No lines but shorter hours at key sights; some may close for the season Theatre, concert, opera season in full swing Ski resorts busiest in January and February
Smaller crowds and lower prices, except public holidays Blooming flowers in spring; radiant foliage in autumn Sunny, temperate weather ideal for outdoor pursuits
Busy roads and long lines at key sights Vacancies at a premium and higher prices in seaside and mountain resorts Festivals celebrate everything from music to wine, sailing to samba
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