How can we forget the cold of November when autumn is already well established? And if we went to a few sunny, romantic, family destinations ... on the other side of the world or on the contrary in France. We stop being depressed at the approach of winter and we pack our bags!
Traveling to the sun in NovemberThe dream beaches of Varadero, Cuba /
To stay warm just before winter, nothing beats a stay in the United Arab Emirates where sun and heat will be there. AT Dubai or to Abu Dhabi, the thermometer flirts with 31 ° offering an idyllic weather forecast for lazing on beaches considered to be among the most beautiful in the world. Also forget the first cold in France on Reunion Island to indulge in scuba diving or hike on the Piton de la Fournaise. We also join its neighbor, Mauritius famous for its coral reefs and turquoise lagoons. Nothing better than to relax on the beaches of Mexico and unravel the enigma of the Mayan civilizations. On November 02, Mexico celebrates “Dia de los Muertos” (Day of the Dead) with emblematic festive and artistic events throughout the country. It is also the beginning of summer in Cuba and the beginnings of the tourist season. To find the sun, also go to the Dominican Republic to relax in the shade of a palm tree and take the opportunity to let yourself be enchanted by the magic of the Caribbean.
Cheap destinationsLake Pichola, in which the sun's rays are reflected, in Udaipur, India.
Greece is reaching out to you at the end of the year with flights and stays at unbeatable prices. It is not uncommon to find return flights to Athens from France for € 50. The cost of living is also 40% cheaper than in France, or even more at this time of year. Go to India for around 310 € for a return flight Paris / Colombo. A budget of 1500 rupees (20 euros) per day is enough to live like a Maharaja! You will also travel inexpensively in Morocco where the average price of tickets is between 250 and 285 € to go to Ouarzazate, a city in southern Morocco nicknamed "the Door of the Desert" which has experienced an unprecedented tourist boom in recent years. Other destinations such as the Turkish Riviera (around 25 € per night in a hotel for two) or even the Golden Sands in Bulgaria on the shores of the Black Sea (30 € per night) are all ideas for trips. Want to stay in a beautiful capital without breaking the bank? Direction Berlin, a metropolis as friendly as it is cheap. For lunch you will find everything you need and you will feast for a handful of euros in the districts of Neukölln, Friedrichshain, Kreuzberg or Prenzlauer Berg and you will have fun in the evening in one of the many trendy clubs of the German capital. .
Travel ideas for a family tripOne of the many castles of the Loire
Take advantage of the All Saints' Day holidays or a long weekend to see or re-visit the splendid Loire Castles. Take your children on a journey through time and take them, for example, to the Château d'Ussé, a real replica of Sleeping Beauty's castle. Not far away is also Beauval Zoo, renowned for its adorable residents. Enjoy the presence of the baby panda whose birth a few months ago was widely publicized. The Pyrenees have many hiking opportunities. The Aspe valley or, on the Spanish side, the Isards Valley, will be as many opportunities for beautiful autumn hikes.
You can also cross the Atlantic and travel to Florida to take your little tribe to Orlando in the famous theme parks of Seaworld, Disney World and Universal Studios.
Traveling as a couple in NovemberSmall beach and shed in the Bahamas
Want to get away for two, stock up on sun and beautiful holiday memories just before winter? The beauty of the Seychelles will captivate you. The dry season begins in the Caribbean, go and shelter your love in milder latitudes like the Grenadines Islands, Saint Lucia, an island adored by lovers for its postcard landscapes where volcanic reliefs coexist with magnificent beaches, waterfalls, forests and typical houses. The Virgin Islands for nature lovers, the colorful decor of the Bahamas or Bali, one of the most romantic places in the world, mixing exuberant nature, fascinating traditions and welcoming people are all destinations to celebrate love. There is still time to discover Rome (15 ° average temperature) and take advantage of reasonable prices at the start of the low season). Rent a Vespa to discover the “Eternal City” and feast on the famous Italian gastronomy.
