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Manchester International Airport is one of the UK's major airports and is located in the North West of England. It is close to the M6 motorway and within easy access of the trans-Pennine M62 making it a major point of departure for people throughout the North. It boasts plentiful parking and the kind of facilities demanded by the modern traveller. Parking facilities include 'turn up and park', long stay parking and drop off points. For those choosing not to travel by car, the airport can be reached by coach, bus, Metrolink, train and taxi. Metrolink is ideal for passengers arriving from central Manchester and it stops at several stations en route.
Flights Manchester passengers can relax before departure at the lounges in Manchester Airport's three terminals. For those wanting to make some purchases there are also excellent shopping facilities available. There are well known restaurants, bars, snack bars and coffee houses at the airport, guaranteed to help passengers enjoy the best possible start to their holiday. Staff are also on hand to assist those with young children, or those who have mobility difficulties.
Those who have travelled a long way, or who prefer a good night's rest before taking flights from Manchester, will be pleased to know that there are several hotels close to the airport. A shuttle service allows those who have enjoyed a comfortable night's sleep to arrive for their flights in good time. Book flights from Manchester to Porto by visiting the ebookers.com website.
Porto is a charismatic and unique city, which draws tourists to its elaborate old-world architecture. It is the second largest city in Portugal after Lisbon. Francisco de Sa Carneiro Airport, or simply Porto Airport, serves the city of Porto. The state-of-the-art airport is about seven miles north of the city centre and approximately fifteen minutes away from Porto’s top tourist destinations. The airport is a hub to major airlines, such as Air Berlin, Ryanair, SATA International, and easyJet. Porto Airport is the second busiest airport in Portugal, so booking your flights in advance with ebookers ensures you'll get great travel deals to the city.
Taking the Metro Purple Line just outside the terminal is the fastest mode of transport to Porto. The trip to the city centre takes thirty minutes for a single fare of €2.20. The train stops at Estadio do Dragao, the current grounds of F.C. Porto. Local STCP bus lines connect passengers to the city centre for fares starting at €1.50 and can be found outside the arrivals hall. Although it’s more expensive at €20, taxis are the preferred mode of transport if you have several pieces of luggage.
Porto has warm, dry summers, and balmy, rainy winters. Summer temperatures are comfortable at 15°C to 25°C, but temperatures can increase to 40°C during heat waves. Winters are pleasantly mild at 6°C to 14°C. The dry season is often cut short by occasional showers, and it is best to visit the city from June to mid-August to avoid the frequent rains.
Tourists are drawn to Porto’s historic city centre, baroque-style buildings, and exquisite wines. The historic city centre of Porto is a World Heritage Site, which boasts spectacular interior designs and opulent churches. The Sao Francisco and Santa Clara Church are sure to impress, with over-the-top interiors that are covered with gold. Cais de Ribeira in downtown Porto is the best place to begin your trip as it encompasses the World Heritage area and the old wine cellars at Villa Nova de Gaia. Other famous attractions in Porto include the National Museum Soares dos Reis, Sao Joao National Theatre, Douro Valley, and the shopping centres in Rua de Santa Catarina. Book your flights to Porto on ebookers and prepare to be amazed by the city’s charm and its fabulous sights.
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