As temperatures plunge in Scotland, many people's thoughts are turning to catching some winter sun.

Here are 10 winter sun destinations you can escape to direct from Edinburgh Airport

As December approaches and we edge closer to the shortest day of the year, here are the places you can fly away to and forget the cold for a few days.

Thursday, 25th November 2021, 4:38 pm

Last winter, foreign travel was firmly off the menu as Covid restrictions left flights cancelled and holiday resorts empty.

But this year we are once again free to travel and the departures board at Edinburgh Airport is once again filled with attractive destinations for a week-long holiday or long weekend away.

For those of us comfortable with boarding a plane again, we thought we’d look at what options are available without the hassle of connecting flights or transfers.

It goes without saying that you should check the Covid restictions for your destination of choice with the Scottish Government before you go.

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