Good to go: Italian Dolomites; cultural Portugal; Scandinavian sale
Wednesday 24 August 2011
Peaks of perfection
Protected by Unesco as an area of "outstanding natural beauty", the Italian Dolomites offer miles of hiking, biking and trekking among the majestic peaks. Crystal Summer has a week-long stay at the Chalet Salvan – elevated on a slope above the village of Selva Gardena – with half-board for £416 per person. The deal includes Thomson Airways flights from Manchester to Verona on 10 September and transfers. www.crystalsummer.co.uk
Roman ruins, gothic chapels and medieval walls vie for attention in Evorá – the hilltop capital of Portugal's Alentejo region. Sunvil Discovery has a week-long stay at the Hotel Evorá – a short walk from the well-preserved Old Town – for £458 per person with breakfast. The deal includes Sunvil charter flights from Heathrow to Beja on Sundays throughout September (4, 11, 18 and 25) and transfers. www.sunvil.co.uk/alentejo
The SAS seat sale continues. Visit the website to book discounted airfare for travel between 1 October and 31 March 2012. Fly from Heathrow to the Swedish cities of Stockholm (£124 return) and Gothenburg (£118); the Finnish capital Helsinki (above, £124); and Copenhagen (£118) in Denmark. Norwegian destinations include Oslo, Stavanger and Bergen. Ends 29 August. www.flysas.co.uk
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