Where To Go In November


Where To Go In November

Cases are up across most European countries, staycation is booming which means our November suggestions are within easy drive from your hometown. Except for two destinations, Mexico has fewer cases and daily flights are operating between London / NYC and Cancun. And of course Scandinavia, where we found a unique Slow Life Hideaway in the Norwegian Fjords.

Sebastian Schoellgen
Oct 28, 2020

Piedmont, Italy

Where To Stay: La Villa

A 16th Century palazzo converted into a family-run, award-winning boutique hotel, set in a beautiful location overlooking the Piemonte winelands

Why in November: Seasons of Truffles and Barolo

How to get there:

Fly into Turin, well served from London and major european cities

Somerset, UK

Where To Stay: The Newt in Somerset

The Newt, opened last year, is a country estate featuring a hotel, restaurant, garden and cyder-enterprise. Visit the estate’s farm

Why in November: Apple Pressing

How to get there:

Take the train from London Paddington direct to Castle Cary

Storfjord, Norway

Where To Stay: Storfjord Hotel

Storfjord Hotel is a secluded luxury boutique hotel situated in Glomset, on a hillside overlooking the Storfjord and the Sunnmøre Alps.

Why in November: The Norwegian Fall. Spectacular landscapes, mindful surroundings, and some good old-fashioned peace and quiet - that’s the call of the Norwegian Fjords. ​

How to get there:

Direct flights to/from Ålesund Airport Vigra to Amsterdam, Oslo, Bergen and Trondheim

Loire Valley, France

Where To Stay: Château du Grand-Lucé

Live like Louis XV in this Château, among the finest examples of mid-eighteenth century neoclassical architecture and garden design.

Why in November: Forbes: ‘Behold the gorgeous scenery, outstanding castles, charming towns, delectable cuisine. Plus, a je ne sais quoi tranquility that is, indeed, hard to put into words. In this lushly rural region a few hours drive south of Paris—where natural landscapes are deemed UNESCO World Heritage Sites—each season of the year unfolds a distinct travel spell. Autumn, around the corner, bestows grape harvests, picturesque foliage, festivals and concerts galore.’

How to get there:

Take the train from Paris Montparnasse (1h), from Le Mans the hotel will pick you up

Vermont, US

Where To Stay: Twin Farms

Twin Farms is Vermont’s only luxury, five-star experience. With an eclectic, whimsical and extraordinary private art collection throughout 20 uniquely designed accommodations.

Why in November: Nowhere in the world is Fall prettier than here. Sample Vermont cheese and maple syrup products at Sugarbush Farm.

How to get there:

3 hour drive from Boston and a 4 hour trip from New York City.

Tulum, Mexico

Where To Stay: La Valise

At La Valise, they have preserved the magic of a private beachfront bungalow but added sophistication, art, craftsmanship, charm, luxury, comfort, surprise, and daydream.

Why in November: For all European and North American winter sun seekers, Tulum is still the perfect beach and jungle getaway.

How to get there:

Daily direct flights are operating from NYC and London to Cancun

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