Where to go on a sunny holiday in October ?

You don't know where to travel in October? We propose you some ideas for 100% sunny holidays from Lyon!

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Do you want to escape and fill up on sun before winter?

Going out to the sun during the October holidays is a good way of escaping the gloomy Lyon weather.

Thanks to the many direct destinations accessible from Lyon,
discover your next vacation spot, between sun and fine sand

Dubaï, Emirats arabes unis

1. In the middle of
the desert: United Arab Emirates - Dubai

6 hours from Lyon is the city of Dubai. Its desert and particularly hot climate makes it a popular destination for those looking for sun in October. With a temperature of around 35°C during the day and 24°C at night, Dubai is the place of choice for those who love the heat and the sun.

Rainy days are non-existent and the 10 hours of sunshine per day will allow you to make the most of your stay. Between skyscrapers, shopping and sandy beaches, the city is full of activities.

Grèce, Inspiration voyage

2. A cultural holiday
in the sun in Greece

Welcome to Greece, where the temperatures in October remain very pleasant and summery. With mild weather and a thermometer that says 16°C to 25°C, a stay in October is ideal to enjoy all that Greece has to offer, without having to stay in your hotel room for fear of the heat.

Beyond the city of Athens, which surprises you with its beauty and its different cultural places that are not to be missed, discover the Greek islands: Santorini, Mykonos, Rhodes or even Heraklion and Corfu... Greece is a destination that offers you landscapes and varied activities, to choose according to your desires and tastes.

Croatie, Dubrovnik

3. Croatia in October
in the sun

With average temperatures of between 14°C and 22°C, Croatia has dry weather with rare rainfall. The sky is clear and even if autumn has already begun, you will benefit from constant sunshine and warm and pleasant temperatures, to make the most of your sunny stay in Croatia. The sea temperature is a little cooler, with an average of 20.5°C.

Autumn is considered the best season to visit Croatia: the trees turn a beautiful orange color and the sunsets are unmissable. Between nature, culture and beaches, discover Split, Zagreb or Dubrovnik!

Marrakech, Maroc

4. Fly to Morocco 

If you are looking for a sunny destination in October, Marrakech is a great vacation spot. With 8 hours of sunshine per day, the temperature can quickly rise to 30°C during the day. Between the souks and camel rides, there is no shortage of ideas for activities.

For October holidays in the sun, Morocco is a destination that is accessible directly from Lyon in less than 3 hours. 
Beyond Marrakech, discover Agadir, Fez, Casablanca or Tangier, available with direct flights from Lyon.

Tunis, Tunisie

5. Tunisia for a sunny
stay in October

Of the 31 days in October, 27 of them are sunny in Tunisia. Temperatures rise to 28°C, which allows you to extend summer a little longer. The Mediterranean climate means that the city of Tunis is unaffected by the heatwave in October and allows for a pleasant holiday in the sun. October is the best month to visit Tunisia, as it is neither too hot nor too cold.

Cultural visits, the discovery of architectural buildings, or beaches are on the program for your stay in Tunisia.

Hurghada, Egypte

6. Travel to discover Egypt

Land of the pyramids, bordered by the waters of the Mediterranean to the north and the Red Sea to the east, Egypt abounds in history and natural splendor.  The land of the Pharaohs, in which cultures have succeeded one another over the centuries, has much to offer: breathtaking monuments, an atypical gastronomy, a certain notion of art and a plethora of activities, from desert discovery to scuba diving

About 5 hours by direct flights from Lyon, discover Hurghada. Famous for its reefs and its unequalled seabed, this seaside resort offers an exceptional setting for October vacations in the sun: quad biking, boat rental, lazing around and even... submarine rides.

Still looking for inspiration for your next holiday in October?

For October holidays in the sun, do not hesitate to check our list of destinations to help make your choice. Discover a multitude of possibilities for your autumn stay and get away from the rain that regularly showers the city of Lyon in October, for a sunny destination.