Hemingway's Cuba, self-guided walking in Tuscany, Valentine's Day in France, and the seaside in East Sussex
Wednesday 22 January 2014
Get me out of here...
Now... An Ernest tour of Cuba
Departing on 20 February, VJV has a 15-night tour of "Hemingway's Cuba" for £1,995pp. It takes in Havana, the Viñales Valley, Trinidad, Remedios and Varadero, with Virgin Atlantic flights from Gatwick, transfers, hotels, some meals and sightseeing. vjv.com
Soon...Journey to the Wild West
On 7 March, Virgin Holidays is offering a 12-day "Western Discovery" tour of the US for £1,389pp. The price includes flights from Heathrow to Los Angeles, accommodation and sightseeing in San Francisco, Yosemite, Las Vegas and the Grand Canyon. virginholidaysjourneys.co.uk
Later... A Tuscan walking holiday
Sherpa has a new self-guided walking holiday of Tuscany's vine-clad countryside on 1 April, which takes in monasteries and rolling olive groves. The week's trip starts in Volterra and ends in Siena, costing £840pp with hotels but not flights. sherpa-walking-holidays.co.uk
Deals of the week
Less than £200...A seaside stay in East Sussex
Visit the George Hotel in Rye for an overnight stay for £99 in a Luxury Bedroom, with breakfast, or for £139 in a Superior, with breakfast and dinner in The Grill restaurant for two. The offer is valid for Sunday to Thursday night stays until 2 April, when booked by Friday. thegeorgeinrye.com
Less than £500...Valentine's in the south of France
Planet Rail has a four-night jaunt to Nice on 13 February – just in time for Valentine's and the city's lively carnival. The price of £495pp includes Eurostar from London St Pancras to Paris, taxi transfers to Gare du Lyon and rail to Nice, for a B&B stay at Hotel Le Grimaldi. planetrail.co.uk
Less than £1,000... A slice of Turkish delight
Sunvil Holidays is introducing holidays to Turkey for the first time. Examples include a week at the Bakkhos Guesthouse, just outside the thriving Aegean resort of Kusadasi, for £696pp including easyJet flights from Gatwick to Izmir and transfers on 20 May. sunvil.co.uk
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