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Check out these 7 winter escapes direct from Liverpool John Lennon Airport

 Well it’s official, Summer is over, but Winter sun and fun is just a hop, skip and a flight away.

Hands up who enjoyed our 5 days of summer this year? Why not treat yourself to some winter sun, or a Autumn city-break direct from our very own Liverpool John Lennon Airport? With more destinations on offer right across Europe, you’re a little more than a couple of hours away from a sandy beach, bustling cultural quarter and an ice-cold beer.

A week in the sun may be a bit of a stretch on the run up to Christmas, but that doesn’t mean you can’t go adventuring. With so many brilliant city break destinations on offer, from Amsterdam, Barcelona, Rome, Paris and more, a cheeky Friday night flight could have you in the city of love in less than 90 minutes and home in time for your Sunday roast. We’ve handpicked some of our favourite destinations to check out this Autumn.

Here’s 7 destinations you can escape to direct from Liverpool John Lennon Airport……

1 – Fuerteventura, Canary Islands

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Fuerteventura is the closest Canary Island to the African Coast and enjoys temperatures similar to Florida and Mexico. With a flight time of 4 hours, 150 idyllic beaches and more restaurants, bars and culture than you can shake a sandy flip-flop at, why not treat yourself to a tan this winter? More on Fuerteventura flights here.

2 – Venice, Italy

From the end of October there will be two weekly flights from Liverpool direct to the floating city of Venice, Italy and if culture is your thing, this is the city break for you. Why not spend a weekend enjoying the winter art exhibitions, outdoor events and fantastic food markets that Venice has to offer alongside the spectacular architecture and plenty of gondola selfies! Venice city guide info here.

3 – Bucharest, Romania

Bucharest is an energetic and vibrant city which offers plenty of things to see and do, all year round. As well as being the residence of the infamous Vlad the Impaler (inspiration for Bram Stoker’s Dracula), this Romanian capital oozes history and culture which can be felt just from walking around its longstanding, beautiful streets. Fly direct from LJLA with Blue Air and click here for more.

4 – Larnaca, Cyprus

The best thing about Cyprus is that winters are mild, so you can enjoy what this destination has to offer all year round! A 4 hour EasyJet or Blue Air flight from Liverpool John Lennon Airport could land you right in the heart of party central Ayia Napa or the quieter Nissi Beach for a long weekend or week in the late winter sun. With beautiful beaches, fully stocked tavernas and a warm welcome, why not escape the rain and explore Cyprus? More here.

5 – Marrakech, Morocco

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Oh yes, you can now fly direct to Morocco from Liverpool thanks to Ryanair from November. Fancy staying in a historical riad? This style of Moroccan accommodation is now more accessible than ever and can be found for prices which suit all kinds of budgets. Plan your African adventure and experience a whole new culture directly from LJLA. Find out more here.

6 – Alicante, Spain

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Everyone knows Alicante, its one of our fave holiday destinations throughout the summer months, but did you know its still pleasantly warm (and much less crowded) throughout October? You can fly directly to the Costa Blanca from Liverpool with EasyJet, Ryanair and Blue Air and enjoy the blue flag beaches, medieval cobbled streets bursting with culture and of course the mouth-watering seafood. More info here.

7 – Milan, Italy

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Oh yes, you read that right! One of Europe’s biggest and best fashion capitals is now in reach as Blue Air fly directly from Liverpool John Lennon Airport. If you’re into catwalk trends, stunning architecture, art of any kind and you adore the Italian cuisine, Milan is the city break for you this Winter. Just over 2 hours in the air and you could be checking out the winter markets, café culture and catwalk trends. Flights and more here.

Where is your favourite winter destination to escape to from Liverpool John Lennon Airport? Tweet us (and make us jealous with your holiday pics) @TheGuideLpool or email us info@theguideliverpool.com and we’ll share the best on our socials.

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