Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Travel Shorts

Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Travel Shorts

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A wealth of self-catering and hotel holidays in Northern Cyprus - an ideal choice for those looking for an affordable getaway and a spot of early summer sun - is being featured by Metak Holidays (0208 290-9292,

Properties on offer include the Rose Garden Villas in the village of Lapta near Kyrenia, where seven-night holidays for departures before June 16 cost pounds 359 per person.

This twin-share price includes return flights from Heathrow, Stansted or Manchester, transfers and air-conditioned villa accommodation.

THE gentle landscapes of Belgium's lowlands combine with medieval towns and cities for seven-day, self-guided cycling holidays from Freewheel (029 2078-6650,

Hotel accommodation with breakfast is in three and four-star properties in Oudenburg, Bruges and Ghent, with departures on Sundays between May 2 and September 18.

Price is pounds 529 per adult (twin-share), pounds 49 for under two-year-olds, pounds 428 for those aged two-11 years and pounds 468 for those between 12 and 17. Included is accommodation, cycle hire, route maps and luggage transfer between overnight stops, and the services of a Freewheel host.

Ex-UK travel is extra.

GUERBA (01373 826-611, is highlighting pounds 100 off per person on the 10-day Galapagos Adventure tours - two nights in Quito and an eight-day cruise - for departures on Wednesdays between May 1 and June 14, or September 15 and October 31.

The new land-only price of pounds 795 per person includes accommodation, most meals and transport by motorised yacht (tourist class). A local payment of pounds 350 is payable on arrival to include internal flights and park entry fees. UK return flights can be arranged, if required.

FOLLOW in the footsteps of HRH Elizabeth II and travel in style on a short break to Paris, courtesy of Eurostar Holidays Direct (0870 167-6767). …

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