The 10 Best Places to Travel in November
The country’s dry season begins in November, making it the ideal time to explore the volcanoes, beaches and nature reserves the country is famous for
2. Cape Town, South Africa
While the rest of South Africa experiences rainfall from November to March, Cape Town is hot, sunny and dry allowing you to comfortably explore all that Cape Town has to offer (and it has it all from beaches, mountains, harbors to gardens)
See the Wanderlist Cape Town, South Africa Travel List for more Cape Town travel recommendations.
3. Marrakech, Morocco
Explore Marrakech in the autumn when the summer heat has subsided. Marrakech is an exotic city bursting with history, and culture and offers an exciting mix of old and new charm. You’ll find yourself getting lost in the labyrinth of the souks and staying in the most intricately tiled riads
See the Wanderlist Morocco Travel List for more Morocco travel recommendations.
In November, the mountain views are at their best and it’s peak trekking season as the weather is stable and temperatures are mild. The most popular trails such as Everest Base Camp and the Annapurna Circuit are bustling with trekkers
5. Istanbul, Turkey
Istanbul is a fascinating city built on two continents, divided by the Bosphorus Strait and is filled with layers of history, culture and incredible food. November is an ideal time to visit as temperatures are pleasant and skies are clear
6. Amsterdam, Netherlands
Amsterdam is known as the City of Canals with many interconnected canals and offers a remarkably laid-back atmosphere to create one of the world’s most offbeat metropolises in the world. In November, the tourist crowds have disappeared and airfares and hotel rates are at off-peak rates, offering a more affordable travel experience.
See the Wanderlist Amsterdam, Netherlands Travel List for more Amsterdam travel recommendations.
7. Andalucia, Spain
Andalucia is Spain’s southernmost region featuring some of the most photogenic villages (i.e. Malaga, Zahara de la Sierra). Spend the days where wandering the narrow, white washed alleys and eating your way through the tapas bars. Visit in November, off-season for cheaper accommodations. November is the month when “Mosto (grape juice) from the same year’s harvest is ready to be tasted and is the beginning of the mushroom season for those of you who are gastromaniacs.
8. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Rio de Janeiro is defined by it’s striking beaches and it’s bustling urban life. November is the sweet spot to visit Rio de Janeiro as the weather is beginning to warm up but it’s just before peak season so accommodation costs are typically lower.
If you’re looking for glitz, glam and adrenaline seeking activities - Dubai is the place for you. Dubai can get pretty hot but November offers the perfect weather before it gets scorching hot and before the crowds roll in for Christmas
10. Bruges, Belgium
Bruges is one of Europe’s most beautiful cities in the fall with crimson vines covering historic buildings. Be sure to check out some of the open-air markets open through November while sipping on some of its famous chocolates.
See the Wanderlist Bruges, Belgium Travel List for more Bruges travel recommendations.