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Flights to Manchester, United Kingdom

Flights to Manchester, United Kingdom

Manchester offers a lot more than just football.

When you think about Manchester, you're sure to think of football. But this lively English city offers a lot more than just sporting pleasures. A contemporary metropolis with modern landmark buildings, a brilliant art and culture scene, countless bars and friendly people, Manchester is just waiting to be explored. Visit it with us.

Manchester for the weekend

Visit the main sights of the city such as the John Rylands Library, Manchester Cathedral, the Town Hall, Chinatown and the many museums, including the National Football Museum. A short tram ride takes you Manchester's waterfront district, The Quays, with impressive modern architecture on both sides of the Manchester Ship Canal. Go and see a football match: choose between world-famous Manchester United and their rivals Manchester City. And celebrate the result with the locals in one of the city's many bars or enjoy the live music for which Manchester is famous.

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Manchester for shopping

Fashion enthusiasts may struggle to resist the temptations of Manchester's vibrant shopping culture. Manchester offers top fashion boutiques and young local designers. Exchange Square, a modern city square, is Manchester's largest shopping area, with department stores and shopping centres: the Arndale, Selfridges and the Triangle.

Manchester with the family

Many of Manchester's sights are also fun for children, and even the youngest visitors are sure to enjoy a visit to the Museum of Science and Industry. Indoor skiing, snowboarding and other winter sports are available all year round at Chill Factore. Or why not visit the LEGOLAND Discovery Centre, where children's imagination can take flight.

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When travelling to Manchester do not miss:

  • The John Rylands Library: this neo-Gothic building contains one of the largest collections in England, including the earliest fragment of the New Testament.
  • Manchester Cathedral: this wonderful Gothic cathedral, built in the Middle Ages, has more than once been damaged by bombs and subsequently repaired.
  • St Ann's Church: consecrated in 1712, this church is one of two focal points of surviving old Manchester, the other being the cathedral.
  • The Town Hall: built in 1887, it remains a proud symbol of the city.
  • Old Trafford: the home of Manchester United FC is the second largest football stadium in the United Kingdom and the ninth largest in Europe.
  • National Football Museum: a paradise for football fans, the museum moved to Manchester from Preston in 2012.
  • The Lowry: this art and entertainment centre, occupying a stunning modern building that is reflected in the waters of the canal, is home to two theatres and several galleries, cafés, bars and restaurants.
  • Imperial War Museum North: housed in an impressive structure built in 2002, IVM North explores the impact of modern conflicts on people and society.

Manchester will thrill you on your first visit and surprise you every time you return. Fly with us to Manchester.