Popular Accommodations in Manchester
Highlights in Manchester
- Cathedral in Perpendicular Style
- Aircraft at the Museum of Science and Industry
- Symphony concerts in the Free Trade Hall
- Heaton Park in the city centre
Most popular in Manchester
Vacation rentals in Manchester
The old town of Manchester consists of several districts where you will find some comfortable holiday apartments. From an apartment in Chinatown it is only a few steps to the Asian restaurants and shops. For shopping, a holiday apartment near King Street and Market Street is the ideal starting point. You can even rent entire vacation rentals in a relatively central location in Manchester.Modern holiday accommodation for the perfect holiday
In Manchester, there are Victorian-style buildings, red brick houses, occasionally half-timbered houses and modern skyscrapers. Especially the Skyscrapers give you a fantastic view over the city. Sometimes you can also find one or the other accommodation with a terrace that invites you to relax. So that you can get safely from the airport to the apartment, you can often book a shuttle service in addition. If you are travelling by car, in many cases it is also possible to park directly in front of the holiday accommodation.
Holiday in Manchester
Location and orientation
The city of Manchester lies in the northwest of England. It is considered the centre of Metropolitan County Greater Manchester and has an airport in the south of the city. From London you can reach your holiday destination with Virgin Trains in about two and a half hours.
Things to know
Manchester has a total of 135 parks and gardens. One of the most important green areas is Heaton Park, which is located in the northern part of the city centre. Due to its area of 250 hectares, it is the largest public park in Europe.
Manchester is a large university city whose campus, with around one hundred thousand students, is one of the largest in the world.
Top 3 travel tips
Strolling through the city, you will certainly notice the Gothic cathedral of Manchester, which was built in 1421 in the Perpendicular style. Worth seeing are also the grain exchange from the late 19th century and the neo-Gothic town hall. The station entrance hall on Liverpool Road is considered the oldest preserved station hall in the world.2. To see interesting and artistic things in the museum
Manchester's industrial past is vividly documented in the Museum of Science and Industry. Among other things, aircraft, locomotives and industrial machines can also be seen here. The most important art museums in the city are the Whitworth Art Gallery and the Manchester Art Gallery, where changing exhibitions as well as existing collections of Pre-Raphaelite painting are presented.3. Enjoy music and acting at the highest level
Symphonic music is performed mainly at Bridgewater Hall and Free Trade Hall. Manchester Opera House is known for its impressive performances of opera, concerts, ballet, musicals and cabaret. Other important cultural centres are the Royal Exchange Theatre and Library Theatre.