Travel Deals: Indian adventures, the quiet side of Portugal and making tracks in Europe
Where to go and what to see
Wednesday 21 May 2014
Get me out of here...
Now... Take off for Turkey next week
Departing next weekend, Exclusive Escapes has a week-long stay at the Kalkan Regency on the Lycian coast of Turkey for £800pp. The break includes a day's gulet cruise, with breakfast, flights from Stansted to Dalaman and transfers on 31 May. exclusiveescapes.co.uk
Soon... Make tracks in Europe
On 14 June, VJV has a six-night jaunt that combines train journeys on both the Glacier Express and the Bernina Express, with four-star hotels at Lake Como, Zermatt and St Moritz for £1,395pp. The tour also includes transfers, breakfast and BA flights from Heathrow. vjv.com
Later... Plan an Indian adventure
Totally India has a 15-night "Mughals, Temples & Tigers" tour of northern India for £1,667pp, departing 18 October. The itinerary takes in Jaipur, the Taj Mahal and Delhi, with visits to four national parks in Madhya Pradesh. Transfers, hotels and most meals included; flights extra. totallyindia.net
Deals of the week
Less than £200... Soak up the sun in Spain
For a summer escape to the sun, consider Barcelona, where BA Holidays has a range of city breaks for less than £200. For travel on 16 and 22 June, for example, there's a three-night stay at the central Hcc Montblanc for £199pp, including flights from Gatwick. ba.com
Less than £500... Kick back in southern France
Soak up the delights of the Côte d'Azur with a three-night city break in Nice for £459pp. The DialAFlight deal is based at the Belle Epoque-style Boscolo Exedra hotel, a short stroll from the Old Town and the city's dazzling coast. It includes Gatwick flights from 1-27 June. dialaflight.com
Less than £1,000... See the quiet side of Portugal
For an alternative to an Algarve beach break, consider the Centro region of Portugal. For £613pp, Sunvil Discovery has a week at the Palace Hotel Monte Real, a 20-minute drive from unspoilt Atlantic beaches, with breakfast, Heathrow flights and car hire for travel in June. sunvil.co.uk
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