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Deals of the week - Barcelona, cruising Venice to Athens, El Hierro


Less than £200... For £189pp, Teletext Holidays has a break in Barcelona. Spend mornings admiring Gaudi's creations, afternoons on the beach, then crash out at the Tryp Apolo where two nights' room-only is included with easyJet flights from Liverpool on 13 August. Teletextholidays.co.uk

Less than 500... Holland America Line's cruise sale continues until 28 July. Options include a week on the MS Ryndam for £399pp that starts in Venice on 31 August, then Dubrovnik, Kotor and the Greek Islands of Corfu and Santorini before ending in Athens; flights extra. Hollandamerica.com

Less than £1,000... Inntravel has a new self-guided walking holiday to El Hierro, the smallest and least-developed of the Canary Islands. It departs from 1 September for £798pp with a week's B&B spread between four hotels, most meals and luggage transfers; flights extra. Inntravel.co.uk