The Original Modern City

Known throughout the world as the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution, Manchester has a proud history in science, politics, music, art and sports.

Art, culture, history, nightlife or just fun: Manchester surprises its visitors at every turn.


Arts & Culture

No visit to Manchester is complete without being enchanted by the Gothic architecture at the John Rylands Library and Manchester Cathedral. Modern art is best admired at the Manchester Art Gallery and the Whitworth,  ancient and modern history comes alive at the Manchester Museum and the Imperial War Museum North. The Science and Industry Museum, Play Factore and the LEGOLAND Discovery Centre are great fun for the whole family.

Manchester is also known for its entertainment with a variety of cinemas, theaters and legendary clubs that provide good entertainment at night.

The legend of football

Of course Manchester is synonymous with football, it's ingrained in the city's DNA. The stadiums of Manchester United (who hasn't heard of "Old Trafford"?) and Manchester City can be visited with fascinating tours, with a Matchday VIP Experience a ticket to a Manchester United home game is assured.

Direct flights from Klagenfurt to Manchester

The Irish airline Ryanair connects Klagenfurt directly with Manchester every Saturday starting winter 2022/23.

From Manchester airport, the train takes you directly to the city center in just 20 minutes.

On VisitManchester you can find useful and interesting things for planning your vacation.

Manchester is also the gateway to the fascinating north of England and is an ideal starting point for exploring the Lake District or the cities of Chester, Leeds, Liverpool, Newcastle or York.