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Can’t go to the original Oktoberfest? Or tired of the massive crowds that gather in Munich? Here are some of the best alternatives for experiencing Bavarian culture in October, and all of them near CLC resorts in Cornwall, Orlando and Scotland.

Staying in Cornwall

Falmouth Festival

With 240 real ales, 70 ciders and perries, bottled continental beers and ales, this is one amazing and complete beer festival.

Distances:

Only 5 mins away from the Falmouth Town railway train station, which in turn is 1 hour 15 mins from Trenython.

Dates:

Thursday 19th (8-11pm), Friday 20th (11-11pm), Saturday 21st October (11-11pm).

Staying in Orlando

Epcot’s International Food & Wine Festival

A day out for families or foodies where the smallest members of the family can enjoy a day in Disney and the grown-ups can enjoy good food and drinks. With 35 kiosks showcasing international food, there is something for everybody. There will also be concerts, demonstrations and seminars.

Distances:

Epcot is only 13 mins from Regal Oaks and 14 mins from Encantada.

Dates:

August 31st – November 13th

Blocktoberfest

Make your way downtown to Wall St. Plaza where you can enjoy German drinks, food and traditional German music. So be sure to savour the delicious food and refresh your thirst with the best German beer in Orlando.

Distances:

Wall St. Plaza is 39 mins from Encantada and 36 mins from Regal Oaks.

Dates:

Saturday, October 7th

Staying in Scotland

Edinburgh’s Oktoberfest

A perfect day out where lederhosen take over kilts, and German beer is drunk from large steins. There will be a special offer for your Sunday Lunch so you can let the entire family enjoy Bavarian culture.

Distances:

Edinburgh’s Oktoberfest is 2 hours from Duchally by train and 1 hour by car.

Dates:

Wednesday 11th (16:00-23:00), Thursday 12th (16:00-23:00), Friday 13th (16:00-23:00), Saturday Afternoon 14th (11:30-16:30), Saturday evening 14th (17:00-23:30) and Sunday 15th (12:30-19:30)

So, whether you want to have a day out on your own or a fun day with the family, there is something for you – immerse yourself in Bavarian culture!