Autumn is a great time for travelling. The weather is usually quite mild, kids are back in school, and you can often get some really good deals on tickets. It is a great time to time to relax and unwind in between your hectic summer and the start of the busy holiday season.
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Here are some luxury holiday ideas for this autumn
Immerse Yourself in St Petersburg’s Culture
St Petersburg, Russia, is filled with spectacular sites for you to explore. The Hermitage museum was founded by Catherine the Great and it is filled with art exhibits from different time eras of Russia’s history. Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood is just one of the many examples of stunning architecture that you will see in this lovely city. Be sure to indulge with a trip to the Mariinsky Theatre to view a world-class performance of ballet or opera.
Traverse Castle Trail in Scotland
The Castle Trail in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, is the perfect way to explore the natural landscapes here. You’ll be able to discover 19 amazing castles and their grounds on the trail. You can explore on your own or you can join a luxury bus tour. Indulge your senses and spend a night at one of the many castles that are available as rental accommodations in this beautiful country.
Indulge Yourself in Dubai
Dubai is rich in luxurious ways to pass your time. This is a great place to go if you are looking for some retail therapy, as there are more than sixty malls for you to explore. You can pick up the latest haute couture, trendy items or get some fantastic deals on just about anything.
There are also many exciting things to do in Dubai. You can go for a harbour cruise, play a round of golf on a world-class course, luxuriate in a spa treatment, and journey into the desert for a safari. The food is fantastic and you can get fabulous street food, head to a pub, or dine at one of the many world-class restaurants available.
Explore the UK’s Best Arboretums
Autumn is a spectacular time to visit the UK as you’ll be greeted by a whole array of stunning autumnal colours as the leaves on the trees transform into a whole variety of vibrant shades. The best place to view this wonderful sight is by visiting some of the UK’s best arboretums.
Arboretums are large gardens, filled with a whole variety of trees, and the UK has plenty of them. Some of the best include the National Trust owned Winkworth Arboretum in Surrey and Thorp Perrow Arboretum in North Yorkshire.
Go Skiing in the Alps
Skiing in the Alps is a great way to relax and indulge and Innsbruck in Tyrol, Austria is just one of the areas that the Alps run through. One pass will get you access to nine ski hills and the world-class amenities are fabulous. You can spend your days indulging in skiing, ice climbing, tobogganing, and many other winter sports. Spend your evenings relaxing in a luxurious chalet or go out and explore the nightlife in the villages in the surrounding area.
Walk Around Malta
The Malta Coastal walk is a 155 km route that explores the scenic island of Malta. You can travel the route at your own pace and stay in bed and breakfasts, boutique hotels, or five star hotels. The trail is full of spectacular scenery like dramatic cliffs, spectacular sea views, and there are many different types of flora and fauna.