The Government should champion investment in regional infrastructure to support economic growth and help eradicate the north-south divide, according to a new report published today.
For a gift that will impress this Valentines Day, we've pulled together a list of our most romantic destinations so you can surprise your other half with a long weekend away.
Known as the City of Love and the City of Light, Paris one of the world’s top tourist destinations, renowned for its contributions to global culture, arts, fashion and cuisine. Whether you decide to have a romantic stroll along the Seine hand-in-hand or perhaps a candlelit meal at a cosy bistro, the romantic ambiance in Paris is definitely hard to ignore.
Escape to Paris for Valentine’s Day weekend with direct flights from Liverpool with easyJet.
From diverse and beautiful architecture to world-famous sights like the Van Gogh Museum, Rijksmuseum and Anne Frank Huis, Amsterdam will have you run off your feet with things to do for the entirety of your stay. Make sure you save some time to visit the breath-taking Vondelpark, one of the city’s largest parks attracting 10 million visitors a year and the perfect location for a romantic bike ride or stroll.
Book your romantic getaway to Amsterdam with easyJet today.
Budapest’s sweeping, beautiful romantic views over the night lit Danube River is just one of many reasons couples flock to the capital of Hungary. Lovers can enjoy a sunset cruise or a candle lit dinner when the city’s riverside attractions are stunningly illuminated.
Of course, no trip to Hungary is complete without a visit to an outdoor thermal pool, so we’d recommend you try Széchenyi Baths towards the north of the city for a romantic and relaxing day out.
Fly direct from Liverpool to Budapest with Wizz Air and book your romantic getaway today!
Lisbon makes for a perfect Valentine’s date – beautiful, captivating and culturally diverse. If you want to discover the numerous sightseeing spots and explore the museums and galleries, or simply want a chilled weekend enjoying the eateries whilst browsing the city, Lisbon will not disappoint.
For a picture-perfect backdrop, make your way to Alfama, Castelo and Graça neighbourhoods for lookouts to swoon over.
Find flights direct to Lisbon from LJLA with easyJet today.
On the Douro River, Porto is one of the oldest city centres in Europe – so much so that its historical centre is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Filled with baroque architecture, there are also hints of neoclassicism and romanticism, making Porto a stunning destination for a cultural Valentine’s retreat.
Book your next break to Porto and fly direct from Liverpool with Ryanair.
To find out where else you can fly to from LJLA, browse our destinations page here.
Passenger numbers at Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LJLA) continue to grow at the start of the winter season, with a rise of 5% in October compared to October 2017, with many passengers and families taking advantage of the choice of flights to some great overseas destinations during the school half term.
With the festive Christmas period not far away, there’s never been a better time to explore the vast array of Christmas markets across Europe. Here’s a selection of what’s on over the festive period in 2018: