Holidays in October are a last chance for late-summer sun in the Mediterranean. Here is our guide to the best destinations for autumn sun. 

READ: Why Autumn Is a Perfect Time To Travel

CYPRUS

The third largest island in the Mediterranean. A rich history and eclectic culture, a blissful climate and fantastic beaches. Whatever the season, Cyprus provides ample opportunity to experience something new, interesting and exciting, including activities, events, customs and places that are unique and special to the island.

Holiday October Cuprys

Holiday October Cuprys

LANZAROTE

The Canary Islands are Europe’s most reliable options for winter sun, rarely dipping far below 20C. Full of beautiful beaches, this Canary Island is packed with great activities to keep the whole family happy. This island  it’s an ideal environment to relax and lose yourself amongst the volcanoes, lava tubes and pristine beaches.

Holiday October Lanzarote

Holiday October Lanzarote

ROME

October is one of the most beautiful times of years for Rome, where the evening light casts warm shadows across the city’s beautiful architecture. So, this month is the best time to visit Rome, when it is less busy, still lovely and warm, and you can selfie at the Trevi Fountain in that magic late-summer sunlight without quite so many tourists ruining the view.

Holiday October Rome

Holiday October Rome

TURKEY

Turkey’s beautiful Aegean and Bosphorus coasts are still hot in October. There’s a wealth of activities on offer – whether you spend your time marvelling at the eastern architecture like the Blue Mosque, or wander around the Roman ruins that are dotted all around.

Holiday October Turkey

Holiday October Turkey