German Weather in October
• October averages +13° С / humidity 85%
• highest was +23°С
• lowest was +1°С
• expected – +13°С
In October the weather is gloomy and cool, some sun. The day usually begins with warm and sunny hours, and it is cold and damp in the evenings. Gusty winds, high possibility of rains with snow and fogs by the end of the month.
Downtime in Germany in October
In early October prices are still high, but with Munich Oktoberfest ending, prices are getting lower for hotels and food. Number of tourists drop. The swimming season is closed.
October 3 is The Day of German Unity and the official holiday in the country. A large-scale celebration is held by the Berlin Brandenburg Gate.
October Events in Germany:
• 17-day Stuttgart Beer Festival runs in early October. Location: Bad Cannstadt district. Free admission. In total there are 9 tents at the festival. The best are:
o Sonja Merz Zelt
o Fürstenberg Festzelt
o Cannstatter Oberamt
• 5-day Frankfurt Book Fair opens in mid-October. Location: event center at Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage 1, Frankfurt am Main.
Free bus runs on the territory of the event center during the fair days. Find bus at the main entrance. Operating hours 7:45 am- 8 pm
Ticket prices: 1 day - € 22, 2 days - € 30, all days of the event - € 69, 1-day family ticket - € 46: 2 adults + 3 children
October is the month for hiking and bus tours, visits to museums, theaters and galleries. Thermal resorts such as Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler and Spreewald retain their popularity. Travelers get to know German culture, try beer at famous festivals, moving from Munich to Stuttgart.
Packing List Items
In October one needs jeans, a sweater, a demi-season jacket, waterproof shoes, a hat, a scarf and an umbrella.
During hiking excursions, always have a rain cover with you – it does not take up much space and will save you dry.
To a travel first aid kit add cough and cold drugs – October is the depth of autumn.
In October one can taste real German beer at the world-famous festivals and join country theater life, book fairs and art galleries – hurry up to book tickets to Germany!