Getaway to Europe in NovemberThe cliffs of the Algarve, Portugal
In Europe do not plan to bask in the sun at this time of year. Fortunately, however, many destinations still offer extremely mild temperatures to better tackle winter. It's the case from the Spanish coasts or from Sicily, just a two hour flight from Paris. We also travel to Lanzarote, a land of volcanoes where the thermometer displays between 24 ° and 27 ° and a water temperature of around 20 ° which still allows those who are less cautious to take a dip. Discover the autumnal beauty of Croatia, that of the coasts of Cyprus, land of Aphrodite where the water temperature is around 24 ° C. This season is ideal for hiking on the island and especially in the mountains of Troodos. Known to be the sunniest city in Europe, Valletta on the island of Malta or Portugal and the Algarve region will allow you to still enjoy the sun with much less tourists than in summer.
Where to go to France?The town of Bonifacio, in Corsica
If you want to stay in France, the Hautes-Alpes and more particularly the region of Queyras and its villages of character is perfect for taking a good breath of fresh air. The Côte d'Azur or Corsica still hold one of the first places in flagship destinations in this eleventh month of the year due to a still very mild late season. Take advantage of a few days of vacation to fall back into childhood at Park Disneyland of Marne-la-Vallée. A short stay of two days, totally exotic will make you forget all your worries! In France Beaujolais Nouveau is also celebrated on the third Thursday in November. In the Beaujolais region, this festival gives rise to numerous gastronomic, cultural and above all festive events.
Asia, the best places to goIn Chiang Mai, the famous “Loy Krathong” lantern festival
At this time of year, the weather is dry and mild in India. It's time to travel and visit le Rajastan, to admire and Taj Mahal and participate in the camel fair of Pushkar, an incredible festival that is both musical and mystical. To satisfy sun cravings, Vietnam is ideal with little rain, sun and temperatures that can climb to 27 °. This month is also one of the best times to visit Hanoi. In Thailand, where the rainy season is over, you will have the choice between admiring the imperial cities of the Kingdom of Siam or relaxing on a beautiful southern island. The month of November has many surprises in store for you with “Loy Krathong“, the famous Chinese lantern festival celebrated across the country. Another Asian destination, Bali and its incredible landscapes will make you dream. Take advantage because the monsoon does not start until December.
Where to travel in Africa in November?One of the Parks in Madagascar
Already missing the sun? Take a plane ticket to Senegal to discover some wonders like the pink lake ou the national park of Niokolo-Koba. In Madagascar, even if the rainy season begins, the weather is suitable for hiking in the large parks of the island. You will also enjoy lazing around in heavenly places such as Nosy Be and on the long sandy beaches of the island which displays beautiful temperatures between 22 and 26 ° on average. Go on a journey to discover the flora and fauna of Kenya in the most beautiful animal reserves. Nairobi is a tailor-made destination for a November vacation with fabulous reefs populated with colorful fish. Don't miss the visit to the baby elephants and rhinos at Sheldrick's Elephant Orphanage, an institution that protects orphans who are victims of poaching. In Namibia the high season is coming to an end but the climate is still very pleasant to walk around the kalahari desert and observe wildlife.
Traveling to America in NovemberView of a Hawaii beach
In North America, in November, you will find ideal climatic conditions in Florida, California and Hawaii. Do not miss the famous marathon of New York which takes place its 42 km through the five boroughs of the Big Apple and attracts thousands of runners from all over the world.
At this time, summer slowly returns in Latin America. It's time to pack your bags to head to Costa Rica, which is just entering its dry season and still offers reasonable prices. The good weather also takes its quarters in Chile, Argentina to visit Patagonia, in Uruguay, au Guatemala where the season lends itself to a trek in the highlands, Peru or Ecuador. Le Brésil will reveal a great diversity of landscapes to you. Do not miss to discover the Iguazu Falls!
Where to go in Oceania?Beach in New Zealand
The end of the year marks the beginning of summer and the hottest season in New Zealand. Take the opportunity to visit the country before the great rush of December. Also head to Australia ahead of the Australian summer holidays and the soaring prices in December and January. The south of Australia which enjoys the most temperate climate in the country, especially in cities like Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth … Guarantees you a most pleasant stay. However, avoid the center of Australia where temperatures can reach 50 °. Also book a trip for Wallis-et-Futuna where the mercury is around 32 °.
We pack our bags and off we go!
The grayness that settles in our latitudes will no longer be inevitable. There are even great destinations in November to soak up the sun and make wonderful memories. So what are you waiting for to travel !?