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Travel News: Derry, Limerick, Girona and Sussex

Cathedral of Girona, Spain

:: Derry summer stopover

LOCATED only a five-minute drive from the bustling, historic and dynamic city centre of Derry, the four-star Everglades Hotel is ideally located for exploring and experiencing everything the Maiden city has to offer.

Priced from £55 per person sharing, their summer stopover offer includes overnight accommodation, complimentary house cocktail or mocktail and a full Irish breakfast. Offer available until August 31. To book call 028 7132 1066.

:: Travel back in time in Sussex

IF YOU’VE ever been tempted to run away with the circus, you can scratch that itch in Sussex with a bank holiday special offer stay at Lady Jane, a newly-refurbished 1980s former showman's living van, which sleeps two.

Set in the charming village of Bodiam, a short stroll from the local farm shop and pub, this quirky property has a veranda overlooking apple orchards and Bodiam Castle. A three-night stay arriving August 23 now costs £181 per person. Two dogs are welcome (£20 supplement each for the stay). Holidaycottages.co.uk / 012 3745 9888.

:: Spanish city sun break

ENJOY a short break to some of Europe’s top sightseeing cities with Jet2CityBreak this summer. A three night bed and breakfast stay at the four-star Melia Girona, Girona City, departing from Belfast International on August 30 costs £299pp.

For a longer break on the Spanish coast, a seven night bed and breakfast stay at the three-star Hotel Balmes in Calella Girona departing Belfast International on August 26 costs £449pp. Both breaks are based on two sharing and includes a 22kg baggage allowance. Jet2holidays.com

:: Limerick City boutique break

The George Hotel, Limerick are offering a 15 per cent discount on their Summer Madness package online. The luxurious four-star boutique hotel is the perfect base from which to explore all that the city has to offer from cultural sights, shopping and activities to keep the little ones entertained such as sailing on River Shannon or exploring King John’s Castle.

During your stay, make the most of all the food offers onsite at the hotel, from Da Vincenzos, the authentic Italian eatery overlooking to Alex Findlater Food & Wine Hall and the Seafood & Oyster Bar. Rates from €88 for an overnight break and breakfast. Georgelimerick.com.

:: All prices and availability correct at the time of issue.

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