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pounds 60

a vineyard apartment in Tuscany can be yours for a week. This price, per person, is based on apartment accommodation sleeping six (a total of pounds 360 for the property). Cottages to Castles (tel: 01622 726883).

pounds 80

modern-art lovers who have not yet been to the new Gehry-designed Guggenheim museum in Bilbao can take advantage of Go's new services to Spain. The low-cost British Airways airline will fly to Bilbao from 20 May. This return fare includes taxes. The airline will also be flying to Malaga and Madrid this spring and summer. Go (tel: 0845 60 54321).

pounds 104

students under 26 and ISIC card- holders can travel to Rome. This return flight is valid for bookings and departures before 31 March. usit Campus (tel: 0171-730 3402).

pounds 217

take a short ski-break in Switzerland, until the end of March. This per- person deal includes three night's half-board accommodation, lift passes and transfers. Flights are not included, but easyJet (tel: 0870 60 00000) has flights to Geneva from pounds 29 one way. Chalet Hotel Alpage (tel: 0171- 583 5566).

pounds 397

travel to Hell's islands, otherwise known as Pakleni Otoci in Croatia and stay on the islet of Palmizana, situated off the Dalmatian island of Hvar. The rustic villa accommodation is set in its own botanical garden. This deal, per person, is valid for travel during March and April and includes accommodation with breakfast, flights and transfers. Dolunay Holidays (tel: 01452 501978).

pounds 598

follow Robert Louis Stevenson's route through central France, as described in his Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes. The seven-night "inn to inn" walk is in the beautiful region between the south of the Auvergne and the Massif Central. This per-person price is based on departures from June, and includes the return Le Shuttle crossing for car and passengers, half-board country-hotel accommodation and daily luggage transfer. Sherpa Expeditions (tel: 0181-577 2717).

5

explore Canada on a three-week motor-home holiday, departing up to 25 May. This per-person deal includes return flights to either Calgary or Vancouver, rental of a two-berth vehicle with cooker, fridge, power-steering, plus 100km free mileage. Lakes & Mountains Holidays (tel: 01329 844 405).

pounds 749

take an 11-night cruise of the Mediterranean. Departing on 30 March, this cruise visits the ports of Naples, Santorini, Volos, Istanbul, Kusadasi, Piraeus and Capri. The per-person price includes three-star cabin accommodation, all meals, return flights, transfers and taxes. MSC (tel: 0171-637 2525).

pounds 990

twitchers can take a 10-day birdwatching tour of Zambia's Luangwa Valley, where they will be able to observe over 200 bird species, together with 30 species of large mammal. This per-person deal includes return flights, tent accommodation, all meals and expertly guided wildlife-viewing expeditions. The tour departs from London on 26 March. Naturetrek (tel: 01962 733051).

pounds 1,765

take a tour through ancient China. This 22-day trip takes you to the Panda Research centre in Chengdu, along with visits to the cities of Xian and Beijing. The tour departs on 25 April and includes return flights, transport, guide and b&b accommodation. Explore Worldwide (tel: 01252 760 100).

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