If you are wanting to escape the festivities in Glasgow and experience a different Christmas culture, check out our top five Christmas market picks. With direct flights available from Glasgow airport for all budgets, why not book that weekend jolly away!
Glasgow to Berlin- Germany’s capital is home to more than 60 Christmas markets, including the Charlottenburg Palace and Weihnachtszelt with its very own ice rink. If you are looking for a full-on festive Christmas market experience, then Berlin is the destination for you. With regular flights from Glasgow airport with EasyJet and Ryanair, you are sure to grab a deal!
Glasgow to Barcelona- The beautiful Barcelona Cathedral is home to the city’s oldest and most well-known Christmas market, the Fira de Santa Llucia. If you are looking for somewhere without the German Christmas market feel, then Barcelona is the place for you for festive fun- just don’t expect any bratwursts! Jet2 regularly fly straight into Barcelona so find yourself a cheap deal.
Glasgow to Krakow– If you are looking for a more cultured experience, Krakow has a marvellous Christmas market with local crafts, jewellers and food stalls, such as the Rynek market in Central Square. Krakow is also home to 40 beautiful public parks if you fancy exploring the architecture. Ryanair directly flies into Krakow from Glasgow Airport so you can be assured that you will find a cheap deal!
Glasgow to New York- Home to the infamous Central Park ice rink, Rockefeller Centre Plaza is referred to as the capital of NYC Christmas, and the Bank of America Winter Village features more than 150 holiday shops. New York is the perfect destination for those wanting an iconic festive break. We are lucky enough to have direct flights straight into New York City from Glasgow Airport, with prices starting from as little as £297 return with Jet2.
Glasgow to Prague- Prague’s main Christmas markets are Old Town Square and Wenceslas Square which are a five minute walk from each other. Prague is only about a two-hour plane journey with Jet2 from Glasgow airport so it makes the perfect festive weekend breakaway for those wanting a more traditional market experience.