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Rhine Valley

Rhine and Wine Free Bar Break

Local coach departures

Departing April 21

Four days from pounds 199.95 for two persons

Here is a great offer - for every full paying passenger, the second can travel free of charge (based on two people sharing a twin/double room). The magnificent Rhine/Moselle Valley has long been a favourite short break destination. On this great value trip you will have the chance to enjoy the wonderful scenery including the fairytale castles, villages and half-timbered houses and experience the lively hospitality. Included in the price is return coach from a range of local pick-up points, return Channel crossings, three nights in a twin or double bedded room with private facilities staying at a family run hotel in the Rhine/Moselle Valley area, half board and a free bar at the hotel on nights one, two and three. See brochure for details

Austria and Italy

The Austrian Tyrol and Lake Garda

Return flights from Cardiff to Verona

Departing May 18 and June 29

Eight days from pounds 599

Spend three unforgettable days on the shores of Italy's largest and most spectacular lake, then travel north into the Austrian Tyrol, for four more wonderful days amongst breathtaking scenery and crisp clear air. Some 50 miles long, and 11 miles across at its widest point, Lake Garda stretches from Alpine-like Riva di Trento at its northernmost point, to the almost Mediterranean resorts of its southern shores. The lake is one of the most popular of all "lakes and mountains" destinations, and it's easy to understand why.

Equally favoured by mild winds in the winter and cooling breezes in the summer months, the lake's equable microclimate provides a perfect backdrop for enjoyable holidays. Price includes return flights and airport to hotel transfers, travel between Lake Garda and the Tyrol, three nights' half board staying at the three-star Hotel Sole, Malcesine, Lake Garda and four nights half board staying at the three-star Sport Hotel Edelweiss, Gotzens, Tyrol.

The Alps

Lake Annecy, Mont Blanc and the Alps

Return flights from Bristol to Geneva

Departing May 15, June 26, August 28, September

11 and 25

Six days from pounds 329

Join us on this holiday to the majestic French Alps with the breathtaking, majestic peak of Mont Blanc, combined with the sophisticated lakeside resort of Annecy. On this six-day holiday, there are plenty of opportunities to sample the delights of the region, including the elegant town of Aix-les-Bains, with its spa, Belle Epoque buildings, charming gardens and ornate casino, all against the background of towering Mont Blanc. Included in the holiday is a guided walk around Annecy, charming capital of the Haute-Savoie region, and a trip on the Aigulle du Midi cable car. Price includes return flights, return airport to hotel transfers, five nights half-board at the Comfort Hotel Mandallaz, Annecy.
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Title Annotation:Features
Publication:South Wales Echo (Cardiff, Wales)
Date:Mar 15, 2008
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