SAS, the largest airline in Scandinavia, offers cheap international flights to Manchester from many destinations in Scandinavia and around the world. Our city guide will help you find out what's up & the best tips from SAS crew & passengers.
Enjoy the superb shopping, eating, drinking and nightlife in the city or head out to stunning countryside in the surrounding towns and villages. This free-spirited city demands your attention with a warm, no-nonsense welcome and a liberating open-mindedness that challenges you to take part.
What's up in Manchester
|Hidden gems |
For a few days in September, get access to places normally closed to the public.
|Arty stuff |
Urbis is the city's art center. If you travel with kids, catch one of their workshops for children.
Practice ice ax moves on a 7-meter-high sheer wall of ice.
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|Northern Quarter |
Manchester city center
Known as the creative quarter of Manchester with lots of shops, cafés & bars, Affleck's Palace is a good stop, a former department store that has been turned into a multi-storey bazaar for alternative clothing and knick-knacks. Shopping can be exhausting - the Northern Quarter Restaurant & Bar is a good place to replenish your enegy reserves. Great food and long opening hours.
Llewelyn, ground crew
|Fletcher Moss Garden |
One of the best-kept gardens in Manchester. Make sure to fill up your picnic basket at Barbakan Deli, another best in town.
|The Lowry |
Landmark art venue in Salford Quays. There's also a nice collection of shops & restaurants at Lowry Plaza. Nice architecture around the place too, quite modern. It's a bit out of the way, but easy to reach by tram.
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|Population: 2.6 million |
|Language: English |
|Currency: Pound (£) |
|Time zone: UTC || |
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