The leaves are falling and so are the temperatures. What else is there to do but travel to warmer climates? There are plenty of sunny spots to seek out in the autumn, from the dizzy heights of Dubai to the shores of Spain. Here's where's hot in October.

Where's hot in October? Top 10 holiday destinations...

Country City Average temperature in October
UAE Dubai 29°C / 85°F
Thailand Phuket 28°C / 82°F
Mexico Punta Cana 27°C / 80°F
USA Orlando 24°C / 75°F
Canary Islands Lanzarote 23°C / 74°F
Canary Islands Gran Canaria 23°C / 74°F
Spain Benidorm 20°C / 68°F
Spain Malaga 20°C / 68°F
Greece Crete 20°C / 68°F

Beach holidays in October

The sun still comes out in Spain throughout October, and there are plenty of popular destinations including Malaga and Benidorm that attract hoards of Brits. Alternatively, Crete is still a toasty 20 degrees, so you can park your bum on the sand and get stuck into some ouzo.

City holidays in October

If you're after shopping and a lively nightlife, Dubai is a great choice for a winter city break. Alternatively, Palermo is a pretty 22 degrees in October, if you want to explore the Catacombs and some pretty excellent cafes.

Crete is still warm in October

More holidays in October

From waterside breaks in Marseille, to historic tours in Hanoi, we've got plenty of suggestions for where to go in October, regardless of the weather.

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