Travel challenge: Easter in Italy


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Each week, we invite three companies to offer us their best deal for a specific break. This week: a family holiday in Italy over the Easter holidays. Prices are for two adults and two children. Each package includes a week's accommodation and flights from London on 5 April.

easyJet Holidays - £1,280

Includes easyJet flights from Gatwick to Pisa and B&B at the Borgo San Luigi in Tuscany. "This charming hotel near Monteriggioni, offers a pool, tennis courts and a giant chessboard in the middle of the olive grove," says Mandy Round (0843 104 1000;

Citalia - £1,989

Includes BA flights from Gatwick to Verona, private transfers and B&B at the Hotel Parchi del Garda on Lake Garda. "The largest of the Italian Lakes enjoys a warm climate and picturesque views," says Joanna Pristernik (0843 770 4443;

Long Travel - £1,780

Includes Ryanair flights from Stansted to Brindisi, car hire, and B&B at Masseria Gregorio in Puglia. "Set in the heart of Puglia's Itria Valley, this is one of our most popular self-catering properties," says Michael Paddock (01694 722193;