2. Get creative at Nuit Blanche, Paris, FranceFor one night in October (the 4th), the city of Paris transforms into an open-air museum with performances, installations and exhibits in a variety or public and private spaces, from busy streets and quirky galleries, to abandoned buildings and parks. From dusk through to dawn, you can explore and engage with its many theatrical and artistic displays under twinkling fairy lights and street lamps – who’d have thought you could make Paris look any more magical?More: 5 must-visit cities for culture vultures More: 10 of the world’s best festivalsNeed destination inspiration? Get it at the touch of a button with Skyscanner. See where you can go tomorrow with our unique Everywhere search and get inspired for your next trip with our Travel News & Features.ReturnOne wayMulti-cityFromAdd nearby airports ToAdd nearby airportsDepart14/08/2019Return21/08/2019Cabin Class & Travellers1 adult, EconomyDirect flights onlySearch flights Map The sun may soon be going south with the swallows but that isn’t to say there aren’t plenty of other reasons to go on holiday this autumn. Many of Europe’s towns and cities come alive at this time of year and host a variety exciting cultural, foody or boozey events. So, if you are not ready to settle down for the winter, get yourself to one of these great events.1. Feel the rhythm at the Bienal de flamenco, Seville, SpainIf there is any reason to visit Sevilla it is to experience the intense emotion or duende of its flamenco performers. Every two years Seville embraces its most famous artistic expression and hosts a month-long event that showcases the best flamenco from around the country in many of the city’s theatres. Be moved by the pure emotion of traditional flamenco or experience the more avant-garde and modern interpretations of the music and dance. 3. Get competitive at the Entenrennen Duck Race, Tübinger, GermanyOk, so they aren’t real ducks but that doesn’t taint the spectacle of Tübinger’s annual rubber duck festival in October. Take part in racing one of thousands of rubber duckies from bridge to bridge in this pretty medieval town. If the spectacle of crowds of Germans cheering on yellow bobbing ducks doesn’t tickle your fancy, maybe the £1000 cash prize will?More: 10 best places to visit in Germany 5. Dress-up at Tivoli Halloween party, Copenhagen, DenmarkWhat better place to spend Halloween that in an old amusement park? There is something very Scooby Doo about the whole thing… Tivoli is one of the oldest amusement parks in the world and every year it gets into the spirit of Hallows’ Eve with a variety of horror themed shows and parades, spooky decorations and after dark rollercoaster rides among other festivities. Within Tivoli’s whimsical, if slightly eerie, grounds you’ll feel like you have stepped into the setting of a Bram Stoker novel. RelatedTop 15 attractions and things to do in SevilleFlamenco, fiestas and fantastic weather: discover what makes Seville the ultimate Spanish city break.Top 7 things to do in Granada, AndalusiaSo Moorish: never mind the Alhambra, be amazed by Andalusia’s sun-baked treasure Granada.Where to go on holiday in OctoberHalloween is around the corner, the last leaves are tenaciously clinging to the branches and the coffee shops are whipping out the pumpkin spice syrup. Summer might be over, but that doesn’t mean the holidays need to be. Check out the Skyscanner guide to the best cities, beaches, and events… 8. Party at Oktoberfest, Munich, GermanyPerhaps stating the obvious, but if you are going to attend any party in Europe this autumn, it should probably be Oktoberfest. During this massive event, its guests manage to drink a whopping 6,900,000 litres of beer and eat over 140,000 pairs of pork sausages. So what are you waiting for? Don your lederhosen, grab a litre of beer and celebrate among the literally millions of tourists and locals that travel to Bavaria for this massive event that celebrates the south of Germany’s proud Bavarian culture. 4. Sample some local delicacies at the Baltic Herring Market, HelsinkiGet yourself to the wharf in Helsinki’s market square and sample some of the fishermen’s catch at this annual foodie festival. We’ll admit, herring is a bit of a specific taste, but there are plenty of other Finnish delicacies on offer as well as market stalls selling woollen clothing and crafts. It’s a traditional event that has been going on since the 1700s where the city comes alive and visitors can immerse themselves in Finnish culture and tradition. 6. Marvel at the Castellers, Catalonia, SpainDuring the last few months of the year is the best time to come to Catalonia an feast your eyes at the sheer levels of skill and strength that go into these human towers, a tradition that dates back to the 18th century. The individual groups (colles) often compete, making this display even more exciting. Nowhere hosts an event quite like Catalonia!More: Five amazing things to do in Catalonia, Spain 7. See the light at Glow, Eindhoven, NetherlandsEindhoven, often in the shadows of Amsterdam, is a city proud of its creativity and modernity. To celebrate this, the city launched the annual festival Glow in 2006 that celebrates the cities tech-savvy and design centric reputation, by offering light installations, sculptures, projections and performances from 50 different artists free of charge!