Unusual places to relax in the fall
To call the autumn months September and October the velvet season became accepted in the 19th century. Aesculapius revealed that the rest on the Black Sea benefits health in the autumn. Recommended autumn leave for those who have diseases of the nervous system, heart, blood vessels, as well as allergy. Nobles on the recommendations of the doctors went to the seashore. Since the ladies wore velvet outfits, the same name for the season appeared. In the afternoon, holidaymakers sunbathed in the sun, and in the evenings they walked along the sidewalks, wearing beautiful velvet dresses, as this material protects from the wind and perfectly shades the tan.
Today, vacationers do not dress in velvet costumes, but the name of the season remains the same. At the beginning of autumn, intense heat subsides, but it remains warm, including at night. In Russia, the autumn holiday season is on the Black Sea coast, including Taman and Gelendzhik. In September and October, a variety of fruits ripen, in the malls you can buy them very inexpensively, peaches and grapes are ripe and sweet.
One of the traditional places for recreation in the autumn is considered the Golden Sands resort, which is located in the national park of Bulgaria. The beaches of the resort are covered with clean, golden sand. The width of the beach line is up to 100 m, the length is 3, 5 km. The resort “Golden Sands” is notable for amazing flora and fauna. In this place you can see pristine vegetation, birds and animals, including falcons, pheasants, hares, deer. Find here classes for themselves and outdoor enthusiasts, at the resort you can try windsurfing, water skiing and sailing. The health resort has swimming pools, sports halls, tennis courts and bicycle paths. It is worth noting that the rest in the resort “Golden Sands” is one of the most affordable.
Bulgaria – Golden Sands Resort
Known as a place for tourism in the autumn months, the Cyprus island of Paphos. On the island you can see the monuments of ancient Greece, which date back to 300 BC. There are many Byzantine churches in Paphos. Travelers visit the Archaeological Park in Kato Paphos, as well as the Byzantine and Archaeological Museums. Most of the beaches in the resort are covered with stones, but there is also soft sand. On the coast there are a variety of restaurants and hotels.
A great place to visit in the velvet season is St. Petersburg. This is one of the most beautiful large cities on Earth, which is visited throughout the year by travelers. In autumn, the city looks especially. In this romantic time of year, squares acquire a lemon-orange color. Inspection of the city on watercraft becomes very exciting. In addition, the theater season begins in the fall, during which you can watch world classics on stage. In September, the city still has sunny weather, with an average daily temperature of +8 to +10.
An unusual point for autumn tourism is Divnogorie. The reserve is located near Voronezh. A 9-12th century settlement was reconstructed in the landscape park. In it you can learn about the history of the Mayak settlement, the traditions of the Bulgarians and Alans, visit the workshop of artisans in which the dishes were made. The park often hosts performances and festivals, there are thematic tours telling about archeology and history. The exhibition “Childhood of the Earth” can be found with the manifestations of evolution and the landscape of Divnogorie. In transparent containers, three-dimensional models of paleontology objects are located.
Kunashir Island is also suitable for holidays in September and October. This is one of the Kuril Islands, which is located at the base of the volcano. Here nature has created a unique microclimate that combines sunny and windy weather. Visitors are fascinated by the mystery of the volcano, hot springs and coniferous forests. On Kunashir there are pebbly, sandy and lava-covered beaches. In the autumn, the landscape is distinguished by a variety of colors: dark green coniferous forests are shaded by yellow leaves on the slopes of birch trees. You can come to the island with a tent, as well as rent a country house on the coast.
Have a nice velvet season – leisure and travel!