Travel deals: From summer in the Swiss Alps to the beach in Barcelona

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Now... Sample southern Sicily

On 25 May, Flavours Holidays has a week in Sicily for £1,599pp. Five cookery sessions are included, as well as ice-cream tasting in Noto, a visit to Siracusa's fish market and chocolate-making in Modica. Full board at Villa Aragonese and transfers included. flavoursholidays.co.uk

Soon... Spend summer in the Swiss Alps

Inghams has a week-long jaunt from 25 June to the Swiss resort of Saas Fee for £699pp. The area has an extensive network of cable cars, making it ideal for summer walking. The offer includes a catered stay at the Chalet Hotel Ambassador with transfers and flights from Gatwick to Zurich. inghams.co.uk

Later... Escape to a Thai island

For travel between 1 September and 11 December, DialAFlight has an eight-night stay on Koh Samui for £889pp. Based at the new OZO Chaweng Samui resort, set on the east coast, the package includes breakfast, Malaysia Airlines flights from Heathrow via KL and transfers. dialaflight.com

Deals of the week

Less than £200... Make for the Malverns

The Malvern is a spa hotel just outside Worcester, near the Malvern Hills. It is offering a two-night "Taste of Summer" package for £168pp, with breakfast included, one dinner, use of the hotel's spa facilities and an Elemis body scrub, for stays in June. themalvernspa.com

Less than £500 ...By the beach in Barcelona

British Airways Holidays is currently offering two-night stays at the five-star Hotel Arts in Barcelona for £359pp. Valid for travel in May, the deal includes flights from Gatwick and room-only accommodation at the stunning waterfront hotel overlooking the city's coastline. ba.com

Less than £1,000 ... Rock the Kasbah in Morocco

For £999pp, Prestige Holidays has a four-night stay at Sir Richard Branson's Kasbah Tamadot hotel in Morocco's Atlas Mountains. Valid for stays in May and June, the package includes flights from Gatwick, B&B and transfers. prestigeholidays.co.uk

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