The 10 most popular summer travel destinations from Edinburgh Airport

The recent bout of unpredictable weather has seen a surge of Edinburgh holidaymakers head for warmer locations, with 150,000 travellers set to jet off over the weekend.

Tuesday, 16th July 2019, 3:44 pm
How many of these destinations have you travelled to?
How many of these destinations have you travelled to?

With plenty of bargain, last-minute deals up for grabs, Edinburgh Airport is set to be packed over the coming weeks as travellers seek out sunnier climes, and Spain is proving to be the most popular destination of choice. Research from travel agency, Barrhead Travel, revealed five Spanish destinations in their top 10 travel spots for the 2019 summer holidays, with Majorca topping the list. How many of the top 10 have you travelled to?

Home to turquoise waters, sandy coves and rugged mountains, Majorca offers plenty in the way of scenery and relaxation, alongside its charming villages and historical sights.
Its crystal blue waters and ever sunny climate lends Corfu lots of appeal, and the beautifully preserved Old Town offers the perfect spot to enjoy some shopping or a bite to eat.

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Popular for its good value, Bulgaria is a great low-budget destination, and boasts a number of beach resorts, pretty coastal towns and towering mountains for visitors to enjoy.
Known as one of Catalonia's most cultural towns, Reus is famed for being the birthplace of Gaudi and is awash with beautiful buildings, churches and museums.
As well as a warm temperature all year round, Tenerife also boasts an impressive volcanic landscape and beautiful beaches, and has an array of attractions that cater for both adults and children alike.
While its unspoilt, sandy beaches keeps luring holidaymakers to its shores, the Turkish resort is growing in popularity thanks to its good value for money with the pound's strength against the Turkish Lira.
Gaining in popularity thanks to its stunning scenery and architecture, Malta is home to the likes of prehistoric temples, sheltered bays and hilltop towns, giving visitors a wealth of sites to explore.
Iconic landmarks including the Arc de Triomphe, Sacr-Cur and the Eiffel Tower are just a few of the stunning sites Paris has to offer, alongside its cafe-lined streets the romantic River Seine.
Boasting beautiful beaches and a vibrant city centre with an excellent food and nightlife scene, Barcelona offers the best of both worlds in the way of relaxation and a lively atmosphere.
It may be best known for its bustling nightlife, but Ibiza does have a calmer side with an array of glorious, secluded beaches to enjoy a bit of downtime.