferent.
Dubai, a world of possibilities
Dubai is a cosmopolitan oasis, an urban futuristic landscape in the middle of the desert. Located on the coast of the Persian Gulf, Dubai is a treasure for tourists as it combines the mystery and history of the Arabian desert with the comforts of a modern metropolis. Visit the imposing Burj Khalifa, the tallest skyscraper in the world, the Al Fahidi Historical neighbourhood and its laberynthic streets, and the Dubai Fountain.
You can also enjoy some outdoor activities such as a desert safari or visit the Al Mamzar Beach Park. But whatever you do, don’t miss out on the delicious Arabic cuisine.
Amsterdam, the unmissable city break
One of the trendiest destinations to visit this autumn is with no doubt the city of Amsterdam. In this city we can find loads of different leisure options. You can visit the Dam Square which is found in the city centre, and also visit the Ana Frank Museum or the Van Gogh Museum.
As you probably know, Amsterdam is famous for its numerous canals and the houseboats in it. Another great activity in this city is take a boat trip through the network of canals in the city centre and enjoy the different buildings and architecture surrounding the city.
No matter what you decide to do, you won’t get bored in Amsterdam!
The beauty of the fall in New York
Have you ever dreamed of visiting the city of New York? For those of you who have already visited the big apple your answer would probably be yes again! New York City is considered one of the most influent cities in the world. Its 5 boroughs (Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens and Staten Island) host countless monuments, parks, buildings and events worth visiting.
You can’t miss a visit to Midtown Manhattan, where you can find attractions such as Times Square, the Empire State Building, the second largest skyscraper in the city, and the Rockefeller Center, headquarters of important TV studio and an ice rink. If you are into shopping, in the Fifth Avenue you will find some of the most prestigious shops in the world. Of course, pay a visit to the MoMa (Museum of Modern Art) to enjoy some of the most famous contemporary art in the world.
And this is just one of the many areas and routes you can take, but there much more to discover from this amazing city!
Marrakesh, tradition and modernity
The ancient imperial city of Marrakesh has a lot to offer. Vibrant, cosmopolitan and open to life, the capital of Morocco offers the its travellers a lively city of deep-rooted traditions and bright flashes of modernity.
Get lost in the magical universe of Djemaâ el Fna, one of the busiest squares in the world. Enjoy first hand its snake charmers, water carriers, dancers, fortune tellers and henna tattoo artists. Soak up the authentic scents inside the Market of the Species or the labyrinthine and fascinating souk with its rugs, slippers, skins, jewels. It runs through the narrow streets and passages of the Medina.
Get a taste of the Moroccan tea and sweets and immerse yourself into this amazing culture. Another great activity is to tour around the Atlas and visit the seacoast and the fisherman villages.
But what’s more important, experience Morocco at least once in your life.