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Where Could You Fly to From Bristol Airport?

16th May 2019

Think that you have to go to one of the big hubs like Heathrow or Gatwick to fly somewhere fab for your holiday? Think again! There are many fantastic destinations which you can reach from Bristol Airport. Let’s take a look at a few of them.

Why Choose Bristol?

One of the best reasons to choose Bristol is for its proximity to Cornwall. Truro to the airport is just under three hours away by car whereas the London airports are over four hours and might require a stay overnight for ease. If you fly from Bristol you could drive up the same day with little issue.         

There are also many amenities at Bristol Airport to make things much easier for you when you are travelling. One such factor is parking at Bristol Airport onsite. Instead of faffing about trying to find a parking space, you can book an official Bristol Airport parking space online. Then on the day, all you need to do is find your designated space and head into the terminal! Bristol Parking have more information if you would like to know about this option.


One of the most romantic cities in the world is waiting for you just a quick flight away from Bristol Airport. Take a stroll by the Seine, marvel at the art in the Louvre and the d’Orsay, and fill yourself with all the croissants you could ever dream of eating. Paris is a great destination whether you are travelling by yourself or as part of a group. The various districts of the city all offer fantastic living spaces which feel very different and you should have no trouble finding a corner which suits you.


The capital of the Republic of Ireland is often considered to be one of the best city breaks in the world. There are many beautiful sites around Dublin for you to explore. If you want to stop off for a pint of Guinness, you should head to Temple Bar for a great selection of pubs and live music venues. There’s also the beautiful sites of Trinity College Dublin and some beautiful parks and churches to explore. No matter where you go, this city is sure to wow you.


Venice is a city which makes it onto the must-see destination lists of many people. Its waterways and stunning architecture have given rise to the reputation that Venice is a living breathing museum. If you want to splurge for a gondola then go ahead but you should also make like a local and get around with the water buses too. Make sure to visit the Doge’s Palace and the Bridge of Sighs for some prime Venetian history.


What was once a hidden jewel of the Balkans has now been majorly popularised thanks to Game of Thrones. If you want to see some of the key areas which make up King’s Landing, you need to visit this beautiful city. People who aren’t the biggest GoT fans will still have plenty to check out including the Old Town and the Stradun. For one of the best views in the city, take a ride on the cable car for beautiful views of both Dubrovnik and the Adriatic coast beyond.


The Highland Capital is the perfect place to rent a car and head out to see everything that the Scottish Highlands has to offer. Head down to Drumnadrochit for the ruined Urquhart Castle on the shores of Loch Ness. Why not head further afield and try the NC500? It is a popular route which takes you right around the north coast and past some of the most beautiful sights Scotland has to offer. All along this route is cosy hotels and B&Bs so you shouldn’t have any trouble finding somewhere to stay!


Heading a little further afield, did you know that you could reach Morocco from Bristol Airport? Marrakech is one of the most popular destinations in the country and we are certain that most people will love visiting here. Explore the Medina and haggle in the markets before returning to your riad and stepping into a hammam. When it is time to eat, tuck into tagines and couscous. Book an overnight trip into the Sahara Desert for something extra special.


Iceland is quickly becoming one of the top places for people to visit and it is easy to understand why. It is a small country with plenty to see and everyone should go at least once in their life. The Blue Lagoon is one of the country’s most popular day trips. You should also check out the black sand beach at Vikurbraut and the Hallgrimskirkja church in Reykjavik itself. Don’t forget to grab the opportunity to see the Northern lights!


The capital of Romania is one of the finest hidden spots we know about. The building styles are a mishmash of medieval all the way to art nouveau so you get a real feeling of the history of this important city. Make sure you swing by the Stavropoleos Monastery for a piece of history still in the making and then continue on to explore the Old Town. You can find also find some amazing beers in the many bars around the city.


Head to the third largest island in the Dodecanese for sun, sea, and a good time! This Greek island has been a tourist hotspot for years. It is abundant in history and full of many great places where you can kick back relax. Not only are there beaches by the dozen, but there is also plenty to see and do. History buffs should head to the Ancient Agora, a former market which is also home to Shrines to Hercules and Aphrodite. You should also check out the Castle of the Knights; a 14th-century castle which used to protect the island from attacks from the Ottomans.


Sometimes, you just need a bit of fun in the sun. Tenerife has been a favourite holiday destination of many Brits for years now. There is plenty for us to see and do with some great places for us to stay. Whether you have opted for self-catering accommodation or an all-inclusive resort, there is plenty of options for you. A quick break in the sun is exactly what you need, so chill out and get ready to relax and there is plenty to accommodate your entire family and loved ones.

And Much, Much More!

These are just some of the amazing destinations you can head to from Bristol Airport. Connections can be made all across Europe, proving that you don’t need to head to one of the big hubs to get to where you want to go. You could even head further afield than one of the destinations listed here, all you need to do is look at where the connections can be made.

A whole world of adventure waits for you and you don’t have to go through the hassle of a major airport to get there. Think about where you would like to go on vacation next and start making plans to get there. Start your next adventure from Bristol Airport today!

Posted by Mark at 8:47am

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