The temperatures are getting cooler, the trees are changing color and the leaves are cracking under your feet: there is no doubt about it, fall has arrived. If this time of the year is synonymous with melancholy and the desire to stay on the couch seems irresistible, it is nevertheless the ideal season to go running and enjoy the colors and light of autumn. JOOKS invites you to discover its most beautiful routes to do in autumn, from Japan to Sweden and Brazil.
If spring in Kyoto is famous for its beauty, the ancient imperial capital of Japan is adorned with its most brilliant colors in autumn. Thousands of tourists, both Japanese and foreign, flock to Kyoto every year to see the koyo, the reddening of the maple leaves, the symbol of autumn in the archipelago. Enjoy this magnificent spectacle with our route The former imperial capital, which will take you to the most beautiful koyo spots in Kyoto, from Eikan-dō Temple to Philosophy Road.
Fall in New York is the time to admire the Halloween decorations, to marvel at the Thanksgiving parade or to watch the NBA or NHL championship games. But it's also the most spectacular season to explore Central Park, the green lung of the Big Apple. With our Tour of Central Park, let yourself be enchanted by the fall colors of the trees as you walk the trails of the most visited park in the United States.
Autumn has arrived and with it comes warm spiced cider, copper colored trees and softening light. The crowds of summer tourists have deserted the streets of London and the British capital has regained its tranquility. Ideal conditions to explore the city on foot and discover London's many neighborhoods in a different light. Our Camden route will take you to the heart of this popular and atypical district and along the Regents' canal, magnificent at this time of the year. On the program: houses along the water, beautifully decorated barges and street art, all in the colors of autumn.
Canadian autumn is famous around the world and for good reason. The colorful season offers an incredible spectacle with its palette of yellows and oranges, embellished by the flaming red of the maples. If the numerous parks and forests of the country allow you to enjoy the nature and the colors, the cities are not left out and Montreal is no exception. Our route From the Old Port to Mount Royal will allow you to admire the gradation of fall colors from the heights of the city to the shores of the St. Lawrence River.
In Munich, autumn rhymes with Oktoberfest. The Oktoberfest is the biggest event of the year in the Bavarian capital. It runs from September to October and attracts several million visitors every year. But Munich in autumn has much more to offer. With its numerous parks and its privileged location on the banks of the Isar River, Germany's secret capital offers beautiful scenery for runners and other walkers. Take a stroll through Munich's largest park, amidst lakes and golden trees, with our Englischer Garten route.
Bruges is beautiful in all seasons, but autumn gives it a special charm. With its canals, cobbled streets and magnificent medieval houses, the capital of West Flanders is enhanced by the autumn light and invites you to take a stroll. Take advantage of the calm of the off-season and the Indian summer to visit one of the most beautiful cities in Belgium. The Venice of the North will reveal itself to you thanks to our route of the same name which will take you to the treasures of the Belgian city.
Although Sweden is known for its rather harsh climate, it has a temperate climate overall. In autumn, the air is cool and the days get shorter, but the temperatures are still mild. Nature puts on its autumnal coat and Stockholm, with its many parks and gardens, shines with the most brilliant colors. Thanks to our Green City route, explore the Swedish capital and admire these gradations of autumn colors by passing almost exclusively through green spaces.
For the more chilly, we have also included routes in cities with milder fall temperatures:
Although it never gets really cold in Andalusia, summers in Seville are very hot, even scorching. With the arrival of autumn, the crowds of tourists leave and the temperatures become milder. The off-season is the ideal time to discover the Andalusian capital. From the Cathedral and its famous Giralda to the Plaza de España, the Pearl of Andalusia route will take you through the picturesque streets of the city, to meet its most beautiful monuments.
To taste an autumn that has the flavor of a never-ending summer, head to Marrakech. The red city is the ideal destination for all those who wish to escape the greyness of autumn in Europe. Bright colors, spicy scents, lively streets... everything is gathered to awaken the senses and amaze the walkers. Let yourself be seduced by the treasures of Marrakech by taking our Red City route that will take you from the Medina to the Menara.
Rio de Janeiro
The months of September to November do not correspond to autumn in the southern hemisphere, but it is the perfect time to escape the cold and humidity of the other half of the globe and discover the Cidade Maravilhosa. The temperatures are warm but not too hot, the sky is azure and the atmosphere is summery. The opportunity for a trip to the water's edge with our Feet in the Water route that will guide you along the shores of the Rodrigo de Freitas lagoon, before leading you to two of the most beautiful beaches in the world: Copacabana and Ipanema.
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