Great getaways: Iberian escape, seasonal West Sussex sojourn, Turkish delight and mountain high in Serre Chevalier


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Iberian escape

See Lisbon and the palaces of Sintra on a self-guided walking tour with Inntravel. The trip includes two nights at the Hotel Solar do Castelo in the Portuguese capital and two nights at Lawrence's in Sintra – the oldest hotel on the Iberian Peninsula. The price of £355pp, for travel between 29 March and 30 April, includes breakfast. Flights and rail transfers extra (

Seasonal sojourn

From 29 March to 1 April, Gravetye Manor – a 16th-century Elizabethan hotel and gardens in West Sussex – is offering a two-night Easter package for £350pp. It includes bed and breakfast, dinner on both nights, an Amedei egg made by master chocolatier William Curley, and entrance to the National Trust house and gardens at Wakehurst Place, sister property to Kew (

Turkish delight

Thomas Cook is offering a week in a cool, coastal hotel in Turkey for £475pp. The package includes accommodation with breakfast at the Hillside Su Hotel, which has all-white rooms, a huge pool and a beachfront location outside Antalya, conceived by Turkish designer Eren Talu. The deal includes Thomas Cook Airlines flights from Manchester on 30 March (

Mountain high

Crystal Ski is offering a break on the slopes of Serre Chevalier in France for £559pp. Departing on Easter Sunday (31 March) with Thomson Airways flights from Gatwick to Turin, the week-long package includes transfers and accommodation at the Chalet Rivière, with breakfast, afternoon tea and three-course evening meals with wine (