Escape the UK winter with these sunny EasyJet destinations from Gatwick Airport

As the winter season sets in, it’s time to start thinking about your next holiday destination. But where to go to escape the cold and dreary months in the UK?

Luckily, EasyJet offers a variety of affordable flights from Gatwick Airport to the best winter sun destinations around Europe and Africa.

From sandy beaches to historic cities, this guide will showcase the top destinations EasyJet has to offer…

  1. Agadir, Morocco
    If you’re looking for a more exotic escape, Agadir, Morocco should be at the top of your list. It boasts a lengthy coastline where you can relax and soak up the sun, take a dip in the Atlantic Ocean or plunge into the local markets and immerse yourself in the vibrant Moroccan culture. From Gatwick Airport, EasyJet offers direct flights to Agadir that take just over three and a half hours. Once you arrive, explore the remnants of the old Kasbah fortress, discover the ancient ruins of Tizourgane, or take advantage of the great beach nightlife at Agadir’s buzzing city centre.
  2. Tenerife, Canary Islands
    Tenerife, one of the Canary Islands, is located off the northwest coast of Africa and it is an ideal escape from the British winter drizzle. Tenerife is well known for its stunning scenery, sunny beaches, and delicious food. There are plenty of flights to Tenerife and EasyJet offers affordable and direct flights from Gatwick airport. Once you arrive, head over to the lively resort town of Playa de las Americas on the south coast. It provides all the typical beach holiday activities, including water sports, shopping, and excellent nightlife.
  3. Lanzarote, Canary Islands
    Another sunny haven awaits visitors in Lanzarote. Lanzarote is a volcanic island located in the Atlantic, just a four hour and fifteen minute flight away from Gatwick Airport. This island allows for plenty of adventure with black sand beaches, fascinating vineyards and awe-inspiring volcanic terrain. EasyJet has Direct flights from Gatwick Airport, so head over to Lanzarote this winter and don’t forget to take part in the island’s famous surfing scene while you are there.
  4. Malta
    At the heart of the Mediterranean, Malta is an archipelago offering a unique mix of culture and nature. With over 300 days of sunshine, the islands boast attractions such as prehistoric monuments, historical architecture, and a lively urban culture – all set against a backdrop of blue and turquoise waters. EasyJet flies direct to Malta from Gatwick Airport, with a travel time of around three hours. Once you arrive, visit the old city of Valletta where you can see the Grand Masters Palace, St. John’s Cathedral, and of course, take a stroll down Valletta’s beautiful waterfront.
  5. Palermo, Sicily
    If you’re looking for some Italian flavour and sun, Palermo is your perfect choice. Palermo is the capital city of the Italian island of Sicily, located just a two-hour and thirty-five-minute flight from Gatwick airport. This city is rich in history, art and culture, making it one of the best winter sun destinations in Europe. Enjoy the stunning beaches, soak up the city’s lively atmosphere, and indulge in the local Sicilian cuisine. Also, don’t forget to visit the magnificent Capuchin catacombs of Palermo that hold thousands of preserved human remains.

EasyJet provides direct flights from Gatwick Airport to some of the best winter sun destinations in Europe and Africa. Whether you’re seeking a city break in Palermo, outdoor adventures in Lanzarote, or a cultural getaway in Malta, the above destinations appeal to different tastes and budgets. So start packing your bags, leave your winter coat behind, and escape the winter blues with these fantastic destinations. Happy travels!


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