TOP 10 instagramable European destinations, for autumn, for those vaccinated
After a long wait, you can start rebuilding your travel plans. Over the past year and a half, Instagram has provided a digital escape as well as inspiration for when you can finally travel on a well-deserved vacation.
The EU COVID digital certificate - which is proof of vaccination, testing or passing the disease - has become mandatory in several European countries, as coronavirus infection rates are on the rise.
However, for digital certificate holders as well as for holders of certificates from other third countries who prove that they have been vaccinated (with a vaccine approved by the country of destination), they can travel without restrictions. If you haven't had time to travel during the summer season, autumn is the ideal season. Temperatures are lower, the weather is ideal for walking, and the golden leaves turn cities into fairytale locations.
Moreover, vaccines approved by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) are recognized throughout Europe, facilitating the journey for those inoculated: Comirnaty (Pfizer), Spikevax (Moderna),
Vaxzevria (AstraZeneca), Janssen (Johnsson & Johnsson).
We have already established a ranking of the 10 most Instagramable cities in the world in 2021, and now we present the 10 most instagramable European cities that we consider ideal to visit this fall.
Autumn is the perfect time to visit this city. The autumn fair that takes place in the city center is expected by residents and visitors alike. From there you can buy products, furniture, clothes, even homes or anything else that can be sold. This year, the fair will take place between September 30 and October 4 and will be open only to those who have been completely vaccinated.
Moreover, hotels, restaurants, nightclubs, shops, museums and entertainment facilities are open in Austria, and vaccinated people can only enter them by presenting proof of vaccination. However, the requirement to wear a mask in public spaces and public transport is mandatory.
FFP2 masks, instead of the usual face masks, are needed in shops, malls, essential businesses - such as supermarkets, pharmacies, gas stations or banks.
La Coruña, Spain
Barcelona and Madrid are top destinations in Spain. However, La Coruna is an amazing city, especially in the fall. The weather is extremely pleasant, perfect for visiting the sights (Tower of Hercules or the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela) or even for going to the beach.
Those who hold a digital COVID-19 EU certificate are allowed to visit tourist attractions, to enter shops, restaurants and bars, with a maximum capacity of 75%. However, travelers are required to wear a mask if they cannot maintain a social distance of 1.5 meters.
Autumn in Germany is known as the Indian Summer and is the period between the end of September and the beginning of October. Therefore, it is wonderful to visit the famous Oktoberfest that takes place every year in Bavaria and enjoy the unique atmosphere given by the colorful landscape.
The city of Munich is the ideal place for vaccinated travelers, as it applies the 3G principle for indoor seating. "Only those who have been vaccinated ('geimpft'), recovered ('genesen') or currently tested ('getestet') have access there."
As of September 2, residents are no longer required to wear an FFP2 mask (except in hospitals), and a surgical mask is allowed on public transportation, schools, and nursing homes.
You can't visit Rome in the fall and not be amazed. The temperature is perfect to visit Villa Borghese or to experience the life of the Romans at the Colosseum wearing only light summer clothes.
All objectives and facilities in the city are open to fully vaccinated travelers. Travelers who have recovered from a COVID-19 infection and those who have been tested negative in the last 48 hours can also attend events and visit tourist attractions without restrictions.
Vaccinated travelers can participate in outdoor events with more than 1.000 participants. This means that you can taste the best products at the most beautiful "food festivals", explore Coudenberg Palace or take a walk in Tervuren, presenting only the Health Pass certificate or the EU COVID-19 digital certificate.
In addition, wearing a mask is only required when using public transport for people over the age of 12.
The best time to visit Athens is from September to November, as the weather is warm almost every day. The city is best known for its historical and archeological sites, including the ancient Agora and the Temple of Hephaestus.
However, it would be best not to miss the Acropolis. It is advisable to visit the tourist attraction in the early hours, immediately after opening, or even before it is closed, because there are fewer visitors and you can really enjoy the experience.
Travelers can enjoy all these archeological sites, sights, bars, restaurants and more leisure facilities presenting only the health permit, which proves that the holder has been completely vaccinated.
Travelers can visit sights and participate in cultural and sporting events, trade fairs and public gatherings with 100 people, presenting only a vaccination certificate. However, the use of a face mask in public spaces remains mandatory. It is necessary to maintain a distance of 1.5 meters outdoors and, if such a distance cannot be maintained, it is necessary to wear a mask.
The Portuguese government has requested proof of vaccination in order to be able to participate in cultural, tourist and sporting events with more than 500 people - indoors - or with a maximum of 1.000 participants - in outdoor activities.
Restaurants, cafes and patisseries have no restrictions on opening hours and can serve customers until 2 am. The number of people accepted at the same table is limited to 8 people - indoors - and 15 people - on the terrace.
If you want to travel to Austria this fall, book at least one day just to visit Vienna. The capital is home to many places where you can listen to classical music and taste delicious food.
It is a beautiful, fairytale city, perfect for long walks with loved ones and for dozens of Instagram photos. If you have arrived here, you must visit Schoenbrunn Palace, the palace where Empress Sisi lived.
Anyone who wants to dine in a restaurant or relax in a bar or other place with indoor space in Nicosia, must have a Coronapass (Safe Pass). It shows that the holder was completely vaccinated more than three weeks before the date of the visit.
If the visitor is not vaccinated, he may perform a PCR test (not older than 72 hours) or an antigen test (not older than 48 hours) in order to enter bars and cafes where a Absolutely delicious homemade Cypriot coffee.
There are definitely other beautiful cities in Europe that are worth visiting in the fall. If you have discovered such a wonderful place and you think it is worth mentioning in this article, we are waiting for your pictures on our Instagram or Facebook or you can mention us in your posts.
That being said, we wish you a holiday full of adventure and relaxation and many, many pictures :)!