13 top holiday getaways from Bristol Airport this Easter

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With the Easter Holidays around the corner, are you looking for a last-minute holiday?

Look no further. We have put together a list of the top destinations from Bristol Airport according to the airport and airlines.

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Here are the most popular getaway destinations from/to Bristol Airport with direct flights:


Malaga is located in the Costa del Sol in Andalusia, Spain and is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in Western Europe with about 2,800 years of history.

The Holy Week processions will take place in Malaga daily (weather permitting) from April 2 to April 9.

Some of the city's top tourist attractions include the Alcazaba, Museo del Automóvil y la Moda de Malaga, Malaga Catedral, Museo del Vidrio y Cristal de Malaga, Castillo de Gibralfaro and Museo Picasso Malaga.

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According to Wikipedia, Malaga has average highs of 19.6°C in March and 21.4°C in April.


Located in the Spanish region of the same name, Alicante is a historic Mediterranean port.

Top tourist attractions include Castillo de Santa Barbara, Guadalest Valley, Playa de San Juan, Passeig Esplanada d'Espanya and MARQ Museo Arqueológico de Alicante.

According to the Met Office, Alicante has average highs of 19.3°C in March and 21.4°C in April.


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Located in the Canary Islands, Tenerife has two airports and is home to about two-fifths of the entire Canary population.

Some of its popular tourist attractions include Loro Parque, Siam Park, Volcan El Teide, Teide National Park, Monkey Park and Botanical Gardens (Jardin Botanico). 

According to the Met Office, Tenerife has average highs of 22.3°C in March and 23°C in April.


Some of the top tourist attractions in the Irish capital include the Kilmainham Gaol Museum, The Little Museum of Dublin, the Guinness Storehouse, Jameson Distillery Bow St, the Irish Whiskey Museum and St Stephens Green.

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Over Easter, Dublin is expected to have average highs of 12°C according to Met Office.


Located in the Netherlands, Amsterdam's rich history dates back to the 12th century.

Some of the top tourist attractions include the Anne Frank House, the Van Gogh Museum, Rijksmuseum, Vondelpark, The Jordaan and Our Lord in the Attic Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder.

According to the Met Office, Amsterdam has average highs of 9.9°C in March and 14.2°C in April.


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Located in Switzerland, Geneva is home to 82 buildings and sites listed as Swiss heritage sites of national significance.

Some of its top tourist attractions include Lake Geneva, Jet d'Eau, Cathédrale de Saint-Pierre, Patek Philippe Museum, Cern and Palais des Nations.

According to Wikipedia, Geneva has average highs of 11.8°C in March and 15.9°C in April.


Faro is the biggest city in the Algarve region of southern Portugal.

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Some of its top tourist attractions include Old Town Faro, Ilha Do Faro, Paria de Faro, Museu Municipal de Faro, Algarve Rock Brewery and Centro Ciência Viva do Algarve.

According to Wikipedia, Faro has average highs of 19.1°C in March and 20.4°C in April.


Over the Easter holidays, there are direct flights from Bristol to six cities in Greece:

  • Athens (from March 31)
  • Corfu (from March 31)
  • Crete (from April 3)
  • Rhodes (from March 31)
  • Symi (from March 31)
  • Zante (from April 3)

The country is home to the world's longest cable-stayed bridge, the Rio-Antirrio. Much of Greece is rich in olive groves and figs and has a strong dairy industry, as several types of cheeses are created here.

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Top attractions include the Parthenon, which sits atop the Acropolis (a must-visit temple), Attica Zoological Park in the Athens suburb of Sparta which is home to around 2000 animals and the National Archaeological Museum in Athens.

According to the Met Office, Athens has average highs of 16.1°C in March and 19.8°C in April, 16.2°C and 19.4°C in Corfu and Zante, and 17.1°C and 20°C in Crete and 16.2°C.


Set in the Balearic Islands, Majorca's top tourist attractions include the Catedral de Mallorca, Alcudia Old Town, Cuevas del Drach, Palma Aquarium and Playa de Muro Beach.

For a glimpse of the new alongside the old, no trip would be complete without a walk around the Old City in Palma, where visitors can see jaunty architectural styles set out among the more typical Majorcan designs.

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According to the Met Office, Majorca has average highs of 17.9°C in March and 20.4°C in April.


Some of the top tourist attractions in the Scottish capital include the Royal Yacht Britannia, Arthur's Seat, Edinburgh Castle, The Real Mary King's Close, the National Museum of Scotland and Camera Obscura and the World of Illusions.

Over Easter, Edinburgh is expected to have average highs of 12°C according to Met Office.


Over the Easter holidays, there are direct flights from Bristol to two cities in Cyprus:

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  • Larnaca 
  • Paphos

Some of the top tourist attractions at Paphos include Kato Paphos Archaeological Park, Paphos Aphrodite Waterpark, Tombs of the Kings, Agios Neophytos Monastery and Pafos Zoo.

Must-see spots at Larnaca include Agios Lazaros, Finikoudes Beach, Zenobia Wreck, Mackenzie Beach and Larnaca Salt Lake.

According to the Met Office, Cyprus has average highs of 19°C in March and 21.9°C in April.


Over the Easter holidays, there are direct flights from Bristol to three cities in Turkey:

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  • Dalaman
  • Bodrum (from March 31)
  • Antalya

Bodrum is home to some of the finest beaches in Turkey, including Gumbet Beach, Bitez Beach, Yashi Beach and Camel Beach, and famous resorts like Gumbet, Altinkum, Torba, Turgutreis and Bitez. The Castle of St Peter stands picturesquely on the waterfront and is home to the renowned Museum of Underwater Archaeology.

Antalya is home to many historical sites including Hadrian's Gate, Yivli Minare Mosque and the Aya Yorgi Church. Other popular sites to visit include Antalya Aquarium, Düden Waterfalls and Konyaaltı Beach.

According to the Met Office, Bodrum has average highs of 18.1°C in March and 21.4°C in April. According to Wikipedia, Antalya has average highs of 18.4°C in March and 21.8°C in April. 


Over the Easter holidays, there are direct flights from Bristol to two cities in Egypt:

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  • Hurghada
  • Sharm El Sheik

Hurghada's clear and calm waters have made the city a popular destination for lovers of water sports. Tourist attractions include the Hurghada Jungle Aqua Park, which is home to 21 slides for both adults and children and multiple sites with underwater gardens with corals and rare fish.

Sharm El Sheikh is famous for being one of the best sites for diving as it has beautiful coral reefs. Tourist attractions include the Ras Mohammed National Park which is the most famous park in Egypt and one of the best diving areas in the world, and the Aqua Blu Sharm water park which even has a bakery, cafes and a supermarket.

According to the Met Office, Hurghada has average highs of 21.9°C in March and 25.1°C in April, and 21.9°C and 25.1°C in Sharm El Sheikh.

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