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Top Spots For A Sunny September Break

Published 5th September 2023Read Time 4 min

With so many options and destinations still having soaring heat after August, why cut your holiday period short? We’ve compiled a collection of the top hottest destinations for a September getaway, reachable by a flight from Ireland. With knowledge of your destination, flight duration flying from Dublin Airport, and top-notch activities, the process of planning becomes effortless.

Lisbon, Portugal (26 °C)

Flying from Ireland: Approximately 3 hours.

Lisbon is not only the Capital of Portugal but also the largest city. It is known for its rich history, beautiful architecture, and great weather. September in Lisbon is the perfect time to enjoy the walking tours and experience the Fado show. This is perfect for a solo trip or even a weekend city trip.

Tenerife, Spain (24°C)

Flying from Ireland: Approximately 4 hours

Given that Spain is the most in-demand destination for Irish travellers due to its year-round sunshine, Tenerife is an ideal destination to visit during September, whether it’s a family vacation, a lads’ holiday or a solo trip. Tenerife is known for its spectacular beaches, with sea temperatures hot at 24°C, making it a great time to spend at the beach. Playa de las Américas is the most sought-after place in the whole of Europe for its immense beauty. Offering the best place for nightlife in Tenerife and making it a great time to visit the most famous Irish bar in the south of Tenerife, “The Dubliner”.

Athens, Greece (24 °C)

Flying from Ireland: Approximately 4 hours

Athens, the capital of Greece, often referred to as the cradle of Western civilization, is a great spot for a last-minute break if you’ve never been. The unbelievable beauty of the Mediterranean will dazzle all your senses in September. With approximately 9 hours of sunshine daily and reasonable temperatures between 18- 24°C you can still enjoy Athens’s agreeable climate on your walks and discoveries. As the sea remains warm and the peak season has ended, the perfect time for biking, hiking and more.

Marrakech, Morocco (24°C)

Flying from Ireland: Approximately 3 hours 35 minutes.

You might think Morocco would still be hot at this time of year, but temperatures and tourism are moderate. Marrakech is one of the most famous cities in Morocco, known for its sandstone-coloured buildings and vibrant city life. Marrakech is filled with events and festivals suited for every visitor. The Oasis Festival for wellness and relaxation takes place in mid-September for music lovers, alongside the Moussem d’lmilchilin in the heart of Atlas Mountains.

Dubrovnik Croatia (24°C)

Flying from Ireland: Approximately 3 hours

While the busiest season comes to an end, the crowds are sparse, and the weather is still a favourable temperature. Dubrovnik is a city at the front of the Adriatic Sea. Dubrovnik has always been a popular destination, from the beaches to ancient buildings and scenic sea views. It is known for its breathtaking coastline, exploring the shores and discovering the hidden spots along the coast. You can enjoy a relaxing time on holiday in the City’s romantic charm.

Peace of mind when travelling with The AA

Are you planning a getaway after the busy summer months? Protect yourself and your plans with the right amount of coverage this September with AA travel insurance; ideal for last-minute getaways.