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Ideas for October half term

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CoolShoeshine · 06/02/2020 13:10

We’ve never been on a half term holiday in October and concerned that a lot of resorts may be closing by then. We’d like to find somewhere with plenty going on and lots of other families, for a week, with a flight of less than 2.5 hours. We’d consider a city break rather than a beach resort but would prefer to travel towards the southern half of Europe in the hope of milder weather. Any suggestions please?

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reluctantbrit · 06/02/2020 20:20

We went to Cyprus and there was still a lot going on in the towns but the resort was def on the quieter side, it may have been the location though.

We went sightseeing 5 out of the 7 days but it meant driving a decent amount.

How about Sicily, lots of culture and should be on the stable side weather wise. Friends went to Rome and while a bit cloudy it was still warm enough for T-Shirts.

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Ricekrispie22 · 07/02/2020 05:46

Sheraton La Caleta has heated pools and kids club running year round.

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Shev1996 · 07/02/2020 05:48

Any of the Canary Islands

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SJaneS48 · 07/02/2020 08:17

Southern Spain or the Canaries are your best bet!

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zafferana · 10/02/2020 19:48

A lot of resorts will be getting quiet at the end of October. The Canaries are warm though and are year-round destinations. There will be lots of British families there in Oct half term. Paphos in Cyprus is also still warm and sunny at that time of year - we've been twice and while it's not busy things are still open.

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Prizepudding · 13/02/2020 17:11

Malaga or surrounding resorts, we have been to Benalmadena for the last couple of years in October and weather has always been good with maybe a odd day of rain. Lots to do for families and some really lovely restaurants.

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