Fares are subject to availability and are priced per person one way, including 20kg checked baggage – ideal for bringing back souvenirs and Christmas gifts – in-flight menu and full-bar service so fliers can raise a glass or two to a celebrate their winter jaunt.
Fly from Bristol to Frankfurt from £79 and for the festive atmosphere fuelled by the city’s signature apple wine known as Ebbelwei. Offering what locals call the largest Christmas market in Germany, with more than 200 ornately decorated stalls located in the Römerberg and St Paul’s Square, there are plenty of opportunities for a well-wrapped up stroll and a tasty treat: local speciality, Bethmännchen - biscuits with marzipan.
Depart East Midlands for Brussels from £80 and indulge in the Belgian capital’s famous frites – as well as its many beers and delicious chocolates. Take advantage of late opening times at the city’s museums every Thursday until 12 December, or head out to the panorama restaurant at the iconic Atomium for impressive views without neglecting the bars of the famous Grand Place.
Jet off from Birmingham to Gothenburg from £83pp one way and seek out sensational seasonal gifts at the city’s biggest Christmas market in Liseberg Amusement Park (15 November-29 December. For a great view, take a ride on the Wheel of Gothenburg and don’t miss the traditional wooden houses of Haga Nygata – all good ways to build an appetite for a festive feast at one of the Swedish city’s restaurants such as newly-opened Spisa Matbar.