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Czech out Prague, sample seafood in Sweden, and paddle the Scottish Highlands: Travel deals

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Now... Paddle the Scottish Highlands

On 8 August, Wilderness Scotland are offering the chance to explore Scotland's whisky region by canoe, paddling the length of the River Spey. The deal costs £795pp, with four nights' half-board, transport, a canoeing guide and equipment.


Soon... Sample seafood in Sweden

Inntravel has a trip running on 6 September, that skirts around Sweden's West Coast, taking in fishing villages and local seafood in the Koster Islands and Fjallbacka on the mainland. The price of £1,080pp includes six nights' B&B, five dinners and transfers but not travel to Sweden.


Later... A southern Asian adventure

For departures in October and November, the price of Explore's "Secrets of Sri Lanka" tour is £2,130pp. Including 13 nights' B&B accommodation, flights, a guide and transfers, it visits Kandy, Yala National Park, the historic town of Galle and the beaches of Bentota.


Deals of the week

Less than £200... Czech out Prague next month

British Airways has two nights at the Hilton in Prague, which overlooks the River Vltava, a short walk from the atmospheric Old Town for £189pp. Based on travel in August, the deal includes flights from Heathrow and breakfast.


Less than £500... Catch some sun in Crete

For £355pp easyJet Holidays is offering a week on the Greek Island of Crete. Travelling on 5 September, with flights from Gatwick, the deal includes self-catering accommodation at the Palatia Village Apartments, overlooking Hersonissos harbour.


Less than £1,000... Go luxe in coastal Turkey

Exclusive Escapes has a week at the luxurious Deniz Feneri Lighthouse near Kas on Turkey's Lycian Coast for £950pp. Departing on 23 August, the package includes breakfast, flights to Dalaman, transfers, a day's gulet cruise and a Turkish bath.